The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 321 350 342
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Contract jobs citing JMeter 65 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 1.76% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £232 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3093 2896 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.95% 13.25% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2093 1929
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 £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Average hourly rate £24.75 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £50.00
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 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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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 +30 21 £450 +20.00% 10
Hammersmith - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 95 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (55.64%) Selenium
3 69 (51.88%) Java
4 55 (41.35%) SQL
5 53 (39.85%) Scrum
6 51 (38.35%) QA
7 45 (33.83%) Performance Testing
8 42 (31.58%) TDD
9 39 (29.32%) Test Automation
10 35 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (26.32%) Finance
11 34 (25.56%) Web Services
11 34 (25.56%) LoadRunner
12 32 (24.06%) UNIX
12 32 (24.06%) Cucumber
13 31 (23.31%) BDD
13 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
14 28 (21.05%) Linux
15 26 (19.55%) Windows
15 26 (19.55%) JavaScript
16 25 (18.80%) SOAP
17 24 (18.05%) Git (software)
18 23 (17.29%) Test Scripting
18 23 (17.29%) Ruby
19 22 (16.54%) WebDriver
20 21 (15.79%) Open Source
20 21 (15.79%) Python
20 21 (15.79%) REST
21 20 (15.04%) DevOps
21 20 (15.04%) Maven

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (7.52%) Apache
2 8 (6.02%) JBoss
3 7 (5.26%) nginx
4 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.76%) Mule
5 5 (3.76%) Node.js
6 4 (3.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.50%) CMS
7 2 (1.50%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) HTTP
1 6 (4.51%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (3.76%) Internet
3 2 (1.50%) Firewall
3 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) VPN
3 2 (1.50%) ATM
3 2 (1.50%) AMQP
4 1 (0.75%) Broadband
4 1 (0.75%) GSM
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) DMZ
4 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) MySQL
2 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.26%) Redis
6 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 74 (55.64%) Selenium
2 34 (25.56%) LoadRunner
3 32 (24.06%) Cucumber
4 31 (23.31%) Jenkins
5 24 (18.05%) Git (software)
6 22 (16.54%) WebDriver
7 20 (15.04%) Maven
8 19 (14.29%) JIRA
9 17 (12.78%) Subversion
10 12 (9.02%) Gradle
10 12 (9.02%) SoapUI
11 10 (7.52%) Ant
12 9 (6.77%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (6.02%) VisualVM
13 8 (6.02%) Capybara
13 8 (6.02%) JUnit
13 8 (6.02%) WebLOAD
13 8 (6.02%) JBehave
14 7 (5.26%) TeamCity
14 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (26.32%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Games
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Tester
2 21 (15.79%) Analyst
3 19 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Test Leader
5 17 (12.78%) Developer
6 16 (12.03%) Performance Tester
7 14 (10.53%) Automation Tester
8 12 (9.02%) Test Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.02%) QA Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Architect
13 5 (3.76%) QA Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Release Manager
13 5 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Senior Tester
14 4 (3.01%) QA Automation Engineer
14 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Architect
14 4 (3.01%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.56%) Web Services
2 25 (18.80%) SOAP
3 21 (15.79%) REST
4 14 (10.53%) HTML
4 14 (10.53%) J2EE
5 13 (9.77%) Gherkin
5 13 (9.77%) XML
5 13 (9.77%) HTML5
5 13 (9.77%) RESTful
6 12 (9.02%) Spring
7 10 (7.52%) .NET
8 9 (6.77%) JSON
8 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.51%) jQuery
9 6 (4.51%) WCF
10 4 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.01%) CSS
11 3 (2.26%) LAMP
11 3 (2.26%) Spring Integration
12 2 (1.50%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Open Source
2 11 (8.27%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Online Games
4 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) UNIX
2 28 (21.05%) Linux
3 26 (19.55%) Windows
4 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.76%) Android
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.01%) CentOS
7 2 (1.50%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (39.85%) Scrum
3 45 (33.83%) Performance Testing
4 42 (31.58%) TDD
5 39 (29.32%) Test Automation
6 35 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (23.31%) BDD
8 23 (17.29%) Test Scripting
9 20 (15.04%) DevOps
10 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
10 16 (12.03%) Automated Testing
11 13 (9.77%) User Stories
12 12 (9.02%) Security Testing
12 12 (9.02%) Test Strategy
13 10 (7.52%) Load Testing
13 10 (7.52%) Kanban
14 9 (6.77%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
15 7 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
15 7 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 69 (51.88%) Java
2 55 (41.35%) SQL
3 26 (19.55%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.29%) Ruby
5 21 (15.79%) Python
6 17 (12.78%) Perl
7 16 (12.03%) C#
8 13 (9.77%) Bash Shell
9 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.77%) Groovy
11 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
11 8 (6.02%) VB
12 5 (3.76%) PHP
13 4 (3.01%) Clojure
14 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.50%) VBScript
14 2 (1.50%) XPath
15 1 (0.75%) Scala
15 1 (0.75%) C
15 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.02%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.26%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.76%) ISEB
5 5 (3.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.01%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.50%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (38.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) vCloud
1 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.51%) Salt
2 6 (4.51%) Puppet
3 5 (3.76%) Ansible
3 5 (3.76%) logstash
4 4 (3.01%) Kibana
4 4 (3.01%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (6.77%) VMware
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) HP
4 5 (3.76%) Cognos
5 4 (3.01%) AppDynamics
5 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.26%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.50%) Twitter
7 2 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
8 1 (0.75%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) RedDot
8 1 (0.75%) DataCash
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