The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 302 379 330
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -49
Contract jobs citing JMS 414 305 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.87% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 191 178
Median daily rate £475 £500 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £62.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.60% +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.72% +29.41%

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
16161 16327 15634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 27.94% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11202 11022 9940
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 289 220
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.27 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 357 £475 -5.00% 73
London -9 189 £500 -4.76% 49
South East +35 87 £475 +12.42% 10
Scotland +42 52 £340 -15.00% 6
Oxfordshire - 45 £475 - 4
City of London +3 34 £525 -10.63% 9
West Midlands +1 34 £425 -5.55% 4
Birmingham +18 31 £425 -5.55% 1
Glasgow +17 28 £425 +6.25% 6
Oxford - 27 £475 - 1
Edinburgh +28 23 £336 -29.21%
North West +23 21 £420 -17.03% 1
Berkshire +7 17 £525 +16.66% 1
Bracknell - 13 £525 - 1
East of England +19 12 £475 +53.22%
Merseyside +19 11 £425 -22.72%
Liverpool +13 10 £425 -22.72%
Surrey -6 10 £538 +7.50% 2
Suffolk - 8 £475 -
Yorkshire +10 7 £488 -18.75%
Manchester -2 7 £416 -16.75% 1
Camberley - 7 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 - 2
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £475 -
Leeds +11 4 £500 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +8 4 £500 -16.66%
West Sussex -1 4 £310 -19.48%
East Midlands -1 4 £473 +5.00% 2
Croydon -9 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £525 - 2

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JMS.

1 633 (86.01%) Java
2 401 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (45.11%) Spring
4 319 (43.34%) Web Services
5 298 (40.49%) SQL
6 264 (35.87%) Oracle
7 261 (35.46%) XML
8 248 (33.70%) Linux
9 234 (31.79%) TDD
10 230 (31.25%) J2EE
11 225 (30.57%) Finance
12 204 (27.72%) Scrum
13 194 (26.36%) JavaScript
14 191 (25.95%) SOA
15 174 (23.64%) JUnit
16 173 (23.51%) Maven
17 170 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
18 168 (22.83%) SOAP
18 168 (22.83%) REST
19 165 (22.42%) HTML
20 162 (22.01%) Unix
21 159 (21.60%) Tomcat
22 156 (21.20%) Jenkins
23 152 (20.65%) Hibernate
24 131 (17.80%) CSS
24 131 (17.80%) JSON
25 129 (17.53%) Java EE
26 128 (17.39%) IBM
27 127 (17.26%) RESTful
28 122 (16.58%) Git (software)

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 159 (21.60%) Tomcat
2 120 (16.30%) JBoss
3 110 (14.95%) WebLogic
4 105 (14.27%) WebSphere
5 55 (7.47%) Mule
6 49 (6.66%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (6.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 28 (3.80%) Apache
9 27 (3.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 25 (3.40%) Mule ESB
11 19 (2.58%) MQSeries
11 19 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (2.17%) Confluence
12 16 (2.17%) IIS
13 9 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (1.09%) CMS
14 8 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.95%) Jetty
16 6 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
4 21 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.27%) Global One
7 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
4 44 (5.98%) GitHub
5 11 (1.49%) SaaS
6 8 (1.09%) PaaS
7 7 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.95%) Heroku
8 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.41%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.51%) HTTP
2 23 (3.13%) FTP
3 18 (2.45%) AMQP
3 18 (2.45%) LDAP
3 18 (2.45%) SNMP
4 12 (1.63%) SSL
5 8 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.95%) Internet
7 6 (0.82%) Firewall
7 6 (0.82%) WinSCP
8 4 (0.54%) SSH
8 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.41%) DNS
9 3 (0.41%) Network Security
10 2 (0.27%) DDNS
10 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 2 (0.27%) DMZ
11 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.14%) Broadband
11 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.59%) Relational Database
2 96 (13.04%) DB2
3 84 (11.41%) Oracle Database
4 72 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 60 (8.15%) MongoDB
6 58 (7.88%) RDBMS
7 50 (6.79%) NoSQL
8 39 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 36 (4.89%) Couchbase
10 33 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (4.21%) MySQL
12 21 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.17%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.36%) Big Data
16 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
18 6 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
19 4 (0.54%) Hazelcast
19 4 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 174 (23.64%) JUnit
2 173 (23.51%) Maven
3 156 (21.20%) Jenkins
4 122 (16.58%) Git (software)
5 86 (11.68%) Cucumber
6 85 (11.55%) Eclipse
7 72 (9.78%) Subversion
8 63 (8.56%) JIRA
8 63 (8.56%) Mockito
9 57 (7.74%) Selenium
10 48 (6.52%) SoapUI
11 47 (6.39%) Ant
12 44 (5.98%) Spock
13 33 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (3.94%) Log4j
15 28 (3.80%) jMock
15 28 (3.80%) Vagrant
16 25 (3.40%) Gradle
16 25 (3.40%) IntelliJ
17 24 (3.26%) Hudson
General
1 225 (30.57%) Finance
2 103 (13.99%) Banking
3 46 (6.25%) Back Office
4 42 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 40 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 39 (5.30%) Front Office
7 34 (4.62%) Marketing
8 28 (3.80%) Retail
9 27 (3.67%) Electronics
9 27 (3.67%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.58%) Publishing
11 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Games
12 4 (0.54%) Law
12 4 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 2 (0.27%) Legal
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 457 (62.09%) Developer
2 370 (50.27%) Java Developer
3 83 (11.28%) Architect
4 61 (8.29%) Senior Developer
5 60 (8.15%) Consultant
6 55 (7.47%) Agile Developer
7 52 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 48 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
9 34 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (4.48%) Java Engineer
11 28 (3.80%) Technical Leader
12 27 (3.67%) Java Architect
13 26 (3.53%) Integration Developer
13 26 (3.53%) Oracle Developer
14 24 (3.26%) Technical Architect
15 21 (2.85%) Scrum Master
16 20 (2.72%) Software Engineer
17 18 (2.45%) Technical Consultant
18 16 (2.17%) AWS Developer
18 16 (2.17%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (45.11%) Spring
2 319 (43.34%) Web Services
3 261 (35.46%) XML
4 230 (31.25%) J2EE
5 168 (22.83%) REST
5 168 (22.83%) SOAP
6 165 (22.42%) HTML
7 152 (20.65%) Hibernate
8 131 (17.80%) CSS
8 131 (17.80%) JSON
9 129 (17.53%) Java EE
10 127 (17.26%) RESTful
11 119 (16.17%) Middleware
12 104 (14.13%) JSP
13 98 (13.32%) XSLT
14 92 (12.50%) EJB
15 85 (11.55%) AngularJS
16 83 (11.28%) JDBC
17 76 (10.33%) Struts
18 68 (9.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.08%) Private Cloud
5 19 (2.58%) Derivative
6 15 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.04%) User Experience
7 13 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (1.49%) Equities
10 10 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.95%) Clustering
12 7 (0.95%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.95%) DataPower
12 7 (0.95%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 248 (33.70%) Linux
2 162 (22.01%) Unix
3 38 (5.16%) Windows
4 30 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.04%) Solaris
6 11 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.41%) VMS
9 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Android
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (31.79%) TDD
3 204 (27.72%) Scrum
4 191 (25.95%) SOA
5 170 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (15.76%) OO
7 114 (15.49%) BDD
8 76 (10.33%) SDLC
9 70 (9.51%) Software Engineering
10 67 (9.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 67 (9.10%) Kanban
10 67 (9.10%) Multithreading
11 63 (8.56%) MVC
12 60 (8.15%) Microservices
13 56 (7.61%) DevOps
14 52 (7.07%) Open Source
15 51 (6.93%) Unit Testing
15 51 (6.93%) Web Development
16 50 (6.79%) Configuration Management
17 48 (6.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 633 (86.01%) Java
2 298 (40.49%) SQL
3 194 (26.36%) JavaScript
4 71 (9.65%) Python
5 55 (7.47%) Shell Script
6 52 (7.07%) PL/SQL
7 46 (6.25%) Perl
8 35 (4.76%) C#
9 34 (4.62%) Scala
10 30 (4.08%) Ruby
11 24 (3.26%) Groovy
12 17 (2.31%) C
13 13 (1.77%) XPath
14 12 (1.63%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.49%) Go
16 9 (1.22%) C++
16 9 (1.22%) PHP
16 9 (1.22%) XQuery
17 7 (0.95%) Korn
17 7 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (6.25%) Degree
1 46 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.77%) ISEB
3 13 (1.77%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.41%) MBA
5 3 (0.41%) OCMJD
5 3 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) CISSP
6 2 (0.27%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.27%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.14%) HND
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.57%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) SEPA
3 5 (0.68%) ISO20022
4 4 (0.54%) FATCA
5 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.41%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (2.31%) Docker
2 7 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.41%) NDS
4 3 (0.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.27%) Firmware
5 2 (0.27%) HDFS
5 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (4.89%) Ansible
2 10 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.22%) Puppet
4 7 (0.95%) CloudHub
4 7 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.95%) Nagios
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.68%) yum
6 4 (0.54%) Control-M
7 3 (0.41%) Graphite
7 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.41%) MOM
8 2 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.27%) Kibana
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Cacti
9 1 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.14%) Oozie
9 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 264 (35.87%) Oracle
2 128 (17.39%) IBM
3 72 (9.78%) Sybase
4 48 (6.52%) MuleSoft
5 32 (4.35%) SAP
6 29 (3.94%) Google
7 27 (3.67%) Misys
8 26 (3.53%) Red Hat
9 24 (3.26%) Atlassian
9 24 (3.26%) Teradata
10 23 (3.13%) Guidewire
10 23 (3.13%) TIBCO
11 15 (2.04%) Solace
11 15 (2.04%) WSO2
12 13 (1.77%) Pega
12 13 (1.77%) Rally
12 13 (1.77%) Twitter
13 11 (1.49%) Microsoft
13 11 (1.49%) Terracotta
14 10 (1.36%) Canoo
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