The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 363 338 396
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +58
Contract jobs citing JMeter 71 95 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.74% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 23
Median daily rate £420 £430 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +29.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £322 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £547 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
JMeter
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
4004 3461 3475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.09% 14.69% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2953 2490 2510
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.56 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.79% -47.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £36.75 £86.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon -10 16 £380 -13.14% 1
City of London +33 8 £334 -19.03% 2
Brentford - 1 £200 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 93 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (58.39%) Selenium
3 83 (55.70%) Java
4 69 (46.31%) JIRA
5 57 (38.26%) SQL
6 53 (35.57%) Performance Testing
7 52 (34.90%) LoadRunner
7 52 (34.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 50 (33.56%) Scrum
9 49 (32.89%) Cucumber
10 44 (29.53%) JUnit
11 39 (26.17%) Linux
12 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
13 34 (22.82%) Unix
13 34 (22.82%) Jenkins
14 33 (22.15%) SoapUI
15 31 (20.81%) Functional Testing
16 29 (19.46%) Automation Testing
17 27 (18.12%) JavaScript
17 27 (18.12%) Test Automation
17 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
17 27 (18.12%) Ruby
18 26 (17.45%) Subversion
18 26 (17.45%) Web Services
18 26 (17.45%) BDD
19 25 (16.78%) XML
19 25 (16.78%) QA
20 24 (16.11%) Oracle
20 24 (16.11%) HTTP
20 24 (16.11%) Zephyr

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.05%) JBoss
3 11 (7.38%) Apache
3 11 (7.38%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.37%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.70%) IIS
6 6 (4.03%) Confluence
7 3 (2.01%) Jetty
7 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.34%) Liferay
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.67%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (0.67%) Drupal
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.01%) MS Office
1 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.03%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.11%) HTTP
2 10 (6.71%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.01%) SMTP
3 3 (2.01%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.34%) Internet
4 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.67%) CDMA
5 1 (0.67%) GSM
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.67%) SCCP
5 1 (0.67%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.67%) snoop
5 1 (0.67%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) MySQL
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.70%) DB2
5 6 (4.03%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.01%) Big Data
8 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.34%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.34%) Redis
9 2 (1.34%) VoltDB
10 1 (0.67%) HBase
10 1 (0.67%) Impala
10 1 (0.67%) QlikView
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 87 (58.39%) Selenium
2 69 (46.31%) JIRA
3 52 (34.90%) LoadRunner
4 49 (32.89%) Cucumber
5 44 (29.53%) JUnit
6 38 (25.50%) Git (software)
7 34 (22.82%) Jenkins
8 33 (22.15%) SoapUI
9 26 (17.45%) Subversion
10 24 (16.11%) Zephyr
11 22 (14.77%) WebDriver
12 20 (13.42%) Gatling
12 20 (13.42%) SonarQube
13 16 (10.74%) Maven
14 14 (9.40%) HP UFT
15 12 (8.05%) Ant
15 12 (8.05%) NeoLoad
16 11 (7.38%) Gerrit
17 10 (6.71%) SpecFlow
18 9 (6.04%) WATIR
General
1 20 (13.42%) Banking
2 19 (12.75%) Finance
3 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Law
6 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (36.91%) Tester
2 32 (21.48%) Analyst
3 30 (20.13%) Automation Tester
4 29 (19.46%) Test Analyst
5 25 (16.78%) Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Performance Tester
8 9 (6.04%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Coordinator
8 9 (6.04%) Test Coordinator
9 7 (4.70%) Agile Tester
10 6 (4.03%) Developer in Test
10 6 (4.03%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.36%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.45%) Web Services
2 25 (16.78%) XML
3 22 (14.77%) REST
3 22 (14.77%) SOAP
4 20 (13.42%) RESTful
5 18 (12.08%) JSON
6 11 (7.38%) .NET
6 11 (7.38%) Spring
7 10 (6.71%) OAuth
7 10 (6.71%) SAML
8 9 (6.04%) HTML
8 9 (6.04%) LAMP
9 8 (5.37%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.37%) CSS
10 7 (4.70%) Middleware
10 7 (4.70%) SailPoint
10 7 (4.70%) XHTML
11 6 (4.03%) JMS
12 4 (2.68%) JAX-RS
12 4 (2.68%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.36%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.36%) Derivative
2 5 (3.36%) Equities
2 5 (3.36%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.68%) User Experience
4 3 (2.01%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.34%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) DTCC
6 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.17%) Linux
2 34 (22.82%) Unix
3 20 (13.42%) Windows
4 8 (5.37%) Solaris
5 4 (2.68%) Android
5 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.57%) Performance Testing
3 52 (34.90%) Non-Functional Testing
4 50 (33.56%) Scrum
5 31 (20.81%) Functional Testing
6 29 (19.46%) Automation Testing
7 27 (18.12%) Test Automation
8 26 (17.45%) BDD
9 22 (14.77%) TDD
10 20 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (12.75%) Regression Testing
12 18 (12.08%) Automated Testing
12 18 (12.08%) Extreme Programming
13 17 (11.41%) Defect Management
13 17 (11.41%) Open Source
14 16 (10.74%) Exploratory Testing
14 16 (10.74%) Identity Access Management
15 15 (10.07%) Defect Tracking
16 14 (9.40%) DevOps
16 14 (9.40%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (55.70%) Java
2 57 (38.26%) SQL
3 27 (18.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (18.12%) Ruby
4 21 (14.09%) Python
5 14 (9.40%) Perl
6 10 (6.71%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.04%) VB
8 6 (4.03%) C#
9 5 (3.36%) C
10 4 (2.68%) Groovy
10 4 (2.68%) PHP
10 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.01%) Jython
12 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.34%) C++
12 2 (1.34%) Scala
13 1 (0.67%) Clojure
13 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.77%) ISEB
2 22 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.78%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.67%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.34%) Docker
3 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (2.68%) Puppet
4 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.01%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.34%) Ansible
5 2 (1.34%) Graphite
6 1 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 24 (16.11%) Oracle
2 21 (14.09%) HP
2 21 (14.09%) SOASTA, Inc
3 18 (12.08%) VMware
4 12 (8.05%) IBM
5 7 (4.70%) ForgeRock
6 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.34%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.34%) hybris
7 2 (1.34%) Sybase
8 1 (0.67%) CA
8 1 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) New Relic
8 1 (0.67%) Qualys
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
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