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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 136 146
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Contract jobs citing JMS 18 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.83% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 2.38% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 48
Median daily rate £465 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £471 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.70% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

JMS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1250 1176 1729
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.88% 34.75% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1007 1404
Median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Median hourly rate £24.86 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.30% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing JMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for JMS.

1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) Spring
3 23 (58.97%) Finance
4 20 (51.28%) XML
5 18 (46.15%) JUnit
5 18 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 18 (46.15%) Maven
5 18 (46.15%) Banking
6 16 (41.03%) TDD
7 15 (38.46%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) REST
8 14 (35.90%) Mockito
8 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
8 14 (35.90%) SOAP
8 14 (35.90%) Linux
8 14 (35.90%) OO
8 14 (35.90%) Java EE
9 13 (33.33%) Multithreading
9 13 (33.33%) Subversion
9 13 (33.33%) Oracle
9 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
11 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
11 11 (28.21%) BDD
11 11 (28.21%) SDLC
11 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
12 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
12 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL

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 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.38%) Mule
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (2.56%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.56%) Pega PRPC
1 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) NAS
1 1 (2.56%) SNMP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) DB2
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 6 (15.38%) MarkLogic
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.82%) KDB
4 5 (12.82%) Kdb+
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) JUnit
1 18 (46.15%) Maven
2 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 14 (35.90%) Mockito
3 13 (33.33%) Subversion
4 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
5 8 (20.51%) JIRA
6 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
6 7 (17.95%) Selenium
7 6 (15.38%) EasyMock
8 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
11 2 (5.13%) Ant
11 2 (5.13%) Gerrit
12 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 1 (2.56%) GitLab
12 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
12 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Front Office
4 5 (12.82%) Publishing
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Automotive
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 33 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 16 (41.03%) Senior Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) KDB Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Integration Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Middleware Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (5.13%) MIS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior MIS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) Spring
2 20 (51.28%) XML
3 18 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 15 (38.46%) REST
5 14 (35.90%) Java EE
5 14 (35.90%) SOAP
6 9 (23.08%) Middleware
7 8 (20.51%) CSS
7 8 (20.51%) HTML
7 8 (20.51%) J2EE
7 8 (20.51%) JSON
7 8 (20.51%) JSP
7 8 (20.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (17.95%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (17.95%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (17.95%) Spring Boot
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) Apache Camel
9 6 (15.38%) Rendezvous
9 6 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (20.51%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Derivative
4 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) OO
4 13 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 11 (28.21%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) SDLC
5 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.08%) UML
8 8 (20.51%) Release Management
9 7 (17.95%) Microservices
10 6 (15.38%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (15.38%) Scrum
11 5 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (12.82%) User Stories
11 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.26%) DevOps
12 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
12 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
5 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) MiFID
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 5 (12.82%) Sybase
4 3 (7.69%) Currenex
4 3 (7.69%) ION Trading
4 3 (7.69%) WorldPay
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) Canoo
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Pega
6 1 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) Qualys
6 1 (2.56%) Reuters
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) Solace
6 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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