The table below looks at the statistics for VisualVM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisualVM over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VisualVM
Rank 643 639 631
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% 0.20% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8880 8004 7268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 13.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 5264 4645
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 156 135
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

VisualVM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VisualVM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

VisualVM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VisualVM
Daily Rate Trend

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

VisualVM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VisualVM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VisualVM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

VisualVM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VisualVM
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VisualVM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England -13 7 £425 -10.52% 1
London -16 5 £400 -11.11% 1
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
South East +4 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

VisualVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VisualVM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VisualVM.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 9 (50.00%) JMeter
3 9 (50.00%) Ruby
4 8 (44.44%) JBoss
4 8 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) JMX
6 6 (33.33%) Dynatrace
7 5 (27.78%) New Relic
7 5 (27.78%) YourKit
7 5 (27.78%) AppDynamics
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Gatling
7 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) LDAP
7 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) J2EE

VisualVM
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (44.44%) JBoss
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (16.67%) GlassFish
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (5.56%) CMS
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (16.67%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) DDNS
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) Neo4j
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JMeter
2 7 (38.89%) Maven
3 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (27.78%) Gatling
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
4 5 (27.78%) SilkPerformer
4 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 5 (27.78%) YourKit
5 4 (22.22%) The Grinder
6 3 (16.67%) JProfiler
7 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) VersionOne
8 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.56%) JConsole
8 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.56%) LoadUI
8 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 6 (33.33%) JMX
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 5 (27.78%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) COM+
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) JMS
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (11.11%) Grails
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) JSR 170
5 2 (11.11%) JSTL
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) DataPower
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) BDD
1 4 (22.22%) Microservices
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Scala
5 4 (22.22%) VBA
5 4 (22.22%) VBScript
6 2 (11.11%) Groovy
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Jython
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (16.67%) Opsview
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Dynatrace
3 5 (27.78%) AppDynamics
3 5 (27.78%) New Relic
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Software AG
5 3 (16.67%) Splunk
5 3 (16.67%) webMethods
6 2 (11.11%) Adobe
6 2 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Cognos
7 1 (5.56%) Informatica
7 1 (5.56%) VMware