The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle VisualVM
Rank 582 553 584
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +31
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.085% 0.17% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£351 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VisualVM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -33 6 £351 -36.27%
London +12 3 £351 -40.34%
East of England -18 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
City of London - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

VisualVM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) Opsview
3 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) webMethods
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) DataPower
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Internet

VisualVM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (25.00%) Documentum
4 1 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 2 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (25.00%) JConsole
3 1 (12.50%) FishEye
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
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%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Provisioning 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%) Web Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DataPower
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opsview
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) webMethods
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Siebel
6 1 (12.50%) Software AG
6 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (12.50%) Perforce