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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 339 381 361
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -20
Contract jobs citing JMS 307 283 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.77% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 187 193
Median daily rate £510 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +41 289 £519 +9.21% 74
London +32 197 £525 +5.00% 42
South East +2 38 £475 +13.09% 15
City of London -18 31 £550 +4.76% 9
Scotland +25 16 £340 -36.74% 5
North West +10 15 £430 +32.30% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £475 -
Manchester +6 12 £435 +39.20% 1
Yorkshire +24 11 £518 +8.94% 2
West Yorkshire +34 10 £518 - 2
South West +8 10 £500 +29.87% 6
Leeds +27 9 £518 - 2
Hampshire +18 9 £413 -1.49% 2
Edinburgh +27 8 £340 - 2
East of England +14 8 £425 - 3
Glasgow - 8 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £513 +44.36% 3
Milton Keynes +15 7 £513 +44.36% 3
Canary Wharf +11 7 £550 -12.00%
Nottingham -1 7 £450 +5.88%
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -5 7 £450 +5.88%
Oxford - 6 £481 -
Cheltenham 0 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire 0 4 - - 2
Gloucestershire -1 4 - - 2
Watford - 4 - -
Bristol +7 3 £625 +62.33% 2
Berkshire +10 2 £538 +19.44% 4
East Sussex +5 2 £384 +6.00%

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 610 (86.28%) Java
2 409 (57.85%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (46.53%) Web Services
4 320 (45.26%) Spring
5 319 (45.12%) SQL
6 301 (42.57%) XML
7 240 (33.95%) Linux
8 235 (33.24%) Oracle
9 230 (32.53%) J2EE
10 224 (31.68%) JavaScript
11 222 (31.40%) TDD
12 214 (30.27%) SOAP
13 210 (29.70%) REST
14 207 (29.28%) Maven
15 200 (28.29%) Scrum
16 193 (27.30%) JUnit
17 185 (26.17%) Jenkins
18 182 (25.74%) HTML
19 178 (25.18%) Finance
20 175 (24.75%) JSON
21 173 (24.47%) Git (software)
22 172 (24.33%) Unix
23 163 (23.06%) SOA
24 151 (21.36%) Hibernate
25 148 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
26 133 (18.81%) XSLT
27 132 (18.67%) AngularJS
28 130 (18.39%) CSS
29 129 (18.25%) BDD
30 128 (18.10%) Java EE

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
1 122 (17.26%) Tomcat
2 110 (15.56%) WebSphere
3 106 (14.99%) JBoss
4 88 (12.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 88 (12.45%) WebLogic
5 66 (9.34%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (5.52%) Apache
6 39 (5.52%) Mule
7 32 (4.53%) Apache Spark
8 27 (3.82%) Oracle Service Bus
8 27 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 25 (3.54%) Confluence
10 24 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
11 23 (3.25%) Mule ESB
12 20 (2.83%) Oracle Coherence
13 15 (2.12%) MQSeries
14 14 (1.98%) Jetty
14 14 (1.98%) nginx
15 12 (1.70%) CMS
16 10 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.42%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (4.53%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 86 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
3 60 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (5.66%) GitHub
5 16 (2.26%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (1.27%) SaaS
7 8 (1.13%) PaaS
8 5 (0.71%) IaaS
9 4 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.57%) Bluemix
9 4 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.05%) HTTP
2 21 (2.97%) AMQP
3 16 (2.26%) LDAP
4 15 (2.12%) FTP
5 12 (1.70%) Internet
6 9 (1.27%) SNMP
7 8 (1.13%) Firewall
8 7 (0.99%) SSL
9 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.28%) DDNS
11 2 (0.28%) DHCP
11 2 (0.28%) DNS
11 2 (0.28%) SSH
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.14%) DMZ
12 1 (0.14%) SAN
12 1 (0.14%) WAN
12 1 (0.14%) Wireless
12 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 92 (13.01%) MongoDB
3 75 (10.61%) Oracle Database
4 70 (9.90%) SQL Server
5 65 (9.19%) DB2
6 64 (9.05%) NoSQL
7 62 (8.77%) Hadoop
8 57 (8.06%) Big Data
9 44 (6.22%) MySQL
9 44 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (5.23%) Couchbase
10 37 (5.23%) RDBMS
11 36 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (2.55%) Apache Hive
13 18 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.40%) Parquet
15 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.99%) MarkLogic
17 6 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 207 (29.28%) Maven
2 193 (27.30%) JUnit
3 185 (26.17%) Jenkins
4 173 (24.47%) Git (software)
5 119 (16.83%) JIRA
6 111 (15.70%) Mockito
7 81 (11.46%) Eclipse
8 78 (11.03%) Spock
9 76 (10.75%) Subversion
10 75 (10.61%) Ant
11 61 (8.63%) Cucumber
12 53 (7.50%) Gradle
13 51 (7.21%) Selenium
13 51 (7.21%) TeamCity
14 44 (6.22%) SoapUI
15 31 (4.38%) Log4j
16 28 (3.96%) Hudson
17 22 (3.11%) IntelliJ
18 21 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
19 20 (2.83%) Vagrant
General
1 178 (25.18%) Finance
2 116 (16.41%) Banking
3 35 (4.95%) Back Office
4 32 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.38%) Front Office
6 23 (3.25%) Retail
7 22 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.83%) Publishing
9 17 (2.40%) Marketing
10 12 (1.70%) Electronics
10 12 (1.70%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.71%) Law
12 3 (0.42%) Games
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 464 (65.63%) Developer
2 361 (51.06%) Java Developer
3 92 (13.01%) Senior Developer
4 73 (10.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 67 (9.48%) Architect
6 53 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 49 (6.93%) Consultant
8 47 (6.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 34 (4.81%) Integration Developer
10 32 (4.53%) Java Engineer
11 26 (3.68%) Java Architect
12 24 (3.39%) Software Engineer
13 23 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (3.11%) Angular Developer
15 20 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (2.69%) Data Engineer
16 19 (2.69%) J2EE Developer
16 19 (2.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 19 (2.69%) Oracle Developer
17 18 (2.55%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (46.53%) Web Services
2 320 (45.26%) Spring
3 301 (42.57%) XML
4 230 (32.53%) J2EE
5 214 (30.27%) SOAP
6 210 (29.70%) REST
7 182 (25.74%) HTML
8 175 (24.75%) JSON
9 151 (21.36%) Hibernate
10 133 (18.81%) XSLT
11 132 (18.67%) AngularJS
12 130 (18.39%) CSS
13 128 (18.10%) Java EE
14 127 (17.96%) RESTful
15 122 (17.26%) JDBC
16 101 (14.29%) EJB
16 101 (14.29%) JSP
17 85 (12.02%) jQuery
18 84 (11.88%) Node.js
19 82 (11.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (3.96%) User Experience
4 21 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.40%) Statistics
7 15 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.12%) Derivative
8 14 (1.98%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.84%) Equities
10 12 (1.70%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.27%) Clustering
12 7 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.99%) iSeries
12 7 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 240 (33.95%) Linux
2 172 (24.33%) Unix
3 40 (5.66%) Windows
4 33 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.13%) Solaris
6 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.85%) HPUX
8 4 (0.57%) VMS
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (57.85%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (31.40%) TDD
3 200 (28.29%) Scrum
4 163 (23.06%) SOA
5 148 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (18.25%) BDD
7 100 (14.14%) OO
8 90 (12.73%) MVC
9 74 (10.47%) Unit Testing
10 72 (10.18%) Multithreading
11 71 (10.04%) Software Engineering
12 67 (9.48%) Kanban
13 62 (8.77%) Open Source
14 58 (8.20%) UML
15 56 (7.92%) Configuration Management
15 56 (7.92%) Mentoring
15 56 (7.92%) Microservices
16 47 (6.65%) Web Development
17 46 (6.51%) E-Commerce
18 42 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 610 (86.28%) Java
2 319 (45.12%) SQL
3 224 (31.68%) JavaScript
4 82 (11.60%) Python
5 76 (10.75%) Shell Script
6 57 (8.06%) PL/SQL
7 56 (7.92%) XPath
8 55 (7.78%) Perl
9 45 (6.36%) Korn
10 36 (5.09%) Scala
11 35 (4.95%) C#
12 26 (3.68%) C
13 21 (2.97%) Groovy
14 19 (2.69%) PHP
15 18 (2.55%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.55%) R
16 17 (2.40%) VB.NET
17 16 (2.26%) Ruby
18 15 (2.12%) XQuery
19 12 (1.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.51%) Degree
3 30 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.85%) ISEB
5 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.42%) MBA
7 2 (0.28%) MCPD
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.81%) QA
2 24 (3.39%) FATCA
3 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.42%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.42%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.42%) SEPA
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (4.10%) Docker
2 9 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.85%) HDFS
5 5 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.42%) NDS
6 3 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.14%) Gluster
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (4.53%) Ansible
2 19 (2.69%) Puppet
3 18 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.13%) Nagios
5 7 (0.99%) CloudHub
6 5 (0.71%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.57%) MOM
8 3 (0.42%) Control-M
9 2 (0.28%) Graphite
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.14%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) Oozie
10 1 (0.14%) Opsview
10 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 235 (33.24%) Oracle
2 89 (12.59%) IBM
3 56 (7.92%) Solace
4 54 (7.64%) MuleSoft
5 48 (6.79%) Sybase
6 40 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 23 (3.25%) Misys
7 23 (3.25%) TIBCO
8 19 (2.69%) Atlassian
9 18 (2.55%) Google
10 16 (2.26%) ATG
10 16 (2.26%) SAP
10 16 (2.26%) WSO2
11 11 (1.56%) Terracotta
12 10 (1.41%) Teradata
12 10 (1.41%) Twitter
13 9 (1.27%) Murex
14 8 (1.13%) Guidewire
15 7 (0.99%) Canoo
16 6 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
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