The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 313 401 334
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -67
Contract jobs citing JMS 383 295 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 1.80% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 185 189
Median daily rate £473 £500 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £342 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £409
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JMS
Daily Rate Trend

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JMS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JMS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 334 £475 -5.00% 70
London +12 174 £500 - 36
South East +49 82 £475 +11.76% 13
Oxfordshire - 47 £475 - 7
Scotland +41 46 £340 -12.25% 5
City of London -12 33 £525 -3.66% 14
Oxford - 29 £475 - 3
Glasgow +22 26 £400 - 4
Edinburgh +36 20 £338 -
West Midlands -10 19 £425 -5.55% 3
Birmingham +9 18 £425 -5.55% 1
North West +28 17 £425 +10.38% 2
East of England +10 16 £475 +53.22% 6
Berkshire +5 14 £500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands 0 14 £450 - 3
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £450 - 2
Nottingham -3 11 £450 - 2
Bracknell - 11 £513 -
Yorkshire +17 8 £500 +104.08% 3
Manchester -4 8 £435 -7.44% 2
Hertfordshire +4 7 - - 3
Watford -4 7 - - 1
East Sussex +8 6 £344 -5.24%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £519 - 3
Milton Keynes - 6 £519 - 2
Leeds +10 5 £500 +108.33%
West Yorkshire +7 5 £500 +108.33%
Merseyside - 5 £425 -
Surrey +1 4 £513 +23.49% 1
Essex - 4 - - 2

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JMS.

1 635 (85.35%) Java
2 421 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (44.62%) Spring
4 329 (44.22%) Web Services
5 318 (42.74%) SQL
6 275 (36.96%) XML
7 263 (35.35%) Oracle
8 259 (34.81%) Linux
9 233 (31.32%) TDD
10 231 (31.05%) J2EE
11 218 (29.30%) Finance
12 202 (27.15%) Scrum
13 197 (26.48%) JavaScript
14 192 (25.81%) JUnit
15 191 (25.67%) SOA
16 186 (25.00%) SOAP
16 186 (25.00%) REST
17 180 (24.19%) Jenkins
18 175 (23.52%) Maven
18 175 (23.52%) Continuous Integration
19 172 (23.12%) HTML
20 169 (22.72%) Unix
21 151 (20.30%) Tomcat
22 149 (20.03%) JSON
23 141 (18.95%) Java EE
23 141 (18.95%) Hibernate
24 136 (18.28%) Git (software)
25 130 (17.47%) Relational Database
25 130 (17.47%) CSS
26 126 (16.94%) OO

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 151 (20.30%) Tomcat
2 123 (16.53%) JBoss
3 111 (14.92%) WebSphere
4 107 (14.38%) WebLogic
5 54 (7.26%) Mule
6 53 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
7 41 (5.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 34 (4.57%) Apache
9 30 (4.03%) WebLogic Portal
10 25 (3.36%) Mule ESB
10 25 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (3.09%) Confluence
12 19 (2.55%) IIS
13 17 (2.28%) MQSeries
14 16 (2.15%) Apache Spark
15 13 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (1.48%) Jetty
17 7 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
17 7 (0.94%) CMS
17 7 (0.94%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.27%) MS Office
1 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
4 21 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.13%) Global One
6 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (6.99%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (6.05%) GitHub
5 12 (1.61%) SaaS
6 8 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.94%) Heroku
7 7 (0.94%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.41%) HTTP
2 26 (3.49%) AMQP
3 16 (2.15%) FTP
3 16 (2.15%) LDAP
4 15 (2.02%) SNMP
5 11 (1.48%) Internet
6 10 (1.34%) SSL
7 8 (1.08%) Firewall
8 4 (0.54%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.40%) DNS
9 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.40%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.27%) DDNS
10 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 2 (0.27%) DMZ
10 2 (0.27%) SSH
11 1 (0.13%) 3G
11 1 (0.13%) DWDM
11 1 (0.13%) MPLS
11 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (17.47%) Relational Database
2 103 (13.84%) DB2
3 88 (11.83%) Oracle Database
4 78 (10.48%) SQL Server
5 70 (9.41%) MongoDB
6 63 (8.47%) NoSQL
6 63 (8.47%) RDBMS
7 41 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (5.24%) MySQL
9 37 (4.97%) Couchbase
9 37 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (4.84%) Hadoop
11 24 (3.23%) Big Data
11 24 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.21%) Parquet
14 8 (1.08%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 192 (25.81%) JUnit
2 180 (24.19%) Jenkins
3 175 (23.52%) Maven
4 136 (18.28%) Git (software)
5 88 (11.83%) Cucumber
6 85 (11.42%) JIRA
7 83 (11.16%) Eclipse
8 78 (10.48%) Subversion
9 68 (9.14%) Mockito
10 61 (8.20%) Selenium
11 60 (8.06%) Ant
12 54 (7.26%) SoapUI
13 49 (6.59%) Spock
14 36 (4.84%) Gradle
15 33 (4.44%) Hudson
15 33 (4.44%) Log4j
16 29 (3.90%) jMock
17 27 (3.63%) Vagrant
18 26 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
19 25 (3.36%) TeamCity
General
1 218 (29.30%) Finance
2 108 (14.52%) Banking
3 43 (5.78%) Back Office
3 43 (5.78%) Front Office
4 40 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.30%) Marketing
5 32 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.36%) Retail
7 23 (3.09%) Electronics
7 23 (3.09%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.82%) Publishing
9 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.67%) Games
10 5 (0.67%) Law
11 4 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 467 (62.77%) Developer
2 374 (50.27%) Java Developer
3 81 (10.89%) Architect
4 68 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 59 (7.93%) Consultant
6 54 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 50 (6.72%) Agile Developer
8 44 (5.91%) Agile Java Developer
9 37 (4.97%) Java Engineer
10 29 (3.90%) Java Architect
11 28 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.63%) Integration Developer
13 23 (3.09%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
15 21 (2.82%) Technical Leader
16 20 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
17 19 (2.55%) Technical Architect
18 18 (2.42%) Analyst
18 18 (2.42%) J2EE Developer
19 17 (2.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (44.62%) Spring
2 329 (44.22%) Web Services
3 275 (36.96%) XML
4 231 (31.05%) J2EE
5 186 (25.00%) REST
5 186 (25.00%) SOAP
6 172 (23.12%) HTML
7 149 (20.03%) JSON
8 141 (18.95%) Hibernate
8 141 (18.95%) Java EE
9 130 (17.47%) CSS
10 126 (16.94%) RESTful
11 115 (15.46%) XSLT
12 106 (14.25%) Middleware
13 105 (14.11%) JSP
14 96 (12.90%) AngularJS
14 96 (12.90%) EJB
15 91 (12.23%) JDBC
16 71 (9.54%) Servlets
17 69 (9.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.36%) Private Cloud
6 21 (2.82%) User Experience
7 17 (2.28%) Derivative
8 11 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.48%) Equities
8 11 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.08%) Clustering
10 8 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.08%) Statistics
11 7 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.94%) iSeries
12 6 (0.81%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 259 (34.81%) Linux
2 169 (22.72%) Unix
3 42 (5.65%) Windows
4 32 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.75%) Solaris
6 11 (1.48%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.40%) HPUX
7 3 (0.40%) VMS
8 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (31.32%) TDD
3 202 (27.15%) Scrum
4 191 (25.67%) SOA
5 175 (23.52%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (16.94%) BDD
6 126 (16.94%) OO
7 78 (10.48%) Software Engineering
8 72 (9.68%) Kanban
9 69 (9.27%) Multithreading
9 69 (9.27%) MVC
10 67 (9.01%) SDLC
11 64 (8.60%) Unit Testing
12 62 (8.33%) Microservices
13 57 (7.66%) Open Source
14 54 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 53 (7.12%) Configuration Management
16 50 (6.72%) OOD
17 49 (6.59%) Web Development
18 47 (6.32%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 635 (85.35%) Java
2 318 (42.74%) SQL
3 197 (26.48%) JavaScript
4 80 (10.75%) Python
5 57 (7.66%) PL/SQL
6 56 (7.53%) Perl
7 53 (7.12%) Shell Script
8 36 (4.84%) Scala
9 35 (4.70%) C#
10 28 (3.76%) Groovy
11 24 (3.23%) Ruby
12 23 (3.09%) C
13 22 (2.96%) XPath
14 14 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.88%) Korn
14 14 (1.88%) PHP
14 14 (1.88%) XQuery
15 11 (1.48%) Go
16 9 (1.21%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.45%) Degree
3 35 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.15%) ISEB
4 16 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.40%) MBA
6 3 (0.40%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.27%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) HND
8 1 (0.13%) MCPD
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.18%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) FATCA
3 4 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.54%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.40%) SEPA
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.76%) Docker
2 8 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.81%) HDFS
3 6 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.40%) NDS
5 3 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (4.03%) Ansible
2 12 (1.61%) Puppet
3 10 (1.34%) CloudHub
3 10 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.94%) Nagios
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.54%) Control-M
6 4 (0.54%) yum
7 3 (0.40%) Graphite
7 3 (0.40%) MOM
8 2 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.13%) Cacti
9 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.13%) Opsview
9 1 (0.13%) Packer
9 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 263 (35.35%) Oracle
2 124 (16.67%) IBM
3 72 (9.68%) Sybase
4 45 (6.05%) MuleSoft
5 32 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 29 (3.90%) Misys
7 27 (3.63%) SAP
8 26 (3.49%) Atlassian
9 24 (3.23%) Solace
9 24 (3.23%) TIBCO
10 21 (2.82%) Google
11 18 (2.42%) Teradata
12 16 (2.15%) Rally
12 16 (2.15%) WSO2
13 15 (2.02%) Guidewire
14 13 (1.75%) Twitter
15 11 (1.48%) Terracotta
16 10 (1.34%) Canoo
17 9 (1.21%) Informatica
17 9 (1.21%) Murex
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