The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 89 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing JMS 38 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.47% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 4.87% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 15
Average daily rate £360 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £334 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £352 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 719 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.43% 30.27% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 353 212
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JMS
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 23 £360 +2.85% 1
Edinburgh - 6 £400 -
Dundee - - - -
JMS
UK

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (97.10%) Java
2 64 (92.75%) Spring
3 42 (60.87%) JUnit
3 42 (60.87%) XML
4 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (50.72%) Hibernate
6 34 (49.28%) Relational Database
7 29 (42.03%) TDD
7 29 (42.03%) iBATIS
7 29 (42.03%) JDBC
8 27 (39.13%) SQL
8 27 (39.13%) Tomcat
8 27 (39.13%) XML Schema
9 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (31.88%) UNIX
10 22 (31.88%) Finance
11 20 (28.99%) Linux
12 19 (27.54%) Perl
13 18 (26.09%) RDBMS
14 17 (24.64%) Sybase
15 16 (23.19%) OO
15 16 (23.19%) FitNesse
16 14 (20.29%) J2SE
17 13 (18.84%) DB2
17 13 (18.84%) J2EE
17 13 (18.84%) Front Office
18 12 (17.39%) Oracle
18 12 (17.39%) OOD
19 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
20 10 (14.49%) Subversion

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.45%) Mule
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) Relational Database
2 18 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 13 (18.84%) DB2
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (60.87%) JUnit
2 16 (23.19%) FitNesse
3 10 (14.49%) Subversion
4 8 (11.59%) Mockito
5 7 (10.14%) jMock
5 7 (10.14%) EasyMock
6 6 (8.70%) Maven
7 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.80%) Ant
9 3 (4.35%) CruiseControl
9 3 (4.35%) JDeveloper
9 3 (4.35%) PVCS
9 3 (4.35%) Selenium
10 2 (2.90%) JIRA
11 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.45%) FishEye
11 1 (1.45%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Front Office
3 9 (13.04%) Banking
4 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (94.20%) Developer
2 62 (89.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (2.90%) Architect
4 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (1.45%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Technical Leader
5 1 (1.45%) Senior Java Technical Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (1.45%) Java Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (1.45%) Portal Developer
5 1 (1.45%) Senior Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Programmer
5 1 (1.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) Spring
2 42 (60.87%) XML
3 35 (50.72%) Hibernate
4 29 (42.03%) iBATIS
4 29 (42.03%) JDBC
5 27 (39.13%) XML Schema
6 14 (20.29%) J2SE
7 13 (18.84%) J2EE
8 10 (14.49%) Web Services
9 8 (11.59%) HTML
9 8 (11.59%) Struts
10 7 (10.14%) SOAP
10 7 (10.14%) XSLT
10 7 (10.14%) JSP
11 5 (7.25%) CSS
12 4 (5.80%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.80%) Spring Web Flow
12 4 (5.80%) Java SE
12 4 (5.80%) Java EE
13 3 (4.35%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.25%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Equities
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) UNIX
2 20 (28.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) TDD
3 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (23.19%) OO
5 12 (17.39%) OOD
6 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
8 8 (11.59%) MVC
9 4 (5.80%) UML
9 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.35%) Database Tuning
10 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.35%) SOA
10 3 (4.35%) Scrum
11 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (2.90%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) Java
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) Perl
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) VBA
6 3 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) Clojure
8 1 (1.45%) sed
8 1 (1.45%) AWK
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Sun Certification
1 4 (5.80%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Control-M
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) Cacti
1 1 (1.45%) Munin
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Sybase
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) Sun
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) JBoss
6 2 (2.90%) Reuters
6 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.45%) Murex
7 1 (1.45%) Informatica
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe
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