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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 185 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 11 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.35% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 2.69% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 4
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£388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
683 817 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.47% 13.02% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 631 625
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Selenium
4 18 (54.55%) Scrum
5 16 (48.48%) TDD
6 15 (45.45%) Finance
6 15 (45.45%) QA
7 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
7 14 (42.42%) SQL
8 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
10 10 (30.30%) DevOps
11 9 (27.27%) Web Services
12 8 (24.24%) Maven
13 7 (21.21%) Subversion
14 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
14 6 (18.18%) XML
14 6 (18.18%) UNIX
14 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
14 6 (18.18%) BDD
15 5 (15.15%) Groovy
15 5 (15.15%) JProfiler
15 5 (15.15%) REST
15 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
15 5 (15.15%) Apache
15 5 (15.15%) Perl
15 5 (15.15%) Ant
15 5 (15.15%) JUnit
15 5 (15.15%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Maven
3 7 (21.21%) Subversion
4 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 5 (15.15%) JProfiler
5 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.15%) Ant
5 5 (15.15%) JUnit
6 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
6 4 (12.12%) VisualVM
6 4 (12.12%) Gradle
6 4 (12.12%) TestNG
6 4 (12.12%) WebLOAD
6 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.06%) JIRA
8 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
8 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.06%) Hudson
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 5 (15.15%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) QA Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) REST
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) RESTful
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) XML-RPC
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) JSON
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Online Games
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) TDD
4 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
5 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.06%) RDF
11 2 (6.06%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.06%) Use Case
12 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
12 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Groovy
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk
2 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
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