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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 327 375 354
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -21
Contract jobs citing JMeter 82 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 1.62% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £442 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
3412 3030 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.49% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2222 2033
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +32 27 £450 +39.53% 8
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 86 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (53.23%) Selenium
3 57 (45.97%) Java
4 46 (37.10%) Performance Testing
5 45 (36.29%) SQL
6 44 (35.48%) Scrum
7 43 (34.68%) QA
8 36 (29.03%) TDD
9 34 (27.42%) Web Services
9 34 (27.42%) Cucumber
10 33 (26.61%) Jenkins
11 31 (25.00%) BDD
11 31 (25.00%) UNIX
12 30 (24.19%) LoadRunner
13 28 (22.58%) Finance
13 28 (22.58%) Test Automation
14 26 (20.97%) WebDriver
15 25 (20.16%) Git (software)
15 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
15 25 (20.16%) Linux
16 24 (19.35%) SOAP
16 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (18.55%) Ruby
17 23 (18.55%) Windows
17 23 (18.55%) REST
18 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
19 21 (16.94%) Open Source
20 20 (16.13%) Maven
21 18 (14.52%) Python
22 17 (13.71%) Perl

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (8.06%) Apache
2 8 (6.45%) JBoss
3 7 (5.65%) nginx
4 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.23%) Mule
6 3 (2.42%) Node.js
6 3 (2.42%) Confluence
7 2 (1.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (4.84%) HTTP
2 5 (4.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.61%) AMQP
3 2 (1.61%) ATM
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) LDAP
4 1 (0.81%) Broadband
4 1 (0.81%) GSM
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) DMZ
4 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) MySQL
2 7 (5.65%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.42%) Redis
6 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (53.23%) Selenium
2 34 (27.42%) Cucumber
3 33 (26.61%) Jenkins
4 30 (24.19%) LoadRunner
5 26 (20.97%) WebDriver
6 25 (20.16%) Git (software)
7 20 (16.13%) Maven
8 17 (13.71%) Subversion
9 16 (12.90%) JIRA
10 13 (10.48%) SoapUI
11 12 (9.68%) JUnit
12 10 (8.06%) Gradle
12 10 (8.06%) Ant
13 9 (7.26%) JBehave
14 8 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (6.45%) Capybara
14 8 (6.45%) VisualVM
15 7 (5.65%) NUnit
15 7 (5.65%) Eclipse
15 7 (5.65%) WebLOAD
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Games
3 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.42%) Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (28.23%) Tester
2 22 (17.74%) Analyst
3 20 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) Developer
4 15 (12.10%) Automation Tester
5 14 (11.29%) Test Leader
5 14 (11.29%) Test Engineer
5 14 (11.29%) Performance Tester
6 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Tester
9 6 (4.84%) Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Release Manager
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) Web Services
2 24 (19.35%) SOAP
3 23 (18.55%) REST
4 17 (13.71%) HTML
5 14 (11.29%) RESTful
5 14 (11.29%) XML
6 13 (10.48%) J2EE
6 13 (10.48%) Spring
7 12 (9.68%) Gherkin
7 12 (9.68%) HTML5
8 11 (8.87%) JSON
9 10 (8.06%) .NET
10 8 (6.45%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.84%) CSS
12 5 (4.03%) WCF
13 4 (3.23%) jQuery
14 3 (2.42%) Apache Camel
14 3 (2.42%) Spring Integration
14 3 (2.42%) LAMP
14 3 (2.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Open Source
2 11 (8.87%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.45%) Online Games
4 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.00%) UNIX
2 25 (20.16%) Linux
3 23 (18.55%) Windows
4 11 (8.87%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.45%) Android
6 4 (3.23%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.81%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) Performance Testing
3 44 (35.48%) Scrum
4 36 (29.03%) TDD
5 31 (25.00%) BDD
6 28 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
8 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (13.71%) Automated Testing
10 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 16 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 16 (12.90%) DevOps
11 13 (10.48%) Security Testing
12 12 (9.68%) User Stories
13 10 (8.06%) Load Testing
13 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
14 9 (7.26%) Kanban
15 8 (6.45%) Manual Testing
16 7 (5.65%) Test Planning
16 7 (5.65%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.97%) Java
2 45 (36.29%) SQL
3 23 (18.55%) Ruby
4 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.52%) Python
6 17 (13.71%) Perl
7 14 (11.29%) C#
8 9 (7.26%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.26%) Groovy
9 8 (6.45%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.65%) PHP
10 7 (5.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.03%) VB
12 4 (3.23%) Clojure
13 2 (1.61%) XPath
13 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.81%) VBScript
14 1 (0.81%) C++
14 1 (0.81%) XQuery
14 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) ISTQB
2 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (4.03%) ISEB
5 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (34.68%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) vCloud
3 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.84%) Puppet
3 4 (3.23%) Salt
4 3 (2.42%) logstash
4 3 (2.42%) Ansible
4 3 (2.42%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.61%) Nessus
5 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (6.45%) VMware
2 6 (4.84%) HP
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) Cognos
4 4 (3.23%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.42%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.61%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.61%) Twitter
7 1 (0.81%) Akamai
7 1 (0.81%) RedDot
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.81%) Capita
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) hybris
7 1 (0.81%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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