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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 326 329 288
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Contract jobs citing JMS 311 273 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 1.86% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 162 193
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
15194 14688 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.69% 28.34% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 9494 8963
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 173 281 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -10 274 £495 +4.21% 60
London +41 186 £550 +4.76% 34
City of London +15 49 £575 - 16
South East -24 43 £488 +30.00% 10
Scotland -5 32 £383 -4.37% 2
Glasgow -1 20 £413 -8.33% 1
North West +8 19 £345 +25.45% 5
Manchester 0 14 £333 - 4
Berkshire +4 10 £325 -7.20% 2
Edinburgh -3 9 £375 +36.98%
Hampshire -24 8 £350 -3.44% 1
East Midlands +3 7 £450 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -12 6 £381 -19.73% 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £450 - 1
Northampton - 6 £450 -
Reading +15 5 £325 - 1
Bracknell -5 5 - - 1
Salford - 4 £290 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £550 - 1
East of England -16 3 £488 +11.42% 3
Cheshire +11 2 £400 +45.45% 1
Hertfordshire -12 2 £450 +2.85% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Norfolk +6 1 £525 +64.06% 2
Norwich +4 1 £525 +64.06% 2
Southampton -4 1 £335 -10.66% 1
Surrey -7 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £438 - 2
Guildford - 1 - -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 547 (85.20%) Java
2 302 (47.04%) Spring
3 277 (43.15%) XML
4 272 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 260 (40.50%) Oracle
6 220 (34.27%) Web Services
7 206 (32.09%) SOA
8 197 (30.69%) Finance
9 194 (30.22%) SQL
10 187 (29.13%) Linux
11 170 (26.48%) J2EE
12 163 (25.39%) JavaScript
13 153 (23.83%) Maven
14 150 (23.36%) OO
15 145 (22.59%) SOAP
16 138 (21.50%) WebSphere
17 137 (21.34%) Banking
18 136 (21.18%) REST
19 131 (20.40%) UNIX
20 129 (20.09%) WebLogic
21 128 (19.94%) Middleware
22 127 (19.78%) Hibernate
23 125 (19.47%) TDD
23 125 (19.47%) HTML
24 124 (19.31%) HTTP
25 113 (17.60%) Scrum
26 112 (17.45%) JSP
27 111 (17.29%) JUnit
28 107 (16.67%) CSS
29 100 (15.58%) Relational Database

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 138 (21.50%) WebSphere
2 129 (20.09%) WebLogic
3 85 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 74 (11.53%) JBoss
5 66 (10.28%) Apache
6 50 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 41 (6.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (4.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 28 (4.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 25 (3.89%) WebLogic Portal
11 24 (3.74%) CMS
12 21 (3.27%) MQSeries
13 18 (2.80%) TIBCO EMS
13 18 (2.80%) Oracle Coherence
13 18 (2.80%) WebSphere Process Server
14 17 (2.65%) IIS
15 15 (2.34%) SharePoint
15 15 (2.34%) Apache ServiceMix
16 14 (2.18%) Node.js
17 13 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (1.40%) MS Project
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 46 (7.17%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (3.43%) Documaker
3 13 (2.02%) BusinessWorks
3 13 (2.02%) Oracle FAH
4 12 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (1.40%) Murex MxG2000
6 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.47%) GitHub
3 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (19.31%) HTTP
2 75 (11.68%) SSL
3 33 (5.14%) HTTPS
4 21 (3.27%) Internet
5 18 (2.80%) LDAP
6 15 (2.34%) AMQP
7 13 (2.02%) SNMP
8 8 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.25%) SDH
8 8 (1.25%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.25%) MPLS
8 8 (1.25%) DSL
9 6 (0.93%) Firewall
10 4 (0.62%) FTP
11 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.31%) MQTT
11 2 (0.31%) IPv4
11 2 (0.31%) IPv6
11 2 (0.31%) DNS
11 2 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (15.58%) Relational Database
2 90 (14.02%) Oracle Database
3 55 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 38 (5.92%) RDBMS
5 37 (5.76%) DB2
6 33 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (3.74%) Oracle ODI
7 24 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (3.58%) MySQL
9 21 (3.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 19 (2.96%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.80%) Hazelcast
12 14 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.40%) Sybase ASE
15 8 (1.25%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.25%) Big Data
16 5 (0.78%) JasperReports
16 5 (0.78%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 153 (23.83%) Maven
2 111 (17.29%) JUnit
3 58 (9.03%) Subversion
4 57 (8.88%) JIRA
4 57 (8.88%) Ant
5 47 (7.32%) Selenium
5 47 (7.32%) Eclipse
6 37 (5.76%) Git (software)
7 36 (5.61%) Mockito
8 29 (4.52%) Hudson
8 29 (4.52%) Jenkins
9 25 (3.89%) CruiseControl
9 25 (3.89%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.49%) Gradle
11 11 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.71%) jMock
12 10 (1.56%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.40%) FitNesse
14 8 (1.25%) Gerrit
General
1 197 (30.69%) Finance
2 137 (21.34%) Banking
3 75 (11.68%) Front Office
4 60 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.67%) Retail
6 26 (4.05%) Billing
7 23 (3.58%) Financial Institution
8 22 (3.43%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.40%) Back Office
10 7 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.78%) Legal
12 4 (0.62%) Marketing
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.47%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) Games
15 1 (0.16%) German Language
15 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 416 (64.80%) Developer
2 313 (48.75%) Java Developer
3 69 (10.75%) Architect
4 60 (9.35%) Senior Developer
5 50 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (6.07%) Software Engineer
7 30 (4.67%) Consultant
8 24 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 20 (3.12%) Technical Leader
10 19 (2.96%) Java Architect
11 16 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.34%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.18%) Oracle Consultant
14 13 (2.02%) C# Developer
14 13 (2.02%) Front Office Developer
14 13 (2.02%) Designer
15 12 (1.87%) Middleware Engineer
16 10 (1.56%) Java Engineer
16 10 (1.56%) Web Developer
16 10 (1.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (47.04%) Spring
2 277 (43.15%) XML
3 220 (34.27%) Web Services
4 170 (26.48%) J2EE
5 145 (22.59%) SOAP
6 136 (21.18%) REST
7 128 (19.94%) Middleware
8 127 (19.78%) Hibernate
9 125 (19.47%) HTML
10 112 (17.45%) JSP
11 107 (16.67%) CSS
12 99 (15.42%) JDBC
13 97 (15.11%) XSLT
14 89 (13.86%) Java EE
15 83 (12.93%) Ajax
16 73 (11.37%) Struts
17 70 (10.90%) jQuery
18 69 (10.75%) Servlets
19 65 (10.12%) WSDL
20 58 (9.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (5.92%) Open Source
4 33 (5.14%) Derivative
5 27 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.12%) Data Integration
8 17 (2.65%) Mathematics
8 17 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.49%) Clustering
10 15 (2.34%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.71%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.71%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.56%) Web 2.0
13 9 (1.40%) Equities
13 9 (1.40%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.40%) GIS
13 9 (1.40%) User Experience
14 8 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 187 (29.13%) Linux
2 131 (20.40%) UNIX
3 67 (10.44%) Windows
4 40 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.65%) Android
6 14 (2.18%) Solaris
7 7 (1.09%) AIX
8 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.78%) HPUX
10 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (32.09%) SOA
3 150 (23.36%) OO
4 125 (19.47%) TDD
5 113 (17.60%) Scrum
6 87 (13.55%) UML
7 86 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (12.46%) MVC
8 80 (12.46%) Software Engineering
9 77 (11.99%) Multithreading
10 75 (11.68%) Unit Testing
11 61 (9.50%) ITIL
12 47 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 45 (7.01%) Content Management
14 41 (6.39%) SysML
15 40 (6.23%) TOGAF
15 40 (6.23%) OOD
16 36 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
17 35 (5.45%) OOP
18 34 (5.30%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 547 (85.20%) Java
2 194 (30.22%) SQL
3 163 (25.39%) JavaScript
4 65 (10.12%) PL/SQL
5 63 (9.81%) C#
6 55 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 55 (8.57%) Bash Shell
7 45 (7.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 44 (6.85%) Perl
9 40 (6.23%) Jython
10 39 (6.07%) XPath
11 38 (5.92%) Python
12 36 (5.61%) C++
13 25 (3.89%) Scala
14 21 (3.27%) XQuery
15 19 (2.96%) Korn
15 19 (2.96%) Groovy
16 13 (2.02%) C
17 11 (1.71%) C-shell
18 10 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (8.72%) Degree
2 46 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.09%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.78%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.62%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 4 (0.62%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.47%) MCPD
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.16%) RHCE
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.48%) QA
2 22 (3.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.78%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (3.74%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.31%) HDFS
2 2 (0.31%) Firmware
2 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (6.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 36 (5.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 28 (4.36%) Puppet
4 13 (2.02%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.93%) CA LISA
7 4 (0.62%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.62%) YUM
7 4 (0.62%) OpenView
7 4 (0.62%) Nagios
8 2 (0.31%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.16%) Netcool
9 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 260 (40.50%) Oracle
2 82 (12.77%) IBM
3 64 (9.97%) TIBCO
4 57 (8.88%) Sybase
5 42 (6.54%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.52%) 29West
7 27 (4.21%) Microsoft
8 25 (3.89%) Remedy
8 25 (3.89%) Informatica
9 22 (3.43%) Software AG
10 19 (2.96%) Google
10 19 (2.96%) HP
11 18 (2.80%) Siebel
12 16 (2.49%) SAP
13 13 (2.02%) Bloomberg
14 11 (1.71%) Perforce
14 11 (1.71%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.71%) ESRI
14 11 (1.71%) Murex
14 11 (1.71%) BEA
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