Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for VisualVM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VisualVM over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle VisualVM
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 878 865
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +13
Contract jobs citing VisualVM 11 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
UK median daily rate £488 £449 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -2.97% +54.17%
10th Percentile £425 £393 £399
90th Percentile £538 £503 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VisualVM is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

VisualVM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VisualVM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VisualVM in the UK

VisualVM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VisualVM.

Contractor daily rate trend for VisualVM in the UK

VisualVM
Top 4 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +45 11 £488 -2.50%
England +28 11 £488 +8.64%
South East +12 7 £525 +5.00%
South West - 4 £450 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (90.91%) JProfiler
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) Functional Testing
2 10 (90.91%) GitHub
2 10 (90.91%) JAX-RS
2 10 (90.91%) YourKit
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (54.55%) Maven
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Redis
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) API Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
6 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) Informatica

VisualVM
Co-occurring 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
1 10 (90.91%) JProfiler
1 10 (90.91%) YourKit
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) JConsole
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) JAX-RS
2 4 (36.36%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
1 10 (90.91%) Functional Testing
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Jython
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Informatica
1 1 (9.09%) Pega
1 1 (9.09%) VMware