Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 181 185
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -21
Contract jobs citing JMS 71 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.85% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 2.22% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 57
City of London median daily rate £550 £535 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% -
10th Percentile £465 £375 £370
90th Percentile £875 £838 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £530 £525
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% -4.55%
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 2,826 2,617 2,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.25% 38.15% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,352 2,161 2,016
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £22.93 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.56% -34.49% -3.45%
10th Percentile £19.14 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £26.99 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.84% -38.57% -3.45%

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 October 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 October 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 - 3 £475 -
JMS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 64 (90.14%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.89%) TDD
4 33 (46.48%) Spring
4 33 (46.48%) Finance
5 29 (40.85%) Banking
6 28 (39.44%) Linux
7 25 (35.21%) TIBCO
8 24 (33.80%) Middleware
9 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.17%) Rendezvous
10 20 (28.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (26.76%) OO
12 18 (25.35%) Multithreading
13 17 (23.94%) Electronic Trading
13 17 (23.94%) SQL
14 15 (21.13%) Sybase
14 15 (21.13%) Maven
14 15 (21.13%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (21.13%) Java EE
14 15 (21.13%) TIBCO EMS
14 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
15 14 (19.72%) Oracle
15 14 (19.72%) HTML
16 13 (18.31%) MySQL
16 13 (18.31%) UML
16 13 (18.31%) Unix
16 13 (18.31%) Front Office
16 13 (18.31%) Scrum
16 13 (18.31%) REST

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 10 (14.08%) JBoss
1 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.45%) MQSeries
3 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Liferay
5 1 (1.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.41%) Kondor
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.41%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Serverless
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (18.31%) MySQL
4 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.04%) DB2
6 4 (5.63%) KDB
6 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.82%) Big Data
8 2 (2.82%) Kdb+
9 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Maven
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.68%) JUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.04%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) Robot Framework
6 3 (4.23%) jMock
6 3 (4.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.82%) Gradle
7 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.82%) JMeter
7 2 (2.82%) Mockito
7 2 (2.82%) NeoLoad
7 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) Grunt
8 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 29 (40.85%) Banking
3 13 (18.31%) Front Office
4 9 (12.68%) Advertising
5 7 (9.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (94.37%) Developer
2 55 (77.46%) Java Developer
3 24 (33.80%) Senior Developer
4 21 (29.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Pega Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (2.82%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) Spring
2 24 (33.80%) Middleware
3 20 (28.17%) Rendezvous
4 15 (21.13%) FIX Protocol
4 15 (21.13%) Java EE
4 15 (21.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 14 (19.72%) HTML
6 13 (18.31%) REST
7 12 (16.90%) Web Services
8 9 (12.68%) XML
9 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.86%) JTA
10 6 (8.45%) JSON
10 6 (8.45%) JTS
11 5 (7.04%) CSS
11 5 (7.04%) HTML5
11 5 (7.04%) RESTful
12 4 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (5.63%) Kafka
12 4 (5.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (14.08%) Derivative
2 10 (14.08%) Fixed Income
3 9 (12.68%) Equities
4 8 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.23%) Fintech
5 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) TDD
3 19 (26.76%) OO
4 18 (25.35%) Multithreading
5 17 (23.94%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (18.31%) BDD
6 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 13 (18.31%) UML
7 9 (12.68%) Low Latency
7 9 (12.68%) Market Making
7 9 (12.68%) Microservices
7 9 (12.68%) Migration
8 8 (11.27%) OOD
8 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.86%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (8.45%) Analytics
11 5 (7.04%) DevOps
11 5 (7.04%) SDLC
11 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (90.14%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) Java 8
4 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.23%) C#
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
6 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) Python
7 2 (2.82%) VB
7 2 (2.82%) XPath
8 1 (1.41%) AWK
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) R
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) OCPJP
1 2 (2.82%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Gluster
2 1 (1.41%) iptables
2 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.82%) Control-M
2 2 (2.82%) Kibana
2 2 (2.82%) logstash
3 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) TIBCO
2 15 (21.13%) Sybase
3 14 (19.72%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) Informatica
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Pega
6 2 (2.82%) Cadence
6 2 (2.82%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.82%) Murex
6 2 (2.82%) Sun
6 2 (2.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Currenex
7 1 (1.41%) Misys
7 1 (1.41%) Reuters
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) SunGard
7 1 (1.41%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.41%) VMware