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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 313 326 283
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -43
Contract jobs citing JMS 345 287 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.55% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.88% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 161 207
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%

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
15599 15235 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 29.11% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10438 9919 8959
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 283 371
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £46.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +18 315 £475 +2.70% 53
London +43 202 £508 +1.50% 35
South East -11 49 £475 +26.66% 9
City of London -4 46 £564 +2.50% 15
North West +10 28 £333 +16.66% 4
Scotland -9 23 £375 -10.71% 1
Manchester +10 22 £325 +2.36% 4
Glasgow -6 18 £413 -8.33%
Berkshire +14 14 £406 +16.07% 2
Hampshire -25 10 £350 -6.66% 2
Salford - 8 £313 -
East Midlands +3 7 £450 +28.57%
West Midlands -8 6 £375 - 1
East of England -24 6 £488 +8.33% 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £450 -
Northampton - 6 £450 -
Reading +16 5 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £488 - 1
Edinburgh -6 4 £375 -10.71% 1
Bracknell +3 3 £475 +35.61% 1
Hertfordshire -21 3 £450 -
Norfolk - 3 £525 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 - 1
Norwich - 3 £525 - 2
Cheshire +11 2 £400 +45.45%
South West -28 2 - -
Watford -3 1 - -
Basingstoke -7 1 £310 -14.48%
Surrey -7 1 - - 2

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 552 (84.02%) Java
2 315 (47.95%) Spring
3 277 (42.16%) XML
4 267 (40.64%) Oracle
5 266 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (34.86%) Web Services
7 218 (33.18%) SOA
8 196 (29.83%) Finance
9 189 (28.77%) SQL
10 179 (27.25%) Linux
11 178 (27.09%) J2EE
12 160 (24.35%) JavaScript
13 148 (22.53%) SOAP
14 147 (22.37%) OO
15 145 (22.07%) Maven
16 142 (21.61%) WebSphere
17 140 (21.31%) Middleware
18 137 (20.85%) Banking
19 136 (20.70%) Hibernate
20 133 (20.24%) WebLogic
20 133 (20.24%) REST
21 132 (20.09%) UNIX
22 130 (19.79%) HTTP
23 125 (19.03%) TDD
24 120 (18.26%) JUnit
25 118 (17.96%) Scrum
26 117 (17.81%) HTML
27 111 (16.89%) JSP
28 105 (15.98%) CSS
28 105 (15.98%) JDBC

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 142 (21.61%) WebSphere
2 133 (20.24%) WebLogic
3 88 (13.39%) JBoss
4 78 (11.87%) Tomcat
5 70 (10.65%) Apache
6 57 (8.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 47 (7.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (5.02%) Oracle Service Bus
9 28 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 25 (3.81%) WebLogic Portal
10 25 (3.81%) CMS
11 22 (3.35%) MQSeries
12 21 (3.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 18 (2.74%) WebSphere Process Server
13 18 (2.74%) IIS
14 16 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
15 15 (2.28%) SharePoint
16 14 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
17 13 (1.98%) Confluence
17 13 (1.98%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.37%) MS Project
2 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 45 (6.85%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (3.20%) Documaker
3 20 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
4 13 (1.98%) Oracle FAH
5 9 (1.37%) Murex MxG2000
6 3 (0.46%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) Brady Trinity
8 1 (0.15%) RMDS
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.76%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (19.79%) HTTP
2 76 (11.57%) SSL
3 32 (4.87%) HTTPS
4 28 (4.26%) Internet
5 18 (2.74%) LDAP
6 14 (2.13%) AMQP
7 13 (1.98%) SNMP
8 12 (1.83%) FTP
9 8 (1.22%) DSL
10 6 (0.91%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.76%) SDH
11 5 (0.76%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.76%) MPLS
11 5 (0.76%) Firewall
12 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.30%) MQTT
12 2 (0.30%) IPv4
12 2 (0.30%) IPv6
12 2 (0.30%) DMZ
12 2 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (15.37%) Relational Database
2 95 (14.46%) Oracle Database
3 59 (8.98%) SQL Server
4 39 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (5.78%) RDBMS
6 35 (5.33%) NoSQL
7 34 (5.18%) DB2
8 24 (3.65%) MySQL
9 23 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 23 (3.50%) Oracle ODI
10 22 (3.35%) MongoDB
11 21 (3.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 15 (2.28%) Hazelcast
13 13 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
16 6 (0.91%) Big Data
17 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
17 5 (0.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 145 (22.07%) Maven
2 120 (18.26%) JUnit
3 55 (8.37%) Ant
4 54 (8.22%) JIRA
4 54 (8.22%) Subversion
5 48 (7.31%) Eclipse
6 46 (7.00%) Selenium
7 33 (5.02%) Mockito
8 32 (4.87%) Hudson
9 30 (4.57%) Git (software)
10 28 (4.26%) Jenkins
11 26 (3.96%) CruiseControl
12 21 (3.20%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.44%) TeamCity
14 15 (2.28%) Gradle
15 14 (2.13%) jMock
16 10 (1.52%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.52%) FitNesse
17 9 (1.37%) NUnit
17 9 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 196 (29.83%) Finance
2 137 (20.85%) Banking
3 81 (12.33%) Front Office
4 70 (10.65%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.41%) Retail
6 28 (4.26%) Billing
7 24 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 23 (3.50%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.98%) Back Office
10 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.91%) Games
12 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.61%) Legal
13 4 (0.61%) Marketing
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
15 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.30%) Automotive
15 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Electronics
16 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 425 (64.69%) Developer
2 321 (48.86%) Java Developer
3 76 (11.57%) Architect
4 62 (9.44%) Senior Developer
5 50 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (6.09%) Software Engineer
7 33 (5.02%) Consultant
8 31 (4.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 20 (3.04%) Java Architect
10 17 (2.59%) Technical Leader
11 16 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
12 15 (2.28%) Front Office Developer
13 14 (2.13%) Software Developer
14 13 (1.98%) C# Developer
14 13 (1.98%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (1.98%) Designer
15 12 (1.83%) Middleware Engineer
15 12 (1.83%) J2EE Developer
16 11 (1.67%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (47.95%) Spring
2 277 (42.16%) XML
3 229 (34.86%) Web Services
4 178 (27.09%) J2EE
5 148 (22.53%) SOAP
6 140 (21.31%) Middleware
7 136 (20.70%) Hibernate
8 133 (20.24%) REST
9 117 (17.81%) HTML
10 111 (16.89%) JSP
11 105 (15.98%) CSS
11 105 (15.98%) JDBC
12 101 (15.37%) Java EE
13 99 (15.07%) XSLT
14 82 (12.48%) jQuery
15 79 (12.02%) Ajax
16 72 (10.96%) Struts
17 70 (10.65%) WSDL
18 68 (10.35%) Servlets
19 55 (8.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (5.48%) Open Source
4 26 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.04%) Mathematics
6 20 (3.04%) Data Integration
7 19 (2.89%) Derivative
8 18 (2.74%) Fixed Income
9 17 (2.59%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.13%) Clustering
11 13 (1.98%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.67%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.52%) User Experience
13 10 (1.52%) GIS
13 10 (1.52%) Equities
13 10 (1.52%) Web 2.0
13 10 (1.52%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.37%) Credit Risk
14 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 179 (27.25%) Linux
2 132 (20.09%) UNIX
3 67 (10.20%) Windows
4 41 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.59%) Android
6 14 (2.13%) Solaris
7 7 (1.07%) AIX
8 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.76%) HPUX
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) SUSE
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (33.18%) SOA
3 147 (22.37%) OO
4 125 (19.03%) TDD
5 118 (17.96%) Scrum
6 95 (14.46%) UML
7 90 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (12.48%) MVC
9 81 (12.33%) Multithreading
10 78 (11.87%) Unit Testing
11 75 (11.42%) Software Engineering
12 57 (8.68%) ITIL
13 43 (6.54%) Content Management
14 42 (6.39%) E-Commerce
15 41 (6.24%) SysML
16 40 (6.09%) TOGAF
16 40 (6.09%) OOD
17 39 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
18 37 (5.63%) Low Latency
19 36 (5.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 552 (84.02%) Java
2 189 (28.77%) SQL
3 160 (24.35%) JavaScript
4 65 (9.89%) C#
5 61 (9.28%) Shell Script
6 60 (9.13%) PL/SQL
7 55 (8.37%) Bash Shell
8 45 (6.85%) XPath
9 44 (6.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 41 (6.24%) Perl
11 40 (6.09%) Jython
12 36 (5.48%) Python
12 36 (5.48%) C++
13 29 (4.41%) XQuery
14 28 (4.26%) Groovy
15 23 (3.50%) Scala
16 21 (3.20%) Korn
17 16 (2.44%) C
18 11 (1.67%) C-shell
19 8 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (8.98%) Degree
2 43 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.22%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 8 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.07%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.76%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.61%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.15%) MCPD
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.46%) QA
2 21 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.30%) Firmware
2 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (6.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 34 (5.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 27 (4.11%) Puppet
4 11 (1.67%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.91%) CA LISA
7 4 (0.61%) OpenView
7 4 (0.61%) Nagios
7 4 (0.61%) YUM
7 4 (0.61%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.30%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.15%) Netcool
9 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.15%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 267 (40.64%) Oracle
2 80 (12.18%) IBM
3 61 (9.28%) TIBCO
4 57 (8.68%) Sybase
5 43 (6.54%) Red Hat
6 34 (5.18%) 29West
7 31 (4.72%) Microsoft
8 24 (3.65%) Remedy
9 23 (3.50%) Informatica
10 22 (3.35%) Software AG
11 20 (3.04%) SAP
12 19 (2.89%) HP
13 18 (2.74%) Siebel
14 17 (2.59%) Google
15 12 (1.83%) Murex
15 12 (1.83%) Bloomberg
16 11 (1.67%) ESRI
16 11 (1.67%) Perforce
17 10 (1.52%) Endeca
17 10 (1.52%) Atlassian
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