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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 162 177 199
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs citing JMeter 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 1.41% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
615 710 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.01% 15.08% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 587 635
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) LoadRunner
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Zephyr
4 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) NeoLoad
6 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
7 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Fixed Income
7 5 (21.74%) Equities

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) LoadRunner
3 9 (39.13%) Zephyr
4 7 (30.43%) NeoLoad
5 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
6 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
7 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.04%) The Grinder
9 2 (8.70%) Gatling
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
10 1 (4.35%) Ant
10 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
10 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
10 1 (4.35%) JUnit
10 1 (4.35%) Maven
10 1 (4.35%) VisualVM
10 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Banking Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
3 4 (17.39%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Environment Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Behat
5 1 (4.35%) Grails
5 1 (4.35%) JMX
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 5 (21.74%) Derivative
2 5 (21.74%) Equities
2 5 (21.74%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) DTCC
4 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
4 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) Jython
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Graphite
2 2 (8.70%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Green Hat
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
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