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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 382 357 351
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing JMeter 52 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 2.11% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 58
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £448 £333
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +34.58%
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
3953 3508 3544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.21% 15.71% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2852 2630 2763
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
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 5 December 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 5 December 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
City of London +6 4 £400 +10.34% 2
Croydon -22 2 £463 +8.82%
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Brentford - 1 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 82 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (55.24%) Java
3 75 (52.45%) Selenium
4 64 (44.76%) JIRA
5 55 (38.46%) SoapUI
6 51 (35.66%) Git (software)
7 50 (34.97%) Performance Testing
8 49 (34.27%) JUnit
9 47 (32.87%) Jenkins
10 45 (31.47%) Cucumber
10 45 (31.47%) LoadRunner
10 45 (31.47%) Scrum
11 41 (28.67%) QA
12 39 (27.27%) BDD
13 37 (25.87%) RESTful
14 36 (25.17%) SQL
14 36 (25.17%) Non-Functional Testing
15 35 (24.48%) REST
15 35 (24.48%) SOAP
16 33 (23.08%) Test Automation
17 31 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (21.68%) Web Services
18 29 (20.28%) Maven
19 28 (19.58%) DevOps
20 27 (18.88%) Functional Testing
20 27 (18.88%) Windows
20 27 (18.88%) WebDriver
21 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
22 25 (17.48%) Finance
23 24 (16.78%) TDD

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 24 (16.78%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 11 (7.69%) Confluence
3 9 (6.29%) Apache
3 9 (6.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.59%) IIS
4 8 (5.59%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.90%) JBoss
6 6 (4.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (3.50%) CMS
8 4 (2.80%) Drupal
8 4 (2.80%) FileNet
9 3 (2.10%) nginx
10 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
1 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.70%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.70%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.39%) GitHub
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.10%) IaaS
4 3 (2.10%) PaaS
5 2 (1.40%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) HTTP
2 8 (5.59%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.80%) Internet
4 3 (2.10%) Firewall
4 3 (2.10%) VPN
5 2 (1.40%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.40%) DNS
5 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.70%) CDMA
6 1 (0.70%) FTP
6 1 (0.70%) GSM
6 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.70%) SCCP
6 1 (0.70%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.70%) snoop
6 1 (0.70%) SS7
6 1 (0.70%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) MySQL
2 9 (6.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.20%) DB2
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.40%) Big Data
6 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.40%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.40%) Redis
7 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (52.45%) Selenium
2 64 (44.76%) JIRA
3 55 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 51 (35.66%) Git (software)
5 49 (34.27%) JUnit
6 47 (32.87%) Jenkins
7 45 (31.47%) Cucumber
7 45 (31.47%) LoadRunner
8 29 (20.28%) Maven
9 27 (18.88%) WebDriver
10 21 (14.69%) Zephyr
11 16 (11.19%) SonarQube
12 15 (10.49%) NeoLoad
13 14 (9.79%) NUnit
13 14 (9.79%) SpecFlow
13 14 (9.79%) Subversion
14 13 (9.09%) WATIR
15 12 (8.39%) HP UFT
16 11 (7.69%) Ant
16 11 (7.69%) Sahi
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Retail
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.80%) Games
6 3 (2.10%) Marketing
7 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Front Office
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (41.26%) Tester
2 28 (19.58%) Performance Tester
3 26 (18.18%) Analyst
4 24 (16.78%) Test Analyst
5 19 (13.29%) Developer
6 17 (11.89%) Automation Tester
7 10 (6.99%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Developer in Test
9 6 (4.20%) QA Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Non-Functional Tester
10 5 (3.50%) QA Specialist
10 5 (3.50%) Security Tester
10 5 (3.50%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Test Specialist
11 4 (2.80%) DevOps Specialist
11 4 (2.80%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.87%) RESTful
2 35 (24.48%) REST
2 35 (24.48%) SOAP
3 31 (21.68%) Web Services
4 18 (12.59%) HTML
4 18 (12.59%) Spring
5 17 (11.89%) JSON
6 14 (9.79%) CSS
7 13 (9.09%) .NET
8 12 (8.39%) XML
9 11 (7.69%) Drools
10 9 (6.29%) SAML
11 8 (5.59%) OAuth
12 7 (4.90%) LAMP
13 6 (4.20%) SailPoint
13 6 (4.20%) XHTML
14 5 (3.50%) Gherkin
14 5 (3.50%) J2EE
14 5 (3.50%) Node.js
15 4 (2.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) User Experience
2 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.80%) Statistics
3 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.70%) Equities
5 1 (0.70%) Fintech
5 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.88%) Windows
2 22 (15.38%) Unix
3 21 (14.69%) Linux
4 7 (4.90%) Android
5 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.20%) Solaris
6 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.97%) Performance Testing
3 45 (31.47%) Scrum
4 39 (27.27%) BDD
5 36 (25.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 33 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 31 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (19.58%) DevOps
9 27 (18.88%) Functional Testing
10 24 (16.78%) TDD
11 23 (16.08%) Automated Testing
12 21 (14.69%) Regression Testing
13 20 (13.99%) Automation Testing
14 19 (13.29%) Open Source
15 15 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (10.49%) Performance Monitoring
15 15 (10.49%) Security Testing
16 13 (9.09%) Test Scripting
17 12 (8.39%) Defect Tracking
17 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (55.24%) Java
2 36 (25.17%) SQL
3 26 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.78%) Ruby
5 19 (13.29%) Python
6 13 (9.09%) Perl
7 9 (6.29%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.20%) C#
9 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.50%) PHP
10 4 (2.80%) Jython
11 3 (2.10%) C++
11 3 (2.10%) Groovy
12 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.70%) C
13 1 (0.70%) Clojure
13 1 (0.70%) Go
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (11.19%) ISEB
2 11 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
5 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (28.67%) QA
2 13 (9.09%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Docker
4 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (6.99%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (4.90%) Ansible
4 6 (4.20%) Graphite
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (3.50%) Perfmon
6 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.80%) Puppet
7 3 (2.10%) Salt
8 2 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.40%) Nagios
9 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.70%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (13.29%) HP
2 9 (6.29%) hybris
2 9 (6.29%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) IBM
4 6 (4.20%) AppDynamics
4 6 (4.20%) ForgeRock
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.80%) Blue Coat
6 4 (2.80%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
7 3 (2.10%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.40%) Compuware
8 2 (1.40%) Empirix
8 2 (1.40%) F5
8 2 (1.40%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.40%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.40%) Perforce
8 2 (1.40%) Sun
9 1 (0.70%) Temenos