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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 376 395 372
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 38 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 1.09% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 23
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£355 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £323 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
3617 3291 2959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.87% 13.16% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2362 2020
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +18 8 £400 +3.22% 7
Chessington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (61.63%) Selenium
2 35 (40.70%) Cucumber
2 35 (40.70%) Java
3 31 (36.05%) WebDriver
3 31 (36.05%) Performance Testing
4 27 (31.40%) TDD
5 26 (30.23%) SQL
6 25 (29.07%) Web Services
6 25 (29.07%) QA
6 25 (29.07%) BDD
7 24 (27.91%) Scrum
8 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
8 21 (24.42%) Jenkins
9 20 (23.26%) JIRA
10 19 (22.09%) LoadRunner
11 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
12 16 (18.60%) REST
12 16 (18.60%) MySQL
13 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
13 15 (17.44%) JSON
13 15 (17.44%) ISTQB
14 14 (16.28%) XML
14 14 (16.28%) JUnit
14 14 (16.28%) SOAP
15 13 (15.12%) SoapUI
16 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
16 12 (13.95%) Open Source
16 12 (13.95%) Ruby
16 12 (13.95%) Computer Science

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.81%) Apache
1 5 (5.81%) Node.js
2 4 (4.65%) Mule
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) DMZ
2 1 (1.16%) LDAP
2 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) MySQL
2 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) Big Data
4 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Redis
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (61.63%) Selenium
2 35 (40.70%) Cucumber
3 31 (36.05%) WebDriver
4 21 (24.42%) Jenkins
5 20 (23.26%) JIRA
6 19 (22.09%) LoadRunner
7 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
8 14 (16.28%) JUnit
9 13 (15.12%) SoapUI
10 9 (10.47%) JBehave
11 8 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (6.98%) Maven
13 5 (5.81%) Subversion
14 4 (4.65%) Rational Performance Tester
14 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
14 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
14 4 (4.65%) LoadUI
14 4 (4.65%) Capybara
15 3 (3.49%) PhantomJS
15 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Tester
2 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 18 (20.93%) Test Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Test Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Performance Tester
6 10 (11.63%) Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.81%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Agile Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) Web Services
2 16 (18.60%) REST
3 15 (17.44%) JSON
4 14 (16.28%) XML
4 14 (16.28%) SOAP
5 7 (8.14%) RESTful
6 6 (6.98%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.98%) Spring
6 6 (6.98%) HTML
7 5 (5.81%) CSS
7 5 (5.81%) OpenID
7 5 (5.81%) OAuth
8 4 (4.65%) Memcached
8 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.65%) XSD
8 4 (4.65%) .NET
8 4 (4.65%) J2EE
8 4 (4.65%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.33%) XACML
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Open Source
1 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) Online Games
4 4 (4.65%) Social Network
5 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.33%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.33%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.16%) GIS
7 1 (1.16%) Blog
7 1 (1.16%) Derivative
7 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
1 12 (13.95%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) UNIX
3 10 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.30%) Android
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Performance Testing
2 27 (31.40%) TDD
3 25 (29.07%) BDD
4 24 (27.91%) Scrum
5 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
6 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
8 10 (11.63%) Automation Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Load Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Stress Testing
10 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Test Management
11 6 (6.98%) Kanban
11 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) Java
2 26 (30.23%) SQL
3 12 (13.95%) Ruby
4 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.47%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) Groovy
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) XQuery
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
9 1 (1.16%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) XPath
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.63%) ISEB
2 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Nessus
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Salt
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) logstash
3 1 (1.16%) OpenView
3 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) HP
3 3 (3.49%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) Teradata
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Informatica
4 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.16%) Murex
5 1 (1.16%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos
5 1 (1.16%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Google
5 1 (1.16%) Capita
5 1 (1.16%) Akamai
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Vadis People
Rate: circ £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vadis People
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Surbiton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 22 days ago