Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 182 145
Rank change year-on-year -5 -37 +36
Contract jobs citing JMS 65 68 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.02% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 2.85% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 95
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £375 £363 £364
90th Percentile £838 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.67% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £62.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 2712 2386 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.92% 35.86% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2018 2325
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 57 (87.69%) Java
2 37 (56.92%) Spring
3 36 (55.38%) Finance
4 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.08%) TIBCO
6 23 (35.38%) XML
6 23 (35.38%) Linux
7 22 (33.85%) Maven
7 22 (33.85%) Banking
8 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
9 20 (30.77%) Rendezvous
10 19 (29.23%) SQL
11 18 (27.69%) Subversion
11 18 (27.69%) Electronic Trading
12 17 (26.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (24.62%) Unix
13 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.54%) REST
14 14 (21.54%) Middleware
14 14 (21.54%) TDD
14 14 (21.54%) TIBCO EMS
15 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 13 (20.00%) Oracle
15 13 (20.00%) SDLC
16 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
16 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
16 12 (18.46%) XSLT
17 11 (16.92%) HTML
17 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (16.92%) Multithreading

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 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) GemFire
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (6.15%) Kondor
3 1 (1.54%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) DB2
4 7 (10.77%) KDB
5 6 (9.23%) Kdb+
5 6 (9.23%) MySQL
6 5 (7.69%) MarkLogic
6 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.62%) HBase
7 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Maven
2 18 (27.69%) Subversion
3 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.85%) TeamCity
5 8 (12.31%) Mockito
6 7 (10.77%) JIRA
7 6 (9.23%) JUnit
8 5 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.15%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.08%) Ant
10 2 (3.08%) Babel
10 2 (3.08%) Gradle
10 2 (3.08%) Spock
10 2 (3.08%) webpack
11 1 (1.54%) GitLab
11 1 (1.54%) jMock
11 1 (1.54%) Robot Framework
General
1 36 (55.38%) Finance
2 22 (33.85%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Investment Banking
4 8 (12.31%) Back Office
4 8 (12.31%) Front Office
5 6 (9.23%) Games
6 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 5 (7.69%) Retail
7 4 (6.15%) Publishing
8 2 (3.08%) Advertising
8 2 (3.08%) Electronics
8 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (3.08%) Marketing
8 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (95.38%) Developer
2 47 (72.31%) Java Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) KDB Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Integration Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
7 3 (4.62%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Data Migration Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) Spring
2 23 (35.38%) XML
3 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
4 20 (30.77%) Rendezvous
5 14 (21.54%) Middleware
5 14 (21.54%) REST
5 14 (21.54%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (18.46%) XSLT
7 11 (16.92%) HTML
8 10 (15.38%) Web Services
9 9 (13.85%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) Java EE
9 9 (13.85%) JSON
10 8 (12.31%) SOAP
10 8 (12.31%) Spring Boot
11 7 (10.77%) J2EE
12 6 (9.23%) CSS
12 6 (9.23%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (9.23%) JSP
12 6 (9.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.23%) Equities
2 6 (9.23%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.69%) Derivative
3 5 (7.69%) Online Games
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.08%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Unix
3 5 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Electronic Trading
3 14 (21.54%) TDD
4 13 (20.00%) SDLC
5 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.92%) Multithreading
7 10 (15.38%) Low Latency
8 9 (13.85%) OO
8 9 (13.85%) Scrum
9 8 (12.31%) BDD
9 8 (12.31%) Code Optimisation
9 8 (12.31%) Migration
9 8 (12.31%) MVC
10 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
10 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.69%) High Availability
11 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (87.69%) Java
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.15%) AWK
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Scala
6 4 (6.15%) XPath
7 3 (4.62%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) ES6
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) TIBCO
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) Sybase
4 5 (7.69%) Bloomberg
4 5 (7.69%) Currenex
4 5 (7.69%) Reuters
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) ION Trading
5 4 (6.15%) Misys
6 2 (3.08%) FXall
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Solace
7 1 (1.54%) Caplin
7 1 (1.54%) Perforce
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy