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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 317 278 294
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +16
Contract jobs citing JMS 325 343 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 2.27% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 190 219
Average daily rate
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£439 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.48%

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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -27 290 £450 -5.26% 63
London -20 179 £495 -1.00% 44
City of London +9 65 £475 -9.52% 20
Scotland -31 28 £375 -6.25% 8
North West +11 26 £439 +25.42% 7
South East -8 23 £400 - 4
Glasgow -21 23 £388 -13.88% 8
Manchester +5 17 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England -12 13 £350 - 5
South West -21 12 £300 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +19 11 £463 +5.71%
Berkshire 0 11 £475 +15.15% 1
West Midlands -8 9 £388 -6.06%
Warwickshire - 8 - -
Hertfordshire -12 7 £295 - 2
Hampshire -15 7 £394 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £200 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £425 -
Cheshire +3 6 £439 +13.29%
Nottingham - 6 - -
Reading +13 4 - -
Surrey +5 4 £900 +140.00% 1
Edinburgh -9 4 £363 -
Watford -3 3 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 3 £290 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £390 - 1
Salford - 3 £313 - 2
Norwich - 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke +18 1 £310 -11.42% 1

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 493 (83.00%) Java
2 269 (45.29%) Spring
3 223 (37.54%) Oracle
4 218 (36.70%) Web Services
5 203 (34.18%) XML
6 187 (31.48%) Finance
7 171 (28.79%) SQL
8 156 (26.26%) J2EE
8 156 (26.26%) SOA
9 154 (25.93%) SOAP
10 145 (24.41%) JavaScript
10 145 (24.41%) Hibernate
11 144 (24.24%) REST
12 143 (24.07%) Maven
13 142 (23.91%) Banking
14 140 (23.57%) JUnit
15 129 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
16 127 (21.38%) Linux
16 127 (21.38%) OO
17 123 (20.71%) UNIX
18 118 (19.87%) WebLogic
18 118 (19.87%) WebSphere
19 111 (18.69%) Java EE
20 109 (18.35%) JSP
20 109 (18.35%) Middleware
21 108 (18.18%) TDD
22 107 (18.01%) JDBC
23 103 (17.34%) HTML
24 98 (16.50%) Relational Database
25 96 (16.16%) JBoss

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 118 (19.87%) WebLogic
1 118 (19.87%) WebSphere
2 56 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 50 (8.42%) Apache
3 50 (8.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (4.88%) MQSeries
5 28 (4.71%) Oracle Service Bus
6 24 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
8 18 (3.03%) Confluence
9 17 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 17 (2.86%) CMS
10 16 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 15 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (2.19%) IIS
13 11 (1.85%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.68%) AquaLogic
15 9 (1.52%) NetWeaver
15 9 (1.52%) Mule
16 8 (1.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.67%) MS Project
2 4 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (3.37%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (2.53%) Documaker
2 15 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
4 8 (1.35%) Tridion
5 5 (0.84%) Murex MxG2000
5 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.17%) Brady Trinity
8 1 (0.17%) Global One
8 1 (0.17%) RMDS
8 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) SaaS
2 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) IaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 79 (13.30%) HTTP
2 45 (7.58%) SSL
3 41 (6.90%) Internet
4 26 (4.38%) HTTPS
5 14 (2.36%) FTP
6 9 (1.52%) LDAP
6 9 (1.52%) AMQP
7 6 (1.01%) DSL
8 4 (0.67%) Firewall
9 3 (0.51%) SNMP
9 3 (0.51%) DMZ
10 2 (0.34%) Intranet
10 2 (0.34%) SMTP
11 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.50%) Relational Database
2 78 (13.13%) Oracle Database
3 55 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 44 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 38 (6.40%) NoSQL
6 37 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 33 (5.56%) DB2
9 26 (4.38%) MySQL
10 17 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 15 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (1.35%) RavenDB
12 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
16 4 (0.67%) Big Data
16 4 (0.67%) Redis
16 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 143 (24.07%) Maven
2 140 (23.57%) JUnit
3 61 (10.27%) Subversion
4 59 (9.93%) Ant
5 57 (9.60%) Eclipse
6 49 (8.25%) JIRA
7 34 (5.72%) Selenium
8 33 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 30 (5.05%) Jenkins
10 26 (4.38%) CruiseControl
11 23 (3.87%) Hudson
12 19 (3.20%) TeamCity
13 18 (3.03%) Mockito
14 17 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (2.86%) Log4j
15 15 (2.53%) Gradle
15 15 (2.53%) jMock
16 10 (1.68%) Cucumber
16 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.52%) FitNesse
General
1 187 (31.48%) Finance
2 142 (23.91%) Banking
3 79 (13.30%) Front Office
4 76 (12.79%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.06%) Retail
6 31 (5.22%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.70%) Billing
8 19 (3.20%) Back Office
9 17 (2.86%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.19%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.68%) Games
12 8 (1.35%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.18%) Advertising
14 5 (0.84%) Marketing
15 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.34%) Electronics
16 1 (0.17%) Automotive
16 1 (0.17%) Legal
16 1 (0.17%) Military
16 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 402 (67.68%) Developer
2 324 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 78 (13.13%) Architect
4 62 (10.44%) Senior Developer
5 52 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (5.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 24 (4.04%) Consultant
8 20 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (3.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 19 (3.20%) Software Engineer
10 15 (2.53%) Designer
11 13 (2.19%) Java Architect
12 11 (1.85%) Front Office Developer
12 11 (1.85%) Software Developer
12 11 (1.85%) Integration Architect
12 11 (1.85%) Team Leader
12 11 (1.85%) Oracle Consultant
12 11 (1.85%) Java Team Leader
13 10 (1.68%) Development Team Leader
13 10 (1.68%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (45.29%) Spring
2 218 (36.70%) Web Services
3 203 (34.18%) XML
4 156 (26.26%) J2EE
5 154 (25.93%) SOAP
6 145 (24.41%) Hibernate
7 144 (24.24%) REST
8 111 (18.69%) Java EE
9 109 (18.35%) JSP
9 109 (18.35%) Middleware
10 107 (18.01%) JDBC
11 103 (17.34%) HTML
12 80 (13.47%) XSLT
13 72 (12.12%) Struts
14 69 (11.62%) CSS
14 69 (11.62%) JPA
15 63 (10.61%) jQuery
16 59 (9.93%) EJB
17 54 (9.09%) Ajax
18 51 (8.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 34 (5.72%) Mathematics
3 28 (4.71%) Fixed Income
3 28 (4.71%) Open Source
4 20 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.53%) Web 2.0
6 12 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 12 (2.02%) Clustering
7 11 (1.85%) Derivative
8 10 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.52%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.35%) iPad
10 8 (1.35%) GIS
11 7 (1.18%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.18%) Equities
11 7 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 127 (21.38%) Linux
2 123 (20.71%) UNIX
3 52 (8.75%) Windows
4 22 (3.70%) Solaris
5 19 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.69%) HPUX
7 11 (1.85%) Android
8 8 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.26%) SOA
2 129 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (21.38%) OO
4 108 (18.18%) TDD
5 96 (16.16%) Scrum
6 94 (15.82%) UML
7 80 (13.47%) MVC
8 69 (11.62%) Unit Testing
8 69 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (10.61%) Multithreading
10 61 (10.27%) Content Management
11 49 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 43 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 40 (6.73%) Configuration Management
13 40 (6.73%) ITIL
14 32 (5.39%) OOD
15 30 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
16 29 (4.88%) Low Latency
17 27 (4.55%) Pair Programming
17 27 (4.55%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 493 (83.00%) Java
2 171 (28.79%) SQL
3 145 (24.41%) JavaScript
4 57 (9.60%) PL/SQL
5 56 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 44 (7.41%) C#
7 42 (7.07%) Perl
7 42 (7.07%) Bash Shell
8 32 (5.39%) Python
9 31 (5.22%) XPath
10 26 (4.38%) C++
10 26 (4.38%) Groovy
11 23 (3.87%) Jython
12 21 (3.54%) Scala
13 20 (3.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 15 (2.53%) C
14 15 (2.53%) XQuery
15 13 (2.19%) Korn
16 10 (1.68%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (9.43%) Degree
2 37 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.35%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 7 (1.18%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.01%) BC Cleared
7 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.67%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.58%) QA
2 15 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.03%) Puppet
2 17 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 15 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.01%) CA LISA
5 6 (1.01%) Capistrano
5 6 (1.01%) Nagios
6 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.67%) YUM
7 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.34%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) Netcool
8 1 (0.17%) Control-M
8 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 223 (37.54%) Oracle
2 96 (16.16%) JBoss
3 73 (12.29%) IBM
4 42 (7.07%) Sybase
5 35 (5.89%) TIBCO
6 29 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 24 (4.04%) 29West
8 23 (3.87%) SAP
9 21 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.03%) Software AG
11 16 (2.69%) Murex
11 16 (2.69%) ATG
11 16 (2.69%) Remedy
12 15 (2.53%) Bloomberg
12 15 (2.53%) Interwoven
13 14 (2.36%) Siebel
14 11 (1.85%) Sun
14 11 (1.85%) Endeca
15 10 (1.68%) Atlassian
15 10 (1.68%) Fidessa
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