The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 75 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMS 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% - 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% - 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JMS
Scotland

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

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) JDBC
5 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) FitNesse
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (40.00%) iBATIS
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) J2EE
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) Struts
8 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Maven
8 2 (20.00%) Java EE
9 1 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (10.00%) JPA
9 1 (10.00%) Confluence

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) FishEye
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (50.00%) JDBC
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) iBATIS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) Struts
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (10.00%) JPA
7 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
7 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (10.00%) DAO
7 1 (10.00%) J2SE
7 1 (10.00%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) IBM