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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VisualVM
Rank 602 582 590
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
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£475 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
7375 6260 6373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4055 3538
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 239
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 7 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 30 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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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
London +13 2 £475 -17.39% 1
England -26 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Essex - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

VisualVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) webMethods
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) Opsview
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Documentum
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) Siebel
5 2 (25.00%) XML

VisualVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (25.00%) Documentum
4 1 (12.50%) Jetty
4 1 (12.50%) nginx
4 1 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 2 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (25.00%) JConsole
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) PhantomJS
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) FishEye
3 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Web Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) COM+
4 1 (12.50%) JMX
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opsview
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) logstash
3 1 (12.50%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) webMethods
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Siebel
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Perforce
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Software AG