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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 337 388 398
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 91 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 1.05% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £246 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3699 3629 3296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 14.92% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2580 2364
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £190.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 +12 16 £456 +14.06% 1
Croydon - 12 £450 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 107 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (61.07%) Java
3 81 (54.36%) Jenkins
4 73 (48.99%) Selenium
5 71 (47.65%) Maven
6 68 (45.64%) Scrum
7 65 (43.62%) Web Services
8 60 (40.27%) BDD
9 57 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (34.90%) JUnit
11 51 (34.23%) TDD
12 49 (32.89%) Git (software)
13 47 (31.54%) Node.js
13 47 (31.54%) SQL
14 46 (30.87%) REST
15 44 (29.53%) JavaScript
15 44 (29.53%) UNIX
15 44 (29.53%) Linux
15 44 (29.53%) Ruby
15 44 (29.53%) Performance Testing
15 44 (29.53%) JIRA
16 43 (28.86%) Gradle
17 42 (28.19%) AngularJS
17 42 (28.19%) VMware
17 42 (28.19%) HTML
18 38 (25.50%) Tomcat
18 38 (25.50%) Unit Testing
19 37 (24.83%) Python
20 36 (24.16%) MongoDB
21 35 (23.49%) NoSQL

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 47 (31.54%) Node.js
2 38 (25.50%) Tomcat
3 33 (22.15%) Apache
4 30 (20.13%) Jetty
5 25 (16.78%) Confluence
6 20 (13.42%) JBoss
7 19 (12.75%) nginx
8 17 (11.41%) Alfresco
8 17 (11.41%) WildFly
9 15 (10.07%) Mule ESB
10 14 (9.40%) Mule
11 12 (8.05%) WebLogic
11 12 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (6.04%) Tornado
12 9 (6.04%) Apache TomEE
12 9 (6.04%) iPlanet
12 9 (6.04%) Drupal
12 9 (6.04%) GlassFish
12 9 (6.04%) Apache Qpid
13 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.01%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.38%) GitHub
3 10 (6.71%) OpenShift
4 8 (5.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) HTTP
2 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.38%) VPN
3 11 (7.38%) Firewall
3 11 (7.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (6.71%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (5.37%) Internet
6 7 (4.70%) DMZ
7 3 (2.01%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.01%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.01%) DNS
8 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.34%) SNMP
8 2 (1.34%) PSTN
9 1 (0.67%) SMTP
9 1 (0.67%) LDAP
9 1 (0.67%) ATM
9 1 (0.67%) Broadband
9 1 (0.67%) GSM
9 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) MongoDB
2 35 (23.49%) NoSQL
3 34 (22.82%) MySQL
4 22 (14.77%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (14.77%) Redis
5 20 (13.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (8.72%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.04%) Infinispan
7 9 (6.04%) Riak
7 9 (6.04%) InterSystems Cache
8 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
9 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.68%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.34%) Big Data
12 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 81 (54.36%) Jenkins
2 73 (48.99%) Selenium
3 71 (47.65%) Maven
4 52 (34.90%) JUnit
5 49 (32.89%) Git (software)
6 44 (29.53%) JIRA
7 43 (28.86%) Gradle
8 35 (23.49%) Subversion
8 35 (23.49%) Cucumber
9 26 (17.45%) Artifactory
10 24 (16.11%) Gerrit
11 23 (15.44%) LoadRunner
12 21 (14.09%) SoapUI
12 21 (14.09%) SonarQube
13 20 (13.42%) WebDriver
14 16 (10.74%) Eclipse
15 15 (10.07%) Mockito
16 11 (7.38%) IntelliJ
17 10 (6.71%) Mocha
18 9 (6.04%) TestNG
General
1 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.71%) Finance
3 4 (2.68%) Games
4 2 (1.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (36.24%) Developer
2 29 (19.46%) Java Developer
3 25 (16.78%) Tester
4 13 (8.72%) Analyst
4 13 (8.72%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.38%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Performance Tester
6 9 (6.04%) Architect
7 8 (5.37%) Automation Tester
7 8 (5.37%) Java Architect
7 8 (5.37%) Drupal Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Performance Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Performance Test Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Non-Functional Tester
10 5 (3.36%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.68%) QA Engineer
11 4 (2.68%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.62%) Web Services
2 46 (30.87%) REST
3 42 (28.19%) AngularJS
3 42 (28.19%) HTML
4 33 (22.15%) Spring
5 30 (20.13%) CSS
6 29 (19.46%) jQuery
7 28 (18.79%) SOAP
8 27 (18.12%) HTML5
9 25 (16.78%) CSS3
10 22 (14.77%) JSON
11 20 (13.42%) XML
12 18 (12.08%) LAMP
12 18 (12.08%) RESTful
12 18 (12.08%) Guice
12 18 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (11.41%) Hibernate
14 13 (8.72%) Gherkin
15 12 (8.05%) Java EE
15 12 (8.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) W3C
2 9 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.36%) User Experience
3 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) Tandem
4 4 (2.68%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.01%) IPTV
5 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.34%) Online Games
6 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.34%) Social Media
6 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.53%) UNIX
1 44 (29.53%) Linux
2 28 (18.79%) CentOS
3 24 (16.11%) Windows
4 19 (12.75%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.36%) Android
5 5 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.68%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Debian
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (45.64%) Scrum
3 60 (40.27%) BDD
4 57 (38.26%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (34.23%) TDD
6 44 (29.53%) Performance Testing
7 38 (25.50%) Unit Testing
8 29 (19.46%) Open Source
9 21 (14.09%) DevOps
10 20 (13.42%) Test Automation
10 20 (13.42%) Pair Programming
11 19 (12.75%) Multithreading
11 19 (12.75%) Non-Functional Testing
12 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
13 17 (11.41%) Configuration Management
13 17 (11.41%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (10.74%) Concurrent Programming
14 16 (10.74%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (10.07%) Load Balancing
15 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (61.07%) Java
2 47 (31.54%) SQL
3 44 (29.53%) JavaScript
3 44 (29.53%) Ruby
4 37 (24.83%) Python
5 26 (17.45%) PHP
6 21 (14.09%) Groovy
7 14 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.71%) Scala
9 9 (6.04%) Perl
9 9 (6.04%) C#
10 4 (2.68%) C++
10 4 (2.68%) XPath
11 3 (2.01%) VBA
12 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.34%) VB
13 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.67%) AspectJ
13 1 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (22.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.04%) Degree
4 5 (3.36%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) ISEB
5 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.09%) QA
2 8 (5.37%) SLA
3 5 (3.36%) WAI
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (18.12%) Docker
3 21 (14.09%) vCloud
4 18 (12.08%) Varnish
5 10 (6.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (6.04%) Squid
7 1 (0.67%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (19.46%) Puppet
2 21 (14.09%) Ansible
2 21 (14.09%) Salt
2 21 (14.09%) Rundeck
3 17 (11.41%) logstash
4 16 (10.74%) HAProxy
5 15 (10.07%) Kibana
6 14 (9.40%) ZABBIX
7 10 (6.71%) Graphite
8 9 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (6.04%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (5.37%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (1.34%) yum
12 1 (0.67%) Nagios
12 1 (0.67%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.67%) Cacti
12 1 (0.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 42 (28.19%) VMware
2 28 (18.79%) Red Hat
2 28 (18.79%) SOASTA, Inc
3 24 (16.11%) Oracle
4 10 (6.71%) Pega
4 10 (6.71%) Splunk
5 9 (6.04%) Twitter
6 8 (5.37%) HP
6 8 (5.37%) Google
7 4 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.68%) Sun
7 4 (2.68%) F5
8 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.01%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.34%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.34%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.67%) Dell
10 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.67%) New Relic
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