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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 123 157
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34  
Contract jobs citing JMS 21 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 2.84% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 26
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 1073 1090 1552
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.50% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 917 1243
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 40 (90.91%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (50.00%) SQL
4 20 (45.45%) Maven
5 19 (43.18%) XML
6 17 (38.64%) Finance
6 17 (38.64%) Spring
6 17 (38.64%) Multithreading
7 16 (36.36%) JUnit
7 16 (36.36%) Linux
8 15 (34.09%) Banking
9 14 (31.82%) TDD
9 14 (31.82%) JIRA
9 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
10 12 (27.27%) Java EE
10 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
10 12 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (27.27%) UML
10 12 (27.27%) Oracle
10 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
11 11 (25.00%) SOAP
11 11 (25.00%) Unix
11 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 11 (25.00%) Mockito
11 11 (25.00%) REST
11 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 10 (22.73%) Data Structures
12 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration

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 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.64%) Mule
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.55%) JBoss
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) SNMP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) DB2
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) KDB
3 4 (9.09%) Kdb+
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.27%) OrientDB
6 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Maven
2 16 (36.36%) JUnit
3 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (31.82%) JIRA
4 11 (25.00%) Mockito
5 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 8 (18.18%) Selenium
6 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
7 6 (13.64%) EasyMock
8 5 (11.36%) Ant
9 4 (9.09%) Gerrit
9 4 (9.09%) Subversion
10 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.27%) GitLab
11 1 (2.27%) Gradle
11 1 (2.27%) Hudson
11 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (2.27%) Spock
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 6 (13.64%) Front Office
5 5 (11.36%) Back Office
6 3 (6.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 31 (70.45%) Java Developer
3 18 (40.91%) Senior Developer
4 17 (38.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) KDB Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) MIS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior MIS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) Spring
3 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 12 (27.27%) Java EE
4 11 (25.00%) REST
4 11 (25.00%) SOAP
5 10 (22.73%) CSS
5 10 (22.73%) HTML
5 10 (22.73%) JSON
5 10 (22.73%) JSP
6 9 (20.45%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (20.45%) J2EE
6 9 (20.45%) Web Services
7 8 (18.18%) Rendezvous
8 7 (15.91%) Apache Camel
8 7 (15.91%) JAXB
8 7 (15.91%) JPA
8 7 (15.91%) Middleware
8 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
8 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (22.73%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.09%) Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Multithreading
3 14 (31.82%) TDD
4 12 (27.27%) UML
5 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.45%) BDD
7 9 (20.45%) OO
8 8 (18.18%) Microservices
9 6 (13.64%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (13.64%) DevOps
9 6 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (13.64%) Scrum
9 6 (13.64%) SDLC
10 5 (11.36%) Low Latency
11 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 3 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (6.82%) Data Ingestion
12 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.64%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) Scala
6 5 (11.36%) C#
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Korn
8 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.27%) R
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Gluster
2 1 (2.27%) iptables
2 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 5 (11.36%) WorldPay
4 3 (6.82%) Sybase
5 2 (4.55%) Canoo
5 2 (4.55%) ION Trading
5 2 (4.55%) Pega
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) F5
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.27%) Qualys
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) Solace
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (2.27%) Teradata
6 1 (2.27%) VMware