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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 188 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing JMeter 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 1.33% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
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£450 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
797 828 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.31% 11.55% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 614 499
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 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 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
6 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) SOAP
6 7 (24.14%) Spring
6 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
6 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) RESTful
7 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Online Games
7 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) UNIX
7 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.69%) J2EE
7 6 (20.69%) Games
7 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 5 (17.24%) Mule
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (10.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.34%) LoadUI
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.45%) Xcode
7 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
7 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.45%) Ant
7 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Games
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) SOAP
2 7 (24.14%) Spring
2 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) J2EE
4 4 (13.79%) Memcached
4 4 (13.79%) Apache Camel
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) JSON
5 3 (10.34%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) FIXML
7 1 (3.45%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) JMS
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Online Games
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Data Conversion
5 1 (3.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.45%) Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Blog
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.34%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) Groovy
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
3 2 (6.90%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Murex
4 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago