The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 347 354 377
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing JMS 322 312 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 2.14% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 203 166
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £46.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +29.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £46.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +29.86%

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
14889 14604 14477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.95% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10557 9592 9635
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 174
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 290 £475 +11.76% 85
London +26 191 £500 - 57
South East -1 61 £450 - 14
Scotland -26 26 £400 +6.66% 4
City of London +24 25 £588 +9.30% 19
Glasgow +9 18 £400 -5.88% 4
Berkshire 0 17 £475 +5.55% 4
Hampshire +11 14 £413 -
Bracknell - 12 £500 - 2
North West -8 11 £338 -15.62% 5
Surrey -14 8 £525 - 8
Bromley - 8 £669 - 1
East Sussex +7 7 £350 -
Yorkshire 0 7 £375 -6.25% 4
Kent -7 7 £750 -
Camberley - 7 £525 - 4
East Midlands +15 6 £420 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £358 -3.37% 1
Edinburgh -7 6 £433 +15.33%
Basingstoke -12 5 £388 -
Manchester -6 4 £350 -30.05% 3
Cheshire -8 4 £325 -18.75% 2
West Midlands -9 4 £375 -11.76% 2
Birmingham - 4 £375 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £420 -
Southampton - 4 £425 -
Merseyside 0 3 £359 -
Liverpool -4 3 £359 -
Milton Keynes -4 3 £358 -3.05% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £575 -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JMS.

1 531 (86.06%) Java
2 311 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (48.30%) Web Services
4 290 (47.00%) Spring
5 241 (39.06%) XML
6 233 (37.76%) Oracle
7 220 (35.66%) SQL
8 210 (34.04%) Finance
9 209 (33.87%) SOAP
10 193 (31.28%) Linux
11 189 (30.63%) TDD
12 184 (29.82%) REST
13 170 (27.55%) J2EE
14 168 (27.23%) Hibernate
15 167 (27.07%) JavaScript
16 149 (24.15%) SOA
16 149 (24.15%) Scrum
17 144 (23.34%) Maven
18 139 (22.53%) Unix
19 127 (20.58%) Continuous Integration
20 126 (20.42%) HTML
21 122 (19.77%) JUnit
22 111 (17.99%) WebLogic
23 109 (17.67%) OO
24 108 (17.50%) Middleware
25 103 (16.69%) Git (software)
26 101 (16.37%) Java EE
27 99 (16.05%) Banking
28 98 (15.88%) JSP
28 98 (15.88%) IBM

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 111 (17.99%) WebLogic
2 92 (14.91%) Tomcat
3 83 (13.45%) WebSphere
4 74 (11.99%) JBoss
5 44 (7.13%) Apache
6 42 (6.81%) Mule
7 33 (5.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 27 (4.38%) CMS
9 25 (4.05%) MQSeries
10 23 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (2.43%) Node.js
12 14 (2.27%) Mule ESB
12 14 (2.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 13 (2.11%) Confluence
14 11 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (1.78%) IIS
14 11 (1.78%) Jetty
15 10 (1.62%) Liferay
16 9 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.13%) OpenText Process Suite
2 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.97%) Summit
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.49%) Global One
6 2 (0.32%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.16%) Endur
7 1 (0.16%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.57%) GitHub
3 19 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.78%) SaaS
6 10 (1.62%) PaaS
7 7 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.13%) Heroku
8 4 (0.65%) Lucidchart
9 3 (0.49%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (12.80%) HTTP
2 30 (4.86%) FTP
3 20 (3.24%) HTTPS
4 18 (2.92%) SSL
5 17 (2.76%) WinSCP
6 16 (2.59%) LDAP
7 15 (2.43%) SNMP
8 14 (2.27%) Internet
8 14 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.94%) AMQP
10 5 (0.81%) Firewall
11 4 (0.65%) SSH
12 3 (0.49%) DMZ
12 3 (0.49%) Network Security
13 1 (0.16%) 3G
13 1 (0.16%) 4G
13 1 (0.16%) DWDM
13 1 (0.16%) MPLS
13 1 (0.16%) Multicast
13 1 (0.16%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.02%) Relational Database
2 59 (9.56%) Oracle Database
3 55 (8.91%) DB2
4 42 (6.81%) RDBMS
5 37 (6.00%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.83%) SQL Server
7 32 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.59%) MySQL
10 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (1.78%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.62%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.49%) Big Data
15 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 144 (23.34%) Maven
2 122 (19.77%) JUnit
3 103 (16.69%) Git (software)
4 97 (15.72%) Jenkins
5 82 (13.29%) Subversion
6 61 (9.89%) Eclipse
7 55 (8.91%) JIRA
8 50 (8.10%) Cucumber
9 43 (6.97%) Selenium
10 41 (6.65%) Ant
11 36 (5.83%) Mockito
12 32 (5.19%) SoapUI
13 30 (4.86%) ClearCase
13 30 (4.86%) jMock
14 24 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (3.73%) JMeter
16 18 (2.92%) Gradle
16 18 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
17 17 (2.76%) Hudson
17 17 (2.76%) XMLSpy
General
1 210 (34.04%) Finance
2 99 (16.05%) Banking
3 46 (7.46%) Front Office
4 38 (6.16%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.16%) Telecoms
5 36 (5.83%) Marketing
6 28 (4.54%) Retail
7 26 (4.21%) Manufacturing
8 23 (3.73%) Electronics
9 16 (2.59%) Back Office
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Games
11 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 3 (0.49%) French Language
13 3 (0.49%) Law
13 3 (0.49%) Legal
14 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (62.88%) Developer
2 320 (51.86%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.80%) Senior Developer
4 72 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 71 (11.51%) Architect
6 40 (6.48%) Agile Developer
7 36 (5.83%) Consultant
8 31 (5.02%) Agile Java Developer
9 28 (4.54%) Java Engineer
10 22 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (3.57%) Technical Leader
11 21 (3.40%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (3.24%) Designer
12 20 (3.24%) J2EE Developer
12 20 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (3.24%) Scrum Master
13 19 (3.08%) Integration Developer
13 19 (3.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 18 (2.92%) Java Architect
14 18 (2.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (48.30%) Web Services
2 290 (47.00%) Spring
3 241 (39.06%) XML
4 209 (33.87%) SOAP
5 184 (29.82%) REST
6 170 (27.55%) J2EE
7 168 (27.23%) Hibernate
8 126 (20.42%) HTML
9 108 (17.50%) Middleware
10 101 (16.37%) Java EE
11 98 (15.88%) JSP
12 89 (14.42%) EJB
13 85 (13.78%) CSS
14 80 (12.97%) JSON
15 74 (11.99%) Servlets
16 73 (11.83%) XSD
17 71 (11.51%) ActiveMQ
17 71 (11.51%) Struts
17 71 (11.51%) XSLT
18 69 (11.18%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (5.02%) Derivative
5 28 (4.54%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.73%) Equities
7 19 (3.08%) DataPower
8 18 (2.92%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.92%) SWIFT
9 15 (2.43%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.27%) iPad
11 13 (2.11%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.94%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.94%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.62%) Fintech
14 9 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
14 9 (1.46%) PMI
15 8 (1.30%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 193 (31.28%) Linux
2 139 (22.53%) Unix
3 30 (4.86%) Windows
4 18 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.27%) Solaris
6 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) SUSE
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (30.63%) TDD
3 149 (24.15%) Scrum
3 149 (24.15%) SOA
4 127 (20.58%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (17.67%) OO
6 93 (15.07%) BDD
7 87 (14.10%) SDLC
8 62 (10.05%) UML
9 58 (9.40%) Multithreading
10 55 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 52 (8.43%) MVC
12 50 (8.10%) E-Commerce
13 49 (7.94%) Microservices
14 45 (7.29%) Unit Testing
15 43 (6.97%) DevOps
16 41 (6.65%) Software Engineering
17 39 (6.32%) Web Development
18 35 (5.67%) Content Management
18 35 (5.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 531 (86.06%) Java
2 220 (35.66%) SQL
3 167 (27.07%) JavaScript
4 73 (11.83%) PL/SQL
5 60 (9.72%) Python
6 41 (6.65%) Shell Script
7 30 (4.86%) C#
8 28 (4.54%) Scala
9 25 (4.05%) Perl
10 24 (3.89%) Ruby
11 20 (3.24%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.59%) Groovy
13 13 (2.11%) C++
14 11 (1.78%) Go
15 10 (1.62%) COBOL
15 10 (1.62%) XPath
16 9 (1.46%) PHP
16 9 (1.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 8 (1.30%) Assembly Language
17 8 (1.30%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 33 (5.35%) Degree
2 28 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.62%) ISEB
4 10 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.30%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) CISSP
9 2 (0.32%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.32%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCPD
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.75%) QA
2 14 (2.27%) HL7
2 14 (2.27%) SEPA
2 14 (2.27%) SLA
3 8 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 14 (2.27%) Docker
2 2 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (3.57%) Puppet
2 20 (3.24%) Ansible
3 16 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.43%) Nagios
5 14 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.62%) Capistrano
6 10 (1.62%) Control-M
7 9 (1.46%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.81%) CloudHub
8 5 (0.81%) yum
9 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.49%) Graphite
11 2 (0.32%) Cacti
11 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.32%) logstash
12 1 (0.16%) Amdocs OSS
12 1 (0.16%) Kibana
12 1 (0.16%) Packer
12 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 233 (37.76%) Oracle
2 98 (15.88%) IBM
3 65 (10.53%) Sybase
4 31 (5.02%) Atlassian
5 30 (4.86%) SAP
6 28 (4.54%) MuleSoft
7 26 (4.21%) TIBCO
8 22 (3.57%) Google
9 21 (3.40%) webMethods
10 19 (3.08%) Guidewire
10 19 (3.08%) Teradata
11 15 (2.43%) Remedy
12 14 (2.27%) Adobe
12 14 (2.27%) HP
13 13 (2.11%) Endeca
13 13 (2.11%) Microsoft
14 12 (1.94%) ATG
15 10 (1.62%) Murex
15 10 (1.62%) Sun
15 10 (1.62%) WSO2
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