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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 145 172 198
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 2.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 5
Average daily rate £425 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +30.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £372 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
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
413 720 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.12% 14.06% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 579 554
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) JMX
4 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Redis
4 3 (33.33%) Neo4j
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) VisualVM
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) ServiceStack
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) Neo4j
2 3 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 3 (33.33%) VisualVM
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Spock
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Polyglot Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JMX
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceStack
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc