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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 357 312 290
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -22
Contract jobs citing JMS 281 325 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.61% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 2.19% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 197 159
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £318 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £62.50 £39.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -17.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £36.65 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £41.85 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+26.11% -17.36%

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
15302 14868 13755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.09% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10241 9644 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 332
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -58 255 £500 +5.26% 68
London -45 150 £513 -2.38% 41
City of London -23 59 £550 +6.28% 18
South East +21 57 £425 +6.25% 14
Scotland -3 23 £375 +0.67% 6
Hampshire +16 19 £406 +3.17% 2
Berkshire +22 15 £450 +5.88% 5
Reading +17 14 £450 - 3
Glasgow -10 14 £363 +0.69% 3
North West -13 13 £500 +45.45% 5
East of England +5 11 £450 +50.00% 1
Surrey -4 10 - - 3
North East -22 10 £325 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 9 £325 - 2
Tyne and Wear -21 9 £325 - 2
Manchester -5 8 £500 +53.84% 3
Hertfordshire -12 6 £450 +52.54% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £348 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £348 -
Essex -8 5 £375 +7.14%
South West -14 5 £600 +100.00% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £600 -
Stirling +1 4 £375 -2.59%
West Midlands -2 4 £425 +9.67% 1
Watford -8 4 - -
Winchester - 4 £431 - 1
Swindon - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £478 -
Oxford - 4 £478 -
Cheshire -4 3 £400 -8.88%

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 530 (83.73%) Java
2 301 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (43.13%) Spring
4 267 (42.18%) Web Services
5 243 (38.39%) XML
6 235 (37.12%) Oracle
7 224 (35.39%) SQL
8 192 (30.33%) Linux
9 173 (27.33%) J2EE
10 166 (26.22%) SOA
11 162 (25.59%) JUnit
12 151 (23.85%) Maven
13 148 (23.38%) Finance
14 139 (21.96%) SOAP
15 136 (21.48%) TDD
16 133 (21.01%) Scrum
17 131 (20.70%) Hibernate
18 128 (20.22%) Banking
19 127 (20.06%) WebLogic
19 127 (20.06%) REST
20 122 (19.27%) JavaScript
20 122 (19.27%) HTML
21 119 (18.80%) Relational Database
22 110 (17.38%) Oracle Database
23 106 (16.75%) OO
24 104 (16.43%) UNIX
25 102 (16.11%) Java EE
26 100 (15.80%) JSP
27 90 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
28 88 (13.90%) Subversion

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 127 (20.06%) WebLogic
2 85 (13.43%) JBoss
3 79 (12.48%) WebSphere
4 49 (7.74%) Tomcat
5 38 (6.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 33 (5.21%) Apache
7 32 (5.06%) Confluence
8 26 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (3.63%) Mule
10 21 (3.32%) Oracle Service Bus
10 21 (3.32%) MQSeries
11 19 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (2.05%) Mule ESB
13 11 (1.74%) CMS
14 10 (1.58%) AquaLogic
15 9 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (1.42%) WildFly
16 8 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (1.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (2.37%) RoboHelp
1 15 (2.37%) FrameMaker
2 5 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.69%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.79%) Tridion
4 2 (0.32%) Documaker
4 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.16%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.05%) SaaS
3 11 (1.74%) GitHub
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.32%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.85%) HTTP
2 36 (5.69%) AMQP
3 29 (4.58%) Internet
4 28 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.69%) SSL
6 14 (2.21%) HTTPS
7 13 (2.05%) LDAP
8 8 (1.26%) SNMP
8 8 (1.26%) Firewall
8 8 (1.26%) DMZ
9 6 (0.95%) FTP
10 3 (0.47%) SMTP
10 3 (0.47%) VPN
11 2 (0.32%) SAN
11 2 (0.32%) NAS
12 1 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (0.16%) MQTT
12 1 (0.16%) Wireless
12 1 (0.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (18.80%) Relational Database
2 110 (17.38%) Oracle Database
3 80 (12.64%) DB2
4 61 (9.64%) RDBMS
5 58 (9.16%) SQL Server
6 55 (8.69%) NoSQL
7 52 (8.21%) Big Data
8 48 (7.58%) MongoDB
9 34 (5.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (4.58%) Hadoop
11 23 (3.63%) MySQL
12 22 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.95%) Ingres
15 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.95%) PowerCenter
16 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 162 (25.59%) JUnit
2 151 (23.85%) Maven
3 88 (13.90%) Subversion
4 85 (13.43%) Ant
5 74 (11.69%) Git (software)
6 73 (11.53%) Eclipse
7 51 (8.06%) JIRA
8 45 (7.11%) Jenkins
9 40 (6.32%) Gradle
10 30 (4.74%) Cucumber
11 28 (4.42%) Mercurial
12 26 (4.11%) Selenium
13 23 (3.63%) Hudson
14 22 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (3.16%) TeamCity
16 17 (2.69%) Mockito
17 13 (2.05%) Checkstyle
18 12 (1.90%) CruiseControl
19 11 (1.74%) VisualVM
19 11 (1.74%) YourKit
General
1 148 (23.38%) Finance
2 128 (20.22%) Banking
3 62 (9.79%) Investment Banking
4 53 (8.37%) Front Office
5 20 (3.16%) Retail
6 8 (1.26%) Advertising
6 8 (1.26%) Marketing
7 5 (0.79%) Games
7 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Publishing
9 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) International Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 463 (73.14%) Developer
2 341 (53.87%) Java Developer
3 77 (12.16%) Senior Developer
4 70 (11.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (7.42%) Architect
6 27 (4.27%) Analyst
7 20 (3.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 18 (2.84%) Lead Developer
9 17 (2.69%) Designer
10 15 (2.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (2.37%) Technical Author
10 15 (2.37%) Author
10 15 (2.37%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (2.21%) Flex Developer
11 14 (2.21%) Technical Leader
11 14 (2.21%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (2.05%) Core Java Developer
13 12 (1.90%) Consultant
14 11 (1.74%) Technical Architect
14 11 (1.74%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (43.13%) Spring
2 267 (42.18%) Web Services
3 243 (38.39%) XML
4 173 (27.33%) J2EE
5 139 (21.96%) SOAP
6 131 (20.70%) Hibernate
7 127 (20.06%) REST
8 122 (19.27%) HTML
9 102 (16.11%) Java EE
10 100 (15.80%) JSP
11 84 (13.27%) JDBC
12 82 (12.95%) Struts
13 79 (12.48%) Middleware
14 77 (12.16%) Servlets
15 76 (12.01%) EJB
16 72 (11.37%) CSS
16 72 (11.37%) JSON
17 65 (10.27%) XSLT
18 63 (9.95%) RESTful
19 62 (9.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.00%) Clustering
3 32 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.16%) DataPower
6 19 (3.00%) Derivative
6 19 (3.00%) Equities
7 15 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
8 14 (2.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 13 (2.05%) Market Risk
9 13 (2.05%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.11%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.95%) Replication
13 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.79%) Web 2.0
13 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 192 (30.33%) Linux
2 104 (16.43%) UNIX
3 65 (10.27%) Windows
4 50 (7.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (4.27%) Solaris
6 13 (2.05%) AIX
7 8 (1.26%) HPUX
8 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.47%) zOS
8 3 (0.47%) i5/OS
8 3 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (26.22%) SOA
3 136 (21.48%) TDD
4 133 (21.01%) Scrum
5 106 (16.75%) OO
6 85 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (12.95%) Open Source
8 79 (12.48%) SDLC
9 76 (12.01%) Multithreading
10 67 (10.58%) MVC
11 52 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
12 51 (8.06%) BDD
13 48 (7.58%) Low Latency
14 45 (7.11%) Unit Testing
14 45 (7.11%) Configuration Management
15 44 (6.95%) Software Engineering
16 43 (6.79%) UML
17 36 (5.69%) E-Commerce
18 31 (4.90%) ITIL
19 30 (4.74%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 530 (83.73%) Java
2 224 (35.39%) SQL
3 122 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 87 (13.74%) PL/SQL
5 46 (7.27%) Perl
6 40 (6.32%) Scala
7 34 (5.37%) C#
7 34 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 32 (5.06%) Python
9 30 (4.74%) XPath
10 28 (4.42%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.79%) C++
12 19 (3.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 14 (2.21%) Ruby
14 13 (2.05%) XQuery
15 11 (1.74%) C
16 10 (1.58%) Groovy
17 6 (0.95%) Korn
18 5 (0.79%) ActionScript 2.0
18 5 (0.79%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 66 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.37%) DV Cleared
3 25 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.21%) Degree
5 8 (1.26%) IBM Certification
6 6 (0.95%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.79%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.79%) MCPD
7 5 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) HND
9 2 (0.32%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.53%) QA
2 10 (1.58%) SLA
3 6 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.32%) NFS
3 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) vCloud
4 1 (0.16%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 22 (3.48%) Puppet
2 21 (3.32%) Vagrant
3 11 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (1.42%) CloudHub
5 5 (0.79%) OpenView
6 4 (0.63%) Control-M
7 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.16%) Ansible
8 1 (0.16%) logstash
8 1 (0.16%) Salt
8 1 (0.16%) Kibana
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 235 (37.12%) Oracle
2 68 (10.74%) IBM
3 49 (7.74%) Red Hat
4 43 (6.79%) Atlassian
5 42 (6.64%) Sybase
6 33 (5.21%) TIBCO
7 27 (4.27%) Informatica
8 20 (3.16%) SAP
9 15 (2.37%) Microsoft
10 14 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (2.05%) HP
12 10 (1.58%) hybris
13 9 (1.42%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.26%) Axway
14 8 (1.26%) Endeca
14 8 (1.26%) ATG
14 8 (1.26%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
15 6 (0.95%) Intel
15 6 (0.95%) Adobe
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