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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 368 374 394
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs citing JMeter 43 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 1.52% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 22
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£376 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £276 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
3596 3355 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.65% 13.29% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2686 2399 1950
Average daily rate £420 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £20.35 £30.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £56.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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 +25 8 £438 +12.17% 4
Westminster - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.32%) Selenium
3 37 (42.53%) Performance Testing
4 33 (37.93%) Java
5 32 (36.78%) Cucumber
6 31 (35.63%) Scrum
7 30 (34.48%) WebDriver
8 29 (33.33%) TDD
9 26 (29.89%) SQL
9 26 (29.89%) Web Services
9 26 (29.89%) QA
10 24 (27.59%) BDD
11 22 (25.29%) LoadRunner
11 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
12 20 (22.99%) Finance
12 20 (22.99%) Test Scripting
13 17 (19.54%) JIRA
14 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
14 16 (18.39%) Ruby
14 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
14 16 (18.39%) JUnit
15 15 (17.24%) Linux
15 15 (17.24%) MySQL
15 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
15 15 (17.24%) Open Source
16 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce
16 14 (16.09%) Test Strategy
17 13 (14.94%) SOAP
17 13 (14.94%) UNIX

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (6.90%) Mule
2 4 (4.60%) nginx
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.30%) ATM
5 1 (1.15%) LDAP
5 1 (1.15%) DMZ
5 1 (1.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) MySQL
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) DB2
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (56.32%) Selenium
2 32 (36.78%) Cucumber
3 30 (34.48%) WebDriver
4 22 (25.29%) LoadRunner
4 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
5 17 (19.54%) JIRA
6 16 (18.39%) JUnit
7 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 13 (14.94%) SoapUI
9 9 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (9.20%) JBehave
11 7 (8.05%) Maven
12 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
12 5 (5.75%) Rational Performance Tester
12 5 (5.75%) TestNG
13 4 (4.60%) Subversion
13 4 (4.60%) Capybara
13 4 (4.60%) LoadUI
14 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
14 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Games
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Tester
2 22 (25.29%) Analyst
3 21 (24.14%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Performance Tester
5 12 (13.79%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Tester
8 6 (6.90%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.60%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Tester
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) Web Services
2 13 (14.94%) SOAP
3 12 (13.79%) REST
4 11 (12.64%) JSON
5 10 (11.49%) RESTful
6 9 (10.34%) Spring
6 9 (10.34%) XML
6 9 (10.34%) J2EE
7 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.90%) HTML
8 6 (6.90%) Gherkin
8 6 (6.90%) Memcached
8 6 (6.90%) Apache Camel
9 5 (5.75%) .NET
9 5 (5.75%) CSS
10 2 (2.30%) SAML
10 2 (2.30%) OAuth
10 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.30%) XACML
10 2 (2.30%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Open Source
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.05%) Online Games
4 4 (4.60%) Social Network
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.15%) Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.15%) GIS
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) UNIX
3 12 (13.79%) Windows
4 11 (12.64%) Apple iOS
5 9 (10.34%) Android
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Performance Testing
3 31 (35.63%) Scrum
4 29 (33.33%) TDD
5 24 (27.59%) BDD
6 20 (22.99%) Test Scripting
7 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.09%) Test Strategy
8 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce
9 12 (13.79%) DevOps
10 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Load Testing
11 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
12 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.34%) Migration
13 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
13 8 (9.20%) Data Migration
14 7 (8.05%) Test Planning
14 7 (8.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) Java
2 26 (29.89%) SQL
3 16 (18.39%) Ruby
4 10 (11.49%) Python
5 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.90%) C#
6 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.75%) PHP
8 4 (4.60%) Perl
8 4 (4.60%) Groovy
8 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.45%) Clojure
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) XPath
10 1 (1.15%) VBA
10 1 (1.15%) XQuery
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.49%) ISEB
3 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.05%) Degree
5 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) vCloud
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Puppet
1 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.30%) Nessus
3 2 (2.30%) Salt
4 1 (1.15%) Kibana
4 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.15%) OpenView
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) HP
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Cognos
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
4 2 (2.30%) Teradata
4 2 (2.30%) Informatica
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.30%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Capita
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Akamai
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) Murex
5 1 (1.15%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.15%) Sybase
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
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