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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 72 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing JMS 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 2.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
246 341 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.98% 27.93% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 179 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) XML
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) Spring
3 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
4 17 (80.95%) UNIX
5 16 (76.19%) Perl
5 16 (76.19%) SQL
5 16 (76.19%) Oracle
6 15 (71.43%) J2EE
6 15 (71.43%) PL/SQL
6 15 (71.43%) JSP
6 15 (71.43%) Struts
6 15 (71.43%) Ajax
6 15 (71.43%) Shell Script
7 14 (66.67%) Banking
7 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
7 14 (66.67%) OO
8 13 (61.90%) XSLT
8 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
8 13 (61.90%) CSS
8 13 (61.90%) Web Application Development
8 13 (61.90%) Spring MVC
8 13 (61.90%) Selenium
8 13 (61.90%) Spring Web Flow
8 13 (61.90%) GWT
8 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
8 13 (61.90%) CruiseControl
8 13 (61.90%) MVC
9 12 (57.14%) iBATIS

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
1 13 (61.90%) CruiseControl
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 2 (9.52%) Ant
4 2 (9.52%) jMock
4 2 (9.52%) Mockito
General
1 14 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
1 20 (95.24%) Java Developer
2 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
3 15 (71.43%) J2EE
3 15 (71.43%) JSP
3 15 (71.43%) Struts
3 15 (71.43%) Ajax
4 13 (61.90%) XSLT
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) Spring MVC
4 13 (61.90%) Spring Web Flow
4 13 (61.90%) GWT
5 12 (57.14%) iBATIS
5 12 (57.14%) JDBC
6 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 4 (19.05%) XML Schema
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) JPA
10 1 (4.76%) J2SE
10 1 (4.76%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) OO
3 13 (61.90%) Web Application Development
3 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Perl
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase