The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 362 327 292
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -35
Contract jobs citing JMS 285 311 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 2.04% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 177 173
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 £39.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -21.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £39.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -21.50%

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

JMS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

JMS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK 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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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
England -32 256 £500 +11.11% 71
London -1 171 £501 -4.66% 39
City of London -5 73 £574 +14.75% 22
South East +18 49 £425 - 12
Scotland -17 24 £388 +3.33% 3
Hampshire +6 18 £400 +1.58% 2
Glasgow -3 17 £375 - 3
Berkshire +11 13 £450 -5.26% 1
Reading +6 12 £450 - 1
Surrey +2 11 £500 -44.44% 3
North West -33 10 £500 +13.89% 9
North East -29 9 £263 -19.23% 1
Manchester -9 8 £500 +45.45% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 8 £263 -19.23% 1
Tyne and Wear -28 8 £263 -19.23% 1
East of England -4 6 £450 +28.57% 4
Hertfordshire -4 6 £450 +52.54% 2
South West -17 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Swindon - 5 - -
Watford +1 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £375 -
Winchester - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 - 1
South Wales 0 2 £375 -25.00%
Cardiff -2 2 £375 -25.00%
West Midlands -4 2 - - 4
Wales -4 2 £375 -25.00%
Docklands, London -6 2 £473 -21.25%

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 504 (82.49%) Java
2 290 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (41.73%) Spring
4 240 (39.28%) Web Services
5 238 (38.95%) Oracle
6 227 (37.15%) SQL
7 212 (34.70%) XML
8 177 (28.97%) Linux
9 167 (27.33%) J2EE
10 154 (25.20%) SOA
11 150 (24.55%) Finance
12 148 (24.22%) Maven
13 143 (23.40%) JUnit
14 133 (21.77%) Scrum
15 132 (21.60%) Banking
15 132 (21.60%) Hibernate
16 126 (20.62%) SOAP
17 124 (20.29%) TDD
18 123 (20.13%) JavaScript
19 122 (19.97%) HTML
20 120 (19.64%) WebLogic
21 116 (18.99%) REST
22 107 (17.51%) Relational Database
23 105 (17.18%) Oracle Database
24 101 (16.53%) JSP
24 101 (16.53%) OO
25 95 (15.55%) UNIX
26 94 (15.38%) Subversion
27 93 (15.22%) Java EE
28 87 (14.24%) JBoss

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 120 (19.64%) WebLogic
2 87 (14.24%) JBoss
3 79 (12.93%) WebSphere
4 49 (8.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 39 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 37 (6.06%) Apache
7 31 (5.07%) MQSeries
8 29 (4.75%) Confluence
9 23 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (2.78%) Mule
13 16 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (1.80%) CMS
15 11 (1.80%) AquaLogic
16 9 (1.47%) WildFly
17 8 (1.31%) Mule ESB
17 8 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (2.45%) RoboHelp
1 15 (2.45%) FrameMaker
2 6 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.62%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.15%) Tridion
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.33%) Summit
6 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) Cordys
7 1 (0.16%) Documaker
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.98%) SaaS
3 5 (0.82%) GitHub
4 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.33%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.02%) HTTP
2 28 (4.58%) AMQP
3 27 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 24 (3.93%) Internet
5 19 (3.11%) SSL
6 14 (2.29%) LDAP
7 9 (1.47%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.15%) Firewall
8 7 (1.15%) SNMP
9 6 (0.98%) DMZ
10 5 (0.82%) FTP
11 4 (0.65%) SMTP
12 3 (0.49%) VPN
13 2 (0.33%) SAN
13 2 (0.33%) IPsec
13 2 (0.33%) NAS
14 1 (0.16%) IMAP
14 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
14 1 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.51%) Relational Database
2 105 (17.18%) Oracle Database
3 75 (12.27%) DB2
4 58 (9.49%) SQL Server
5 57 (9.33%) MongoDB
6 55 (9.00%) RDBMS
7 49 (8.02%) NoSQL
8 48 (7.86%) Big Data
9 26 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (4.09%) Hadoop
10 25 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (3.60%) MySQL
12 15 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.47%) PowerCenter
16 8 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (1.15%) Data Mart
18 6 (0.98%) Ingres
19 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 148 (24.22%) Maven
2 143 (23.40%) JUnit
3 94 (15.38%) Subversion
4 87 (14.24%) Ant
5 86 (14.08%) Git (software)
6 62 (10.15%) Eclipse
7 51 (8.35%) Jenkins
8 49 (8.02%) JIRA
9 39 (6.38%) Gradle
10 31 (5.07%) Cucumber
11 27 (4.42%) TeamCity
12 25 (4.09%) Selenium
13 24 (3.93%) Hudson
14 22 (3.60%) Mercurial
15 21 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (2.78%) Mockito
17 14 (2.29%) Checkstyle
18 11 (1.80%) CruiseControl
18 11 (1.80%) jMock
18 11 (1.80%) FindBugs
General
1 150 (24.55%) Finance
2 132 (21.60%) Banking
3 71 (11.62%) Investment Banking
4 57 (9.33%) Front Office
5 19 (3.11%) Retail
6 13 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.98%) Advertising
8 5 (0.82%) Games
8 5 (0.82%) Marketing
8 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) International Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 455 (74.47%) Developer
2 332 (54.34%) Java Developer
3 73 (11.95%) Senior Developer
4 66 (10.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (6.22%) Architect
6 26 (4.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 22 (3.60%) Analyst
8 20 (3.27%) Lead Developer
9 18 (2.95%) Core Java Developer
10 17 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
11 15 (2.45%) Technical Leader
11 15 (2.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (2.45%) Designer
11 15 (2.45%) Technical Author
11 15 (2.45%) Author
11 15 (2.45%) Informatica Developer
12 13 (2.13%) Consultant
13 12 (1.96%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (1.96%) Flex Developer
14 11 (1.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (41.73%) Spring
2 240 (39.28%) Web Services
3 212 (34.70%) XML
4 167 (27.33%) J2EE
5 132 (21.60%) Hibernate
6 126 (20.62%) SOAP
7 122 (19.97%) HTML
8 116 (18.99%) REST
9 101 (16.53%) JSP
10 93 (15.22%) Java EE
11 83 (13.58%) JDBC
12 82 (13.42%) Struts
13 80 (13.09%) Middleware
14 79 (12.93%) Servlets
15 77 (12.60%) EJB
16 74 (12.11%) RESTful
17 70 (11.46%) CSS
18 67 (10.97%) JSON
19 63 (10.31%) XSLT
20 59 (9.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.71%) Clustering
3 24 (3.93%) DataPower
4 22 (3.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 21 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.62%) Derivative
7 16 (2.62%) Equities
8 15 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.13%) Market Risk
10 12 (1.96%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (1.64%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.15%) Web 2.0
14 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.98%) Replication
16 5 (0.82%) Thin Client
16 5 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 177 (28.97%) Linux
2 95 (15.55%) UNIX
3 59 (9.66%) Windows
4 40 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (5.24%) Solaris
6 16 (2.62%) AIX
7 10 (1.64%) HPUX
8 3 (0.49%) zOS
8 3 (0.49%) i5/OS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (25.20%) SOA
3 133 (21.77%) Scrum
4 124 (20.29%) TDD
5 101 (16.53%) OO
6 84 (13.75%) Multithreading
6 84 (13.75%) Open Source
7 76 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (11.13%) MVC
9 64 (10.47%) SDLC
10 59 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
11 55 (9.00%) BDD
12 47 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 41 (6.71%) UML
14 39 (6.38%) Configuration Management
15 37 (6.06%) E-Commerce
15 37 (6.06%) Software Engineering
15 37 (6.06%) Low Latency
16 33 (5.40%) High Availability
17 32 (5.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 504 (82.49%) Java
2 227 (37.15%) SQL
3 123 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 84 (13.75%) PL/SQL
5 54 (8.84%) Scala
6 45 (7.36%) Perl
7 40 (6.55%) C#
8 34 (5.56%) Python
9 33 (5.40%) Shell Script
9 33 (5.40%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.91%) XPath
11 27 (4.42%) C++
12 22 (3.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 19 (3.11%) Ruby
14 16 (2.62%) Groovy
15 13 (2.13%) XQuery
16 8 (1.31%) Korn
16 8 (1.31%) C
17 5 (0.82%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 62 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.75%) DV Cleared
3 26 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.13%) Degree
5 11 (1.80%) IBM Certification
6 6 (0.98%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.82%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.82%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) MCPD
8 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.33%) HND
9 2 (0.33%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.98%) QA
2 12 (1.96%) SLA
3 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.49%) NFS
2 3 (0.49%) Docker
3 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) Varnish
4 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (3.44%) Puppet
2 16 (2.62%) Vagrant
3 10 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.98%) OpenView
6 5 (0.82%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.65%) Control-M
8 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.33%) logstash
9 2 (0.33%) yum
10 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) Kibana
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.16%) Ansible
10 1 (0.16%) Nagios
10 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 238 (38.95%) Oracle
2 70 (11.46%) IBM
3 46 (7.53%) Sybase
4 41 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 36 (5.89%) Atlassian
6 33 (5.40%) Informatica
6 33 (5.40%) TIBCO
7 20 (3.27%) SAP
8 14 (2.29%) HP
9 13 (2.13%) Microsoft
10 12 (1.96%) hybris
11 10 (1.64%) ATG
12 9 (1.47%) Cognos
13 8 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.31%) Endeca
14 7 (1.15%) Blue Martini
14 7 (1.15%) Elastic Path
14 7 (1.15%) Interwoven
15 6 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (0.98%) Adobe
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Rate: 200-240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago