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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VisualVM
Rank 635 631 621
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.023% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.17% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £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
8607 7573 6766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.30% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5887 4994 4351
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 124 148
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.64 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 23 July 2016.

VisualVM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VisualVM
Top 8 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 23 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
England -26 9 £400 -
Yorkshire - 5 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £300 -
Leeds - 4 - -
London -9 3 £425 +6.25%
Essex - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

VisualVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) JMeter
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) Dynatrace
5 5 (35.71%) Gatling
5 5 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (35.71%) New Relic
5 5 (35.71%) YourKit
5 5 (35.71%) AppDynamics
5 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
5 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
5 5 (35.71%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Scala
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) SilkPerformer
5 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
5 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) JBoss
5 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner

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 5 (35.71%) JBoss
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (21.43%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) DDNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) Neo4j
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) JMeter
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Maven
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (35.71%) Gatling
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
3 5 (35.71%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
3 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (35.71%) YourKit
4 4 (28.57%) The Grinder
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) JProfiler
5 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (35.71%) JMX
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) COM+
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Grails
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (7.14%) JMS
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) JSR 170
5 1 (7.14%) JSTL
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) BDD
1 4 (28.57%) Microservices
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Scala
5 4 (28.57%) VBA
5 4 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opsview
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Dynatrace
3 5 (35.71%) AppDynamics
3 5 (35.71%) New Relic
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Software AG
4 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 3 (21.43%) webMethods
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) F5