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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
UK
Rank 354 356 374
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing JMS 252 271 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.88% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 177 141
Median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

JMS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +9 236 £550 +22.22% 77
London +5 151 £550 +10.00% 39
South East -9 39 £513 +22.75% 15
City of London +7 25 £625 +8.69% 12
South West +14 15 £625 +56.25% 6
Yorkshire +28 14 £518 +146.42% 1
West Yorkshire +26 14 £518 +146.42% 1
Scotland +25 12 £400 +44.27% 4
Leeds +24 12 £518 +146.42%
Hampshire +7 12 - - 2
North West +26 11 £400 +23.07% 3
Surrey +6 10 £600 +42.85% 3
Edinburgh +27 8 £400 - 1
Manchester +13 8 £425 +30.76% 3
Milton Keynes 0 8 £340 -4.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £340 -4.22% 3
Bristol +9 7 £625 +62.33% 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £575 -
Guildford - 5 £600 -
Glasgow +11 4 £413 +83.33% 3
Cheshire +28 3 £338 -
Camberley -2 3 £550 -4.34% 1
West Sussex -6 3 £500 - 1
Worthing -9 3 £500 - 1
Belfast -17 3 £413 - 1
Northern Ireland -17 3 £413 - 1
County Antrim -17 3 £413 - 1
Essex - 3 £375 - 2
East of England - 3 £375 - 4
Brentwood - 3 £375 -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 535 (85.60%) Java
2 349 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (47.84%) Web Services
4 291 (46.56%) Spring
5 267 (42.72%) XML
6 261 (41.76%) SQL
7 246 (39.36%) Linux
8 223 (35.68%) REST
9 221 (35.36%) SOAP
10 206 (32.96%) Oracle
11 194 (31.04%) Maven
12 189 (30.24%) TDD
13 187 (29.92%) J2EE
14 184 (29.44%) JavaScript
15 170 (27.20%) Jenkins
16 169 (27.04%) Git (software)
17 161 (25.76%) Scrum
18 159 (25.44%) JUnit
19 156 (24.96%) Unix
20 154 (24.64%) Finance
21 150 (24.00%) JSON
22 148 (23.68%) Hibernate
23 147 (23.52%) HTML
24 136 (21.76%) SOA
25 134 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
26 125 (20.00%) XSLT
27 124 (19.84%) JIRA
27 124 (19.84%) BDD
28 120 (19.20%) JDBC
29 113 (18.08%) Java EE

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
1 106 (16.96%) Tomcat
1 106 (16.96%) WebSphere
2 88 (14.08%) JBoss
3 79 (12.64%) WebLogic
4 70 (11.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 62 (9.92%) Apache
6 48 (7.68%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (5.92%) Apache Spark
8 33 (5.28%) Confluence
9 30 (4.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (4.32%) Mule
11 18 (2.88%) CMS
12 16 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 16 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
13 14 (2.24%) MQSeries
13 14 (2.24%) Mule ESB
13 14 (2.24%) nginx
14 13 (2.08%) Jetty
15 12 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (1.44%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (8.48%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (3.52%) GitHub
5 16 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (1.28%) PaaS
7 5 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.64%) Bluemix
8 4 (0.64%) IaaS
8 4 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.64%) SaaS
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.32%) Boomi
10 2 (0.32%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.20%) HTTP
2 23 (3.68%) LDAP
3 17 (2.72%) AMQP
4 13 (2.08%) Internet
5 12 (1.92%) FTP
6 8 (1.28%) Firewall
6 8 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.80%) SSL
9 3 (0.48%) SNMP
10 2 (0.32%) DNS
11 1 (0.16%) Broadband
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.16%) DDNS
11 1 (0.16%) DHCP
11 1 (0.16%) DMZ
11 1 (0.16%) DVB
11 1 (0.16%) SMS
11 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.48%) Relational Database
2 78 (12.48%) MongoDB
3 69 (11.04%) NoSQL
4 66 (10.56%) Oracle Database
5 65 (10.40%) Big Data
6 64 (10.24%) Hadoop
6 64 (10.24%) SQL Server
7 63 (10.08%) MySQL
8 50 (8.00%) DB2
9 39 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (6.08%) RDBMS
11 31 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (3.20%) Apache Hive
14 18 (2.88%) Couchbase
15 17 (2.72%) Parquet
16 13 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.60%) MarkLogic
18 8 (1.28%) Impala
18 8 (1.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 194 (31.04%) Maven
2 170 (27.20%) Jenkins
3 169 (27.04%) Git (software)
4 159 (25.44%) JUnit
5 124 (19.84%) JIRA
6 106 (16.96%) Mockito
7 76 (12.16%) Ant
7 76 (12.16%) Subversion
8 63 (10.08%) Spock
9 61 (9.76%) Eclipse
9 61 (9.76%) Gradle
10 52 (8.32%) TeamCity
11 48 (7.68%) Cucumber
12 41 (6.56%) Selenium
13 36 (5.76%) SoapUI
14 26 (4.16%) Hudson
15 25 (4.00%) Log4j
16 18 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
17 15 (2.40%) PHPUnit
18 14 (2.24%) IntelliJ
General
1 154 (24.64%) Finance
2 104 (16.64%) Banking
3 30 (4.80%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.64%) Front Office
5 20 (3.20%) Back Office
6 19 (3.04%) Retail
7 13 (2.08%) Publishing
7 13 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.92%) Marketing
9 7 (1.12%) Electronics
9 7 (1.12%) Law
9 7 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.64%) Games
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 415 (66.40%) Developer
2 323 (51.68%) Java Developer
3 119 (19.04%) Senior Developer
4 95 (15.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 52 (8.32%) Architect
6 32 (5.12%) Agile Developer
6 32 (5.12%) Consultant
7 30 (4.80%) Java Engineer
8 29 (4.64%) Agile Java Developer
8 29 (4.64%) Software Engineer
9 22 (3.52%) Integration Developer
10 19 (3.04%) Data Engineer
10 19 (3.04%) Java Architect
10 19 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (2.56%) Angular Developer
12 15 (2.40%) AWS Developer
12 15 (2.40%) Java Software Engineer
12 15 (2.40%) Lead Developer
13 14 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.08%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (47.84%) Web Services
2 291 (46.56%) Spring
3 267 (42.72%) XML
4 223 (35.68%) REST
5 221 (35.36%) SOAP
6 187 (29.92%) J2EE
7 150 (24.00%) JSON
8 148 (23.68%) Hibernate
9 147 (23.52%) HTML
10 125 (20.00%) XSLT
11 120 (19.20%) JDBC
12 113 (18.08%) Java EE
13 112 (17.92%) AngularJS
14 103 (16.48%) CSS
15 95 (15.20%) RESTful
16 88 (14.08%) JSP
17 83 (13.28%) jQuery
18 82 (13.12%) EJB
19 72 (11.52%) Node.js
20 70 (11.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
1 45 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (4.80%) User Experience
3 25 (4.00%) Derivative
4 20 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.88%) Equities
6 17 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.72%) Statistics
7 15 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.76%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.28%) Clustering
9 8 (1.28%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.28%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.12%) iSeries
11 5 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (0.80%) iPad
11 5 (0.80%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 246 (39.36%) Linux
2 156 (24.96%) Unix
3 34 (5.44%) Windows
4 30 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.44%) Solaris
6 8 (1.28%) HPUX
7 3 (0.48%) CentOS
7 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (30.24%) TDD
3 161 (25.76%) Scrum
4 136 (21.76%) SOA
5 134 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (19.84%) BDD
7 94 (15.04%) OO
8 84 (13.44%) MVC
9 75 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 67 (10.72%) Multithreading
11 64 (10.24%) Microservices
11 64 (10.24%) Software Engineering
12 57 (9.12%) E-Commerce
13 56 (8.96%) UML
14 50 (8.00%) Configuration Management
14 50 (8.00%) Open Source
15 47 (7.52%) High Availability
16 45 (7.20%) Kanban
16 45 (7.20%) Mentoring
17 39 (6.24%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 535 (85.60%) Java
2 261 (41.76%) SQL
3 184 (29.44%) JavaScript
4 82 (13.12%) Shell Script
5 75 (12.00%) Python
6 59 (9.44%) XPath
7 55 (8.80%) PL/SQL
8 50 (8.00%) Korn
9 47 (7.52%) Perl
10 37 (5.92%) Scala
11 31 (4.96%) C#
12 28 (4.48%) Bash Shell
13 25 (4.00%) Groovy
14 22 (3.52%) C
15 21 (3.36%) R
16 19 (3.04%) PHP
17 16 (2.56%) VB.NET
18 14 (2.24%) Ruby
18 14 (2.24%) XQuery
19 12 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (6.88%) Degree
2 42 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.96%) ISEB
5 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.64%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.48%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.32%) MCPD
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.76%) QA
2 25 (4.00%) FATCA
3 6 (0.96%) PA-DSS
3 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (4.64%) Docker
2 8 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.80%) HDFS
4 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) NDS
5 2 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.16%) Gluster
6 1 (0.16%) iptables
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (3.84%) Ansible
2 18 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.88%) Puppet
3 8 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (1.12%) Nagios
5 5 (0.80%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.80%) CloudHub
6 3 (0.48%) Control-M
6 3 (0.48%) MOM
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.16%) Graphite
7 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.16%) Opsview
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 206 (32.96%) Oracle
2 74 (11.84%) IBM
3 56 (8.96%) Solace
4 50 (8.00%) MuleSoft
5 36 (5.76%) Sybase
6 34 (5.44%) Red Hat
7 27 (4.32%) TIBCO
8 23 (3.68%) ATG
9 22 (3.52%) Atlassian
10 16 (2.56%) Google
11 15 (2.40%) SAP
12 13 (2.08%) Misys
13 12 (1.92%) WSO2
14 8 (1.28%) VMware
15 7 (1.12%) Fidessa
15 7 (1.12%) Murex
15 7 (1.12%) Teradata
16 6 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
16 6 (0.96%) Guidewire
17 5 (0.80%) WorldPay
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
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Rate: £450 - £575 per day
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London
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
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