Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 January 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 80 136
Rank change year-on-year -45 +56 -29
Contract jobs citing JMS 16 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 1.29% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 4.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £364 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% - -
Scotland median daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 703 528 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.29% 29.60% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 348 389
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £276 £285 £280
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -44.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.19
% change year-on-year -46.67% +11.97% +0.48%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in Edinburgh

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Edinburgh

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JMS.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) XML
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 12 (75.00%) Maven
4 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
5 10 (62.50%) JPA
6 9 (56.25%) Drools
6 9 (56.25%) jBPM
6 9 (56.25%) JBoss
6 9 (56.25%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (50.00%) XSD
7 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (50.00%) Web Services
7 8 (50.00%) Subversion
7 8 (50.00%) Java EE
8 7 (43.75%) Open Source
8 7 (43.75%) SOA
8 7 (43.75%) Apache Camel
8 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (37.50%) Open Source Development
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (31.25%) TDD
10 5 (31.25%) Spring
10 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (31.25%) SOAP
10 5 (31.25%) J2EE

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (56.25%) JBoss
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Maven
2 8 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.25%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) JPA
4 9 (56.25%) Drools
4 9 (56.25%) jBPM
5 8 (50.00%) Java EE
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) XSD
6 7 (43.75%) Apache Camel
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
8 4 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) DHTML
9 3 (18.75%) EJB
9 3 (18.75%) JSP
9 3 (18.75%) React
10 2 (12.50%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source Development
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Coaching
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) API Design
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter