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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 377 365 376
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 64 68 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 2.04% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 27
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
3736 3335 3233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.38% 14.23% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2794 2405 2327
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.18 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.35 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 10 £347 -12.00% 5
Croydon -11 10 £380 -11.88% 2
Brentford - 1 £200 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 87 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.40%) Java
3 73 (52.52%) Selenium
4 53 (38.13%) JIRA
5 48 (34.53%) SQL
5 48 (34.53%) LoadRunner
5 48 (34.53%) Cucumber
5 48 (34.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 47 (33.81%) Performance Testing
7 46 (33.09%) Scrum
8 41 (29.50%) JUnit
9 37 (26.62%) Unix
10 36 (25.90%) Git (software)
11 35 (25.18%) Jenkins
12 34 (24.46%) Linux
13 32 (23.02%) Web Services
14 31 (22.30%) BDD
15 30 (21.58%) TDD
16 27 (19.42%) Ruby
16 27 (19.42%) SOASTA, Inc
17 26 (18.71%) Subversion
17 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
18 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
18 25 (17.99%) HTTP
18 25 (17.99%) Functional Testing
19 24 (17.27%) Python
19 24 (17.27%) XML
19 24 (17.27%) Test Automation
20 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
20 23 (16.55%) Banking

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 16 (11.51%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.79%) Apache
3 11 (7.91%) Jetty
4 10 (7.19%) JBoss
5 8 (5.76%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.32%) Confluence
6 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.16%) Apache TomEE
7 3 (2.16%) IIS
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.44%) Liferay
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.72%) Drupal
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.16%) MS Office
1 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.04%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) HTTP
2 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.60%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.88%) SMTP
5 3 (2.16%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.44%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.72%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.72%) CDMA
7 1 (0.72%) GSM
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.72%) SCCP
7 1 (0.72%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.72%) snoop
7 1 (0.72%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.51%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.76%) MySQL
5 6 (4.32%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.60%) Big Data
6 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.16%) DB2
7 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.44%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.44%) Redis
8 2 (1.44%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.72%) Impala
9 1 (0.72%) QlikView
9 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 73 (52.52%) Selenium
2 53 (38.13%) JIRA
3 48 (34.53%) Cucumber
3 48 (34.53%) LoadRunner
4 41 (29.50%) JUnit
5 36 (25.90%) Git (software)
6 35 (25.18%) Jenkins
7 26 (18.71%) Subversion
8 20 (14.39%) Maven
8 20 (14.39%) SoapUI
9 19 (13.67%) WebDriver
10 18 (12.95%) Gatling
11 17 (12.23%) Zephyr
12 15 (10.79%) Mockito
13 14 (10.07%) SonarQube
14 12 (8.63%) HP UFT
14 12 (8.63%) NeoLoad
15 8 (5.76%) Gerrit
15 8 (5.76%) Gradle
16 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (16.55%) Banking
2 20 (14.39%) Finance
3 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.32%) Retail
5 5 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Tester
2 37 (26.62%) Developer
3 27 (19.42%) Analyst
4 26 (18.71%) Java Developer
5 23 (16.55%) Automation Tester
6 22 (15.83%) Test Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Performance Tester
8 9 (6.47%) Coordinator
8 9 (6.47%) Test Coordinator
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Agile Tester
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Agile Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Developer in Test
11 6 (4.32%) Performance Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Banking Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Performance Test Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.02%) Web Services
2 24 (17.27%) XML
3 22 (15.83%) REST
4 20 (14.39%) SOAP
4 20 (14.39%) Spring
5 16 (11.51%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.79%) JSON
7 12 (8.63%) Dropwizard
8 11 (7.91%) JMS
9 10 (7.19%) .NET
10 9 (6.47%) Node.js
10 9 (6.47%) RESTful
11 8 (5.76%) Guice
12 7 (5.04%) Java EE
13 6 (4.32%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (4.32%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.32%) JAX-RS
13 6 (4.32%) Middleware
13 6 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.60%) Derivative
2 5 (3.60%) Equities
2 5 (3.60%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.16%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.44%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.72%) DTCC
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Unix
2 34 (24.46%) Linux
3 11 (7.91%) Windows
4 4 (2.88%) Solaris
5 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.44%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 47 (33.81%) Performance Testing
4 46 (33.09%) Scrum
5 31 (22.30%) BDD
6 30 (21.58%) TDD
7 25 (17.99%) Functional Testing
8 24 (17.27%) Test Automation
9 22 (15.83%) Automation Testing
10 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (13.67%) Open Source
12 16 (11.51%) Defect Management
13 15 (10.79%) Extreme Programming
13 15 (10.79%) SDLC
14 13 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (9.35%) DevOps
15 12 (8.63%) Pair Programming
15 12 (8.63%) Security Testing
16 11 (7.91%) Automated Testing
16 11 (7.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.40%) Java
2 48 (34.53%) SQL
3 27 (19.42%) Ruby
4 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
5 24 (17.27%) Python
6 10 (7.19%) Groovy
6 10 (7.19%) Perl
7 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.47%) VB
8 6 (4.32%) C#
9 5 (3.60%) C
9 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.16%) PHP
10 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.16%) XPath
11 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.44%) Jython
11 2 (1.44%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) Clojure
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.95%) ISTQB
4 15 (10.79%) ISEB
5 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO20022
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Docker
2 6 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.72%) HDFS
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.76%) Graphite
3 6 (4.32%) Puppet
4 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (2.16%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 27 (19.42%) SOASTA, Inc
2 20 (14.39%) Oracle
3 16 (11.51%) HP
4 15 (10.79%) VMware
5 10 (7.19%) IBM
6 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.16%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.44%) Citrix
8 2 (1.44%) Sybase
9 1 (0.72%) CA
9 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.72%) Google
9 1 (0.72%) New Relic
9 1 (0.72%) Qualys
9 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
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