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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 335 262 293
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +31
Contract jobs citing JMS 282 329 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.58% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 208 191
Average daily rate £500 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £577 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -108 235 £525 +27.27% 63
London -12 156 £568 +8.09% 38
City of London +6 66 £600 +20.00% 17
Scotland -3 38 £350 -17.64% 4
Glasgow +5 22 £350 -3.44% 4
Yorkshire -13 22 £325 -18.75% 5
West Yorkshire -9 19 £325 -35.00% 4
North West -13 19 £375 +11.69% 3
Leeds -7 14 £325 -35.00% 3
South East -92 11 £350 -6.66% 4
South West -14 10 £443 +43.90% 5
West Midlands -12 8 £423 +5.62% 1
Cheshire -9 7 £430 - 1
Birmingham -5 6 £420 +5.00% 1
Manchester -8 6 £350 -27.83% 1
Cardiff -12 6 £500 -
South Wales -12 6 £500 -
Wales -14 6 £500 -
Edinburgh - 6 £400 -
Dorset - 5 £525 - 3
Hertfordshire -8 4 - - 2
Surrey -9 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Watford -13 4 - - 1
East of England -27 4 - - 4
North Yorkshire -5 3 - -
York -15 3 - -
Hampshire -47 3 £338 -3.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £350 -
North East - 3 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £350 -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 522 (92.55%) Java
2 312 (55.32%) Spring
3 196 (34.75%) Hibernate
4 187 (33.16%) Finance
5 184 (32.62%) Oracle
6 180 (31.91%) SQL
7 176 (31.21%) J2EE
8 168 (29.79%) XML
8 168 (29.79%) Banking
9 167 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
10 166 (29.43%) Web Services
11 163 (28.90%) JUnit
12 152 (26.95%) TDD
12 152 (26.95%) Maven
13 133 (23.58%) Linux
14 126 (22.34%) Relational Database
15 125 (22.16%) SOAP
16 124 (21.99%) JavaScript
17 119 (21.10%) UNIX
18 109 (19.33%) JDBC
19 105 (18.62%) HTML
20 100 (17.73%) SOA
21 99 (17.55%) WebLogic
22 96 (17.02%) MVC
23 93 (16.49%) Investment Banking
24 92 (16.31%) Struts
25 88 (15.60%) Ant
25 88 (15.60%) OO
25 88 (15.60%) SQL Server
26 86 (15.25%) Subversion

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 99 (17.55%) WebLogic
2 76 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 60 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 37 (6.56%) MQSeries
5 32 (5.67%) Apache
6 30 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (4.43%) Oracle Coherence
8 23 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
9 20 (3.55%) CMS
10 19 (3.37%) Apache Solr
11 15 (2.66%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (1.95%) GlassFish
13 10 (1.77%) IIS
13 10 (1.77%) Jetty
13 10 (1.77%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.42%) Mule
16 7 (1.24%) Confluence
17 6 (1.06%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.89%) Mingle
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (3.37%) Tridion
2 12 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) RMDS
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Global One
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Heroku
3 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.56%) Internet
2 24 (4.26%) HTTP
3 16 (2.84%) LDAP
4 15 (2.66%) FTP
5 9 (1.60%) SSL
6 7 (1.24%) DDNS
6 7 (1.24%) SMTP
7 5 (0.89%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.71%) AMQP
9 3 (0.53%) Firewall
9 3 (0.53%) IPv4
9 3 (0.53%) IPv6
10 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.35%) DMZ
10 2 (0.35%) RTP
11 1 (0.18%) SSH
11 1 (0.18%) Intranet
11 1 (0.18%) LAN
11 1 (0.18%) SMS
11 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (22.34%) Relational Database
2 88 (15.60%) SQL Server
3 64 (11.35%) DB2
4 60 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 53 (9.40%) MySQL
6 39 (6.91%) MongoDB
7 31 (5.50%) Oracle Database
8 23 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.42%) MarkLogic
13 7 (1.24%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (1.24%) OLAP
13 7 (1.24%) Triplestore
14 5 (0.89%) JasperReports
15 4 (0.71%) Big Data
15 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.53%) KDB
Development Applications
1 163 (28.90%) JUnit
2 152 (26.95%) Maven
3 88 (15.60%) Ant
4 86 (15.25%) Subversion
5 79 (14.01%) Eclipse
6 51 (9.04%) Hudson
6 51 (9.04%) Jenkins
7 43 (7.62%) Mockito
8 29 (5.14%) Selenium
8 29 (5.14%) Log4j
9 28 (4.96%) jMock
10 27 (4.79%) Git (software)
11 26 (4.61%) FitNesse
12 21 (3.72%) EasyMock
13 19 (3.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 18 (3.19%) CruiseControl
15 17 (3.01%) Apache Ivy
16 16 (2.84%) JIRA
17 15 (2.66%) TeamCity
18 13 (2.30%) WebDriver
General
1 187 (33.16%) Finance
2 168 (29.79%) Banking
3 93 (16.49%) Investment Banking
4 85 (15.07%) Front Office
5 35 (6.21%) Retail
6 32 (5.67%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.72%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.42%) Back Office
10 7 (1.24%) Publishing
11 5 (0.89%) Marketing
11 5 (0.89%) Advertising
12 4 (0.71%) Games
13 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) International Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 441 (78.19%) Developer
2 380 (67.38%) Java Developer
3 61 (10.82%) Senior Developer
4 58 (10.28%) Architect
5 57 (10.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (4.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 25 (4.43%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (2.66%) Lead Architect
8 15 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (2.13%) Analyst
10 11 (1.95%) Technical Architect
10 11 (1.95%) Administrator
11 10 (1.77%) Team Leader
11 10 (1.77%) Java Team Leader
12 9 (1.60%) Development Team Leader
13 8 (1.42%) Middleware Developer
13 8 (1.42%) Designer
13 8 (1.42%) Software Engineer
13 8 (1.42%) Java Architect
14 7 (1.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (55.32%) Spring
2 196 (34.75%) Hibernate
3 176 (31.21%) J2EE
4 168 (29.79%) XML
5 166 (29.43%) Web Services
6 125 (22.16%) SOAP
7 109 (19.33%) JDBC
8 105 (18.62%) HTML
9 92 (16.31%) Struts
10 85 (15.07%) JSP
11 82 (14.54%) Java EE
12 77 (13.65%) REST
13 75 (13.30%) XSLT
14 67 (11.88%) Middleware
15 60 (10.64%) JPA
16 58 (10.28%) EJB
17 55 (9.75%) Spring MVC
18 51 (9.04%) CSS
19 46 (8.16%) jQuery
20 43 (7.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.21%) Derivative
1 35 (6.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 35 (6.21%) Fixed Income
2 34 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (4.96%) Clustering
4 25 (4.43%) Open Source
5 22 (3.90%) Mathematics
6 21 (3.72%) Web 2.0
7 18 (3.19%) Equities
8 12 (2.13%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.42%) Semantic Web
11 7 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.89%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.89%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (23.58%) Linux
2 119 (21.10%) UNIX
3 24 (4.26%) Solaris
4 23 (4.08%) Windows
5 22 (3.90%) HPUX
6 8 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.42%) Android
6 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (26.95%) TDD
3 100 (17.73%) SOA
4 96 (17.02%) MVC
5 88 (15.60%) OO
6 86 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (13.83%) UML
8 63 (11.17%) Multithreading
9 47 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 45 (7.98%) Content Management
11 44 (7.80%) Scrum
12 42 (7.45%) Unit Testing
13 37 (6.56%) Software Engineering
14 34 (6.03%) BDD
15 32 (5.67%) OOD
16 31 (5.50%) Configuration Management
17 30 (5.32%) Low Latency
17 30 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
18 26 (4.61%) Web Development
19 24 (4.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 522 (92.55%) Java
2 180 (31.91%) SQL
3 124 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 58 (10.28%) Perl
5 47 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 35 (6.21%) XPath
7 33 (5.85%) Bash Shell
8 28 (4.96%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.61%) Python
10 24 (4.26%) C++
11 22 (3.90%) Scala
11 22 (3.90%) C
11 22 (3.90%) C#
12 11 (1.95%) XQuery
13 9 (1.60%) Korn
14 7 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 6 (1.06%) Jython
16 5 (0.89%) Groovy
16 5 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (7.09%) Degree
2 22 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.24%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) CCA
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.66%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.42%) Squid
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (3.55%) Puppet
2 11 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.42%) Nagios
4 7 (1.24%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.35%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.18%) Munin
8 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.18%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.18%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 184 (32.62%) Oracle
2 73 (12.94%) JBoss
3 65 (11.52%) IBM
4 56 (9.93%) TIBCO
5 54 (9.57%) Sybase
6 23 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.08%) ATG
7 20 (3.55%) Interwoven
8 19 (3.37%) Blue Martini
8 19 (3.37%) Elastic Path
9 18 (3.19%) 29West
10 14 (2.48%) Murex
11 11 (1.95%) Business Objects
11 11 (1.95%) SAP
12 10 (1.77%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.60%) webMethods
13 9 (1.60%) Fidessa
14 8 (1.42%) BEA
14 8 (1.42%) Endeca
15 7 (1.24%) Sun
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