The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 357 344
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs citing JMS 240 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.97% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 195 165
Median daily rate £497 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in England

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in England

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in England

JMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 123 £550 +15.78% 44
South East +19 57 £500 +25.78% 7
East of England - 18 £475 - 4
South West +11 16 £413 -13.15% 3
North West +18 8 £350 -15.15% 9
East Midlands -3 8 £400 +18.51% 1
Yorkshire +15 5 £400 +45.45% 4
North East -14 1 £600 +50.00%
Midlands - 1 - -
JMS
UK

JMS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for JMS.

1 448 (88.89%) Java
2 274 (54.37%) Spring
3 272 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (47.82%) Web Services
5 222 (44.05%) SQL
6 204 (40.48%) XML
7 203 (40.28%) Linux
8 189 (37.50%) REST
9 185 (36.71%) SOAP
9 185 (36.71%) Oracle
10 161 (31.94%) Maven
11 155 (30.75%) Hibernate
12 149 (29.56%) TDD
13 144 (28.57%) JavaScript
14 143 (28.37%) Unix
15 141 (27.98%) J2EE
15 141 (27.98%) Finance
16 125 (24.80%) Git (software)
17 124 (24.60%) JUnit
18 118 (23.41%) SOA
19 117 (23.21%) Scrum
20 114 (22.62%) JDBC
21 108 (21.43%) HTML
22 104 (20.63%) Banking
22 104 (20.63%) WebSphere
22 104 (20.63%) Jenkins
23 98 (19.44%) WebLogic
24 97 (19.25%) XSLT
25 96 (19.05%) JIRA
26 91 (18.06%) Mockito

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 104 (20.63%) WebSphere
2 98 (19.44%) WebLogic
3 69 (13.69%) Apache
4 66 (13.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 63 (12.50%) JBoss
6 62 (12.30%) Tomcat
7 35 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 31 (6.15%) Apache Spark
8 31 (6.15%) Confluence
9 25 (4.96%) CMS
10 23 (4.56%) Mule
11 21 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (2.58%) ATG Dynamo
13 12 (2.38%) Apache Solr
13 12 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (2.18%) Apache Pig
14 11 (2.18%) Oracle Service Bus
15 9 (1.79%) MQSeries
15 9 (1.79%) Mule ESB
15 9 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
2 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.19%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.79%) Murex MxG2000
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.60%) Unica
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.20%) Global One
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.20%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.16%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.38%) PaaS
5 10 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (1.79%) IaaS
7 8 (1.59%) GitHub
8 7 (1.39%) Bluemix
8 7 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.79%) Boomi
10 4 (0.79%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.60%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.33%) HTTP
2 18 (3.57%) FTP
3 17 (3.37%) Internet
4 16 (3.17%) LDAP
5 14 (2.78%) HTTPS
6 12 (2.38%) SSL
7 8 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.19%) AMQP
8 6 (1.19%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.99%) SNMP
10 3 (0.60%) Firewall
11 2 (0.40%) Network Security
12 1 (0.20%) BGP
12 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.20%) DNS
12 1 (0.20%) Intranet
12 1 (0.20%) MPLS
12 1 (0.20%) NAS
12 1 (0.20%) OSPF
12 1 (0.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (15.48%) Relational Database
2 59 (11.71%) Big Data
3 57 (11.31%) Oracle Database
4 50 (9.92%) Hadoop
5 44 (8.73%) SQL Server
6 40 (7.94%) MongoDB
7 38 (7.54%) DB2
7 38 (7.54%) MySQL
7 38 (7.54%) RDBMS
8 37 (7.34%) NoSQL
9 30 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 19 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (3.57%) Apache Hive
13 16 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.58%) KDB
15 12 (2.38%) Endeca
16 11 (2.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 161 (31.94%) Maven
2 125 (24.80%) Git (software)
3 124 (24.60%) JUnit
4 104 (20.63%) Jenkins
5 96 (19.05%) JIRA
6 91 (18.06%) Mockito
7 63 (12.50%) Subversion
8 59 (11.71%) Ant
9 46 (9.13%) Gradle
10 44 (8.73%) TeamCity
11 42 (8.33%) Spock
12 39 (7.74%) Eclipse
13 30 (5.95%) Cucumber
14 29 (5.75%) Selenium
15 17 (3.37%) SoapUI
16 16 (3.17%) Log4j
17 13 (2.58%) EasyMock
18 12 (2.38%) Hudson
19 10 (1.98%) Bitbucket
19 10 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 141 (27.98%) Finance
2 104 (20.63%) Banking
3 32 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.56%) Front Office
5 21 (4.17%) Retail
6 10 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.79%) Back Office
7 9 (1.79%) Games
8 7 (1.39%) Advertising
8 7 (1.39%) Billing
8 7 (1.39%) Marketing
9 4 (0.79%) Electronics
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.79%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 343 (68.06%) Developer
2 264 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 106 (21.03%) Senior Developer
4 83 (16.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 55 (10.91%) Architect
6 23 (4.56%) Agile Developer
7 22 (4.37%) Agile Java Developer
8 20 (3.97%) Software Engineer
9 18 (3.57%) Integration Developer
9 18 (3.57%) Lead Developer
10 17 (3.37%) Java Engineer
11 15 (2.98%) Angular Developer
12 14 (2.78%) Data Engineer
13 12 (2.38%) Integration Architect
13 12 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.18%) Digital Developer
14 11 (2.18%) Front Office Developer
14 11 (2.18%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.18%) UI Developer
15 10 (1.98%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (54.37%) Spring
2 241 (47.82%) Web Services
3 204 (40.48%) XML
4 189 (37.50%) REST
5 185 (36.71%) SOAP
6 155 (30.75%) Hibernate
7 141 (27.98%) J2EE
8 114 (22.62%) JDBC
9 108 (21.43%) HTML
10 97 (19.25%) XSLT
11 87 (17.26%) Java EE
12 83 (16.47%) JSP
13 82 (16.27%) CSS
14 81 (16.07%) EJB
15 78 (15.48%) JSON
16 75 (14.88%) Servlets
17 68 (13.49%) jQuery
18 66 (13.10%) AngularJS
19 64 (12.70%) Middleware
20 61 (12.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 48 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.75%) Derivative
4 24 (4.76%) User Experience
5 21 (4.17%) Virtual Team
6 18 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.57%) Equities
6 18 (3.57%) iPad
7 17 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 16 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (2.18%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.59%) Clustering
12 7 (1.39%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
14 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.79%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.79%) DataPower
15 4 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 203 (40.28%) Linux
2 143 (28.37%) Unix
3 26 (5.16%) Windows
4 22 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.19%) HPUX
5 6 (1.19%) Solaris
6 5 (0.99%) VMS
7 3 (0.60%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (29.56%) TDD
3 118 (23.41%) SOA
4 117 (23.21%) Scrum
5 90 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (17.26%) BDD
7 71 (14.09%) MVC
8 62 (12.30%) Microservices
9 61 (12.10%) E-Commerce
10 57 (11.31%) OO
11 56 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 52 (10.32%) SDLC
13 51 (10.12%) Multithreading
13 51 (10.12%) Software Engineering
14 43 (8.53%) UML
15 40 (7.94%) Open Source
16 38 (7.54%) High Availability
17 36 (7.14%) Refactoring
18 34 (6.75%) Performance Tuning
19 32 (6.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 448 (88.89%) Java
2 222 (44.05%) SQL
3 144 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 66 (13.10%) Shell Script
5 56 (11.11%) Python
6 51 (10.12%) PL/SQL
7 50 (9.92%) Perl
8 42 (8.33%) XPath
9 41 (8.13%) Korn
10 30 (5.95%) C#
11 27 (5.36%) Scala
12 26 (5.16%) Bash Shell
13 17 (3.37%) R
14 14 (2.78%) C++
14 14 (2.78%) Ruby
15 10 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.79%) Groovy
17 6 (1.19%) C
17 6 (1.19%) ECMAScript
17 6 (1.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (7.14%) Degree
2 23 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.18%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.79%) CISSP
6 6 (1.19%) RHCE
6 6 (1.19%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.79%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.79%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.60%) CISA
8 3 (0.60%) CISM
9 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.40%) MCPD
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Brainbench
10 1 (0.20%) CCNA
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.20%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.55%) QA
2 22 (4.37%) FATCA
3 10 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.79%) MiFID
5 6 (1.19%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.60%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.17%) Docker
2 5 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.60%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) Gluster
5 1 (0.20%) iptables
5 1 (0.20%) NDS
5 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.20%) NFS
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.57%) Ansible
2 17 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (3.37%) Puppet
3 9 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (0.99%) Capistrano
4 5 (0.99%) Nagios
5 3 (0.60%) Kibana
5 3 (0.60%) logstash
5 3 (0.60%) Mesos
6 2 (0.40%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.20%) MOM
7 1 (0.20%) Netcool
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 185 (36.71%) Oracle
2 50 (9.92%) IBM
3 47 (9.33%) Solace
4 37 (7.34%) MuleSoft
5 32 (6.35%) ATG
5 32 (6.35%) Sybase
5 32 (6.35%) TIBCO
6 21 (4.17%) SAP
7 17 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.98%) Google
8 10 (1.98%) Murex
9 8 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.59%) Fidessa
9 8 (1.59%) Informatica
10 7 (1.39%) Pega
10 7 (1.39%) VMware
11 6 (1.19%) CA
11 6 (1.19%) hybris
11 6 (1.19%) Teradata
11 6 (1.19%) WorldPay
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Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pasker
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £525 per day + Remote Working
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
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London
TRG
Rate: 480-500 Per Day
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Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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