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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 321 301 280
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing JMS 327 335 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.20% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 196 236
Average daily rate
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£430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.00

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
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -8 291 £450 - 74
London -14 174 £475 -5.00% 52
City of London -9 52 £475 -12.84% 19
South East +3 39 £475 +18.75% 6
North West +17 28 £425 +21.42% 4
Scotland -26 28 £375 -8.53% 5
Glasgow -21 26 £375 -16.66% 3
Manchester +10 22 £340 -2.85% 3
Berkshire +16 13 £475 +18.75% 3
Hampshire +2 10 £394 +12.50% 2
East of England -33 10 £390 -13.33% 3
West Midlands -18 9 £388 -1.58% 5
South West -16 8 £200 -46.66% 1
Salford - 7 £313 -
East Midlands +3 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire -20 5 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire +15 3 £425 +51.78% 1
Cheshire +7 3 £439 +13.29% 1
Surrey +2 3 - -
Watford -4 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £390 - 2
Nottingham +23 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -1 2 £425 -22.72%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £425 -22.72%
Northampton - 2 £450 - 1
Norwich - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 - 1
Basingstoke +13 1 £310 -11.42% 1
Leeds 0 1 £400 -11.11%

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 527 (81.83%) Java
2 295 (45.81%) Spring
3 262 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (39.75%) XML
5 250 (38.82%) Oracle
6 227 (35.25%) Web Services
7 192 (29.81%) SOA
8 188 (29.19%) SQL
9 185 (28.73%) Finance
10 169 (26.24%) J2EE
10 169 (26.24%) Linux
11 165 (25.62%) SOAP
12 162 (25.16%) JavaScript
13 158 (24.53%) REST
14 152 (23.60%) Maven
15 149 (23.14%) Hibernate
16 142 (22.05%) WebSphere
16 142 (22.05%) OO
17 140 (21.74%) Banking
18 139 (21.58%) WebLogic
19 136 (21.12%) Middleware
20 132 (20.50%) UNIX
21 128 (19.88%) JUnit
22 119 (18.48%) TDD
23 116 (18.01%) Scrum
23 116 (18.01%) HTML
24 111 (17.24%) JSP
25 109 (16.93%) HTTP
25 109 (16.93%) Relational Database
26 108 (16.77%) Java EE

JMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 142 (22.05%) WebSphere
2 139 (21.58%) WebLogic
3 68 (10.56%) Tomcat
4 61 (9.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 60 (9.32%) Apache
6 38 (5.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (4.81%) Oracle Service Bus
8 29 (4.50%) MQSeries
9 25 (3.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 24 (3.73%) WebLogic Portal
11 22 (3.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 20 (3.11%) IIS
13 18 (2.80%) CMS
14 16 (2.48%) Confluence
15 15 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
16 14 (2.17%) SharePoint
17 11 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
17 11 (1.71%) Apache Solr
18 9 (1.40%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.40%) MS Project
2 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.62%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (5.90%) Oracle BPM
2 20 (3.11%) Documaker
3 19 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (2.02%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (1.09%) Murex MxG2000
6 6 (0.93%) Tridion
7 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.16%) Brady Trinity
11 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.09%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) PaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 109 (16.93%) HTTP
2 69 (10.71%) SSL
3 39 (6.06%) Internet
4 32 (4.97%) HTTPS
5 15 (2.33%) LDAP
6 12 (1.86%) FTP
6 12 (1.86%) AMQP
7 8 (1.24%) DSL
8 7 (1.09%) SNMP
9 6 (0.93%) Firewall
10 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.47%) SDH
11 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.47%) DMZ
11 3 (0.47%) MPLS
12 2 (0.31%) Intranet
12 2 (0.31%) SMTP
13 1 (0.16%) IPv4
13 1 (0.16%) IPv6
13 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.93%) Relational Database
2 88 (13.66%) Oracle Database
3 72 (11.18%) SQL Server
4 46 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 40 (6.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 38 (5.90%) NoSQL
7 35 (5.43%) DB2
8 34 (5.28%) MongoDB
9 33 (5.12%) MySQL
10 22 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 22 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
11 20 (3.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.24%) RavenDB
13 8 (1.24%) Hazelcast
14 7 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.93%) Big Data
16 5 (0.78%) Redis
16 5 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.78%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 152 (23.60%) Maven
2 128 (19.88%) JUnit
3 67 (10.40%) Subversion
4 63 (9.78%) Ant
5 58 (9.01%) Eclipse
6 56 (8.70%) JIRA
7 39 (6.06%) Selenium
8 37 (5.75%) Git (software)
9 29 (4.50%) CruiseControl
10 26 (4.04%) Jenkins
11 25 (3.88%) Hudson
12 20 (3.11%) TeamCity
13 19 (2.95%) Mockito
14 15 (2.33%) Gradle
14 15 (2.33%) jMock
15 13 (2.02%) Log4j
15 13 (2.02%) Apache Ivy
16 12 (1.86%) Cucumber
17 10 (1.55%) Visual Studio
18 8 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 185 (28.73%) Finance
2 140 (21.74%) Banking
3 79 (12.27%) Front Office
4 72 (11.18%) Investment Banking
5 35 (5.43%) Retail
6 34 (5.28%) Telecoms
7 27 (4.19%) Billing
8 19 (2.95%) Financial Institution
9 15 (2.33%) Back Office
9 15 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.40%) Games
11 8 (1.24%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.09%) Advertising
12 7 (1.09%) Marketing
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 419 (65.06%) Developer
2 326 (50.62%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.27%) Architect
4 64 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 54 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 33 (5.12%) Software Engineer
7 30 (4.66%) Consultant
7 30 (4.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 19 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (2.48%) Java Architect
10 15 (2.33%) Oracle Consultant
11 14 (2.17%) Designer
12 13 (2.02%) Agile Java Developer
12 13 (2.02%) Technical Leader
12 13 (2.02%) Front Office Developer
12 13 (2.02%) Software Developer
13 11 (1.71%) Integration Architect
14 10 (1.55%) Oracle Developer
14 10 (1.55%) .NET Developer
14 10 (1.55%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (45.81%) Spring
2 256 (39.75%) XML
3 227 (35.25%) Web Services
4 169 (26.24%) J2EE
5 165 (25.62%) SOAP
6 158 (24.53%) REST
7 149 (23.14%) Hibernate
8 136 (21.12%) Middleware
9 116 (18.01%) HTML
10 111 (17.24%) JSP
11 108 (16.77%) Java EE
12 107 (16.61%) JDBC
13 101 (15.68%) XSLT
14 83 (12.89%) CSS
15 79 (12.27%) Struts
16 75 (11.65%) Ajax
17 66 (10.25%) jQuery
18 60 (9.32%) WSDL
19 59 (9.16%) Servlets
20 58 (9.01%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 28 (4.35%) Open Source
5 23 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.26%) Fixed Income
7 18 (2.80%) Data Integration
7 18 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.48%) Web 2.0
9 12 (1.86%) Clustering
10 11 (1.71%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.55%) User Experience
11 10 (1.55%) Derivative
11 10 (1.55%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.55%) GIS
11 10 (1.55%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.24%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 169 (26.24%) Linux
2 132 (20.50%) UNIX
3 67 (10.40%) Windows
4 33 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.26%) Solaris
6 16 (2.48%) Android
7 13 (2.02%) HPUX
8 8 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.09%) AIX
10 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (29.81%) SOA
3 142 (22.05%) OO
4 119 (18.48%) TDD
5 116 (18.01%) Scrum
6 103 (15.99%) UML
7 94 (14.60%) MVC
8 78 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (11.65%) Unit Testing
10 70 (10.87%) Multithreading
11 69 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 60 (9.32%) Content Management
13 56 (8.70%) ITIL
14 43 (6.68%) E-Commerce
15 40 (6.21%) Configuration Management
16 37 (5.75%) OOD
17 35 (5.43%) SysML
17 35 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
18 34 (5.28%) TOGAF
19 32 (4.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 527 (81.83%) Java
2 188 (29.19%) SQL
3 162 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 64 (9.94%) Shell Script
5 63 (9.78%) PL/SQL
6 57 (8.85%) C#
7 52 (8.07%) Bash Shell
8 44 (6.83%) Perl
9 43 (6.68%) XPath
10 39 (6.06%) Python
11 37 (5.75%) Jython
11 37 (5.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 32 (4.97%) C++
13 27 (4.19%) Groovy
14 25 (3.88%) Scala
15 24 (3.73%) XQuery
16 17 (2.64%) C
16 17 (2.64%) Korn
17 10 (1.55%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 60 (9.32%) Degree
2 40 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.24%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 8 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.09%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.45%) QA
2 20 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.31%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (5.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 28 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (3.42%) Puppet
4 8 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.93%) CA LISA
6 5 (0.78%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.78%) Nagios
7 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.62%) YUM
7 4 (0.62%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.31%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.16%) OpenView
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.16%) Netcool
9 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 250 (38.82%) Oracle
2 99 (15.37%) JBoss
3 81 (12.58%) IBM
4 56 (8.70%) Sybase
5 36 (5.59%) TIBCO
6 35 (5.43%) Red Hat
6 35 (5.43%) Microsoft
7 27 (4.19%) 29West
8 23 (3.57%) Remedy
9 22 (3.42%) Software AG
9 22 (3.42%) SAP
10 19 (2.95%) Google
11 18 (2.80%) Siebel
12 17 (2.64%) Murex
13 16 (2.48%) Bloomberg
14 14 (2.17%) ATG
14 14 (2.17%) HP
15 13 (2.02%) Interwoven
16 11 (1.71%) Informatica
16 11 (1.71%) Sun
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Posted: Yesterday
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