The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 129 165 153
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing JMS 33 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.69% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 2.33% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 46
Median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.75 -
JMS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1123 1634 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.48% 29.82% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 1285 1414
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing JMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMS across the City of London region.

JMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the City of London region.

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for JMS.

1 53 (94.64%) Java
2 31 (55.36%) Banking
3 29 (51.79%) Finance
4 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (42.86%) Oracle
6 23 (41.07%) REST
7 22 (39.29%) Web Services
8 21 (37.50%) TDD
8 21 (37.50%) Spring
9 20 (35.71%) Maven
9 20 (35.71%) SOAP
10 16 (28.57%) Unix
10 16 (28.57%) SQL
10 16 (28.57%) HTML
10 16 (28.57%) Investment Banking
11 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 14 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (25.00%) BDD
11 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 13 (23.21%) Derivative
12 13 (23.21%) Java EE
12 13 (23.21%) J2EE
12 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
12 13 (23.21%) OO
12 13 (23.21%) XML
12 13 (23.21%) JSP
13 12 (21.43%) Shell Script
13 12 (21.43%) Linux
13 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
14 11 (19.64%) ActiveMQ

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (12.50%) Mule
1 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Jetty
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) SWIFTNet
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Broadband
3 1 (1.79%) DMZ
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) DB2
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Maven
2 10 (17.86%) JUnit
2 10 (17.86%) Subversion
3 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (8.93%) EasyMock
5 5 (8.93%) Mockito
5 5 (8.93%) Selenium
6 4 (7.14%) jMock
6 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.57%) GitLab
7 2 (3.57%) Gradle
7 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.79%) Ant
8 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
General
1 31 (55.36%) Banking
2 29 (51.79%) Finance
3 16 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 8 (14.29%) Back Office
5 7 (12.50%) Front Office
6 3 (5.36%) Advertising
6 3 (5.36%) Retail
6 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.57%) Law
7 2 (3.57%) Marketing
8 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 36 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Release Manager
6 9 (16.07%) Agile Developer
6 9 (16.07%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Java Middleware Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Digital Development Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Software Development Manager
11 2 (3.57%) EAI Developer
11 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) REST
2 22 (39.29%) Web Services
3 21 (37.50%) Spring
4 20 (35.71%) SOAP
5 16 (28.57%) HTML
6 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (23.21%) J2EE
7 13 (23.21%) Java EE
7 13 (23.21%) JSP
7 13 (23.21%) XML
8 11 (19.64%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (19.64%) Middleware
9 8 (14.29%) JPA
9 8 (14.29%) JSON
9 8 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
11 6 (10.71%) Apache Camel
11 6 (10.71%) JMX
12 5 (8.93%) CSS
12 5 (8.93%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (23.21%) Derivative
3 7 (12.50%) Equities
3 7 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 2 (3.57%) Life Science
6 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.57%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Unix
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) TDD
3 14 (25.00%) BDD
3 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 13 (23.21%) OO
5 11 (19.64%) Multithreading
6 10 (17.86%) API Design
6 10 (17.86%) Content Management
6 10 (17.86%) High Availability
6 10 (17.86%) Release Management
7 8 (14.29%) Web Development
8 7 (12.50%) Microservices
8 7 (12.50%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.50%) UML
9 5 (8.93%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (8.93%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (12.50%) Scala
6 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) COBOL
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Capistrano
1 4 (7.14%) Nagios
1 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) IBM
2 4 (7.14%) Sybase
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.57%) Murex
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Solace
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO