Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for JMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMS over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 202 185
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 -6
Contract jobs citing JMS 61 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 1.68% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 53
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £475 £375 £375
90th Percentile £875 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

JMS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,785 2,494 2,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.54% 37.74% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,274 2,005 1,999
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.05% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 6
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +16.60% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £17.08
90th Percentile £62.50 £29.62 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.36 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.84% +16.00% -34.61%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in the City of London

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in the City of London

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in the City of London

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in the City of London

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £475 -
JMS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for JMS.

1 55 (90.16%) Java
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) Linux
4 27 (44.26%) TDD
4 27 (44.26%) Finance
5 23 (37.70%) Banking
6 22 (36.07%) Spring
7 17 (27.87%) TIBCO
8 16 (26.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (24.59%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) REST
10 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
10 14 (22.95%) Middleware
11 13 (21.31%) Rendezvous
11 13 (21.31%) Maven
11 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
11 13 (21.31%) Web Services
12 12 (19.67%) XML
12 12 (19.67%) Java EE
12 12 (19.67%) TIBCO EMS
12 12 (19.67%) Multithreading
12 12 (19.67%) Electronic Trading
12 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.03%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (18.03%) UML
13 11 (18.03%) Sybase
14 10 (16.39%) JUnit
14 10 (16.39%) HTML
14 10 (16.39%) Java 8
15 9 (14.75%) Market Making

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (11.48%) JBoss
1 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.84%) MQSeries
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.28%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.64%) Confluence
7 1 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) Jetty
7 1 (1.64%) Liferay
7 1 (1.64%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.64%) Kondor
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Serverless
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
4 7 (11.48%) Big Data
5 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.56%) HBase
8 3 (4.92%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.28%) DB2
9 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.64%) KDB
10 1 (1.64%) Kdb+
10 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Maven
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.39%) JUnit
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.56%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
6 2 (3.28%) TestNG
7 1 (1.64%) Capybara
7 1 (1.64%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.64%) FishEye
7 1 (1.64%) Grunt
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) jMock
7 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 23 (37.70%) Banking
3 9 (14.75%) Front Office
4 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
5 6 (9.84%) Advertising
6 2 (3.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (95.08%) Developer
2 45 (73.77%) Java Developer
3 20 (32.79%) Senior Developer
4 17 (27.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Pega Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Pega Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) Spring
2 15 (24.59%) REST
3 14 (22.95%) Middleware
4 13 (21.31%) Rendezvous
4 13 (21.31%) Web Services
5 12 (19.67%) Java EE
5 12 (19.67%) TIBCO EMS
5 12 (19.67%) XML
6 11 (18.03%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (16.39%) HTML
8 9 (14.75%) Kafka
9 7 (11.48%) JTA
10 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.84%) JTS
11 5 (8.20%) Apache Camel
11 5 (8.20%) HTML5
11 5 (8.20%) JSON
11 5 (8.20%) RESTful
12 4 (6.56%) JDBC
12 4 (6.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.84%) Equities
3 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Fintech
5 3 (4.92%) Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (1.64%) IPTV
6 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) TDD
3 12 (19.67%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (19.67%) Multithreading
4 11 (18.03%) UML
5 9 (14.75%) Market Making
5 9 (14.75%) Microservices
5 9 (14.75%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) SDLC
7 7 (11.48%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (11.48%) Concurrent Programming
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum
7 7 (11.48%) SOA
7 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.84%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.20%) ETL
9 5 (8.20%) Low Latency
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) Java
2 15 (24.59%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) Java 8
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) Python
6 4 (6.56%) XPath
7 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) AWK
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) ES6
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) R
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Gluster
2 1 (1.64%) HDFS
2 1 (1.64%) iptables
2 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.28%) Control-M
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) TIBCO
2 11 (18.03%) Sybase
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.92%) Hortonworks
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) Informatica
4 3 (4.92%) Pega
5 2 (3.28%) Murex
5 2 (3.28%) Sun
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Currenex
6 1 (1.64%) Misys
6 1 (1.64%) Reuters
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Solace
6 1 (1.64%) VMware