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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 141 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +4
Contract jobs citing JMeter 13 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 1.57% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Average daily rate £425 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £338 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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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
563 700 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.12% 12.73% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 532 636
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Microservices
6 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) NeoLoad
6 5 (27.78%) VisualVM
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) Redis
6 5 (27.78%) Neo4j
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (27.78%) Refactoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 5 (27.78%) Neo4j
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) NeoLoad
3 5 (27.78%) VisualVM
3 5 (27.78%) Zephyr
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) Gatling
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Banking Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Coordinator
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (22.22%) Test Environment Coordinator
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Polyglot Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) JMX
2 2 (11.11%) Grails
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceStack
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
2 5 (27.78%) Derivative
2 5 (27.78%) Equities
2 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Microservices
4 5 (27.78%) Refactoring
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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