The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 323 287 309
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Contract jobs citing JMS 297 318 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.23% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 165 188
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £50.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +30.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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 24 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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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
England -23 259 £450 -2.70% 67
London -10 173 £500 -4.76% 49
City of London +31 74 £500 -6.97% 18
Scotland -33 31 £375 -3.22% 8
Glasgow -14 25 £375 -16.66% 7
South East -33 21 £425 +6.25% 1
South West -18 12 £300 -17.24% 1
North West 0 10 £401 +8.67% 6
East of England -13 10 £350 - 2
East Midlands +10 9 £500 +14.28% 3
West Midlands -10 8 £388 -6.06%
Surrey -3 7 £900 +140.00%
Berkshire -12 7 £475 +11.76%
Warwickshire - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £295 -
Manchester +3 5 £344 -1.78% 5
Edinburgh -15 5 £375 -
Hampshire -17 5 £394 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Nottingham - 5 - - 1
Reading +9 4 - -
Cheshire +5 4 £439 +13.29% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £375 +14.50% 3
Wales - 3 £500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £290 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £390 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £200 -
Cardiff - 3 £500 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £400 - 3

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 496 (85.96%) Java
2 272 (47.14%) Spring
3 206 (35.70%) Web Services
4 195 (33.80%) Oracle
5 193 (33.45%) Finance
6 183 (31.72%) XML
7 167 (28.94%) SQL
8 161 (27.90%) J2EE
9 154 (26.69%) SOAP
10 153 (26.52%) Maven
11 152 (26.34%) Banking
12 149 (25.82%) JUnit
12 149 (25.82%) JavaScript
13 148 (25.65%) Hibernate
14 144 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
15 142 (24.61%) SOA
16 130 (22.53%) REST
17 119 (20.62%) TDD
18 116 (20.10%) UNIX
19 114 (19.76%) HTML
20 113 (19.58%) OO
20 113 (19.58%) Relational Database
21 110 (19.06%) Java EE
22 108 (18.72%) Linux
23 105 (18.20%) JSP
24 102 (17.68%) WebLogic
25 100 (17.33%) JDBC
26 97 (16.81%) WebSphere
27 90 (15.60%) JBoss
28 89 (15.42%) Middleware

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 102 (17.68%) WebLogic
2 97 (16.81%) WebSphere
3 51 (8.84%) Tomcat
4 39 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (6.76%) Apache
5 27 (4.68%) MQSeries
5 27 (4.68%) Oracle Coherence
6 21 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
7 16 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (2.43%) TIBCO EMS
9 14 (2.43%) GlassFish
10 13 (2.25%) Confluence
11 11 (1.91%) IIS
11 11 (1.91%) NetWeaver
11 11 (1.91%) CMS
11 11 (1.91%) Apache Solr
12 10 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
12 10 (1.73%) AquaLogic
13 8 (1.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
1 12 (2.08%) Tridion
2 10 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.39%) Documaker
4 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Brady Trinity
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.17%) Global One
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.21%) SaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.63%) HTTP
2 42 (7.28%) Internet
3 20 (3.47%) SSL
4 17 (2.95%) HTTPS
5 13 (2.25%) FTP
6 10 (1.73%) LDAP
7 6 (1.04%) DDNS
8 5 (0.87%) AMQP
9 3 (0.52%) IPv4
9 3 (0.52%) IPv6
10 2 (0.35%) Firewall
10 2 (0.35%) DMZ
10 2 (0.35%) Intranet
10 2 (0.35%) SMS
11 1 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.58%) Relational Database
2 61 (10.57%) Oracle Database
3 60 (10.40%) SQL Server
4 56 (9.71%) RDBMS
5 43 (7.45%) DB2
6 36 (6.24%) NoSQL
7 33 (5.72%) MongoDB
8 27 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (4.33%) MySQL
10 10 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (1.39%) RavenDB
13 7 (1.21%) OLAP
13 7 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 153 (26.52%) Maven
2 149 (25.82%) JUnit
3 74 (12.82%) Ant
4 69 (11.96%) Subversion
5 58 (10.05%) Eclipse
6 36 (6.24%) Selenium
7 35 (6.07%) JIRA
8 29 (5.03%) CruiseControl
8 29 (5.03%) Jenkins
9 28 (4.85%) Hudson
10 25 (4.33%) Mockito
11 24 (4.16%) Git (software)
12 22 (3.81%) Apache Ivy
13 19 (3.29%) Log4j
14 18 (3.12%) TeamCity
15 16 (2.77%) jMock
16 12 (2.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 11 (1.91%) FitNesse
17 11 (1.91%) EasyMock
17 11 (1.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 193 (33.45%) Finance
2 152 (26.34%) Banking
3 82 (14.21%) Front Office
4 76 (13.17%) Investment Banking
5 31 (5.37%) Retail
6 28 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.29%) Back Office
8 18 (3.12%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.60%) Billing
10 11 (1.91%) Games
11 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.21%) Advertising
13 4 (0.69%) Marketing
14 2 (0.35%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Military
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 412 (71.40%) Developer
2 340 (58.93%) Java Developer
3 74 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 67 (11.61%) Architect
5 65 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (4.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 20 (3.47%) Agile Java Developer
8 18 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (2.95%) Software Engineer
10 13 (2.25%) Team Leader
10 13 (2.25%) Java Team Leader
10 13 (2.25%) Consultant
11 12 (2.08%) Development Team Leader
11 12 (2.08%) Java Architect
12 11 (1.91%) Lead Architect
12 11 (1.91%) Analyst
12 11 (1.91%) Middleware Developer
12 11 (1.91%) Designer
13 10 (1.73%) Integration Architect
13 10 (1.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (47.14%) Spring
2 206 (35.70%) Web Services
3 183 (31.72%) XML
4 161 (27.90%) J2EE
5 154 (26.69%) SOAP
6 148 (25.65%) Hibernate
7 130 (22.53%) REST
8 114 (19.76%) HTML
9 110 (19.06%) Java EE
10 105 (18.20%) JSP
11 100 (17.33%) JDBC
12 89 (15.42%) Middleware
13 76 (13.17%) Struts
13 76 (13.17%) XSLT
14 69 (11.96%) JPA
15 68 (11.79%) CSS
16 58 (10.05%) jQuery
17 57 (9.88%) EJB
18 55 (9.53%) Ajax
19 49 (8.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 34 (5.89%) Mathematics
3 32 (5.55%) Fixed Income
4 26 (4.51%) Open Source
5 23 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.77%) Web 2.0
7 14 (2.43%) Derivative
8 13 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
9 11 (1.91%) Clustering
10 10 (1.73%) Equities
11 9 (1.56%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.21%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.21%) GIS
14 6 (1.04%) iPad
14 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.04%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (20.10%) UNIX
2 108 (18.72%) Linux
3 33 (5.72%) Windows
4 20 (3.47%) Solaris
5 17 (2.95%) HPUX
6 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.39%) Android
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (24.61%) SOA
3 119 (20.62%) TDD
4 113 (19.58%) OO
5 87 (15.08%) MVC
6 86 (14.90%) UML
7 78 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (13.17%) Scrum
9 69 (11.96%) Unit Testing
10 61 (10.57%) Multithreading
11 59 (10.23%) Content Management
12 49 (8.49%) Software Engineering
13 43 (7.45%) E-Commerce
14 35 (6.07%) Low Latency
15 34 (5.89%) Web Development
16 32 (5.55%) EAI
17 30 (5.20%) Pair Programming
17 30 (5.20%) Configuration Management
18 29 (5.03%) OOD
19 27 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 496 (85.96%) Java
2 167 (28.94%) SQL
3 149 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 56 (9.71%) PL/SQL
5 51 (8.84%) Perl
6 49 (8.49%) Shell Script
7 39 (6.76%) XPath
8 32 (5.55%) Bash Shell
9 30 (5.20%) C#
10 28 (4.85%) Python
11 18 (3.12%) C++
12 16 (2.77%) Groovy
13 15 (2.60%) C
14 13 (2.25%) XQuery
15 11 (1.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 10 (1.73%) Scala
17 9 (1.56%) Jython
18 8 (1.39%) Korn
19 7 (1.21%) T-SQL
20 6 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (9.01%) Degree
2 26 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.39%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 7 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.04%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.07%) QA
2 8 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (2.77%) Puppet
2 13 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.73%) Capistrano
3 10 (1.73%) Nagios
4 9 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.04%) CA LISA
6 5 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.35%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 195 (33.80%) Oracle
2 90 (15.60%) JBoss
3 61 (10.57%) IBM
4 49 (8.49%) TIBCO
5 46 (7.97%) Sybase
6 29 (5.03%) 29West
7 27 (4.68%) Microsoft
8 22 (3.81%) SAP
9 18 (3.12%) ATG
10 16 (2.77%) Interwoven
11 12 (2.08%) Elastic Path
11 12 (2.08%) Bloomberg
11 12 (2.08%) Murex
11 12 (2.08%) Blue Martini
12 10 (1.73%) Fidessa
12 10 (1.73%) Sun
12 10 (1.73%) Endeca
13 9 (1.56%) Software AG
14 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.21%) Google
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