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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 336 305 272
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -33
Contract jobs citing JMS 274 301 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 2.17% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 186 175
Average daily rate
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£463 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £77.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14073 13852 12143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.10% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9243 8638 7621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 264 300
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 -44 227 £473 -10.00% 109
London -33 149 £500 -9.09% 73
Scotland -9 33 £406 +1.56% 4
City of London -48 25 £575 - 29
South East -4 22 £500 +31.57% 9
North West -4 21 £451 +20.20% 11
Glasgow +2 17 £425 -5.55% 1
Manchester -5 13 £350 - 9
East of England +14 9 £394 - 5
East Midlands - 8 £400 - 1
Berkshire +8 7 £438 +4.79% 3
Docklands, London +4 7 £499 -24.00% 1
Edinburgh -3 7 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 7 - -
Surrey - 7 £280 - 5
Cheshire +5 6 £463 -7.50%
Nottingham - 6 - -
Canary Wharf - 6 £538 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £350 - 1
County Antrim - 5 £350 - 1
Belfast - 5 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £388 - 3
Yorkshire -10 4 £323 -21.81%
South West -16 4 £301 -13.30% 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £323 -
Essex - 4 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £500 -
Reading +3 3 £375 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £300 - 4

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 532 (91.10%) Java
2 287 (49.14%) Spring
3 286 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (44.52%) XML
5 249 (42.64%) Web Services
6 241 (41.27%) Oracle
7 198 (33.90%) Linux
8 195 (33.39%) SQL
9 171 (29.28%) Finance
10 168 (28.77%) SOA
11 164 (28.08%) Maven
12 150 (25.68%) J2EE
13 143 (24.49%) Banking
14 137 (23.46%) TDD
15 134 (22.95%) SOAP
16 129 (22.09%) WebLogic
17 127 (21.75%) REST
18 125 (21.40%) JUnit
19 121 (20.72%) JavaScript
20 119 (20.38%) UNIX
21 115 (19.69%) Relational Database
22 109 (18.66%) Hibernate
23 108 (18.49%) OO
24 107 (18.32%) HTML
25 104 (17.81%) Scrum
26 101 (17.29%) Oracle Database
27 91 (15.58%) Java EE
28 90 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
29 88 (15.07%) JDBC
30 87 (14.90%) CSS

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (22.09%) WebLogic
2 86 (14.73%) Tomcat
3 82 (14.04%) WebSphere
4 50 (8.56%) JBoss
5 40 (6.85%) Apache
6 35 (5.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (5.31%) Mule
8 28 (4.79%) TIBCO EMS
9 20 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (3.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 19 (3.25%) Confluence
11 17 (2.91%) Node.js
12 16 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (2.05%) CMS
14 11 (1.88%) Apache ServiceMix
15 10 (1.71%) WebSphere Process Server
15 10 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.71%) IIS
16 9 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) RoboHelp
2 4 (0.68%) FrameMaker
2 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (4.79%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (2.57%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (1.71%) Documaker
4 5 (0.86%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.25%) GitHub
2 18 (3.08%) SaaS
3 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 79 (13.53%) HTTP
2 34 (5.82%) SSL
3 29 (4.97%) AMQP
4 21 (3.60%) HTTPS
5 20 (3.42%) Internet
6 12 (2.05%) SNMP
7 10 (1.71%) LDAP
7 10 (1.71%) Firewall
8 9 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.37%) SDH
9 8 (1.37%) MPLS
9 8 (1.37%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.37%) DMZ
10 7 (1.20%) FTP
11 3 (0.51%) MQTT
12 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.34%) DNS
12 2 (0.34%) IPv4
12 2 (0.34%) IPv6
12 2 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (19.69%) Relational Database
2 101 (17.29%) Oracle Database
3 61 (10.45%) DB2
4 59 (10.10%) SQL Server
5 41 (7.02%) RDBMS
6 35 (5.99%) NoSQL
7 33 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (4.28%) Hadoop
9 23 (3.94%) Big Data
10 21 (3.60%) MongoDB
10 21 (3.60%) MySQL
11 15 (2.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (2.40%) Hazelcast
13 11 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
15 6 (1.03%) OLTP
16 5 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.86%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 164 (28.08%) Maven
2 125 (21.40%) JUnit
3 70 (11.99%) Subversion
4 64 (10.96%) Ant
5 58 (9.93%) Eclipse
6 53 (9.08%) Git (software)
7 47 (8.05%) JIRA
8 40 (6.85%) Mockito
9 37 (6.34%) Cucumber
10 35 (5.99%) Jenkins
10 35 (5.99%) Selenium
11 23 (3.94%) Hudson
12 22 (3.77%) CruiseControl
13 17 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (2.74%) Gradle
15 15 (2.57%) Mercurial
16 12 (2.05%) TeamCity
17 11 (1.88%) jMock
18 10 (1.71%) FitNesse
19 9 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 171 (29.28%) Finance
2 143 (24.49%) Banking
3 64 (10.96%) Front Office
4 56 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.28%) Retail
6 16 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.71%) Billing
9 7 (1.20%) Marketing
10 6 (1.03%) Back Office
11 5 (0.86%) Legal
12 4 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.68%) Advertising
13 3 (0.51%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 401 (68.66%) Developer
2 308 (52.74%) Java Developer
3 59 (10.10%) Senior Developer
4 55 (9.42%) Architect
5 52 (8.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (3.60%) Software Engineer
7 18 (3.08%) Technical Leader
8 15 (2.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (2.23%) Lead Developer
10 12 (2.05%) Analyst
10 12 (2.05%) Java Architect
11 11 (1.88%) Designer
11 11 (1.88%) Technical Architect
11 11 (1.88%) C# Developer
12 10 (1.71%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (1.71%) Consultant
13 8 (1.37%) Software Architect
13 8 (1.37%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (1.37%) Team Leader
13 8 (1.37%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (49.14%) Spring
2 260 (44.52%) XML
3 249 (42.64%) Web Services
4 150 (25.68%) J2EE
5 134 (22.95%) SOAP
6 127 (21.75%) REST
7 109 (18.66%) Hibernate
8 107 (18.32%) HTML
9 91 (15.58%) Java EE
10 88 (15.07%) JDBC
11 87 (14.90%) CSS
12 86 (14.73%) Middleware
13 84 (14.38%) JSP
14 60 (10.27%) XSLT
15 57 (9.76%) Struts
15 57 (9.76%) XSD
16 55 (9.42%) Ajax
17 53 (9.08%) JSON
18 49 (8.39%) Spring MVC
19 47 (8.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (10.62%) Open Source
3 47 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (7.53%) Derivative
5 42 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (4.62%) Clustering
7 23 (3.94%) Equities
8 21 (3.60%) Equity Derivative
9 20 (3.42%) Computer Science
10 19 (3.25%) Fixed Income
11 13 (2.23%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.88%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.71%) Mainframe
15 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
16 8 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
16 8 (1.37%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
16 8 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
17 6 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 198 (33.90%) Linux
2 119 (20.38%) UNIX
3 48 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (8.05%) Windows
5 12 (2.05%) Android
6 8 (1.37%) Solaris
7 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (28.77%) SOA
3 137 (23.46%) TDD
4 108 (18.49%) OO
5 104 (17.81%) Scrum
6 90 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (11.99%) Multithreading
7 70 (11.99%) Unit Testing
8 69 (11.82%) MVC
9 62 (10.62%) Software Engineering
10 48 (8.22%) UML
11 44 (7.53%) Low Latency
12 40 (6.85%) BDD
13 35 (5.99%) ITIL
14 31 (5.31%) E-Commerce
15 30 (5.14%) Web Development
16 29 (4.97%) Configuration Management
17 28 (4.79%) Migration
18 26 (4.45%) Data Modelling
18 26 (4.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 532 (91.10%) Java
2 195 (33.39%) SQL
3 121 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 72 (12.33%) PL/SQL
5 45 (7.71%) C#
6 44 (7.53%) Perl
7 40 (6.85%) Shell Script
8 35 (5.99%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 28 (4.79%) XPath
11 21 (3.60%) Python
12 20 (3.42%) C++
13 18 (3.08%) XQuery
14 16 (2.74%) Korn
15 15 (2.57%) Scala
16 14 (2.40%) Jython
17 10 (1.71%) C
18 8 (1.37%) Ruby
19 6 (1.03%) C-shell
20 3 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 43 (7.36%) Degree
2 39 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.20%) VCP4
7 6 (1.03%) MCPD
8 2 (0.34%) HND
8 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.17%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.28%) QA
2 11 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.17%) GridGain
2 1 (0.17%) KVM
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 27 (4.62%) Vagrant
2 26 (4.45%) Puppet
3 25 (4.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 24 (4.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.03%) OpenView
6 4 (0.68%) Control-M
7 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 241 (41.27%) Oracle
2 65 (11.13%) TIBCO
3 54 (9.25%) Sybase
4 52 (8.90%) IBM
5 50 (8.56%) Red Hat
6 28 (4.79%) 29West
7 25 (4.28%) Atlassian
7 25 (4.28%) Informatica
8 21 (3.60%) Microsoft
9 18 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.91%) Software AG
11 16 (2.74%) SAP
12 14 (2.40%) BEA
12 14 (2.40%) Google
13 13 (2.23%) HP
13 13 (2.23%) Remedy
14 8 (1.37%) MetaSolv
14 8 (1.37%) ESRI
14 8 (1.37%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.37%) Cramer
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