The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 78 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing JMS 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 0.68% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
- -22.16%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
347 296 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.45% 25.19% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 148 64
Average daily rate £365 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JMS 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 JMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) iBATIS
2 6 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 6 (66.67%) JDBC
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
3 3 (33.33%) JNDI
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (33.33%) Grails
3 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 3 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 3 (33.33%) Mockito
4 2 (22.22%) jMock
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JMS 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 JMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
1 6 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 3 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (22.22%) jMock
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JDBC
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XML Schema
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (66.67%) iBATIS
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) JNDI
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) EJB
2 3 (33.33%) Grails
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy