The table below looks at the statistics for VisualVM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisualVM over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle VisualVM
Rank 602 579 552
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.098% 0.044% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£850 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+304.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
7175 6873 5366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.59% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4590 4401 3397
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 141 136
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £31.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

VisualVM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VisualVM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VisualVM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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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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
England -20 7 £850 +304.76%
London +20 6 £850 +304.76%
Surrey - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

VisualVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VisualVM 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 VisualVM.

1 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) Maven
3 15 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 14 (58.33%) Web Services
4 14 (58.33%) SOA
5 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
5 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
6 10 (41.67%) Low Latency
6 10 (41.67%) REST
6 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 10 (41.67%) BPMN
6 10 (41.67%) Spring
6 10 (41.67%) Drools
6 10 (41.67%) RESTful
6 10 (41.67%) Eclipse
6 10 (41.67%) JBoss
6 10 (41.67%) Python
6 10 (41.67%) JUnit
6 10 (41.67%) Code Coverage
6 10 (41.67%) JMS
6 10 (41.67%) YourKit
6 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (33.33%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) JMeter
10 6 (25.00%) TDD

VisualVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VisualVM 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 VisualVM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) JBoss
2 5 (20.83%) Confluence
2 5 (20.83%) Jetty
3 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Maven
2 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (41.67%) JUnit
3 10 (41.67%) YourKit
4 7 (29.17%) JMeter
5 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.83%) GitLab
6 5 (20.83%) FishEye
6 5 (20.83%) JProfiler
6 5 (20.83%) IntelliJ
7 4 (16.67%) Ant
7 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.67%) Gradle
8 3 (12.50%) JConsole
8 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (12.50%) Subversion
8 3 (12.50%) LoadUI
9 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
9 2 (8.33%) ANTLR
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Online Betting
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Java Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) REST
2 10 (41.67%) Spring
2 10 (41.67%) Drools
2 10 (41.67%) RESTful
2 10 (41.67%) JMS
3 2 (8.33%) MyBatis
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) XACML
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSTL
4 1 (4.17%) JSR 170
4 1 (4.17%) WSDL
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.67%) Online Games
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 14 (58.33%) SOA
4 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Low Latency
5 10 (41.67%) BPMN
5 10 (41.67%) Code Coverage
6 9 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (20.83%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
11 1 (4.17%) BDD
11 1 (4.17%) DevOps
11 1 (4.17%) OWASP
11 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
11 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) vCloud
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 5 (20.83%) Perforce
3 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics