The first table below looks at the demand for JProfiler skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JProfiler over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JProfiler
Rank 575 555 583
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Contract jobs citing JProfiler 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.019% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £456 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

JProfiler
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JProfiler within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JProfiler Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JProfiler
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JProfiler within the UK.

JProfiler Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JProfiler
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JProfiler within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

JProfiler Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JProfiler
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JProfiler within the UK.

JProfiler Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JProfiler
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JProfiler within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -24 12 £456 - 1
London -29 6 £463 -
Slough - 1 £210 -
Berkshire - 1 £210 -
South East - 1 £210 -
South West - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1

JProfiler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JProfiler 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 JProfiler.

1 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
6 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
6 5 (38.46%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Service Management
7 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (30.77%) JMeter
7 4 (30.77%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
7 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 4 (30.77%) IPTV
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Spring

JProfiler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JProfiler 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 JProfiler. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Mockito
3 2 (15.38%) NeoLoad
4 1 (7.69%) Introscope
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.69%) Toad
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) DbUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Defect Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) MyFaces
2 1 (7.69%) ZK
2 1 (7.69%) JPA
2 1 (7.69%) Facelets
2 1 (7.69%) RichFaces
2 1 (7.69%) Apache MINA
2 1 (7.69%) JSF
2 1 (7.69%) JDO
2 1 (7.69%) EJB
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XSL
2 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Business Development
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) SOA
8 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (7.69%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft