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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 332 377 342
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -35
Contract jobs citing JMS 361 279 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.36% 1.81% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 187 198
Median daily rate £455 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £328 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £62.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +59.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.11%

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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 June 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 June 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 +55 311 £490 +3.15% 63
London +45 195 £500 - 45
South East +10 56 £525 +23.52% 10
Scotland +5 41 £400 +6.66% 4
City of London +26 29 £556 +1.13% 15
Glasgow +14 27 £400 +10.34% 4
West Midlands -2 23 £419 -1.47%
Birmingham - 21 £394 -
North West -9 14 £375 -25.05% 5
Berkshire -5 13 £525 +16.66%
Surrey -2 12 £550 - 3
Edinburgh +3 11 £260 -45.26%
Bracknell - 11 £525 -
Camberley - 11 £550 -
Liverpool +5 9 £368 -33.09% 2
Merseyside +5 9 £368 -33.09% 2
Kent +13 8 £750 -
Bromley -1 8 £638 - 1
East of England +16 7 £475 +5.55%
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £365 +5.03% 2
Hampshire 0 5 £425 +6.25% 3
Croydon -10 5 £445 +14.83%
Belfast - 5 £413 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £413 -
County Antrim - 5 £413 -
Yorkshire +9 4 £413 -17.50%
East Midlands +7 4 £420 +5.00%
Manchester -4 4 £375 -25.05% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £420 -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 578 (87.31%) Java
2 354 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (47.73%) Web Services
4 296 (44.71%) Spring
5 254 (38.37%) SQL
6 252 (38.07%) XML
7 240 (36.25%) Oracle
8 231 (34.89%) Finance
9 228 (34.44%) TDD
10 213 (32.18%) Linux
11 185 (27.95%) SOAP
11 185 (27.95%) REST
12 182 (27.49%) J2EE
13 177 (26.74%) JavaScript
14 170 (25.68%) SOA
15 168 (25.38%) Hibernate
16 165 (24.92%) Scrum
17 157 (23.72%) HTML
18 150 (22.66%) Unix
19 147 (22.21%) JUnit
20 143 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
21 137 (20.69%) Maven
22 128 (19.34%) IBM
23 120 (18.13%) WebLogic
24 119 (17.98%) CSS
25 117 (17.67%) Banking
26 116 (17.52%) Java EE
26 116 (17.52%) JSP
27 115 (17.37%) Middleware
28 114 (17.22%) 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
1 120 (18.13%) WebLogic
2 105 (15.86%) Tomcat
3 98 (14.80%) WebSphere
4 91 (13.75%) JBoss
5 52 (7.85%) Mule
6 43 (6.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 32 (4.83%) Apache
8 26 (3.93%) MQSeries
9 20 (3.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 20 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (2.72%) CMS
10 18 (2.72%) Mule ESB
11 15 (2.27%) Confluence
12 14 (2.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 13 (1.96%) IIS
14 10 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (1.36%) CICS
15 9 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (1.36%) Jetty
16 8 (1.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (3.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.45%) Global One
7 2 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.30%) Summit
8 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.02%) GitHub
4 10 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.51%) PaaS
5 9 (1.36%) SaaS
6 7 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.06%) Heroku
7 4 (0.60%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.45%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.88%) HTTP
2 29 (4.38%) FTP
3 21 (3.17%) SNMP
4 20 (3.02%) HTTPS
5 17 (2.57%) WinSCP
6 15 (2.27%) SSL
7 13 (1.96%) LDAP
8 10 (1.51%) AMQP
9 9 (1.36%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.91%) Internet
11 4 (0.60%) SSH
12 3 (0.45%) Firewall
12 3 (0.45%) Network Security
13 2 (0.30%) DMZ
14 1 (0.15%) 3G
14 1 (0.15%) DNS
14 1 (0.15%) DWDM
14 1 (0.15%) MPLS
14 1 (0.15%) SAN
14 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.29%) Relational Database
2 87 (13.14%) DB2
3 64 (9.67%) Oracle Database
4 57 (8.61%) SQL Server
5 54 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 35 (5.29%) NoSQL
7 32 (4.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 27 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.42%) MySQL
10 12 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (1.66%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.91%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.76%) Big Data
16 5 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
17 2 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 147 (22.21%) JUnit
2 137 (20.69%) Maven
3 112 (16.92%) Git (software)
4 96 (14.50%) Jenkins
5 74 (11.18%) Subversion
6 72 (10.88%) Eclipse
7 61 (9.21%) JIRA
8 58 (8.76%) Selenium
9 56 (8.46%) Cucumber
10 43 (6.50%) SoapUI
11 37 (5.59%) Ant
12 31 (4.68%) jMock
12 31 (4.68%) Mockito
13 27 (4.08%) ClearCase
14 24 (3.63%) JMeter
15 21 (3.17%) Gradle
15 21 (3.17%) Log4j
15 21 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (3.17%) Vagrant
16 20 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 231 (34.89%) Finance
2 117 (17.67%) Banking
3 48 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 40 (6.04%) Front Office
5 39 (5.89%) Telecoms
6 35 (5.29%) Back Office
6 35 (5.29%) Marketing
7 27 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 27 (4.08%) Retail
8 26 (3.93%) Electronics
9 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (0.76%) Publishing
12 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.45%) Advertising
13 3 (0.45%) French Language
13 3 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 401 (60.57%) Developer
2 324 (48.94%) Java Developer
3 79 (11.93%) Architect
4 70 (10.57%) Senior Developer
5 64 (9.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (7.70%) Agile Developer
7 41 (6.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 40 (6.04%) Consultant
9 33 (4.98%) Java Engineer
10 28 (4.23%) Technical Leader
11 26 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.63%) Scrum Master
13 23 (3.47%) Technical Architect
14 22 (3.32%) Oracle Developer
15 21 (3.17%) Designer
16 20 (3.02%) Integration Developer
16 20 (3.02%) Java Architect
17 17 (2.57%) Analyst
18 16 (2.42%) Lead Architect
19 15 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (47.73%) Web Services
2 296 (44.71%) Spring
3 252 (38.07%) XML
4 185 (27.95%) REST
4 185 (27.95%) SOAP
5 182 (27.49%) J2EE
6 168 (25.38%) Hibernate
7 157 (23.72%) HTML
8 119 (17.98%) CSS
9 116 (17.52%) Java EE
9 116 (17.52%) JSP
10 115 (17.37%) Middleware
11 97 (14.65%) EJB
12 85 (12.84%) XSD
13 80 (12.08%) JSON
13 80 (12.08%) Servlets
14 79 (11.93%) Struts
15 71 (10.73%) XSLT
16 66 (9.97%) ActiveMQ
16 66 (9.97%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (4.68%) Derivative
5 27 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.32%) Equities
7 21 (3.17%) Private Cloud
8 20 (3.02%) SWIFT
9 19 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.72%) DataPower
11 16 (2.42%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.81%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.66%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.66%) User Experience
14 10 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.36%) Data Centre
15 9 (1.36%) Fintech
15 9 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
15 9 (1.36%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 213 (32.18%) Linux
2 150 (22.66%) Unix
3 34 (5.14%) Windows
4 22 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.11%) Solaris
6 9 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.45%) VMS
9 2 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (34.44%) TDD
3 170 (25.68%) SOA
4 165 (24.92%) Scrum
5 143 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
6 114 (17.22%) OO
7 108 (16.31%) BDD
8 97 (14.65%) SDLC
9 65 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 57 (8.61%) Microservices
11 55 (8.31%) UML
12 54 (8.16%) Multithreading
13 53 (8.01%) MVC
14 51 (7.70%) DevOps
15 49 (7.40%) Unit Testing
15 49 (7.40%) Web Development
16 46 (6.95%) Software Engineering
17 42 (6.34%) OOD
18 40 (6.04%) E-Commerce
19 39 (5.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 578 (87.31%) Java
2 254 (38.37%) SQL
3 177 (26.74%) JavaScript
4 64 (9.67%) PL/SQL
5 61 (9.21%) Python
6 45 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 36 (5.44%) Perl
8 32 (4.83%) C#
9 28 (4.23%) Scala
10 27 (4.08%) Ruby
11 19 (2.87%) Groovy
12 18 (2.72%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.96%) Go
14 11 (1.66%) C
15 10 (1.51%) C++
15 10 (1.51%) COBOL
16 8 (1.21%) Assembly Language
17 7 (1.06%) PHP
17 7 (1.06%) XPath
18 6 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 36 (5.44%) Degree
3 28 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.96%) ISEB
4 13 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.36%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.21%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.45%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) CISSP
9 2 (0.30%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MBA
9 2 (0.30%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.30%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.01%) QA
2 16 (2.42%) SEPA
3 14 (2.11%) HL7
4 7 (1.06%) SLA
5 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.30%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (2.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.30%) Firmware
2 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (3.78%) Ansible
2 19 (2.87%) Puppet
3 14 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.96%) Nagios
5 9 (1.36%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.21%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.91%) yum
8 5 (0.76%) CloudHub
8 5 (0.76%) Control-M
9 4 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.60%) Graphite
10 2 (0.30%) Cacti
10 2 (0.30%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.30%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.30%) Kibana
10 2 (0.30%) logstash
11 1 (0.15%) Oozie
11 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 240 (36.25%) Oracle
2 128 (19.34%) IBM
3 75 (11.33%) Sybase
4 33 (4.98%) MuleSoft
4 33 (4.98%) SAP
5 29 (4.38%) Atlassian
6 27 (4.08%) TIBCO
7 26 (3.93%) Google
8 23 (3.47%) Teradata
9 22 (3.32%) Guidewire
10 17 (2.57%) Misys
11 15 (2.27%) Remedy
11 15 (2.27%) webMethods
12 14 (2.11%) HP
13 13 (1.96%) Pega
14 12 (1.81%) Rally
14 12 (1.81%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.81%) Sun
15 11 (1.66%) Twitter
15 11 (1.66%) WSO2
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