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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / London
Rank 376 333 346
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +13
Contract jobs citing JMeter 33 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 2.72% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 55
Median daily rate £425 £471 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% +17.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £368 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £405 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.17% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3442 3203 3176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.25% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2393 2456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 2 £513 +20.58% 3
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Croydon -16 1 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 67 (56.78%) Java
2 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (54.24%) Selenium
4 51 (43.22%) JIRA
5 44 (37.29%) Performance Testing
5 44 (37.29%) Git (software)
5 44 (37.29%) SoapUI
5 44 (37.29%) LoadRunner
6 41 (34.75%) JUnit
7 40 (33.90%) Cucumber
8 39 (33.05%) QA
9 38 (32.20%) Jenkins
10 33 (27.97%) BDD
10 33 (27.97%) Scrum
11 30 (25.42%) SOAP
12 29 (24.58%) Test Automation
13 28 (23.73%) Finance
13 28 (23.73%) Non-Functional Testing
14 27 (22.88%) SQL
14 27 (22.88%) RESTful
14 27 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (22.03%) Web Services
15 26 (22.03%) DevOps
16 25 (21.19%) REST
17 24 (20.34%) Maven
18 23 (19.49%) WebDriver
19 22 (18.64%) Unix
20 20 (16.95%) Windows
20 20 (16.95%) Functional Testing
21 19 (16.10%) Tomcat

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 19 (16.10%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.32%) Apache Solr
3 10 (8.47%) Confluence
4 6 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.24%) CMS
5 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.39%) Apache
6 4 (3.39%) Drupal
6 4 (3.39%) FileNet
6 4 (3.39%) nginx
7 3 (2.54%) IIS
7 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.69%) JBoss
8 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.85%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.85%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) GitHub
2 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.54%) IaaS
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) PaaS
4 2 (1.69%) CloudBees
4 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) HTTP
2 6 (5.08%) Internet
3 4 (3.39%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.54%) Firewall
4 3 (2.54%) VPN
5 2 (1.69%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.69%) DNS
5 2 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) MySQL
2 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.39%) Big Data
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) Redis
6 2 (1.69%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (54.24%) Selenium
2 51 (43.22%) JIRA
3 44 (37.29%) Git (software)
3 44 (37.29%) LoadRunner
3 44 (37.29%) SoapUI
4 41 (34.75%) JUnit
5 40 (33.90%) Cucumber
6 38 (32.20%) Jenkins
7 24 (20.34%) Maven
8 23 (19.49%) WebDriver
9 16 (13.56%) Zephyr
10 14 (11.86%) NeoLoad
11 12 (10.17%) NUnit
12 11 (9.32%) SpecFlow
12 11 (9.32%) WATIR
13 10 (8.47%) HP UFT
14 9 (7.63%) Sahi
14 9 (7.63%) Subversion
14 9 (7.63%) TeamCity
15 7 (5.93%) WebLOAD
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 16 (13.56%) Banking
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Games
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Tester
2 24 (20.34%) Performance Tester
3 21 (17.80%) Analyst
4 19 (16.10%) Test Analyst
5 18 (15.25%) Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Test Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Developer in Test
9 6 (5.08%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Non-Functional Tester
10 5 (4.24%) QA Specialist
10 5 (4.24%) Security Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) SOAP
2 27 (22.88%) RESTful
3 26 (22.03%) Web Services
4 25 (21.19%) REST
5 18 (15.25%) Spring
6 16 (13.56%) JSON
7 11 (9.32%) Drools
7 11 (9.32%) HTML
8 10 (8.47%) .NET
9 9 (7.63%) XML
10 8 (6.78%) CSS
11 5 (4.24%) J2EE
12 4 (3.39%) Gherkin
12 4 (3.39%) Node.js
13 3 (2.54%) JMS
13 3 (2.54%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (2.54%) Middleware
13 3 (2.54%) SAML
14 2 (1.69%) LAMP
14 2 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Statistics
1 4 (3.39%) User Experience
2 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.85%) Equities
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Unix
2 20 (16.95%) Windows
3 17 (14.41%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.54%) Android
5 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.29%) Performance Testing
3 33 (27.97%) BDD
3 33 (27.97%) Scrum
4 29 (24.58%) Test Automation
5 28 (23.73%) Non-Functional Testing
6 27 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (22.03%) DevOps
8 20 (16.95%) Functional Testing
9 19 (16.10%) TDD
10 18 (15.25%) Open Source
11 17 (14.41%) Automation Testing
12 15 (12.71%) Regression Testing
12 15 (12.71%) Security Testing
13 14 (11.86%) Test Scripting
14 13 (11.02%) Performance Monitoring
15 12 (10.17%) Automated Testing
15 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
16 11 (9.32%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (9.32%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.78%) Java
2 27 (22.88%) SQL
3 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.41%) Ruby
5 15 (12.71%) Python
6 10 (8.47%) Perl
7 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.93%) C#
9 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.24%) Groovy
10 3 (2.54%) Jython
10 3 (2.54%) Scala
11 2 (1.69%) C++
11 2 (1.69%) Clojure
11 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) ISEB
2 9 (7.63%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.78%) Degree
4 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.05%) QA
2 13 (11.02%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.69%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.47%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (5.93%) Ansible
3 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.08%) Graphite
5 4 (3.39%) Puppet
6 3 (2.54%) Perfmon
6 3 (2.54%) Salt
7 2 (1.69%) Ambari
7 2 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.69%) Nagios
8 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) HP
2 9 (7.63%) hybris
3 6 (5.08%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle
5 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.39%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.39%) IBM
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.39%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (2.54%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.69%) Compuware
7 2 (1.69%) Empirix
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.69%) Perforce
7 2 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
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