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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 190 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.39% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £294 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
JMeter
London

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
780 862 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.94% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 633 538
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £21.46 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (40.74%) Finance
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) Web Services
4 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
5 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
6 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (18.52%) Online Games
7 5 (18.52%) Spring
7 5 (18.52%) RESTful
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Load Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Stress Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (14.81%) Mule
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
3 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
4 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (14.81%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (11.11%) LoadUI
7 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (7.41%) JUnit
9 1 (3.70%) NUnit
9 1 (3.70%) WATIR
9 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
9 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.70%) Xcode
9 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
9 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
9 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
2 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Camel
3 4 (14.81%) Memcached
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) FIXML
6 1 (3.70%) JMS
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Online Games
3 4 (14.81%) Social Network
4 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Derivative
6 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.70%) GIS
6 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.70%) User Experience
6 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) Load Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Stress Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
6 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos
2 2 (7.41%) Informatica
2 2 (7.41%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) Murex
3 1 (3.70%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase