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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 170 197 176
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing JMeter 21 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% 0.68% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £276 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
710 739 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.01% 12.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 552 534
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £58.11 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +158.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) Finance
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) Selenium
5 12 (32.43%) Performance Testing
5 12 (32.43%) UNIX
6 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
6 11 (29.73%) DevOps
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (24.32%) QA
8 9 (24.32%) BDD
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.22%) Subversion
10 6 (16.22%) JBoss
10 6 (16.22%) Apache
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Ant
10 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.22%) JProfiler
10 6 (16.22%) Gradle
10 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.22%) Spring
10 6 (16.22%) Maven
10 6 (16.22%) Groovy

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (16.22%) JBoss
1 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (8.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Broadband
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
2 6 (16.22%) Ant
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) JProfiler
2 6 (16.22%) Gradle
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) VisualVM
3 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
4 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) WebLOAD
7 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Games
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Test Leader
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Release Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
2 6 (16.22%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) J2EE
3 5 (13.51%) SOAP
3 5 (13.51%) RESTful
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.41%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) Memcached
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Online Games
1 5 (13.51%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) UNIX
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
2 17 (45.95%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 11 (29.73%) DevOps
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (24.32%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.11%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) CRM
11 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) Groovy
4 5 (13.51%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.81%) VB
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cognos
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics