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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 317 384 353
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -31
Contract jobs citing JMS 384 286 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 1.83% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 185 179
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £43.25 £62.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.80% +59.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.25 £36.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £64.25 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +40.12%

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
15732 15668 15091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.21% 27.44% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 10550 9735
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 226 218
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 £20.15 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +59 335 £475 -5.00% 76
London +17 188 £500 -4.76% 52
South East +37 80 £475 +11.76% 10
Scotland +22 43 £358 -7.74% 4
Oxfordshire +35 33 £475 -1.04% 5
West Midlands +3 29 £413 - 2
City of London +4 28 £550 -4.13% 21
Birmingham - 27 £375 - 2
Glasgow +9 25 £425 +13.33% 4
Oxford +11 19 £475 -1.04% 1
Berkshire +9 18 £525 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +13 15 £268 -43.68%
Surrey -6 15 £550 - 2
Bracknell - 15 £525 - 1
North West +2 13 £375 -25.05% 6
East of England +22 12 £475 +5.55% 2
Camberley - 12 £550 -
Merseyside +6 7 £388 -29.54% 1
Liverpool +4 7 £388 -29.54% 1
Suffolk - 7 £475 -
Manchester -4 6 £375 -25.05% 4
Croydon -12 5 £445 +14.83% 1
Belfast - 5 £413 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £475 -
County Antrim - 5 £413 - 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £413 - 1
East Midlands +6 4 £420 +5.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £420 -
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £365 +12.30% 1
Hertfordshire +12 3 £450 - 2

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 610 (85.92%) Java
2 382 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (46.20%) Web Services
4 318 (44.79%) Spring
5 285 (40.14%) SQL
6 264 (37.18%) XML
7 257 (36.20%) Oracle
8 237 (33.38%) Linux
9 236 (33.24%) TDD
10 232 (32.68%) Finance
11 210 (29.58%) J2EE
12 195 (27.46%) JavaScript
13 185 (26.06%) REST
14 182 (25.63%) Scrum
15 181 (25.49%) SOA
16 175 (24.65%) JUnit
17 174 (24.51%) SOAP
18 161 (22.68%) Maven
19 160 (22.54%) HTML
20 159 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
21 156 (21.97%) Hibernate
22 154 (21.69%) Unix
23 139 (19.58%) Tomcat
24 134 (18.87%) IBM
25 129 (18.17%) Jenkins
26 128 (18.03%) Java EE
27 127 (17.89%) WebLogic
27 127 (17.89%) Middleware
28 123 (17.32%) CSS
28 123 (17.32%) Banking

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
1 139 (19.58%) Tomcat
2 127 (17.89%) WebLogic
3 105 (14.79%) JBoss
4 103 (14.51%) WebSphere
5 60 (8.45%) Mule
6 47 (6.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 34 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
9 25 (3.52%) Apache
10 24 (3.38%) Mule ESB
11 19 (2.68%) MQSeries
11 19 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (2.39%) IIS
13 15 (2.11%) Confluence
14 10 (1.41%) CMS
15 9 (1.27%) CICS
16 7 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.99%) IBM Transformation Extender
16 7 (0.99%) Liferay
17 6 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.42%) Global One
7 2 (0.28%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.93%) GitHub
4 34 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.97%) SaaS
6 8 (1.13%) PaaS
7 7 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.99%) Heroku
8 4 (0.56%) Lucidchart
9 3 (0.42%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (10.00%) HTTP
2 27 (3.80%) FTP
3 19 (2.68%) SNMP
4 18 (2.54%) LDAP
5 16 (2.25%) SSL
6 15 (2.11%) AMQP
7 12 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 10 (1.41%) WinSCP
9 7 (0.99%) Internet
10 6 (0.85%) SSH
11 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.42%) DNS
12 3 (0.42%) Network Security
13 2 (0.28%) DDNS
13 2 (0.28%) DHCP
13 2 (0.28%) DMZ
13 2 (0.28%) Firewall
14 1 (0.14%) 3G
14 1 (0.14%) DWDM
14 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (13.94%) DB2
2 96 (13.52%) Relational Database
3 72 (10.14%) Oracle Database
4 66 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 60 (8.45%) RDBMS
6 40 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 40 (5.63%) NoSQL
7 38 (5.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 33 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.52%) MySQL
10 24 (3.38%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.27%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.85%) Big Data
14 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.42%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 175 (24.65%) JUnit
2 161 (22.68%) Maven
3 129 (18.17%) Jenkins
4 114 (16.06%) Git (software)
5 80 (11.27%) Eclipse
6 77 (10.85%) Cucumber
7 75 (10.56%) Subversion
8 61 (8.59%) JIRA
9 55 (7.75%) Selenium
10 53 (7.46%) Mockito
11 40 (5.63%) Ant
11 40 (5.63%) SoapUI
12 33 (4.65%) jMock
13 32 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (4.08%) Vagrant
15 28 (3.94%) Spock
16 27 (3.80%) Log4j
17 22 (3.10%) Hudson
18 20 (2.82%) IntelliJ
18 20 (2.82%) JMeter
General
1 232 (32.68%) Finance
2 123 (17.32%) Banking
3 49 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 42 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 41 (5.77%) Back Office
6 40 (5.63%) Front Office
7 36 (5.07%) Marketing
8 28 (3.94%) Manufacturing
9 27 (3.80%) Electronics
10 25 (3.52%) Retail
11 13 (1.83%) Publishing
12 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.42%) Advertising
14 3 (0.42%) Law
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 2 (0.28%) French Language
15 2 (0.28%) Games
15 2 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 429 (60.42%) Developer
2 348 (49.01%) Java Developer
3 85 (11.97%) Architect
4 65 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 59 (8.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (7.18%) Consultant
7 50 (7.04%) Agile Developer
8 44 (6.20%) Agile Java Developer
9 33 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (3.94%) Java Engineer
10 28 (3.94%) Technical Leader
11 27 (3.80%) Integration Developer
12 25 (3.52%) Java Architect
13 23 (3.24%) Scrum Master
13 23 (3.24%) Technical Architect
14 22 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
15 20 (2.82%) Designer
16 15 (2.11%) Analyst
16 15 (2.11%) Lead Architect
16 15 (2.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (46.20%) Web Services
2 318 (44.79%) Spring
3 264 (37.18%) XML
4 210 (29.58%) J2EE
5 185 (26.06%) REST
6 174 (24.51%) SOAP
7 160 (22.54%) HTML
8 156 (21.97%) Hibernate
9 128 (18.03%) Java EE
10 127 (17.89%) Middleware
11 123 (17.32%) CSS
12 119 (16.76%) JSON
13 118 (16.62%) JSP
14 106 (14.93%) RESTful
15 97 (13.66%) EJB
16 79 (11.13%) XSLT
17 78 (10.99%) Struts
18 77 (10.85%) XSD
19 75 (10.56%) Servlets
20 72 (10.14%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.08%) Derivative
5 29 (4.08%) Private Cloud
6 18 (2.54%) Equities
6 18 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.97%) SWIFT
9 12 (1.69%) DataPower
9 12 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (1.55%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.55%) User Experience
11 10 (1.41%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.27%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.27%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
12 9 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 237 (33.38%) Linux
2 154 (21.69%) Unix
3 36 (5.07%) Windows
4 31 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.11%) Solaris
6 10 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.42%) VMS
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (33.24%) TDD
3 182 (25.63%) Scrum
4 181 (25.49%) SOA
5 159 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (16.62%) OO
7 115 (16.20%) BDD
8 93 (13.10%) SDLC
9 65 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 63 (8.87%) Software Engineering
11 59 (8.31%) Multithreading
12 57 (8.03%) Microservices
13 56 (7.89%) DevOps
13 56 (7.89%) MVC
13 56 (7.89%) Web Development
14 52 (7.32%) UML
14 52 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 47 (6.62%) Kanban
16 46 (6.48%) OOD
17 43 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 610 (85.92%) Java
2 285 (40.14%) SQL
3 195 (27.46%) JavaScript
4 66 (9.30%) Python
5 57 (8.03%) PL/SQL
6 53 (7.46%) Shell Script
7 42 (5.92%) Perl
8 31 (4.37%) Scala
9 30 (4.23%) C#
10 28 (3.94%) Ruby
11 18 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.39%) Groovy
13 14 (1.97%) C
14 12 (1.69%) Go
15 10 (1.41%) COBOL
16 8 (1.13%) Assembly Language
16 8 (1.13%) C++
17 7 (0.99%) PHP
18 6 (0.85%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (5.92%) Degree
1 42 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.97%) ISEB
3 14 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.13%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.42%) MBA
6 3 (0.42%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) CISSP
7 2 (0.28%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) HND
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.20%) QA
2 10 (1.41%) SEPA
3 7 (0.99%) HL7
4 5 (0.70%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.56%) SLA
6 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (1.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.42%) NDS
3 3 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.28%) Firmware
4 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (4.93%) Ansible
2 17 (2.39%) Puppet
3 14 (1.97%) Nagios
3 14 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.13%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.99%) CloudHub
5 7 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.70%) Control-M
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.70%) yum
7 4 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.42%) Graphite
9 2 (0.28%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.28%) Kibana
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Cacti
10 1 (0.14%) MOM
10 1 (0.14%) Oozie
10 1 (0.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 257 (36.20%) Oracle
2 134 (18.87%) IBM
3 79 (11.13%) Sybase
4 44 (6.20%) MuleSoft
5 32 (4.51%) SAP
6 28 (3.94%) TIBCO
7 27 (3.80%) Google
8 26 (3.66%) Atlassian
9 24 (3.38%) Teradata
10 23 (3.24%) Guidewire
10 23 (3.24%) Misys
11 19 (2.68%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.97%) WSO2
13 13 (1.83%) Pega
13 13 (1.83%) Rally
14 12 (1.69%) Microsoft
14 12 (1.69%) Sun
14 12 (1.69%) webMethods
15 11 (1.55%) Twitter
16 10 (1.41%) Canoo
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £399 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 days ago