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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 326 280 301
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +21
Contract jobs citing JMS 302 321 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 2.25% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 166 189
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -
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
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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 28 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 28 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 -23 262 £450 -2.70% 64
London -15 171 £518 -1.42% 47
City of London +13 72 £500 -6.54% 17
Scotland -33 33 £375 -11.76% 8
Glasgow -15 27 £375 -16.66% 7
South East -44 21 £425 +6.25% 1
South West -21 13 £300 -17.24% 3
North West -1 11 £363 -1.69% 5
East Midlands +8 10 £463 +5.71% 2
East of England -23 10 £350 - 3
West Midlands -5 8 £388 -6.06%
Surrey +2 7 £900 +140.00%
Berkshire -8 7 £475 +11.76%
Warwickshire - 7 - -
Hertfordshire +4 6 £295 - 1
Manchester -1 6 £325 -7.14% 4
Nottinghamshire - 6 £425 - 1
Hampshire -16 5 £394 +12.50%
Edinburgh -16 5 £375 -
Nottingham - 5 - - 1
Reading +8 4 - -
Cheshire +1 4 £439 +13.29% 1
Yorkshire -1 4 £375 +5.63% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £390 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £290 -
Wales - 3 £500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £500 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £500 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £400 -11.11% 1

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 486 (85.41%) Java
2 271 (47.63%) Spring
3 206 (36.20%) Web Services
4 199 (34.97%) Oracle
5 192 (33.74%) Finance
6 180 (31.63%) XML
7 166 (29.17%) SQL
8 156 (27.42%) J2EE
9 153 (26.89%) Maven
10 152 (26.71%) Banking
11 150 (26.36%) JavaScript
12 149 (26.19%) SOAP
13 146 (25.66%) JUnit
13 146 (25.66%) Hibernate
14 142 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
15 136 (23.90%) SOA
16 130 (22.85%) REST
17 118 (20.74%) UNIX
18 116 (20.39%) TDD
19 115 (20.21%) HTML
20 114 (20.04%) OO
21 110 (19.33%) Java EE
21 110 (19.33%) Relational Database
22 108 (18.98%) Linux
23 105 (18.45%) JSP
24 104 (18.28%) WebLogic
25 99 (17.40%) WebSphere
26 98 (17.22%) JDBC
27 92 (16.17%) JBoss
28 88 (15.47%) Middleware

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 104 (18.28%) WebLogic
2 99 (17.40%) WebSphere
3 51 (8.96%) Tomcat
4 41 (7.21%) Apache
5 39 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 27 (4.75%) MQSeries
6 27 (4.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 22 (3.87%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (2.64%) GlassFish
9 15 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.46%) TIBCO EMS
11 13 (2.28%) Confluence
12 11 (1.93%) WebLogic Portal
12 11 (1.93%) CMS
12 11 (1.93%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.76%) AquaLogic
14 9 (1.58%) NetWeaver
15 8 (1.41%) IIS
15 8 (1.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.28%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.93%) Tridion
3 9 (1.58%) Documaker
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.35%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.18%) Global One
8 1 (0.18%) Brady Trinity
8 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.23%) SaaS
2 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.08%) HTTP
2 39 (6.85%) Internet
3 21 (3.69%) SSL
4 18 (3.16%) HTTPS
5 13 (2.28%) FTP
6 5 (0.88%) AMQP
6 5 (0.88%) LDAP
7 2 (0.35%) SMS
7 2 (0.35%) DMZ
7 2 (0.35%) Intranet
7 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 1 (0.18%) DDNS
8 1 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.33%) Relational Database
2 64 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 55 (9.67%) RDBMS
4 53 (9.31%) SQL Server
5 38 (6.68%) DB2
6 36 (6.33%) NoSQL
7 33 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 28 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (4.57%) MySQL
10 11 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (1.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (1.41%) RavenDB
13 7 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.23%) OLAP
14 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 153 (26.89%) Maven
2 146 (25.66%) JUnit
3 73 (12.83%) Ant
4 68 (11.95%) Subversion
5 57 (10.02%) Eclipse
6 37 (6.50%) Selenium
7 36 (6.33%) JIRA
8 30 (5.27%) CruiseControl
9 29 (5.10%) Hudson
9 29 (5.10%) Jenkins
10 27 (4.75%) Git (software)
11 25 (4.39%) Mockito
12 22 (3.87%) Apache Ivy
13 19 (3.34%) Log4j
14 18 (3.16%) TeamCity
15 16 (2.81%) jMock
16 11 (1.93%) EasyMock
16 11 (1.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 11 (1.93%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.76%) Cucumber
General
1 192 (33.74%) Finance
2 152 (26.71%) Banking
3 84 (14.76%) Front Office
4 76 (13.36%) Investment Banking
5 32 (5.62%) Retail
6 28 (4.92%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.34%) Back Office
8 18 (3.16%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.81%) Billing
10 11 (1.93%) Games
11 10 (1.76%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.23%) Advertising
12 7 (1.23%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.70%) Marketing
14 2 (0.35%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 408 (71.70%) Developer
2 337 (59.23%) Java Developer
3 72 (12.65%) Senior Developer
4 67 (11.78%) Architect
5 63 (11.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 20 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 18 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (2.28%) Consultant
9 13 (2.28%) Software Engineer
9 13 (2.28%) Java Team Leader
9 13 (2.28%) Team Leader
10 12 (2.11%) Development Team Leader
10 12 (2.11%) Java Architect
11 11 (1.93%) Lead Architect
11 11 (1.93%) Designer
11 11 (1.93%) Analyst
12 10 (1.76%) Integration Architect
12 10 (1.76%) Software Developer
12 10 (1.76%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (47.63%) Spring
2 206 (36.20%) Web Services
3 180 (31.63%) XML
4 156 (27.42%) J2EE
5 149 (26.19%) SOAP
6 146 (25.66%) Hibernate
7 130 (22.85%) REST
8 115 (20.21%) HTML
9 110 (19.33%) Java EE
10 105 (18.45%) JSP
11 98 (17.22%) JDBC
12 88 (15.47%) Middleware
13 76 (13.36%) Struts
13 76 (13.36%) XSLT
14 72 (12.65%) JPA
15 70 (12.30%) CSS
16 61 (10.72%) jQuery
17 57 (10.02%) EJB
18 55 (9.67%) Ajax
19 44 (7.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 35 (6.15%) Mathematics
3 32 (5.62%) Fixed Income
4 26 (4.57%) Open Source
5 23 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.81%) Web 2.0
7 14 (2.46%) Derivative
8 13 (2.28%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (2.11%) Clustering
10 10 (1.76%) Equities
11 9 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.58%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.41%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.41%) GIS
13 6 (1.05%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.05%) iPad
13 6 (1.05%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 118 (20.74%) UNIX
2 108 (18.98%) Linux
3 28 (4.92%) Windows
4 21 (3.69%) Solaris
5 17 (2.99%) HPUX
6 8 (1.41%) Android
6 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.88%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (23.90%) SOA
3 116 (20.39%) TDD
4 114 (20.04%) OO
5 87 (15.29%) MVC
6 85 (14.94%) UML
7 76 (13.36%) Scrum
7 76 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (12.30%) Unit Testing
9 61 (10.72%) Multithreading
10 60 (10.54%) Content Management
11 44 (7.73%) E-Commerce
12 43 (7.56%) Software Engineering
13 35 (6.15%) Low Latency
14 33 (5.80%) Web Development
15 30 (5.27%) Configuration Management
16 29 (5.10%) Pair Programming
16 29 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
17 28 (4.92%) OOD
18 27 (4.75%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 486 (85.41%) Java
2 166 (29.17%) SQL
3 150 (26.36%) JavaScript
4 57 (10.02%) PL/SQL
5 50 (8.79%) Shell Script
5 50 (8.79%) Perl
6 37 (6.50%) XPath
7 32 (5.62%) Bash Shell
8 31 (5.45%) C#
9 26 (4.57%) Python
10 20 (3.51%) C++
11 17 (2.99%) Groovy
12 15 (2.64%) C
13 13 (2.28%) XQuery
14 12 (2.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 10 (1.76%) Scala
15 10 (1.76%) Jython
16 8 (1.41%) Korn
17 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (9.49%) Degree
2 27 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.76%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.41%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.41%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 7 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.05%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.98%) QA
2 9 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (2.81%) Puppet
2 13 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.76%) Capistrano
3 10 (1.76%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (1.76%) Nagios
4 6 (1.05%) CA LISA
5 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 199 (34.97%) Oracle
2 92 (16.17%) JBoss
3 58 (10.19%) IBM
4 46 (8.08%) TIBCO
5 44 (7.73%) Sybase
6 29 (5.10%) 29West
7 22 (3.87%) Microsoft
8 20 (3.51%) SAP
9 17 (2.99%) ATG
10 16 (2.81%) Interwoven
11 13 (2.28%) Murex
12 12 (2.11%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.93%) Sun
13 11 (1.93%) Blue Martini
13 11 (1.93%) Elastic Path
14 10 (1.76%) Endeca
14 10 (1.76%) Fidessa
15 9 (1.58%) Software AG
16 8 (1.41%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.23%) Intel
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Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £375/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: 400
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago