The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 367 380 370
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 35 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.099% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.77% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 26
Average daily rate
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£333 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £343 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £515 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3394 3117 3001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.62% 12.85% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2453 2244 2055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in London

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the London region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in London

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in London

JMeter
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the London region.

JMeter Hourly Rate Trend in London

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +40 13 £341 -19.70% 8
Chessington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 64 (63.37%) Selenium
2 44 (43.56%) Java
3 42 (41.58%) WebDriver
4 33 (32.67%) Cucumber
5 30 (29.70%) QA
5 30 (29.70%) TDD
6 29 (28.71%) Performance Testing
6 29 (28.71%) SQL
7 27 (26.73%) Scrum
7 27 (26.73%) JIRA
8 26 (25.74%) SoapUI
9 24 (23.76%) BDD
10 23 (22.77%) E-Commerce
11 22 (21.78%) Web Services
12 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (18.81%) JUnit
13 19 (18.81%) LoadRunner
14 18 (17.82%) UNIX
14 18 (17.82%) Test Automation
15 17 (16.83%) Test Scripting
15 17 (16.83%) Linux
16 15 (14.85%) XML
16 15 (14.85%) Oracle
16 15 (14.85%) Finance
16 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
16 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
16 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
16 15 (14.85%) Test Strategy
17 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
17 14 (13.86%) JSON

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (4.95%) Apache
2 4 (3.96%) Mule
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Moodle
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.98%) LDAP
3 2 (1.98%) ATM
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.97%) Big Data
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.97%) DB2
4 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.98%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Redis
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) KDB
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 64 (63.37%) Selenium
2 42 (41.58%) WebDriver
3 33 (32.67%) Cucumber
4 27 (26.73%) JIRA
5 26 (25.74%) SoapUI
6 19 (18.81%) JUnit
6 19 (18.81%) LoadRunner
7 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
8 11 (10.89%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
10 8 (7.92%) JBehave
11 5 (4.95%) WATIR
11 5 (4.95%) TestNG
11 5 (4.95%) Subversion
11 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.96%) FitNesse
12 4 (3.96%) Fiddler
12 4 (3.96%) Rational Performance Tester
12 4 (3.96%) LoadUI
13 3 (2.97%) Capybara
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Games
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Tester
2 25 (24.75%) Analyst
3 23 (22.77%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Performance Tester
5 11 (10.89%) Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Automation Tester
7 8 (7.92%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) QA Tester
7 8 (7.92%) Technical Tester
8 7 (6.93%) QA Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Software Tester
11 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Tester
11 3 (2.97%) Test Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) Web Services
2 15 (14.85%) XML
3 14 (13.86%) JSON
4 11 (10.89%) REST
5 10 (9.90%) SOAP
6 8 (7.92%) HTML
7 5 (4.95%) Spring
7 5 (4.95%) RESTful
8 4 (3.96%) OpenID
8 4 (3.96%) OAuth
8 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.96%) .NET
8 4 (3.96%) J2EE
8 4 (3.96%) CSS
8 4 (3.96%) XSD
8 4 (3.96%) Memcached
8 4 (3.96%) Apache Camel
9 3 (2.97%) Apache CXF
10 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
1 13 (12.87%) Open Source
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.95%) Online Games
2 5 (4.95%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.96%) Social Network
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.97%) Statistics
4 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.99%) IPTV
6 1 (0.99%) Derivative
6 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) VLE
6 1 (0.99%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) UNIX
2 17 (16.83%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Windows
4 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.96%) Android
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Debian
6 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.99%) SUSE
7 1 (0.99%) AIX
7 1 (0.99%) Solaris
7 1 (0.99%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) TDD
2 29 (28.71%) Performance Testing
3 27 (26.73%) Scrum
4 24 (23.76%) BDD
5 23 (22.77%) E-Commerce
6 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (17.82%) Test Automation
8 17 (16.83%) Test Scripting
9 15 (14.85%) Test Strategy
10 12 (11.88%) Automation Testing
11 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.89%) Software Testing
12 10 (9.90%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.91%) Load Testing
14 8 (7.92%) Stress Testing
14 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
15 7 (6.93%) Manual Testing
15 7 (6.93%) Kanban
15 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) Java
2 29 (28.71%) SQL
3 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.90%) Python
3 10 (9.90%) Ruby
4 8 (7.92%) C#
5 7 (6.93%) PHP
6 5 (4.95%) Groovy
7 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) Perl
8 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.99%) XQuery
9 1 (0.99%) Lisp
9 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.99%) C-shell
9 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
1 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) ISEB
3 8 (7.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.70%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.99%) Snort
1 1 (0.99%) Squid
1 1 (0.99%) Xen
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.99%) qmail
1 1 (0.99%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.99%) OpenSSH
1 1 (0.99%) KVM
1 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) OpenView
2 1 (0.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) HP
3 5 (4.95%) Citrix
4 2 (1.98%) Akamai
4 2 (1.98%) Teradata
4 2 (1.98%) Sybase
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) Nokia
5 1 (0.99%) Veritas
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec
5 1 (0.99%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) Compuware
5 1 (0.99%) Murex
5 1 (0.99%) Fidessa
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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LA International
Rate: £345 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago