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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 337 335 286
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -49
Contract jobs citing JMS 332 320 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 2.05% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 162 198
Average daily rate
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£500 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%

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
16577 15633 15315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.90% 28.09% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11265 9911 9834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 218 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -12 296 £500 +12.48% 77
London +18 197 £500 +5.26% 44
City of London +3 74 £573 +20.52% 17
South East 0 56 £425 +6.25% 9
Scotland -10 27 £400 +6.66% 5
Hampshire +5 21 £400 +1.58% 4
Glasgow -4 20 £400 - 4
Berkshire +4 18 £450 -5.26% 1
Reading +3 18 £450 - 1
Surrey +6 14 £500 -44.44%
North West -47 11 £500 +13.89% 5
East of England +4 10 £400 +23.07% 6
Hertfordshire +4 7 £400 +37.93% 5
Manchester -28 7 £500 +53.84% 2
Leeds -21 6 £245 -38.75% 5
West Yorkshire -24 6 £245 -38.75% 5
Yorkshire -25 6 £245 -38.75% 6
Watford -2 5 £400 -
South West -10 4 - - 4
Tyne and Wear -31 4 £263 -19.23% 1
North East -34 4 £263 -19.23% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 4 £263 -19.23% 1
Swindon - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Basingstoke -1 3 £375 +20.96%
Midlands -2 3 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £220 -43.58%
East Midlands -16 3 £450 -2.70% 1
Winchester - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London -5 2 £473 -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 504 (80.90%) Java
2 305 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (43.18%) Spring
4 234 (37.56%) SQL
5 231 (37.08%) Oracle
6 228 (36.60%) Web Services
7 210 (33.71%) XML
8 181 (29.05%) Linux
9 166 (26.65%) J2EE
10 159 (25.52%) Finance
11 157 (25.20%) SOA
12 152 (24.40%) JUnit
13 148 (23.76%) Maven
13 148 (23.76%) Hibernate
14 143 (22.95%) JavaScript
15 139 (22.31%) Banking
16 137 (21.99%) Scrum
17 134 (21.51%) SOAP
18 128 (20.55%) REST
19 126 (20.22%) TDD
20 123 (19.74%) HTML
21 107 (17.17%) WebLogic
22 105 (16.85%) Oracle Database
23 104 (16.69%) JSP
24 102 (16.37%) OO
24 102 (16.37%) Relational Database
25 99 (15.89%) Subversion
26 97 (15.57%) Multithreading
26 97 (15.57%) UNIX
27 92 (14.77%) Analytical Skills

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 107 (17.17%) WebLogic
2 91 (14.61%) WebSphere
3 88 (14.13%) JBoss
4 54 (8.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 40 (6.42%) Apache
5 40 (6.42%) Tomcat
6 36 (5.78%) MQSeries
7 30 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (4.17%) Confluence
10 24 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (1.93%) CMS
13 12 (1.93%) Mule
14 11 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (1.44%) AquaLogic
16 8 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.96%) Jetty
18 5 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (1.77%) RoboHelp
1 11 (1.77%) FrameMaker
2 8 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.64%) MS Office
4 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.28%) Tridion
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.64%) Cordys
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.32%) Summit
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.16%) Documaker
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.32%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.79%) HTTP
2 30 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 30 (4.82%) SSL
3 21 (3.37%) AMQP
4 19 (3.05%) Internet
5 17 (2.73%) LDAP
6 10 (1.61%) SNMP
7 8 (1.28%) FTP
8 7 (1.12%) Firewall
9 6 (0.96%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.96%) SMTP
10 5 (0.80%) DMZ
10 5 (0.80%) VPN
10 5 (0.80%) SSH
11 4 (0.64%) IPsec
12 3 (0.48%) IMAP
12 3 (0.48%) OpenVPN
12 3 (0.48%) DNS
13 2 (0.32%) SAN
13 2 (0.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.85%) Oracle Database
2 102 (16.37%) Relational Database
3 73 (11.72%) DB2
4 65 (10.43%) MongoDB
5 52 (8.35%) SQL Server
6 51 (8.19%) RDBMS
7 49 (7.87%) NoSQL
8 47 (7.54%) Big Data
9 32 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 30 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (3.69%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.73%) MySQL
12 17 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.93%) PowerCenter
15 9 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.12%) Data Mart
17 6 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
17 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
18 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 152 (24.40%) JUnit
2 148 (23.76%) Maven
3 99 (15.89%) Subversion
4 86 (13.80%) Git (software)
4 86 (13.80%) Ant
5 62 (9.95%) Eclipse
6 53 (8.51%) Jenkins
7 52 (8.35%) JIRA
8 36 (5.78%) Gradle
9 32 (5.14%) TeamCity
10 31 (4.98%) Cucumber
11 29 (4.65%) Selenium
12 26 (4.17%) Mockito
13 22 (3.53%) Hudson
14 17 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (2.73%) Mercurial
15 16 (2.57%) jMock
16 15 (2.41%) Checkstyle
17 11 (1.77%) FindBugs
17 11 (1.77%) VisualVM
General
1 159 (25.52%) Finance
2 139 (22.31%) Banking
3 81 (13.00%) Investment Banking
4 60 (9.63%) Front Office
5 19 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.89%) Retail
7 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.96%) Advertising
8 4 (0.64%) Legal
8 4 (0.64%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
10 2 (0.32%) International Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 470 (75.44%) Developer
2 353 (56.66%) Java Developer
3 80 (12.84%) Senior Developer
4 74 (11.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (4.49%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (4.33%) Architect
7 25 (4.01%) Analyst
8 24 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 22 (3.53%) Core Java Developer
10 21 (3.37%) Lead Java Developer
10 21 (3.37%) Consultant
11 18 (2.89%) Technical Leader
12 16 (2.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 14 (2.25%) Informatica Developer
14 13 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (2.09%) Designer
15 11 (1.77%) Scala Developer
15 11 (1.77%) Technical Author
15 11 (1.77%) Author
16 10 (1.61%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (43.18%) Spring
2 228 (36.60%) Web Services
3 210 (33.71%) XML
4 166 (26.65%) J2EE
5 148 (23.76%) Hibernate
6 134 (21.51%) SOAP
7 128 (20.55%) REST
8 123 (19.74%) HTML
9 104 (16.69%) JSP
10 91 (14.61%) Java EE
11 90 (14.45%) Middleware
12 88 (14.13%) JDBC
13 84 (13.48%) Struts
14 82 (13.16%) Servlets
15 79 (12.68%) EJB
16 73 (11.72%) CSS
16 73 (11.72%) JSON
17 72 (11.56%) RESTful
18 68 (10.91%) XSLT
19 67 (10.75%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.10%) Clustering
3 34 (5.46%) DataPower
4 23 (3.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 23 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.25%) Credit Risk
6 14 (2.25%) Equities
7 13 (2.09%) Derivative
8 12 (1.93%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.28%) Web 2.0
12 8 (1.28%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.80%) Replication
13 5 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 181 (29.05%) Linux
2 97 (15.57%) UNIX
3 61 (9.79%) Windows
4 35 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (5.14%) Solaris
6 20 (3.21%) AIX
7 11 (1.77%) HPUX
8 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.64%) CentOS
9 3 (0.48%) i5/OS
9 3 (0.48%) Debian
9 3 (0.48%) zOS
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (25.20%) SOA
3 137 (21.99%) Scrum
4 126 (20.22%) TDD
5 102 (16.37%) OO
6 97 (15.57%) Multithreading
7 83 (13.32%) Open Source
8 80 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (10.59%) MVC
10 61 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
11 60 (9.63%) SDLC
12 51 (8.19%) BDD
13 50 (8.03%) UML
14 48 (7.70%) Unit Testing
15 43 (6.90%) Software Engineering
16 40 (6.42%) E-Commerce
17 37 (5.94%) Configuration Management
18 35 (5.62%) Low Latency
19 34 (5.46%) High Availability
19 34 (5.46%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 504 (80.90%) Java
2 234 (37.56%) SQL
3 143 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 84 (13.48%) PL/SQL
5 64 (10.27%) Scala
6 53 (8.51%) Perl
7 40 (6.42%) Python
8 39 (6.26%) C#
8 39 (6.26%) Bash Shell
9 33 (5.30%) XPath
10 32 (5.14%) C++
10 32 (5.14%) Shell Script
11 26 (4.17%) Ruby
12 23 (3.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 22 (3.53%) Groovy
14 15 (2.41%) XQuery
15 10 (1.61%) C
16 8 (1.28%) Korn
17 5 (0.80%) Jython
18 4 (0.64%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.53%) DV Cleared
4 19 (3.05%) Degree
5 16 (2.57%) IBM Certification
6 6 (0.96%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.80%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.80%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.32%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.32%) MCPD
8 2 (0.32%) HND
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.75%) QA
2 10 (1.61%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.80%) NFS
1 5 (0.80%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Varnish
3 3 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (3.21%) Puppet
2 16 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 9 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.80%) OpenView
5 5 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.64%) logstash
7 3 (0.48%) Control-M
7 3 (0.48%) Nagios
7 3 (0.48%) Cacti
8 2 (0.32%) yum
9 1 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.16%) Kibana
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.16%) Ansible
9 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 231 (37.08%) Oracle
2 79 (12.68%) IBM
3 49 (7.87%) Sybase
4 38 (6.10%) Red Hat
5 34 (5.46%) Informatica
5 34 (5.46%) TIBCO
6 25 (4.01%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.57%) Microsoft
8 15 (2.41%) hybris
9 14 (2.25%) SAP
10 12 (1.93%) HP
11 11 (1.77%) ATG
11 11 (1.77%) Google
12 10 (1.61%) Solace
13 9 (1.44%) Endeca
13 9 (1.44%) Cognos
14 8 (1.28%) Interwoven
14 8 (1.28%) Blue Martini
14 8 (1.28%) Elastic Path
15 7 (1.12%) Adobe
Hampshire
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Excellent Rates and Packages
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £220 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago