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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 116 99 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -29
Contract jobs citing JMS 24 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.12% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 3.93% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £39.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -21.50%
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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
647 789 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.28% 28.59% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 436 284
Average daily rate £350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.38 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Glasgow -3 17 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -12 1 £475 +26.66%
Stirling - 1 - -
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JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (95.24%) Java
2 56 (88.89%) Spring
3 38 (60.32%) Relational Database
4 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (53.97%) Finance
6 33 (52.38%) RDBMS
6 33 (52.38%) SQL
7 29 (46.03%) Hibernate
8 28 (44.44%) JUnit
9 27 (42.86%) UNIX
9 27 (42.86%) OO
10 26 (41.27%) Web Services
11 22 (34.92%) Banking
11 22 (34.92%) Linux
11 22 (34.92%) J2SE
11 22 (34.92%) Sybase
11 22 (34.92%) DB2
11 22 (34.92%) Perl
11 22 (34.92%) JPA
11 22 (34.92%) SDLC
12 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (28.57%) OOD
14 17 (26.98%) Software Engineering
15 16 (25.40%) Oracle
16 14 (22.22%) REST
16 14 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
17 13 (20.63%) XML
18 12 (19.05%) TDD
18 12 (19.05%) Database Tuning

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (14.29%) JBoss
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.59%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
1 2 (3.17%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (60.32%) Relational Database
2 33 (52.38%) RDBMS
3 22 (34.92%) DB2
4 5 (7.94%) Big Data
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) KDB
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) Maven
2 8 (12.70%) Ant
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium
4 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
4 3 (4.76%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.59%) Gradle
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
4 9 (14.29%) Front Office
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (96.83%) Developer
2 56 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 25 (39.68%) Senior Developer
3 25 (39.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Lead Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Developer
8 3 (4.76%) UI Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.59%) Development Team Leader
9 1 (1.59%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (88.89%) Spring
2 29 (46.03%) Hibernate
3 26 (41.27%) Web Services
4 22 (34.92%) J2SE
4 22 (34.92%) JPA
5 14 (22.22%) REST
6 13 (20.63%) XML
7 9 (14.29%) J2EE
7 9 (14.29%) SOAP
7 9 (14.29%) Ajax
8 8 (12.70%) JDBC
9 7 (11.11%) Apache Camel
10 6 (9.52%) Spring Integration
10 6 (9.52%) CSS
11 5 (7.94%) EJB
11 5 (7.94%) JSP
11 5 (7.94%) Struts
12 4 (6.35%) HTML
12 4 (6.35%) Java EE
12 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.17%) Equities
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) UNIX
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) OO
3 22 (34.92%) SDLC
4 18 (28.57%) OOD
5 17 (26.98%) Software Engineering
6 14 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (19.05%) Database Tuning
7 12 (19.05%) TDD
8 5 (7.94%) Wealth Management
8 5 (7.94%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
10 3 (4.76%) MVC
10 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.17%) Parallel Processing
11 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) Perl
4 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) NFS
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Sybase
2 16 (25.40%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) IBM