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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 361 352 304
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs citing JMS 278 253 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.86% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 132 200
Average daily rate £450 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £614 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14367 13635 13340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.35% 26.66% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9935 9078 8335
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 196 272
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.37 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 250 £450 -5.26% 85
London +18 171 £488 -2.50% 41
South East +44 49 £385 -23.00% 13
City of London +44 24 £550 - 7
Surrey +10 16 £418 -24.09% 2
Hampshire +23 12 £550 - 6
North West -18 12 £400 -8.88% 8
Scotland -28 12 £288 -28.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 11 £355 -29.00% 3
Milton Keynes +14 11 £355 -29.00% 3
Manchester -19 8 £363 +3.57% 6
Glasgow -2 7 £225 -45.45% 2
Croydon - 7 £375 -
Yorkshire -11 5 £243 -25.38%
Berkshire +9 4 £383 -7.60% 1
Reading +1 4 £383 +16.61% 1
South West -2 4 £475 +57.67% 7
Cheshire -6 4 £425 -8.10% 1
East Midlands -7 4 £450 - 2
West Midlands -15 4 £475 - 12
West Yorkshire - 4 £275 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £450 -
Leeds - 4 £275 -
Northampton - 4 £450 -
Knutsford -5 3 £425 -8.10% 1
South Yorkshire -14 3 £210 -34.88%
West Sussex - 3 £319 -
Havant - 3 - -
Redhill - 3 £385 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £210 -

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 478 (83.86%) Java
2 280 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (47.54%) Web Services
4 260 (45.61%) Spring
5 255 (44.74%) XML
6 240 (42.11%) Oracle
7 234 (41.05%) SQL
8 215 (37.72%) SOAP
9 211 (37.02%) JavaScript
10 185 (32.46%) Finance
11 178 (31.23%) REST
12 172 (30.18%) Hibernate
13 162 (28.42%) Maven
14 154 (27.02%) J2EE
15 149 (26.14%) Unix
16 146 (25.61%) HTML
17 142 (24.91%) Linux
18 140 (24.56%) Banking
19 131 (22.98%) TDD
20 113 (19.82%) PL/SQL
21 108 (18.95%) WebLogic
21 108 (18.95%) Java EE
22 104 (18.25%) JUnit
23 100 (17.54%) UML
24 98 (17.19%) SOA
25 93 (16.32%) Middleware
26 92 (16.14%) Scrum
26 92 (16.14%) Subversion
27 91 (15.96%) Multithreading
28 88 (15.44%) JPA

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 108 (18.95%) WebLogic
2 84 (14.74%) Tomcat
3 83 (14.56%) WebSphere
4 71 (12.46%) JBoss
5 62 (10.88%) Apache
6 40 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 31 (5.44%) CMS
8 26 (4.56%) MQSeries
9 23 (4.04%) Oracle Coherence
10 20 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (3.33%) Jetty
12 18 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 14 (2.46%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (1.93%) Mule
15 9 (1.58%) Confluence
15 9 (1.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 8 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (1.40%) AquaLogic
16 8 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (1.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (3.86%) OpenText Process Suite
2 14 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
3 11 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.70%) Kondor
4 4 (0.70%) Summit
5 2 (0.35%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.35%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
6 1 (0.18%) Global One
6 1 (0.18%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.28%) GitHub
2 8 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.70%) SaaS
4 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) PaaS
4 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.18%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 78 (13.68%) HTTP
2 26 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.39%) SSL
4 18 (3.16%) HTTPS
4 18 (3.16%) LDAP
5 17 (2.98%) FTP
5 17 (2.98%) Internet
6 15 (2.63%) Firewall
7 12 (2.11%) SNMP
8 9 (1.58%) WinSCP
9 7 (1.23%) AMQP
9 7 (1.23%) SMTP
9 7 (1.23%) SSH
10 5 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.70%) DMZ
11 4 (0.70%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.70%) NAS
11 4 (0.70%) SAN
12 3 (0.53%) OpenVPN
12 3 (0.53%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.39%) Oracle Database
2 58 (10.18%) Relational Database
3 55 (9.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (5.79%) DB2
4 33 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 22 (3.86%) RDBMS
6 21 (3.68%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.16%) Big Data
9 15 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.46%) Hazelcast
11 12 (2.11%) MySQL
12 9 (1.58%) PowerCenter
13 8 (1.40%) Data Mart
14 6 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.88%) DataStage
15 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 162 (28.42%) Maven
2 104 (18.25%) JUnit
3 92 (16.14%) Subversion
4 87 (15.26%) Git (software)
5 66 (11.58%) Jenkins
6 65 (11.40%) Eclipse
7 58 (10.18%) JIRA
8 56 (9.82%) Ant
9 44 (7.72%) Selenium
10 36 (6.32%) Toad
11 35 (6.14%) Mockito
12 32 (5.61%) Cucumber
13 24 (4.21%) JMeter
14 18 (3.16%) ClearCase
15 17 (2.98%) Gradle
15 17 (2.98%) TeamCity
16 16 (2.81%) jMock
16 16 (2.81%) SoapUI
17 15 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (1.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 185 (32.46%) Finance
2 140 (24.56%) Banking
3 59 (10.35%) Investment Banking
4 53 (9.30%) Front Office
5 22 (3.86%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.68%) Retail
7 8 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.05%) Games
8 6 (1.05%) Marketing
9 5 (0.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.70%) Advertising
10 4 (0.70%) International Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 403 (70.70%) Developer
2 338 (59.30%) Java Developer
3 95 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 86 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 52 (9.12%) Architect
6 36 (6.32%) Agile Developer
7 32 (5.61%) Consultant
8 30 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
9 26 (4.56%) J2EE Developer
9 26 (4.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 23 (4.04%) Analyst
10 23 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (3.33%) Java Programmer
11 19 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
11 19 (3.33%) Programmer
11 19 (3.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 19 (3.33%) XML Developer
12 17 (2.98%) Front Office Developer
13 16 (2.81%) Java Architect
13 16 (2.81%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (47.54%) Web Services
2 260 (45.61%) Spring
3 255 (44.74%) XML
4 215 (37.72%) SOAP
5 178 (31.23%) REST
6 172 (30.18%) Hibernate
7 154 (27.02%) J2EE
8 146 (25.61%) HTML
9 108 (18.95%) Java EE
10 93 (16.32%) Middleware
11 88 (15.44%) JPA
12 78 (13.68%) CSS
12 78 (13.68%) EJB
13 76 (13.33%) JDBC
14 75 (13.16%) JSP
15 74 (12.98%) JSON
16 73 (12.81%) XSLT
17 63 (11.05%) ActiveMQ
17 63 (11.05%) JSF
18 62 (10.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (5.61%) Equities
4 25 (4.39%) Derivative
5 23 (4.04%) DataPower
6 20 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 19 (3.33%) Fixed Income
8 18 (3.16%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.63%) SWIFT
10 14 (2.46%) Clustering
10 14 (2.46%) iPad
11 11 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 11 (1.93%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.58%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.58%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (1.40%) Fintech
14 5 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 149 (26.14%) Unix
2 142 (24.91%) Linux
3 38 (6.67%) Windows
4 16 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.63%) AIX
6 14 (2.46%) Solaris
7 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.53%) CentOS
8 3 (0.53%) Debian
9 2 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (22.98%) TDD
3 100 (17.54%) UML
4 98 (17.19%) SOA
5 92 (16.14%) Scrum
6 91 (15.96%) Multithreading
7 77 (13.51%) OO
8 63 (11.05%) SDLC
9 61 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (8.77%) MVC
11 47 (8.25%) BDD
11 47 (8.25%) Unit Testing
12 42 (7.37%) Content Management
12 42 (7.37%) High Availability
12 42 (7.37%) Open Source
13 36 (6.32%) E-Commerce
13 36 (6.32%) Software Engineering
13 36 (6.32%) Web Development
14 34 (5.96%) Pair Programming
15 33 (5.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 478 (83.86%) Java
2 234 (41.05%) SQL
3 211 (37.02%) JavaScript
4 113 (19.82%) PL/SQL
5 62 (10.88%) Python
6 45 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 28 (4.91%) Scala
8 26 (4.56%) C#
9 25 (4.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 22 (3.86%) Jython
10 22 (3.86%) Perl
11 21 (3.68%) C++
12 20 (3.51%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.16%) XPath
14 16 (2.81%) C
15 15 (2.63%) Groovy
16 14 (2.46%) Ruby
17 9 (1.58%) Erlang
17 9 (1.58%) Tcl
18 8 (1.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.79%) Degree
3 16 (2.81%) DV Cleared
3 16 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.88%) IBM Certification
5 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.53%) ISEB
6 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.35%) MCPD
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) CCSP
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) MCTS
8 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.72%) QA
2 13 (2.28%) SLA
3 12 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.58%) HL7
4 9 (1.58%) SEPA
5 5 (0.88%) EMIR
6 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.35%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 8 (1.40%) Docker
2 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.70%) Varnish
4 3 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (0.53%) NFS
5 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (5.09%) Puppet
2 18 (3.16%) Control-M
3 16 (2.81%) Nagios
4 13 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.75%) Capistrano
6 9 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.88%) Cacti
8 5 (0.88%) logstash
9 4 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.70%) OpenView
9 4 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.53%) yum
11 2 (0.35%) Ansible
11 2 (0.35%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.35%) Graphite
11 2 (0.35%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.35%) MOM
12 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 240 (42.11%) Oracle
2 75 (13.16%) IBM
3 48 (8.42%) Sybase
4 38 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 21 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 20 (3.51%) Adobe
7 19 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.81%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.81%) SAP
9 13 (2.28%) HP
10 12 (2.11%) Endeca
11 11 (1.93%) ATG
11 11 (1.93%) Informatica
11 11 (1.93%) webMethods
12 10 (1.75%) Fidessa
12 10 (1.75%) Solace
12 10 (1.75%) VMware
13 9 (1.58%) Google
13 9 (1.58%) Remedy
14 7 (1.23%) Murex
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