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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 315 334 279
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -55
Contract jobs citing JMS 330 289 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.51% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 1.90% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 208
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £354
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £46.75 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £45.00

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
14870 15193 13060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.61% 26.95% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9632 9759 8160
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 228 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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 +18 274 £425 -19.04% 57
London +1 163 £473 -16.74% 35
Scotland +11 49 £375 +7.14% 5
South East +15 45 £450 +28.57% 10
City of London -12 36 £538 -10.41% 18
Glasgow -4 22 £425 +21.42%
East of England +33 18 £381 - 1
Berkshire +18 13 £450 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire -27 10 £400 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £438 - 1
Reading - 10 £425 - 2
Surrey +8 9 £280 -20.00% 5
Essex - 9 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 8 £300 -14.28% 2
Tyne and Wear +10 8 £300 -14.28% 2
North East +10 8 £300 -14.28% 2
Edinburgh -3 8 £375 -6.25% 4
Stirling -4 8 £413 +7.14%
North West -27 8 £450 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +11 6 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £600 - 1
Oxford - 6 £600 -
East Midlands - 6 £400 -
Docklands, London +4 5 £615 -8.88%
Manchester -7 5 £500 +42.85% 2
West Midlands -18 5 £425 +0.59% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £350 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £350 - 1
Belfast - 4 £350 - 1

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 503 (87.63%) Java
2 261 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (45.12%) Web Services
4 256 (44.60%) Spring
5 241 (41.99%) XML
6 228 (39.72%) Oracle
7 192 (33.45%) SQL
8 168 (29.27%) Linux
9 154 (26.83%) SOA
10 153 (26.66%) Finance
11 152 (26.48%) J2EE
12 147 (25.61%) Maven
13 139 (24.22%) SOAP
14 135 (23.52%) Banking
15 134 (23.34%) REST
16 130 (22.65%) WebLogic
17 122 (21.25%) JUnit
18 116 (20.21%) HTML
19 114 (19.86%) JavaScript
20 111 (19.34%) TDD
21 108 (18.82%) Relational Database
22 107 (18.64%) Hibernate
23 103 (17.94%) UNIX
24 102 (17.77%) Oracle Database
25 99 (17.25%) JSP
26 98 (17.07%) Scrum
27 94 (16.38%) OO
28 93 (16.20%) JDBC
29 90 (15.68%) Java EE
30 83 (14.46%) Middleware

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 130 (22.65%) WebLogic
2 75 (13.07%) WebSphere
3 65 (11.32%) JBoss
3 65 (11.32%) Tomcat
4 32 (5.57%) Mule
5 30 (5.23%) Apache
6 28 (4.88%) TIBCO EMS
6 28 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 24 (4.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (3.66%) Confluence
9 18 (3.14%) Mule ESB
10 15 (2.61%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.57%) Node.js
13 8 (1.39%) NetWeaver
13 8 (1.39%) WildFly
14 7 (1.22%) CMS
14 7 (1.22%) MQSeries
15 6 (1.05%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (1.57%) RoboHelp
1 9 (1.57%) FrameMaker
2 2 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.39%) Documaker
3 4 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.17%) Tridion
6 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.31%) GitHub
2 18 (3.14%) SaaS
3 13 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.58%) HTTP
2 27 (4.70%) AMQP
3 23 (4.01%) Internet
4 22 (3.83%) HTTPS
5 18 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.44%) SSL
7 11 (1.92%) Firewall
8 10 (1.74%) LDAP
9 9 (1.57%) SNMP
9 9 (1.57%) DMZ
10 6 (1.05%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.05%) FTP
11 5 (0.87%) SDH
11 5 (0.87%) MPLS
12 2 (0.35%) SAN
12 2 (0.35%) VPN
12 2 (0.35%) WAN
12 2 (0.35%) SMTP
12 2 (0.35%) ATM
12 2 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (18.82%) Relational Database
2 102 (17.77%) Oracle Database
3 72 (12.54%) DB2
4 54 (9.41%) SQL Server
5 51 (8.89%) RDBMS
6 41 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 34 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (5.75%) Big Data
9 28 (4.88%) Hadoop
10 26 (4.53%) MongoDB
11 18 (3.14%) MySQL
12 16 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (1.22%) Hazelcast
18 6 (1.05%) Ingres
18 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 147 (25.61%) Maven
2 122 (21.25%) JUnit
3 68 (11.85%) Eclipse
4 63 (10.98%) Ant
4 63 (10.98%) Subversion
5 54 (9.41%) Git (software)
6 42 (7.32%) JIRA
7 35 (6.10%) Cucumber
8 32 (5.57%) Jenkins
9 25 (4.36%) Selenium
10 22 (3.83%) Mockito
11 21 (3.66%) Hudson
12 20 (3.48%) CruiseControl
13 19 (3.31%) Gradle
14 18 (3.14%) Mercurial
15 13 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (1.92%) TeamCity
17 9 (1.57%) VisualVM
17 9 (1.57%) YourKit
18 7 (1.22%) jMock
General
1 153 (26.66%) Finance
2 135 (23.52%) Banking
3 50 (8.71%) Investment Banking
3 50 (8.71%) Front Office
4 21 (3.66%) Retail
5 10 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.39%) Billing
7 7 (1.22%) Advertising
7 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.22%) Legal
7 7 (1.22%) Marketing
8 5 (0.87%) Games
9 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) International Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 406 (70.73%) Developer
2 304 (52.96%) Java Developer
3 74 (12.89%) Senior Developer
4 68 (11.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (9.23%) Architect
6 23 (4.01%) Analyst
7 15 (2.61%) Lead Developer
7 15 (2.61%) Technical Leader
8 14 (2.44%) Flex Developer
9 12 (2.09%) Designer
10 11 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (1.92%) Technical Architect
11 10 (1.74%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (1.57%) Informatica Developer
12 9 (1.57%) Implementation Analyst
12 9 (1.57%) Author
12 9 (1.57%) Technical Author
12 9 (1.57%) Java Architect
12 9 (1.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (1.39%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (45.12%) Web Services
2 256 (44.60%) Spring
3 241 (41.99%) XML
4 152 (26.48%) J2EE
5 139 (24.22%) SOAP
6 134 (23.34%) REST
7 116 (20.21%) HTML
8 107 (18.64%) Hibernate
9 99 (17.25%) JSP
10 93 (16.20%) JDBC
11 90 (15.68%) Java EE
12 83 (14.46%) Middleware
13 74 (12.89%) CSS
14 71 (12.37%) Struts
15 59 (10.28%) EJB
16 58 (10.10%) XSLT
17 56 (9.76%) Servlets
17 56 (9.76%) Ajax
18 54 (9.41%) XSD
18 54 (9.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.54%) Open Source
2 68 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (6.45%) Derivative
5 35 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (5.23%) Clustering
7 23 (4.01%) Equities
8 22 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (2.79%) Fixed Income
10 12 (2.09%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.92%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.74%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.57%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.39%) DataPower
15 7 (1.22%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (29.27%) Linux
2 103 (17.94%) UNIX
3 43 (7.49%) Windows
4 40 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.74%) Solaris
6 4 (0.70%) Android
7 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (26.83%) SOA
3 111 (19.34%) TDD
4 98 (17.07%) Scrum
5 94 (16.38%) OO
6 70 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (10.98%) MVC
8 56 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 53 (9.23%) Multithreading
10 49 (8.54%) Low Latency
11 42 (7.32%) BDD
12 40 (6.97%) Software Engineering
13 32 (5.57%) UML
13 32 (5.57%) E-Commerce
14 28 (4.88%) Configuration Management
15 26 (4.53%) Data Modelling
16 25 (4.36%) ITIL
16 25 (4.36%) Web Development
16 25 (4.36%) Web Application Development
17 24 (4.18%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 503 (87.63%) Java
2 192 (33.45%) SQL
3 114 (19.86%) JavaScript
4 82 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 45 (7.84%) Perl
6 35 (6.10%) Shell Script
7 27 (4.70%) C#
7 27 (4.70%) XPath
8 25 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 25 (4.36%) Python
9 18 (3.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 15 (2.61%) XQuery
11 13 (2.26%) C++
12 12 (2.09%) Scala
13 7 (1.22%) Ruby
13 7 (1.22%) Korn
13 7 (1.22%) C
14 5 (0.87%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.70%) Degree
3 23 (4.01%) DV Cleared
4 20 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.87%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.87%) MCPD
7 4 (0.70%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.52%) HND
9 2 (0.35%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.88%) QA
2 11 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Basel III
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) GridGain
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (4.01%) Vagrant
2 19 (3.31%) Puppet
3 17 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (2.26%) CloudHub
5 12 (2.09%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.87%) Control-M
7 2 (0.35%) OpenView
7 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 228 (39.72%) Oracle
2 51 (8.89%) IBM
3 44 (7.67%) Red Hat
3 44 (7.67%) TIBCO
4 34 (5.92%) Sybase
5 29 (5.05%) Atlassian
6 26 (4.53%) 29West
7 23 (4.01%) SAP
8 20 (3.48%) Informatica
9 19 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.26%) MuleSoft
11 12 (2.09%) Microsoft
12 11 (1.92%) BEA
12 11 (1.92%) Remedy
13 10 (1.74%) Software AG
14 9 (1.57%) WorldPay
15 8 (1.39%) Atomikos
15 8 (1.39%) Axway
15 8 (1.39%) HP
16 7 (1.22%) Intel
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