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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VisualVM
Rank 590 - 536
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 18 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% - 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£300 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £375
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
7295 6008 5832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.19% 11.62% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 3856 3589
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
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 18 December 2014.

VisualVM Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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
England - 10 £363 -
London - 8 £450 -
Essex - - - -
East of England - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

VisualVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (80.95%) JMeter
2 16 (76.19%) JProfiler
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Web Services
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) JBoss
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
6 9 (42.86%) Maven
6 9 (42.86%) Performance Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Apache
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) Ant
7 8 (38.10%) Perl
7 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 8 (38.10%) Gradle
8 7 (33.33%) Groovy
8 7 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
8 7 (33.33%) UNIX
8 7 (33.33%) Subversion
8 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
10 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
10 5 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
11 4 (19.05%) Migration
11 4 (19.05%) Data Migration

VisualVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (47.62%) JBoss
2 9 (42.86%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Jetty
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DMZ
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) JMeter
2 16 (76.19%) JProfiler
3 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (42.86%) Maven
5 8 (38.10%) Ant
5 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
5 8 (38.10%) Gradle
6 7 (33.33%) Subversion
7 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
8 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
8 5 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
11 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
11 1 (4.76%) FishEye
11 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
11 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
11 1 (4.76%) PhantomJS
11 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
11 1 (4.76%) JConsole
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Release Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) JSF
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) XACML
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) MyBatis
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.76%) jBPM
4 1 (4.76%) Drools
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
4 1 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (4.76%) JMX
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) BPMN
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Perl
4 7 (33.33%) Groovy
5 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) vCloud
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Salt
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) Opsview
2 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) hybris
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.76%) webMethods
2 1 (4.76%) Perforce
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian