The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 100 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing JMS 29 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.25% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 4.32% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 3
Average daily rate
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£401 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
JMS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
742 718 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.51% 29.01% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 397 314
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow 0 15 £413 -8.33%
Edinburgh -4 11 £375 +36.98% 1
JMS
UK

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 56 (98.25%) Java
2 44 (77.19%) Spring
3 39 (68.42%) XML
4 38 (66.67%) Relational Database
5 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (61.40%) SQL
7 31 (54.39%) UNIX
7 31 (54.39%) OO
8 29 (50.88%) Banking
9 28 (49.12%) Perl
10 24 (42.11%) J2EE
10 24 (42.11%) JDBC
10 24 (42.11%) WebSphere
10 24 (42.11%) iBATIS
11 23 (40.35%) Unit Testing
11 23 (40.35%) Oracle
11 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
11 23 (40.35%) Finance
12 22 (38.60%) MVC
12 22 (38.60%) PL/SQL
12 22 (38.60%) JSP
12 22 (38.60%) CSS
12 22 (38.60%) Struts
12 22 (38.60%) Spring Web Flow
12 22 (38.60%) Ajax
13 21 (36.84%) Selenium
14 20 (35.09%) Spring MVC
14 20 (35.09%) GWT
14 20 (35.09%) CruiseControl
14 20 (35.09%) Web Services

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.77%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.75%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.04%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Selenium
2 20 (35.09%) CruiseControl
3 14 (24.56%) JUnit
4 5 (8.77%) FitNesse
5 4 (7.02%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) Mockito
7 2 (3.51%) jMock
8 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.75%) JMeter
8 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (50.88%) Banking
2 23 (40.35%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Front Office
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 47 (82.46%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Leader
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 1 (1.75%) Consultant
4 1 (1.75%) Development Specialist
4 1 (1.75%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (77.19%) Spring
2 39 (68.42%) XML
3 24 (42.11%) J2EE
3 24 (42.11%) JDBC
3 24 (42.11%) iBATIS
4 22 (38.60%) JSP
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
4 22 (38.60%) Struts
4 22 (38.60%) Spring Web Flow
4 22 (38.60%) Ajax
5 20 (35.09%) Spring MVC
5 20 (35.09%) GWT
5 20 (35.09%) Web Services
5 20 (35.09%) XSLT
6 13 (22.81%) SOAP
7 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.28%) XML Schema
8 7 (12.28%) J2SE
9 6 (10.53%) REST
10 4 (7.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.51%) DataPower
3 2 (3.51%) Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.75%) Equities
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) UNIX
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (54.39%) OO
3 23 (40.35%) Unit Testing
4 22 (38.60%) MVC
5 20 (35.09%) Web Application Development
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.28%) OOD
8 7 (12.28%) SOA
8 7 (12.28%) Database Tuning
9 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.77%) Pair Programming
11 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (7.02%) ETL
12 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.26%) UML
12 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.51%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 28 (49.12%) Perl
4 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
5 22 (38.60%) PL/SQL
6 20 (35.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) ClojureScript
7 1 (1.75%) COBOL
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) IBM
3 7 (12.28%) Sybase
4 2 (3.51%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.51%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) Kony
5 1 (1.75%) CA