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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 352 292 285
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -7
Contract jobs citing JMS 249 291 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.24% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 194 160
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.22%
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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -52 204 £495 -1.00% 81
London -33 148 £525 - 49
Scotland -6 37 £400 +6.66% 4
City of London -35 36 £550 -4.34% 21
North West +5 22 £445 +18.53% 11
Glasgow -2 15 £413 -2.94% 1
Manchester +7 14 £350 - 11
South East -3 14 £495 +30.26% 10
Edinburgh +3 12 - - 1
Berkshire +2 8 £414 -2.58% 3
Cheshire - 6 £463 -
East Midlands - 6 £500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Canary Wharf +12 4 £538 +49.30%
Docklands, London +6 4 £383 -41.15%
Bracknell +4 4 - -
Yorkshire -11 4 £325 -21.21% 1
Salford - 4 £348 -
Nottingham - 4 - - 1
Surrey -2 3 £550 +62.96% 4
South West -14 3 £263 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £323 - 1
West Midlands -11 2 £381 -15.27% 2
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Reading +4 1 £328 - 3
East of England -8 1 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 531 (89.54%) Java
2 297 (50.08%) Spring
3 276 (46.54%) XML
4 272 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (41.15%) Oracle
6 232 (39.12%) Web Services
7 210 (35.41%) Linux
8 191 (32.21%) SQL
9 182 (30.69%) SOA
10 172 (29.01%) Finance
11 164 (27.66%) Maven
12 162 (27.32%) J2EE
13 136 (22.93%) Banking
14 131 (22.09%) SOAP
15 129 (21.75%) TDD
16 128 (21.59%) JavaScript
17 125 (21.08%) UNIX
18 123 (20.74%) OO
18 123 (20.74%) REST
19 122 (20.57%) JUnit
20 121 (20.40%) WebLogic
21 119 (20.07%) Hibernate
22 107 (18.04%) HTTP
23 105 (17.71%) WebSphere
24 103 (17.37%) Scrum
24 103 (17.37%) HTML
24 103 (17.37%) Middleware
25 100 (16.86%) Relational Database
26 96 (16.19%) Oracle Database
26 96 (16.19%) JDBC

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.40%) WebLogic
2 105 (17.71%) WebSphere
3 91 (15.35%) Tomcat
4 53 (8.94%) JBoss
5 47 (7.93%) Apache
6 44 (7.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (4.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 27 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
10 24 (4.05%) Mule
11 21 (3.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 17 (2.87%) CMS
13 16 (2.70%) Node.js
13 16 (2.70%) IIS
14 15 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
14 15 (2.53%) Confluence
15 14 (2.36%) WebSphere Process Server
15 14 (2.36%) SharePoint
16 13 (2.19%) MQSeries
16 13 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.52%) MS Project
2 9 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (6.41%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (3.04%) Documaker
3 15 (2.53%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (1.52%) Murex MxG2000
4 9 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (0.51%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.36%) GitHub
2 12 (2.02%) SaaS
3 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 107 (18.04%) HTTP
2 59 (9.95%) SSL
3 28 (4.72%) HTTPS
4 25 (4.22%) AMQP
5 17 (2.87%) Internet
5 17 (2.87%) LDAP
6 15 (2.53%) SNMP
7 11 (1.85%) Firewall
8 10 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.35%) DSL
9 8 (1.35%) MPLS
9 8 (1.35%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.35%) SDH
10 7 (1.18%) DMZ
11 6 (1.01%) FTP
12 3 (0.51%) MQTT
13 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.34%) VoIP
13 2 (0.34%) ATM
13 2 (0.34%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (16.86%) Relational Database
2 96 (16.19%) Oracle Database
3 58 (9.78%) SQL Server
4 53 (8.94%) DB2
5 37 (6.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 29 (4.89%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.37%) Hazelcast
8 20 (3.37%) MySQL
9 19 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 19 (3.20%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (2.87%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.53%) Big Data
12 13 (2.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 12 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
16 5 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 164 (27.66%) Maven
2 122 (20.57%) JUnit
3 64 (10.79%) Subversion
4 55 (9.27%) Ant
4 55 (9.27%) Eclipse
5 53 (8.94%) JIRA
6 42 (7.08%) Git (software)
7 39 (6.58%) Mockito
8 36 (6.07%) Selenium
9 31 (5.23%) Jenkins
10 27 (4.55%) Cucumber
11 23 (3.88%) Hudson
12 22 (3.71%) CruiseControl
13 13 (2.19%) Gradle
13 13 (2.19%) TeamCity
14 12 (2.02%) Mercurial
14 12 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.85%) jMock
16 10 (1.69%) FitNesse
17 8 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 172 (29.01%) Finance
2 136 (22.93%) Banking
3 67 (11.30%) Front Office
4 56 (9.44%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.72%) Retail
6 21 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.04%) Billing
7 18 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.01%) Marketing
8 6 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.67%) Legal
10 4 (0.67%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
13 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 402 (67.79%) Developer
2 313 (52.78%) Java Developer
3 52 (8.77%) Architect
3 52 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 45 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (4.38%) Software Engineer
6 22 (3.71%) Consultant
7 18 (3.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 18 (3.04%) Technical Leader
8 12 (2.02%) C# Developer
9 11 (1.85%) Java Architect
10 10 (1.69%) Middleware Engineer
10 10 (1.69%) Designer
10 10 (1.69%) Java Engineer
10 10 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (1.69%) Lead Developer
11 9 (1.52%) Analyst
11 9 (1.52%) Software Architect
11 9 (1.52%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (1.35%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (50.08%) Spring
2 276 (46.54%) XML
3 232 (39.12%) Web Services
4 162 (27.32%) J2EE
5 131 (22.09%) SOAP
6 123 (20.74%) REST
7 119 (20.07%) Hibernate
8 103 (17.37%) HTML
8 103 (17.37%) Middleware
9 96 (16.19%) JDBC
10 95 (16.02%) JSP
11 88 (14.84%) CSS
12 83 (14.00%) Java EE
13 78 (13.15%) XSLT
14 64 (10.79%) Ajax
15 60 (10.12%) Servlets
16 58 (9.78%) Struts
17 55 (9.27%) XSD
18 53 (8.94%) WSDL
19 50 (8.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (7.42%) Open Source
4 43 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 38 (6.41%) Derivative
6 26 (4.38%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.37%) Equity Derivative
7 20 (3.37%) Equities
8 19 (3.20%) Fixed Income
9 18 (3.04%) Clustering
10 15 (2.53%) Data Integration
10 15 (2.53%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.85%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.85%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.69%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
14 7 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.18%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.01%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 210 (35.41%) Linux
2 125 (21.08%) UNIX
3 68 (11.47%) Windows
4 55 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.04%) Android
6 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.84%) Solaris
8 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.51%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (30.69%) SOA
3 129 (21.75%) TDD
4 123 (20.74%) OO
5 103 (17.37%) Scrum
6 86 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (12.48%) Software Engineering
8 73 (12.31%) Multithreading
9 72 (12.14%) Unit Testing
10 66 (11.13%) MVC
11 64 (10.79%) UML
12 48 (8.09%) ITIL
13 40 (6.75%) Low Latency
14 36 (6.07%) OOD
15 34 (5.73%) E-Commerce
16 33 (5.56%) BDD
17 31 (5.23%) Web Development
18 30 (5.06%) Configuration Management
18 30 (5.06%) Migration
19 26 (4.38%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 531 (89.54%) Java
2 191 (32.21%) SQL
3 128 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 64 (10.79%) PL/SQL
5 57 (9.61%) C#
6 47 (7.93%) Bash Shell
7 46 (7.76%) Perl
8 43 (7.25%) Shell Script
9 37 (6.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 36 (6.07%) XPath
11 35 (5.90%) C++
12 32 (5.40%) Python
13 30 (5.06%) Jython
14 25 (4.22%) Scala
15 21 (3.54%) XQuery
16 19 (3.20%) Korn
17 13 (2.19%) C
18 12 (2.02%) Groovy
19 11 (1.85%) C-shell
20 10 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (7.59%) Degree
2 39 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.18%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.67%) MCPD
8 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.23%) QA
2 18 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) HDFS
2 2 (0.34%) Firmware
2 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.17%) KVM
3 1 (0.17%) GridGain
3 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 33 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 32 (5.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 24 (4.05%) Puppet
4 21 (3.54%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.84%) OpenView
6 3 (0.51%) Control-M
7 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.17%) Netcool
8 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 244 (41.15%) Oracle
2 64 (10.79%) TIBCO
3 61 (10.29%) IBM
4 57 (9.61%) Red Hat
5 54 (9.11%) Sybase
6 28 (4.72%) Microsoft
7 27 (4.55%) 29West
8 24 (4.05%) Remedy
9 23 (3.88%) Informatica
10 21 (3.54%) Software AG
11 17 (2.87%) HP
11 17 (2.87%) Google
12 15 (2.53%) Atlassian
13 13 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (2.02%) Bloomberg
14 12 (2.02%) SAP
15 11 (1.85%) Siebel
16 10 (1.69%) Perforce
16 10 (1.69%) ESRI
16 10 (1.69%) BEA
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