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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 96 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing JMS 29 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.53% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 6.05% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.25
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
774 628 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.83% 25.25% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 308 250
Average daily rate £365 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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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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 -17 26 £375 -16.66% 1
Edinburgh -4 2 £375 -10.71% 1
Stirling - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 60 (98.36%) Java
2 54 (88.52%) Spring
3 42 (68.85%) XML
4 41 (67.21%) SQL
5 39 (63.93%) Relational Database
6 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (52.46%) UNIX
8 30 (49.18%) OO
9 29 (47.54%) Banking
10 27 (44.26%) Perl
11 24 (39.34%) J2EE
11 24 (39.34%) Oracle
11 24 (39.34%) JDBC
11 24 (39.34%) iBATIS
11 24 (39.34%) Unit Testing
12 22 (36.07%) WebSphere
12 22 (36.07%) Tomcat
13 21 (34.43%) JSP
13 21 (34.43%) CSS
13 21 (34.43%) Struts
13 21 (34.43%) XSLT
13 21 (34.43%) PL/SQL
13 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
13 21 (34.43%) Ajax
13 21 (34.43%) Spring Web Flow
13 21 (34.43%) MVC
13 21 (34.43%) Finance
14 20 (32.79%) Selenium
14 20 (32.79%) Web Services
15 19 (31.15%) Shell Script

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (36.07%) Tomcat
1 22 (36.07%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.75%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) GlassFish
4 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.28%) Mule
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (63.93%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (13.11%) DB2
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Selenium
2 19 (31.15%) CruiseControl
3 14 (22.95%) JUnit
4 8 (13.11%) Subversion
5 4 (6.56%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.28%) Gradle
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) Mockito
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
General
1 29 (47.54%) Banking
2 21 (34.43%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Front Office
4 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (96.72%) Developer
2 57 (93.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
3 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (1.64%) Technical Leader
4 1 (1.64%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (1.64%) Portal Developer
4 1 (1.64%) Programmer
4 1 (1.64%) Service Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Applications Developer
4 1 (1.64%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) Spring
2 42 (68.85%) XML
3 24 (39.34%) J2EE
3 24 (39.34%) JDBC
3 24 (39.34%) iBATIS
4 21 (34.43%) Spring Web Flow
4 21 (34.43%) Ajax
4 21 (34.43%) JSP
4 21 (34.43%) CSS
4 21 (34.43%) XSLT
4 21 (34.43%) Struts
5 20 (32.79%) Web Services
6 19 (31.15%) Spring MVC
6 19 (31.15%) GWT
7 16 (26.23%) Hibernate
8 10 (16.39%) XML Schema
8 10 (16.39%) SOAP
9 8 (13.11%) J2SE
9 8 (13.11%) REST
10 7 (11.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.84%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.56%) Equities
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.28%) DataPower
5 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) UNIX
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) OO
3 24 (39.34%) Unit Testing
4 21 (34.43%) MVC
5 19 (31.15%) Web Application Development
6 12 (19.67%) TDD
7 11 (18.03%) SOA
8 8 (13.11%) OOD
9 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Database Tuning
11 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (6.56%) UML
12 4 (6.56%) ETL
12 4 (6.56%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.92%) Scrum
13 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) Java
2 41 (67.21%) SQL
3 27 (44.26%) Perl
4 21 (34.43%) PL/SQL
4 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
5 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) Clojure
8 1 (1.64%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Control-M
1 1 (1.64%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) Sybase
2 12 (19.67%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 2 (3.28%) Reuters
4 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.28%) Yahoo!
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Kony
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Murex
5 1 (1.64%) CA
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