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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 104 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs citing JMS 25 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 1.79% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 7.75% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.48%
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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
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 -23 24 £400 -11.11% 4
Stirling - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
JMS
UK

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (98.31%) Java
2 53 (89.83%) Spring
3 41 (69.49%) XML
4 36 (61.02%) SQL
5 34 (57.63%) Relational Database
6 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (49.15%) UNIX
8 27 (45.76%) Banking
9 25 (42.37%) OO
10 24 (40.68%) JDBC
10 24 (40.68%) Perl
10 24 (40.68%) iBATIS
11 22 (37.29%) Unit Testing
11 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
12 21 (35.59%) J2EE
13 20 (33.90%) Oracle
14 19 (32.20%) XSLT
14 19 (32.20%) Finance
15 18 (30.51%) WebSphere
15 18 (30.51%) Spring MVC
15 18 (30.51%) Selenium
15 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
15 18 (30.51%) MVC
16 17 (28.81%) Shell Script
16 17 (28.81%) PL/SQL
16 17 (28.81%) Struts
16 17 (28.81%) Web Services
16 17 (28.81%) JSP
16 17 (28.81%) CSS
16 17 (28.81%) Spring Web Flow

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (37.29%) Tomcat
2 18 (30.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.17%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
3 7 (11.86%) DB2
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) Pentaho
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Selenium
2 17 (28.81%) CruiseControl
3 16 (27.12%) JUnit
4 8 (13.56%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.39%) Mockito
6 2 (3.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.69%) JIRA
7 1 (1.69%) jMock
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
General
1 27 (45.76%) Banking
2 19 (32.20%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Front Office
3 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 55 (93.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
4 1 (1.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (1.69%) Programmer
4 1 (1.69%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (1.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Java Programmer
4 1 (1.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (1.69%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (89.83%) Spring
2 41 (69.49%) XML
3 24 (40.68%) JDBC
3 24 (40.68%) iBATIS
4 21 (35.59%) J2EE
5 19 (32.20%) XSLT
6 18 (30.51%) Spring MVC
7 17 (28.81%) Struts
7 17 (28.81%) Web Services
7 17 (28.81%) JSP
7 17 (28.81%) CSS
7 17 (28.81%) Spring Web Flow
7 17 (28.81%) GWT
7 17 (28.81%) Ajax
8 16 (27.12%) Hibernate
9 12 (20.34%) XML Schema
10 8 (13.56%) SOAP
11 7 (11.86%) J2SE
12 6 (10.17%) REST
13 4 (6.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.47%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.78%) Equities
4 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) UNIX
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) OO
3 22 (37.29%) Unit Testing
4 18 (30.51%) MVC
5 17 (28.81%) Web Application Development
6 13 (22.03%) TDD
7 9 (15.25%) SOA
8 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.86%) OOD
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.47%) Database Tuning
12 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
12 4 (6.78%) ETL
13 3 (5.08%) Scrum
13 3 (5.08%) Pair Programming
14 2 (3.39%) Process Management
14 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
14 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
14 2 (3.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) Perl
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) Shell Script
5 17 (28.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.08%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.39%) Clojure
7 2 (3.39%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) Sybase
3 10 (16.95%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Informatica
5 2 (3.39%) Reuters
5 2 (3.39%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Murex
6 1 (1.69%) CA