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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 346 343 338
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 54 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.00% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £255 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
3055 3104 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.16% 13.70% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 2280 1902
Average daily rate £425 £401 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 March 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 30 March 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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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 +14 11 £462 +32.07% 9
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 90 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (61.36%) Java
3 67 (50.76%) Selenium
4 53 (40.15%) SQL
5 52 (39.39%) Scrum
6 45 (34.09%) QA
7 41 (31.06%) Test Automation
8 40 (30.30%) Performance Testing
9 38 (28.79%) TDD
10 34 (25.76%) Web Services
11 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (24.24%) BDD
13 31 (23.48%) UNIX
13 31 (23.48%) Linux
13 31 (23.48%) Finance
14 30 (22.73%) LoadRunner
15 28 (21.21%) Windows
15 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
16 27 (20.45%) Jenkins
17 22 (16.67%) SOAP
17 22 (16.67%) Cucumber
17 22 (16.67%) DevOps
18 20 (15.15%) Apache
18 20 (15.15%) .NET
18 20 (15.15%) Maven
19 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
19 19 (14.39%) Oracle
19 19 (14.39%) C#
19 19 (14.39%) HTML
20 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (15.15%) Apache
2 13 (9.85%) IIS
3 8 (6.06%) JBoss
3 8 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.55%) Node.js
5 5 (3.79%) Drupal
5 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.79%) Confluence
6 4 (3.03%) nginx
6 4 (3.03%) Mule
7 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.27%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) RMDS
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) BIG-IP
1 8 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.27%) VPN
3 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) Firewall
4 2 (1.52%) AMQP
4 2 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.76%) ATM
5 1 (0.76%) Broadband
5 1 (0.76%) GSM
5 1 (0.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) MySQL
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.06%) Redis
3 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.27%) DB2
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (50.76%) Selenium
2 30 (22.73%) LoadRunner
3 27 (20.45%) Jenkins
4 22 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 20 (15.15%) Maven
6 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
7 16 (12.12%) JIRA
7 16 (12.12%) Subversion
8 15 (11.36%) WebDriver
9 13 (9.85%) Gradle
10 12 (9.09%) NeoLoad
11 11 (8.33%) SoapUI
11 11 (8.33%) Ant
12 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
13 9 (6.82%) JProfiler
13 9 (6.82%) WebLOAD
13 9 (6.82%) Behat
14 8 (6.06%) VisualVM
14 8 (6.06%) Introscope
15 7 (5.30%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (23.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Games
3 7 (5.30%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (28.03%) Tester
2 23 (17.42%) Developer
3 20 (15.15%) Performance Tester
4 15 (11.36%) Analyst
4 15 (11.36%) Test Leader
5 13 (9.85%) Test Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 8 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Release Manager
10 4 (3.03%) QA Tester
10 4 (3.03%) QA Leader
11 3 (2.27%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.76%) Web Services
2 22 (16.67%) SOAP
3 20 (15.15%) .NET
4 19 (14.39%) HTML
5 18 (13.64%) HTML5
6 17 (12.88%) REST
7 13 (9.85%) Gherkin
7 13 (9.85%) XML
8 11 (8.33%) RESTful
9 10 (7.58%) CSS
9 10 (7.58%) Spring
10 9 (6.82%) Java EE
10 9 (6.82%) JSON
10 9 (6.82%) Middleware
10 9 (6.82%) J2EE
11 8 (6.06%) LAMP
11 8 (6.06%) WCF
11 8 (6.06%) jQuery
12 7 (5.30%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Open Source
2 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.79%) Online Games
4 5 (3.79%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.76%) Blog
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.48%) UNIX
1 31 (23.48%) Linux
2 28 (21.21%) Windows
3 4 (3.03%) CentOS
4 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.52%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.39%) Scrum
3 41 (31.06%) Test Automation
4 40 (30.30%) Performance Testing
5 38 (28.79%) TDD
6 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (24.24%) BDD
8 22 (16.67%) DevOps
9 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 17 (12.88%) Load Testing
10 17 (12.88%) Test Scripting
11 15 (11.36%) Automated Testing
12 11 (8.33%) Load Balancing
12 11 (8.33%) User Stories
13 10 (7.58%) Test Strategy
13 10 (7.58%) ITIL
13 10 (7.58%) Project Management
14 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
14 9 (6.82%) Release Management
14 9 (6.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (61.36%) Java
2 53 (40.15%) SQL
3 28 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.39%) C#
5 17 (12.88%) Perl
6 16 (12.12%) Python
7 14 (10.61%) Ruby
7 14 (10.61%) Bash Shell
8 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.33%) PHP
10 8 (6.06%) VB
10 8 (6.06%) Groovy
11 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.52%) VBScript
12 2 (1.52%) XPath
12 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.76%) C
13 1 (0.76%) Scala
13 1 (0.76%) C++
13 1 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) ISEB
3 6 (4.55%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (34.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Varnish
2 4 (3.03%) vCloud
3 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (5.30%) Ansible
2 7 (5.30%) Puppet
3 6 (4.55%) logstash
3 6 (4.55%) Salt
4 5 (3.79%) Kibana
4 5 (3.79%) Vagrant
4 5 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.52%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.52%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Oracle
2 8 (6.06%) F5
3 6 (4.55%) HP
3 6 (4.55%) VMware
4 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.52%) Remedy
5 2 (1.52%) IBM
5 2 (1.52%) Splunk
5 2 (1.52%) Twitter
5 2 (1.52%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.76%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.76%) hybris
6 1 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.76%) DataCash
6 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) RedDot
6 1 (0.76%) Google
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