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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 168 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing JMeter 28 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.045% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.66% 0.40% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £323 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £261 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
765 745 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 11.20% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 554 553
Average daily rate £428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £36.86 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) UNIX
5 12 (34.29%) Selenium
5 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.71%) DevOps
8 8 (22.86%) BDD
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) QA
10 6 (17.14%) Spring
10 6 (17.14%) Maven
10 6 (17.14%) JProfiler
10 6 (17.14%) Gradle
10 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
10 6 (17.14%) Groovy
10 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
10 6 (17.14%) Subversion
10 6 (17.14%) JBoss
10 6 (17.14%) Apache
10 6 (17.14%) Ant
10 6 (17.14%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (17.14%) JBoss
1 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Ant
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) JProfiler
2 6 (17.14%) Gradle
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) VisualVM
3 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 4 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
5 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.71%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Test Leader
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Release Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
2 6 (17.14%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) J2EE
3 5 (14.29%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 4 (11.43%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) REST
5 3 (8.57%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.71%) XML
6 2 (5.71%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) WCF
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) Memcached
7 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Online Games
1 5 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) UNIX
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) TDD
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.43%) System Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.57%) Migration
11 2 (5.71%) CRM
11 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) Groovy
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics