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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 335 337 287
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -50
Contract jobs citing JMS 313 266 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 1.82% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 172 176
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £46.75 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.86% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+29.86% -20.00%

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
14705 14615 12634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 27.75% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9670 7937
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 186 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +33 274 £438 -7.89% 68
London +7 155 £500 -6.97% 41
South East +34 55 £450 +12.50% 13
City of London -12 48 £550 -4.55% 18
Scotland +1 38 £375 +7.14% 7
Berkshire +12 16 £450 +9.09% 2
East of England +8 15 £375 - 3
Glasgow -9 15 £400 +14.28% 2
Reading - 14 £450 - 1
North East -4 13 £300 -14.28% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 12 £300 -14.28% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 12 £300 -14.28% 1
Surrey +6 11 - - 9
Buckinghamshire - 11 £370 - 2
Milton Keynes - 10 £369 - 2
Yorkshire -32 9 £400 +22.13% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £500 -
Oxford - 9 £500 -
Stirling +2 8 £413 +7.14%
North West -24 8 £400 +8.47% 6
Edinburgh 0 7 £375 +3.44% 5
North Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
West Midlands -4 6 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 6 £419 - 1
Harrogate - 6 £400 -
Essex - 6 £375 -
Hampshire - 6 £413 -
Watford -5 5 £388 -
East Midlands -8 4 £400 -
Manchester -16 4 £500 +42.85% 6

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 490 (85.22%) Java
2 258 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (44.70%) Spring
4 250 (43.48%) Web Services
5 241 (41.91%) XML
6 225 (39.13%) Oracle
7 204 (35.48%) SQL
8 172 (29.91%) Linux
9 167 (29.04%) J2EE
10 157 (27.30%) SOA
11 140 (24.35%) Finance
12 139 (24.17%) JUnit
13 136 (23.65%) Maven
14 129 (22.43%) WebLogic
15 122 (21.22%) SOAP
16 121 (21.04%) Banking
17 115 (20.00%) TDD
17 115 (20.00%) REST
18 113 (19.65%) HTML
19 111 (19.30%) Scrum
20 109 (18.96%) Relational Database
21 108 (18.78%) JavaScript
21 108 (18.78%) Hibernate
22 105 (18.26%) OO
23 102 (17.74%) UNIX
23 102 (17.74%) JSP
24 99 (17.22%) Oracle Database
25 95 (16.52%) JDBC
25 95 (16.52%) Java EE
26 84 (14.61%) PL/SQL

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 129 (22.43%) WebLogic
2 72 (12.52%) WebSphere
3 71 (12.35%) JBoss
4 50 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 28 (4.87%) Mule
6 27 (4.70%) Apache
7 26 (4.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 25 (4.35%) Confluence
9 22 (3.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 22 (3.83%) Oracle Service Bus
10 17 (2.96%) Mule ESB
10 17 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (2.43%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.39%) AquaLogic
13 8 (1.39%) NetWeaver
13 8 (1.39%) WildFly
14 7 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (1.04%) CMS
15 6 (1.04%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (2.09%) FrameMaker
1 12 (2.09%) RoboHelp
2 3 (0.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.43%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.04%) Documaker
3 5 (0.87%) Tridion
4 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.13%) SaaS
2 17 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.78%) GitHub
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.35%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.61%) HTTP
2 27 (4.70%) Internet
3 26 (4.52%) AMQP
4 24 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.48%) HTTPS
6 14 (2.43%) SSL
7 12 (2.09%) LDAP
8 10 (1.74%) Firewall
9 9 (1.57%) DMZ
10 8 (1.39%) SNMP
11 7 (1.22%) FTP
12 3 (0.52%) SMTP
13 2 (0.35%) NAS
13 2 (0.35%) ATM
13 2 (0.35%) VPN
13 2 (0.35%) SAN
14 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 1 (0.17%) MQTT
14 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.96%) Relational Database
2 99 (17.22%) Oracle Database
3 77 (13.39%) DB2
4 58 (10.09%) SQL Server
5 56 (9.74%) RDBMS
6 42 (7.30%) Big Data
7 41 (7.13%) NoSQL
8 32 (5.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 31 (5.39%) MongoDB
10 25 (4.35%) Hadoop
11 19 (3.30%) MySQL
12 15 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (1.04%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 139 (24.17%) JUnit
2 136 (23.65%) Maven
3 81 (14.09%) Eclipse
4 76 (13.22%) Ant
5 73 (12.70%) Subversion
6 57 (9.91%) Git (software)
7 39 (6.78%) JIRA
8 38 (6.61%) Jenkins
9 28 (4.87%) Cucumber
10 24 (4.17%) Gradle
11 21 (3.65%) Selenium
12 20 (3.48%) Mercurial
13 19 (3.30%) Hudson
14 18 (3.13%) Mockito
15 15 (2.61%) CruiseControl
16 12 (2.09%) TeamCity
16 12 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (1.91%) VisualVM
17 11 (1.91%) YourKit
18 9 (1.57%) NUnit
General
1 140 (24.35%) Finance
2 121 (21.04%) Banking
3 55 (9.57%) Investment Banking
4 46 (8.00%) Front Office
5 20 (3.48%) Retail
6 9 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.39%) Advertising
8 7 (1.22%) Marketing
9 6 (1.04%) Billing
10 5 (0.87%) Games
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.52%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (71.13%) Developer
2 299 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 72 (12.52%) Senior Developer
4 64 (11.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 57 (9.91%) Architect
6 22 (3.83%) Analyst
7 17 (2.96%) Designer
8 16 (2.78%) Lead Developer
9 14 (2.43%) Flex Developer
10 13 (2.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (2.09%) Technical Author
11 12 (2.09%) Author
12 11 (1.91%) Consultant
12 11 (1.91%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (1.91%) Informatica Developer
12 11 (1.91%) Lead Java Developer
12 11 (1.91%) Technical Leader
13 10 (1.74%) Java Architect
13 10 (1.74%) Technical Architect
13 10 (1.74%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (44.70%) Spring
2 250 (43.48%) Web Services
3 241 (41.91%) XML
4 167 (29.04%) J2EE
5 122 (21.22%) SOAP
6 115 (20.00%) REST
7 113 (19.65%) HTML
8 108 (18.78%) Hibernate
9 102 (17.74%) JSP
10 95 (16.52%) JDBC
10 95 (16.52%) Java EE
11 81 (14.09%) Middleware
12 76 (13.22%) Struts
13 73 (12.70%) EJB
14 69 (12.00%) CSS
15 63 (10.96%) Servlets
16 62 (10.78%) XSLT
17 60 (10.43%) Ajax
18 55 (9.57%) JPA
19 52 (9.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (5.57%) Clustering
4 28 (4.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (3.83%) Equities
6 16 (2.78%) Derivative
7 14 (2.43%) DataPower
8 13 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (2.09%) Fixed Income
9 12 (2.09%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.22%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
13 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.04%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.91%) Linux
2 102 (17.74%) UNIX
3 47 (8.17%) Windows
4 43 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.96%) Solaris
6 6 (1.04%) HPUX
7 5 (0.87%) AIX
8 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.52%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.30%) SOA
3 115 (20.00%) TDD
4 111 (19.30%) Scrum
5 105 (18.26%) OO
6 75 (13.04%) Open Source
7 73 (12.70%) SDLC
8 66 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (10.43%) MVC
10 57 (9.91%) Multithreading
11 52 (9.04%) Unit Testing
12 47 (8.17%) Low Latency
13 42 (7.30%) UML
14 41 (7.13%) Software Engineering
15 39 (6.78%) BDD
16 34 (5.91%) Configuration Management
17 33 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (4.87%) E-Commerce
18 28 (4.87%) OOD
19 25 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 490 (85.22%) Java
2 204 (35.48%) SQL
3 108 (18.78%) JavaScript
4 84 (14.61%) PL/SQL
5 42 (7.30%) Perl
6 34 (5.91%) Shell Script
7 32 (5.57%) XPath
8 26 (4.52%) Python
8 26 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 25 (4.35%) C#
10 22 (3.83%) Scala
11 20 (3.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 16 (2.78%) C++
13 15 (2.61%) XQuery
14 9 (1.57%) Ruby
15 7 (1.22%) C
16 6 (1.04%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
17 5 (0.87%) Korn
18 4 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 21 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.30%) Degree
5 6 (1.04%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.87%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.52%) HND
7 3 (0.52%) MCPD
8 2 (0.35%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.35%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.22%) QA
2 9 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) Basel III
3 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) NFS
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 19 (3.30%) Puppet
1 19 (3.30%) Vagrant
2 16 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (2.26%) CloudHub
4 11 (1.91%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.87%) Control-M
6 4 (0.70%) OpenView
7 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 225 (39.13%) Oracle
2 61 (10.61%) IBM
3 46 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 37 (6.43%) TIBCO
5 35 (6.09%) Sybase
6 31 (5.39%) Atlassian
7 27 (4.70%) Informatica
8 24 (4.17%) SAP
9 20 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.43%) Microsoft
11 13 (2.26%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.74%) HP
12 10 (1.74%) Software AG
13 9 (1.57%) Remedy
14 8 (1.39%) Intel
14 8 (1.39%) Business Objects
15 7 (1.22%) WorldPay
15 7 (1.22%) Pega
15 7 (1.22%) Axway
16 6 (1.04%) Endeca
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago