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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 353 353 396
Rank change year-on-year
0 +43
Contract jobs citing JMeter 90 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 2.34% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 31
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4100 3682 3644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.96% 15.74% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2938 2670 2722
Median daily rate £463 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 -11 14 £380 -15.55%
City of London +12 10 £400 -13.51% 4
Brentford - 1 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 95 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (59.35%) Java
3 86 (55.48%) Selenium
4 77 (49.68%) JIRA
5 61 (39.35%) Scrum
6 56 (36.13%) Git (software)
7 55 (35.48%) Performance Testing
8 52 (33.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 51 (32.90%) Cucumber
10 50 (32.26%) SoapUI
10 50 (32.26%) SQL
11 48 (30.97%) JUnit
12 47 (30.32%) LoadRunner
13 39 (25.16%) Jenkins
14 35 (22.58%) Linux
14 35 (22.58%) Test Automation
15 34 (21.94%) RESTful
16 33 (21.29%) BDD
17 32 (20.65%) Functional Testing
17 32 (20.65%) Automation Testing
17 32 (20.65%) WebDriver
17 32 (20.65%) Web Services
18 31 (20.00%) Unix
18 31 (20.00%) QA
19 30 (19.35%) REST
20 28 (18.06%) SOAP
21 26 (16.77%) JSON
21 26 (16.77%) Subversion
22 25 (16.13%) Regression Testing
22 25 (16.13%) Finance

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 23 (14.84%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.10%) Apache Solr
3 10 (6.45%) Apache
3 10 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.81%) IIS
4 9 (5.81%) JBoss
4 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.16%) Confluence
6 6 (3.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.58%) FileNet
8 3 (1.94%) nginx
9 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.29%) MS Office
1 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.74%) GitHub
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.29%) CloudBees
4 2 (1.29%) IaaS
4 2 (1.29%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.84%) HTTP
2 10 (6.45%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.94%) Internet
4 2 (1.29%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.65%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.65%) CDMA
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) GSM
5 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.65%) SCCP
5 1 (0.65%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.65%) snoop
5 1 (0.65%) SS7
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) MySQL
2 9 (5.81%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.52%) DB2
4 3 (1.94%) Neo4j
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.29%) Redis
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (55.48%) Selenium
2 77 (49.68%) JIRA
3 56 (36.13%) Git (software)
4 51 (32.90%) Cucumber
5 50 (32.26%) SoapUI
6 48 (30.97%) JUnit
7 47 (30.32%) LoadRunner
8 39 (25.16%) Jenkins
9 32 (20.65%) WebDriver
10 26 (16.77%) Subversion
11 24 (15.48%) Maven
12 23 (14.84%) Zephyr
13 18 (11.61%) Gatling
13 18 (11.61%) SonarQube
14 12 (7.74%) Ant
15 10 (6.45%) Appium
15 10 (6.45%) HP UFT
15 10 (6.45%) NeoLoad
15 10 (6.45%) SpecFlow
16 9 (5.81%) Protractor
General
1 25 (16.13%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Banking
3 9 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.94%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (45.81%) Tester
2 29 (18.71%) Automation Tester
3 25 (16.13%) Analyst
3 25 (16.13%) Developer
4 24 (15.48%) Performance Tester
4 24 (15.48%) Test Analyst
5 10 (6.45%) Developer in Test
6 8 (5.16%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (4.52%) Agile Tester
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Test Specialist
8 6 (3.87%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (3.87%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.87%) Non-Functional Tester
9 5 (3.23%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.23%) Security Tester
9 5 (3.23%) Test Coordinator
9 5 (3.23%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.58%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.94%) RESTful
2 32 (20.65%) Web Services
3 30 (19.35%) REST
4 28 (18.06%) SOAP
5 26 (16.77%) JSON
6 24 (15.48%) XML
7 17 (10.97%) Spring
8 13 (8.39%) HTML
9 12 (7.74%) Drools
10 11 (7.10%) .NET
10 11 (7.10%) CSS
11 10 (6.45%) OAuth
11 10 (6.45%) SAML
12 9 (5.81%) LAMP
13 7 (4.52%) SailPoint
13 7 (4.52%) XHTML
14 5 (3.23%) J2EE
14 5 (3.23%) Middleware
15 4 (2.58%) Behat
15 4 (2.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.16%) User Experience
3 3 (1.94%) Equities
3 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.29%) Derivative
4 2 (1.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.29%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.65%) DTCC
5 1 (0.65%) Fintech
5 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.58%) Linux
2 31 (20.00%) Unix
3 24 (15.48%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) Android
4 7 (4.52%) Solaris
5 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (39.35%) Scrum
3 55 (35.48%) Performance Testing
4 52 (33.55%) Non-Functional Testing
5 35 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 33 (21.29%) BDD
7 32 (20.65%) Automation Testing
7 32 (20.65%) Functional Testing
8 25 (16.13%) Regression Testing
9 24 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (13.55%) DevOps
10 21 (13.55%) Open Source
10 21 (13.55%) TDD
11 19 (12.26%) Exploratory Testing
12 18 (11.61%) Automated Testing
13 17 (10.97%) Extreme Programming
13 17 (10.97%) Security Testing
14 15 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
14 15 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
15 13 (8.39%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (59.35%) Java
2 50 (32.26%) SQL
3 24 (15.48%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.19%) Ruby
5 18 (11.61%) Python
6 12 (7.74%) Perl
7 5 (3.23%) Jython
7 5 (3.23%) PHP
7 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.58%) C#
9 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.94%) C++
10 2 (1.29%) Groovy
10 2 (1.29%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) Clojure
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.65%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (13.55%) ISEB
2 19 (12.26%) ISTQB
3 14 (9.03%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.94%) Degree
6 3 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.00%) QA
2 9 (5.81%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) ISO20022
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (3.23%) Perfmon
4 4 (2.58%) Ansible
5 3 (1.94%) Graphite
6 2 (1.29%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) SOASTA, Inc
2 18 (11.61%) VMware
3 16 (10.32%) HP
4 15 (9.68%) Oracle
5 9 (5.81%) hybris
5 9 (5.81%) IBM
6 7 (4.52%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.58%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.94%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.94%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.29%) F5
9 2 (1.29%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.29%) Sun
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.65%) CA
10 1 (0.65%) Google
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) Sybase
10 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
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