The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 280 238 243
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +5
Contract jobs citing JMS 152 189 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 2.61% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 127 91
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £378 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+26.11% -17.36%
JMS
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7264 7246 7119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.03% 31.16% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 5233 5129
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 93
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £160.00 £54.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in London

JMS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS across the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram in London

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in London

JMS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 57 £550 +4.76% 20
Docklands, London -3 3 £615 +2.50%
Croydon - 3 £388 -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
Bromley - 1 - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 283 (85.50%) Java
2 145 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (39.88%) Spring
3 132 (39.88%) Web Services
4 124 (37.46%) SQL
5 118 (35.65%) Oracle
6 101 (30.51%) Linux
7 97 (29.31%) XML
8 94 (28.40%) Maven
9 91 (27.49%) Banking
10 85 (25.68%) J2EE
11 81 (24.47%) SOA
12 80 (24.17%) TDD
13 72 (21.75%) Finance
14 71 (21.45%) Scrum
14 71 (21.45%) JavaScript
14 71 (21.45%) REST
15 69 (20.85%) JUnit
16 63 (19.03%) HTML
17 62 (18.73%) SOAP
17 62 (18.73%) Java EE
18 61 (18.43%) Multithreading
18 61 (18.43%) Hibernate
19 59 (17.82%) Git (software)
20 58 (17.52%) Oracle Database
21 53 (16.01%) Subversion
22 52 (15.71%) PL/SQL
23 51 (15.41%) WebLogic
24 46 (13.90%) UNIX
25 45 (13.60%) OO

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (15.41%) WebLogic
2 35 (10.57%) JBoss
3 34 (10.27%) Oracle Coherence
4 26 (7.85%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.95%) WebSphere
6 20 (6.04%) Confluence
7 18 (5.44%) Mule
8 17 (5.14%) Apache
9 9 (2.72%) MQSeries
9 9 (2.72%) CMS
9 9 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (2.72%) Mule ESB
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (2.11%) Node.js
11 7 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.91%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Documaker
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Tridion
3 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.11%) SaaS
2 7 (2.11%) GitHub
3 3 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.95%) AMQP
2 18 (5.44%) HTTP
3 13 (3.93%) Internet
4 10 (3.02%) SSL
5 9 (2.72%) HTTPS
6 8 (2.42%) SNMP
7 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.21%) DMZ
9 3 (0.91%) FTP
9 3 (0.91%) Firewall
10 2 (0.60%) VPN
11 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.30%) Wireless
11 1 (0.30%) IPsec
11 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.52%) Oracle Database
2 35 (10.57%) Relational Database
3 34 (10.27%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.46%) SQL Server
5 26 (7.85%) MongoDB
6 25 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (5.74%) Big Data
8 16 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (4.53%) Hadoop
10 14 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (3.02%) MySQL
11 10 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.42%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.11%) DB2
14 6 (1.81%) PowerCenter
15 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (1.21%) BusinessObjects XI
16 4 (1.21%) Sybase ASE
16 4 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (1.21%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 94 (28.40%) Maven
2 69 (20.85%) JUnit
3 59 (17.82%) Git (software)
4 53 (16.01%) Subversion
5 40 (12.08%) JIRA
6 30 (9.06%) Ant
6 30 (9.06%) Eclipse
7 27 (8.16%) Jenkins
8 18 (5.44%) Hudson
9 17 (5.14%) Gradle
9 17 (5.14%) TeamCity
10 16 (4.83%) Mockito
11 15 (4.53%) Mercurial
12 9 (2.72%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.42%) NUnit
14 7 (2.11%) Moq
14 7 (2.11%) jMock
14 7 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (2.11%) VisualVM
14 7 (2.11%) YourKit
General
1 91 (27.49%) Banking
2 72 (21.75%) Finance
3 44 (13.29%) Investment Banking
4 42 (12.69%) Front Office
5 9 (2.72%) Advertising
6 8 (2.42%) Retail
7 5 (1.51%) Games
7 5 (1.51%) Marketing
7 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.21%) Billing
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 250 (75.53%) Developer
2 194 (58.61%) Java Developer
3 35 (10.57%) Senior Developer
4 30 (9.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (6.65%) Analyst
6 21 (6.34%) Architect
7 17 (5.14%) Agile Java Developer
8 14 (4.23%) Flex Developer
9 9 (2.72%) Core Java Developer
10 8 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
10 8 (2.42%) Programmer
10 8 (2.42%) Lead Developer
10 8 (2.42%) Java Programmer
11 7 (2.11%) Implementation Analyst
11 7 (2.11%) Lead Java Developer
11 7 (2.11%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.11%) Designer
12 6 (1.81%) FIX Analyst
12 6 (1.81%) C# Developer
12 6 (1.81%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (39.88%) Web Services
1 132 (39.88%) Spring
2 97 (29.31%) XML
3 85 (25.68%) J2EE
4 71 (21.45%) REST
5 63 (19.03%) HTML
6 62 (18.73%) SOAP
6 62 (18.73%) Java EE
7 61 (18.43%) Hibernate
8 45 (13.60%) JSP
9 39 (11.78%) Servlets
10 37 (11.18%) RESTful
11 36 (10.88%) CSS
12 35 (10.57%) EJB
13 32 (9.67%) JDBC
14 31 (9.37%) XSD
14 31 (9.37%) JSON
14 31 (9.37%) Spring MVC
15 29 (8.76%) Struts
16 25 (7.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (4.83%) Equities
3 16 (4.83%) Derivative
4 11 (3.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 11 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.32%) Market Risk
5 8 (2.42%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.81%) Replication
6 6 (1.81%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.51%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.51%) Clustering
7 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (30.51%) Linux
2 46 (13.90%) UNIX
3 33 (9.97%) Windows
4 22 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.81%) Solaris
6 4 (1.21%) HPUX
7 3 (0.91%) AIX
7 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.91%) zOS
7 3 (0.91%) i5/OS
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.47%) SOA
3 80 (24.17%) TDD
4 71 (21.45%) Scrum
5 61 (18.43%) Multithreading
6 45 (13.60%) OO
7 44 (13.29%) Open Source
8 39 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (11.48%) MVC
10 35 (10.57%) BDD
11 29 (8.76%) Low Latency
12 27 (8.16%) SDLC
13 25 (7.55%) Unit Testing
14 22 (6.65%) Web Development
15 21 (6.34%) ETL
16 19 (5.74%) Web Application Development
17 18 (5.44%) Content Management
18 17 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (4.83%) Configuration Management
20 15 (4.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 283 (85.50%) Java
2 124 (37.46%) SQL
3 71 (21.45%) JavaScript
4 52 (15.71%) PL/SQL
5 28 (8.46%) C#
6 26 (7.85%) Python
6 26 (7.85%) Scala
7 20 (6.04%) C++
8 18 (5.44%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.93%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.32%) Ruby
10 11 (3.32%) C
11 8 (2.42%) Perl
12 7 (2.11%) Groovy
13 5 (1.51%) XPath
14 4 (1.21%) ANSI SQL
15 3 (0.91%) XQuery
16 2 (0.60%) Jython
16 2 (0.60%) ABAP
16 2 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 37 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.65%) DV Cleared
3 12 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.02%) Degree
5 5 (1.51%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.51%) OCPJP
5 5 (1.51%) MCPD
5 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.91%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.88%) QA
2 4 (1.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) vCloud
3 1 (0.30%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 10 (3.02%) Puppet
2 9 (2.72%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.51%) CloudHub
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.91%) Control-M
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.30%) Ansible
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
7 1 (0.30%) Kibana
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (35.65%) Oracle
2 26 (7.85%) TIBCO
3 25 (7.55%) Atlassian
4 20 (6.04%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.14%) Informatica
6 15 (4.53%) IBM
7 14 (4.23%) Sybase
8 12 (3.63%) Microsoft
9 10 (3.02%) SAP
10 8 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.42%) Axway
11 7 (2.11%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.81%) WorldPay
12 6 (1.81%) Remedy
13 5 (1.51%) Cognos
13 5 (1.51%) Atomikos
14 4 (1.21%) Adobe
14 4 (1.21%) Google
14 4 (1.21%) VMware
15 3 (0.91%) Sun
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