The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JProfiler
Rank 602 573 585
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing JProfiler 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.16% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£321 £320 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -40.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £524 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+1.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7208 6295 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.78% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 4038 3618
Average daily rate £388 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.73 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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
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 2 September 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
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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
Colchester - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
England - - - -
East of England - - - -

JProfiler
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Java EE
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) XSLT
3 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
4 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Middleware
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) Solaris
8 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (16.67%) JDBC
8 3 (16.67%) VB

JProfiler
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 3 (16.67%) Introscope
3 3 (16.67%) Toad
3 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) NeoLoad
4 2 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
1 9 (50.00%) XSLT
1 9 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) JDBC
2 3 (16.67%) ODBC
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SOA
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) nmon
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware