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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 184 175 204
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing JMeter 15 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.40% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 3.02% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 1
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£380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
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
655 794 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.83% 13.31% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 629 611
Average daily rate £440 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 27 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 27 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 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (80.65%) Selenium
2 24 (77.42%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Scrum
4 17 (54.84%) QA
5 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
5 15 (48.39%) SQL
6 14 (45.16%) TDD
6 14 (45.16%) Finance
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
8 9 (29.03%) Web Services
8 9 (29.03%) DevOps
9 8 (25.81%) REST
9 8 (25.81%) XML
9 8 (25.81%) SOAP
9 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
10 7 (22.58%) JUnit
11 6 (19.35%) Maven
11 6 (19.35%) TestNG
11 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
11 6 (19.35%) BDD
12 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 5 (16.13%) JIRA
12 5 (16.13%) WebLOAD
12 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
12 5 (16.13%) C#
12 5 (16.13%) Subversion
13 4 (12.90%) XML-RPC

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 2 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
3 7 (22.58%) JUnit
4 6 (19.35%) Maven
4 6 (19.35%) TestNG
4 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) WebLOAD
5 5 (16.13%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Hudson
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.23%) Ant
8 1 (3.23%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Behat
8 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.23%) JProfiler
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Test Leader
3 5 (16.13%) QA Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) REST
2 8 (25.81%) SOAP
3 4 (12.90%) XML-RPC
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
6 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Online Games
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) IPTV
3 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Scrum
3 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
4 14 (45.16%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) BDD
9 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
11 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
12 2 (6.45%) RDF
12 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Use Case
12 2 (6.45%) Open Source
12 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
12 2 (6.45%) Kanban
12 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk
2 1 (3.23%) WorldPay
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