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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 311 313 264
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -49
Contract jobs citing JMS 342 288 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 2.04% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 186 206
Average daily rate
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£439 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.20% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 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 27 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 +8 283 £450 -14.28% 102
London -3 179 £481 -12.50% 65
Scotland +4 48 £375 +4.16% 4
South East -1 38 £450 +28.57% 14
City of London -29 36 £550 -6.38% 23
Glasgow +1 19 £425 +3.65% 2
North West -19 14 £500 +33.33% 5
East of England +15 13 £388 - 4
Berkshire -1 12 £425 +4.93% 2
Edinburgh -5 10 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire -15 10 £400 +23.07% 2
Surrey +13 9 £280 - 5
Manchester -7 9 £500 +42.85% 5
Reading +6 8 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £500 - 2
Docklands, London +7 6 £615 -8.88%
North East - 6 £300 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £300 - 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £500 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £300 - 2
Hertfordshire +4 5 £388 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £600 -
Oxford - 5 £600 -
Stirling -6 4 £450 -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 £350 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £350 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £350 - 1

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 517 (90.07%) Java
2 271 (47.21%) Spring
3 265 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (44.77%) Web Services
5 239 (41.64%) XML
6 233 (40.59%) Oracle
7 194 (33.80%) SQL
8 172 (29.97%) Linux
9 163 (28.40%) Finance
10 153 (26.66%) SOA
11 152 (26.48%) J2EE
11 152 (26.48%) Maven
12 144 (25.09%) Banking
13 134 (23.34%) JUnit
14 127 (22.13%) TDD
15 124 (21.60%) SOAP
16 122 (21.25%) REST
17 121 (21.08%) WebLogic
18 116 (20.21%) JavaScript
19 114 (19.86%) HTML
20 112 (19.51%) UNIX
21 111 (19.34%) Hibernate
22 110 (19.16%) Relational Database
23 103 (17.94%) Oracle Database
24 102 (17.77%) OO
24 102 (17.77%) JSP
25 100 (17.42%) JDBC
26 95 (16.55%) Scrum
27 94 (16.38%) Java EE
28 86 (14.98%) PL/SQL

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 121 (21.08%) WebLogic
2 72 (12.54%) Tomcat
3 71 (12.37%) WebSphere
4 54 (9.41%) JBoss
5 31 (5.40%) Apache
5 31 (5.40%) Mule
6 30 (5.23%) TIBCO EMS
7 26 (4.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (4.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 20 (3.48%) Confluence
10 16 (2.79%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (1.92%) Node.js
12 9 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.57%) CMS
12 9 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.57%) WildFly
13 8 (1.39%) NetWeaver
13 8 (1.39%) AquaLogic
14 7 (1.22%) CICS
14 7 (1.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (1.57%) RoboHelp
1 9 (1.57%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.39%) Documaker
3 6 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.31%) GitHub
2 18 (3.14%) SaaS
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.71%) HTTP
2 30 (5.23%) AMQP
3 23 (4.01%) Internet
4 22 (3.83%) HTTPS
5 13 (2.26%) SSL
6 12 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.92%) SNMP
7 11 (1.92%) LDAP
8 10 (1.74%) Firewall
9 9 (1.57%) DMZ
10 6 (1.05%) FTP
11 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.87%) SDH
11 5 (0.87%) MPLS
12 3 (0.52%) MQTT
13 2 (0.35%) VPN
13 2 (0.35%) ATM
14 1 (0.17%) LAN
14 1 (0.17%) WAN
14 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.16%) Relational Database
2 103 (17.94%) Oracle Database
3 69 (12.02%) DB2
4 51 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 43 (7.49%) RDBMS
6 40 (6.97%) NoSQL
7 34 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (5.05%) Hadoop
8 29 (5.05%) Big Data
9 25 (4.36%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.14%) MySQL
10 18 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (1.57%) Hazelcast
14 9 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.05%) Ingres
15 6 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 152 (26.48%) Maven
2 134 (23.34%) JUnit
3 64 (11.15%) Eclipse
3 64 (11.15%) Ant
4 63 (10.98%) Subversion
5 55 (9.58%) Git (software)
6 44 (7.67%) JIRA
7 37 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 35 (6.10%) Jenkins
9 34 (5.92%) Mockito
10 33 (5.75%) Selenium
11 23 (4.01%) CruiseControl
11 23 (4.01%) Hudson
12 19 (3.31%) Gradle
13 18 (3.14%) Mercurial
14 14 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (1.74%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.74%) jMock
16 9 (1.57%) NUnit
16 9 (1.57%) YourKit
General
1 163 (28.40%) Finance
2 144 (25.09%) Banking
3 54 (9.41%) Investment Banking
4 50 (8.71%) Front Office
5 23 (4.01%) Retail
6 13 (2.26%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.39%) Billing
8 7 (1.22%) Marketing
8 7 (1.22%) Legal
8 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.05%) Advertising
9 6 (1.05%) Back Office
10 5 (0.87%) Games
11 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) International Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 412 (71.78%) Developer
2 318 (55.40%) Java Developer
3 68 (11.85%) Senior Developer
4 62 (10.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 54 (9.41%) Architect
6 16 (2.79%) Analyst
7 14 (2.44%) Technical Leader
8 13 (2.26%) Lead Developer
9 12 (2.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (2.09%) Flex Developer
9 12 (2.09%) Designer
10 11 (1.92%) Technical Architect
11 10 (1.74%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (1.74%) Java Architect
12 9 (1.57%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (1.57%) Informatica Developer
12 9 (1.57%) C# Developer
12 9 (1.57%) Author
12 9 (1.57%) Technical Author
13 8 (1.39%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (47.21%) Spring
2 257 (44.77%) Web Services
3 239 (41.64%) XML
4 152 (26.48%) J2EE
5 124 (21.60%) SOAP
6 122 (21.25%) REST
7 114 (19.86%) HTML
8 111 (19.34%) Hibernate
9 102 (17.77%) JSP
10 100 (17.42%) JDBC
11 94 (16.38%) Java EE
12 84 (14.63%) CSS
13 71 (12.37%) Middleware
14 68 (11.85%) Struts
15 56 (9.76%) Servlets
15 56 (9.76%) EJB
16 55 (9.58%) Ajax
17 54 (9.41%) XSLT
18 53 (9.23%) XSD
19 52 (9.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.89%) Open Source
2 65 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.32%) Derivative
4 39 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (4.70%) Clustering
7 25 (4.36%) Equities
8 22 (3.83%) Equity Derivative
9 18 (3.14%) Fixed Income
10 14 (2.44%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.92%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.74%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.57%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.39%) Digital Media
14 8 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
16 6 (1.05%) DataPower
16 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 5 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.97%) Linux
2 112 (19.51%) UNIX
3 42 (7.32%) Windows
4 41 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.39%) Solaris
6 7 (1.22%) Android
7 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (26.66%) SOA
3 127 (22.13%) TDD
4 102 (17.77%) OO
5 95 (16.55%) Scrum
6 78 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (11.67%) MVC
8 64 (11.15%) Unit Testing
9 55 (9.58%) Multithreading
10 48 (8.36%) Low Latency
11 43 (7.49%) BDD
12 41 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 31 (5.40%) E-Commerce
14 30 (5.23%) UML
14 30 (5.23%) Configuration Management
15 28 (4.88%) Data Modelling
16 26 (4.53%) Web Application Development
17 24 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (4.18%) Migration
18 23 (4.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 517 (90.07%) Java
2 194 (33.80%) SQL
3 116 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 86 (14.98%) PL/SQL
5 44 (7.67%) Perl
6 40 (6.97%) Shell Script
7 31 (5.40%) C#
8 28 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 25 (4.36%) XPath
10 23 (4.01%) Python
11 18 (3.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 13 (2.26%) C++
13 12 (2.09%) XQuery
13 12 (2.09%) Scala
14 10 (1.74%) Korn
15 8 (1.39%) C
16 7 (1.22%) Ruby
17 4 (0.70%) Jython
18 3 (0.52%) ActionScript
18 3 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 45 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.05%) Degree
3 24 (4.18%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.05%) MCPD
7 4 (0.70%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.70%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.52%) HND
9 2 (0.35%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.88%) QA
2 11 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) Basel III
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.17%) GridGain
3 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (4.36%) Vagrant
2 21 (3.66%) Puppet
3 16 (2.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.87%) Control-M
6 3 (0.52%) OpenView
7 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 233 (40.59%) Oracle
2 53 (9.23%) TIBCO
3 45 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 44 (7.67%) IBM
5 38 (6.62%) Sybase
6 30 (5.23%) Atlassian
7 26 (4.53%) 29West
8 21 (3.66%) Informatica
9 20 (3.48%) SAP
10 18 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (2.44%) Microsoft
12 11 (1.92%) BEA
12 11 (1.92%) Remedy
13 10 (1.74%) Software AG
14 9 (1.57%) HP
15 8 (1.39%) Atomikos
15 8 (1.39%) Axway
16 7 (1.22%) hybris
16 7 (1.22%) Intel
16 7 (1.22%) Business Objects
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