The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 338 270 299
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +29
Contract jobs citing JMS 287 330 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 2.54% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 212 189
Average daily rate £488 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15175 12984 15242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 26.79% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 8121 9015
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 355 380
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -80 240 £525 +27.27% 59
London -9 159 £568 +8.09% 38
City of London +8 65 £600 +14.28% 18
Scotland +2 38 £360 -15.29% 2
Yorkshire -12 24 £325 -13.90% 3
Glasgow -3 23 £360 +2.85% 2
West Yorkshire -4 21 £325 -35.00% 2
North West -19 19 £375 +12.27% 3
Leeds -12 15 £325 -35.00% 1
South East -98 11 £350 -8.49% 3
South West -8 10 £443 +43.90% 4
Cheshire -4 7 £430 - 1
West Midlands -16 7 £423 +5.62% 1
Birmingham -3 6 £420 +5.00% 1
Edinburgh - 6 £400 -
Manchester - 6 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 5 - - 1
Watford -13 5 - -
East of England -34 5 - - 4
Dorset - 5 £525 - 2
Surrey -11 4 £350 +7.69%
North Yorkshire -10 3 - -
York -13 3 - -
Hampshire -53 3 £338 -3.57%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £350 -
North East - 3 £350 -
Berkshire -18 2 £413 -2.94%
Kent - 2 £110 -
Bournemouth - 2 £430 - 1

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 522 (92.55%) Java
2 313 (55.50%) Spring
3 195 (34.57%) Hibernate
4 188 (33.33%) Finance
5 187 (33.16%) Oracle
6 181 (32.09%) SQL
7 180 (31.91%) J2EE
8 169 (29.96%) Web Services
9 168 (29.79%) Banking
10 167 (29.61%) XML
11 162 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (28.55%) JUnit
13 154 (27.30%) Maven
14 150 (26.60%) TDD
15 134 (23.76%) Linux
16 127 (22.52%) SOAP
17 125 (22.16%) JavaScript
17 125 (22.16%) Relational Database
18 121 (21.45%) UNIX
19 107 (18.97%) JDBC
19 107 (18.97%) HTML
20 103 (18.26%) WebLogic
21 100 (17.73%) SOA
22 98 (17.38%) MVC
23 93 (16.49%) Investment Banking
24 91 (16.13%) Struts
25 90 (15.96%) Ant
26 87 (15.43%) OO
26 87 (15.43%) SQL Server
27 86 (15.25%) JSP

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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
1 103 (18.26%) WebLogic
2 73 (12.94%) Tomcat
3 60 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 38 (6.74%) MQSeries
5 32 (5.67%) Apache
6 31 (5.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (4.43%) Oracle Coherence
8 23 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
9 20 (3.55%) CMS
10 19 (3.37%) Apache Solr
11 15 (2.66%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (1.95%) GlassFish
13 10 (1.77%) IIS
13 10 (1.77%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.60%) Jetty
14 9 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.42%) Mule
16 7 (1.24%) Confluence
17 6 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) Mingle
3 2 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (3.37%) Tridion
2 12 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.35%) RMDS
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Global One
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Heroku
3 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.74%) Internet
2 24 (4.26%) HTTP
3 16 (2.84%) LDAP
4 15 (2.66%) FTP
5 10 (1.77%) SSL
6 7 (1.24%) DDNS
6 7 (1.24%) SMTP
7 4 (0.71%) AMQP
7 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.53%) Firewall
8 3 (0.53%) IPv4
8 3 (0.53%) IPv6
9 2 (0.35%) DMZ
9 2 (0.35%) RTP
10 1 (0.18%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) LAN
10 1 (0.18%) SMS
10 1 (0.18%) WAN
10 1 (0.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (22.16%) Relational Database
2 87 (15.43%) SQL Server
3 64 (11.35%) DB2
4 60 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 54 (9.57%) MySQL
6 39 (6.91%) MongoDB
7 33 (5.85%) Oracle Database
8 23 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.42%) MarkLogic
13 7 (1.24%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (1.24%) OLAP
13 7 (1.24%) Triplestore
14 5 (0.89%) JasperReports
15 4 (0.71%) Big Data
15 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.53%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 161 (28.55%) JUnit
2 154 (27.30%) Maven
3 90 (15.96%) Ant
4 86 (15.25%) Subversion
5 79 (14.01%) Eclipse
6 50 (8.87%) Hudson
6 50 (8.87%) Jenkins
7 44 (7.80%) Mockito
8 30 (5.32%) Log4j
9 29 (5.14%) Selenium
9 29 (5.14%) Git (software)
10 26 (4.61%) jMock
11 24 (4.26%) FitNesse
12 20 (3.55%) EasyMock
13 19 (3.37%) CruiseControl
13 19 (3.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 18 (3.19%) Apache Ivy
15 16 (2.84%) TeamCity
15 16 (2.84%) JIRA
16 13 (2.30%) WebDriver
General
1 188 (33.33%) Finance
2 168 (29.79%) Banking
3 93 (16.49%) Investment Banking
4 83 (14.72%) Front Office
5 36 (6.38%) Retail
6 32 (5.67%) Telecoms
7 22 (3.90%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.60%) Back Office
8 9 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.24%) Publishing
10 5 (0.89%) Marketing
10 5 (0.89%) Games
11 4 (0.71%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) International Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 441 (78.19%) Developer
2 380 (67.38%) Java Developer
3 60 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 58 (10.28%) Architect
5 56 (9.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (4.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 25 (4.43%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (2.66%) Lead Architect
8 15 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (2.13%) Analyst
10 11 (1.95%) Team Leader
10 11 (1.95%) Java Team Leader
10 11 (1.95%) Technical Architect
10 11 (1.95%) Administrator
11 10 (1.77%) Development Team Leader
12 9 (1.60%) Designer
13 8 (1.42%) Middleware Developer
13 8 (1.42%) Software Engineer
13 8 (1.42%) Java Architect
14 7 (1.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (55.50%) Spring
2 195 (34.57%) Hibernate
3 180 (31.91%) J2EE
4 169 (29.96%) Web Services
5 167 (29.61%) XML
6 127 (22.52%) SOAP
7 107 (18.97%) JDBC
7 107 (18.97%) HTML
8 91 (16.13%) Struts
9 86 (15.25%) JSP
10 83 (14.72%) Java EE
11 81 (14.36%) REST
12 76 (13.48%) XSLT
13 65 (11.52%) Middleware
14 61 (10.82%) JPA
15 59 (10.46%) EJB
16 55 (9.75%) Spring MVC
17 52 (9.22%) CSS
18 47 (8.33%) jQuery
19 42 (7.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (6.38%) Fixed Income
3 35 (6.21%) Derivative
3 35 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (4.96%) Clustering
5 25 (4.43%) Open Source
6 23 (4.08%) Mathematics
7 22 (3.90%) Web 2.0
8 19 (3.37%) Equities
9 12 (2.13%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.42%) Semantic Web
12 7 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (0.89%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.71%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 134 (23.76%) Linux
2 121 (21.45%) UNIX
3 25 (4.43%) Solaris
4 24 (4.26%) Windows
5 23 (4.08%) HPUX
6 8 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.42%) Android
6 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (26.60%) TDD
3 100 (17.73%) SOA
4 98 (17.38%) MVC
5 87 (15.43%) OO
6 84 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (13.83%) UML
8 63 (11.17%) Multithreading
9 48 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 46 (8.16%) Content Management
11 45 (7.98%) Scrum
12 43 (7.62%) Unit Testing
13 37 (6.56%) Software Engineering
14 34 (6.03%) BDD
15 32 (5.67%) OOD
15 32 (5.67%) Configuration Management
16 31 (5.50%) Low Latency
17 30 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
18 26 (4.61%) Web Development
19 23 (4.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 522 (92.55%) Java
2 181 (32.09%) SQL
3 125 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 60 (10.64%) Perl
5 49 (8.69%) PL/SQL
6 36 (6.38%) XPath
7 34 (6.03%) Bash Shell
8 29 (5.14%) Shell Script
9 27 (4.79%) Python
10 24 (4.26%) C++
11 22 (3.90%) Scala
11 22 (3.90%) C
11 22 (3.90%) C#
12 12 (2.13%) XQuery
13 10 (1.77%) Korn
14 7 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 6 (1.06%) Jython
16 5 (0.89%) Groovy
16 5 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (7.45%) Degree
2 22 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.42%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.71%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.35%) CCA
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.42%) Squid
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (3.55%) Puppet
2 11 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.42%) Nagios
4 7 (1.24%) Capistrano
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.35%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.18%) Munin
8 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.18%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 187 (33.16%) Oracle
2 73 (12.94%) JBoss
3 65 (11.52%) IBM
4 55 (9.75%) TIBCO
5 54 (9.57%) Sybase
6 23 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.08%) ATG
7 21 (3.72%) Interwoven
8 19 (3.37%) Blue Martini
8 19 (3.37%) 29West
8 19 (3.37%) Elastic Path
9 14 (2.48%) Murex
10 11 (1.95%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.95%) SAP
11 10 (1.77%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.60%) webMethods
12 9 (1.60%) Fidessa
13 8 (1.42%) Sun
13 8 (1.42%) BEA
13 8 (1.42%) Endeca
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