The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 195 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.18% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £271 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
792 851 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.89% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 632 542
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the City of London region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
5 8 (25.81%) JIRA
5 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
6 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
7 6 (19.35%) ISEB
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Games
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Stress Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Online Games
7 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
7 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
7 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
7 6 (19.35%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
8 5 (16.13%) RESTful

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (6.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) JIRA
3 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
4 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.90%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (9.68%) LoadUI
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.45%) JUnit
8 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
8 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
8 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.23%) Xcode
8 1 (3.23%) NUnit
8 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Tester
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Performance Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) Memcached
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) FIXML
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
1 6 (19.35%) Online Games
2 4 (12.90%) Social Network
3 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
4 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.23%) Blog
5 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
2 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) BDD
4 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) Stress Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
5 6 (19.35%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Informatica
2 2 (6.45%) Cognos
2 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) Murex
3 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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