Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 376 366
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +60
Contract jobs citing JMS 619 576 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 1.95% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 392 464
England median daily rate £513 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £408 £375 £363
90th Percentile £625 £638 £647
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £468
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.95% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,380 29,566 30,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.46% 32.57% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,769 20,639 21,200
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 380 359
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.40 £16.23 £13.00
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.83% +10.34% -3.20%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in England

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 September 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 +10 393 £550 +4.76% 44
South East +66 134 £513 +3.54% 13
East of England -15 28 £510 -2.86% 2
North of England -20 28 £425 +3.03% 16
Midlands -15 20 £475 -11.63% 12
South West +3 16 £425 - 2
West Midlands -20 16 £445 -3.78% 7
North West -15 15 £413 -8.33% 7
Yorkshire -19 9 £425 +6.25% 8
North East -3 4 £435 - 1
East Midlands -4 3 £538 -2.27% 5
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 England region with a requirement for JMS.

1 516 (83.36%) Java
2 391 (63.17%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (54.28%) Spring
4 290 (46.85%) Git (software)
5 281 (45.40%) Web Services
6 274 (44.26%) REST
7 267 (43.13%) Maven
8 239 (38.61%) Hibernate
9 233 (37.64%) RESTful
10 227 (36.67%) TDD
10 227 (36.67%) Microservices
11 210 (33.93%) Java 8
12 165 (26.66%) Oracle
13 163 (26.33%) Jenkins
14 161 (26.01%) BDD
15 157 (25.36%) Relational Database
16 150 (24.23%) SQL
17 147 (23.75%) JavaScript
18 142 (22.94%) Unix
19 141 (22.78%) Java EE
20 136 (21.97%) JUnit
20 136 (21.97%) Spring Boot
21 130 (21.00%) OO
22 126 (20.36%) XML
23 124 (20.03%) Docker
24 123 (19.87%) Linux
25 122 (19.71%) Test Automation
26 120 (19.39%) JIRA
27 119 (19.22%) Finance
28 115 (18.58%) MVC

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 89 (14.38%) Confluence
2 80 (12.92%) WebLogic
3 64 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 55 (8.89%) WildFly
5 54 (8.72%) JBoss
6 53 (8.56%) MQSeries
7 52 (8.40%) Tomcat
8 40 (6.46%) WebSphere
9 29 (4.68%) Apache
10 24 (3.88%) Oracle Service Bus
11 19 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (2.75%) Mule
13 15 (2.42%) Apache Solr
14 13 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (1.78%) Liferay
15 11 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (1.62%) Apache Spark
17 8 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
18 7 (1.13%) GlassFish
19 6 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.81%) Global One
3 5 (0.81%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.81%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.48%) Maximo
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) Kondor
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.88%) Serverless
4 11 (1.78%) PaaS
5 7 (1.13%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.81%) GitHub
7 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.65%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.65%) npm
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.16%) Boomi
11 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.20%) HTTP
2 12 (1.94%) AMQP
3 10 (1.62%) SSL
4 8 (1.29%) FTP
5 6 (0.97%) Firewall
6 5 (0.81%) NAS
6 5 (0.81%) SAN
6 5 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.65%) Internet
8 3 (0.48%) DSL
8 3 (0.48%) SSH
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.32%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.32%) SMTP
9 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.16%) Broadband
10 1 (0.16%) Intranet
10 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (25.36%) Relational Database
2 100 (16.16%) RDBMS
3 97 (15.67%) MongoDB
4 82 (13.25%) NoSQL
5 79 (12.76%) SQL Server
6 65 (10.50%) MySQL
7 58 (9.37%) Oracle Database
7 58 (9.37%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (9.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 46 (7.43%) Couchbase
10 26 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (3.23%) DB2
12 18 (2.91%) Big Data
13 15 (2.42%) Hadoop
14 14 (2.26%) Endeca
14 14 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.13%) Neo4j
17 5 (0.81%) GIS
18 4 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 290 (46.85%) Git (software)
2 267 (43.13%) Maven
3 163 (26.33%) Jenkins
4 136 (21.97%) JUnit
5 120 (19.39%) JIRA
6 84 (13.57%) Subversion
7 81 (13.09%) Mockito
8 64 (10.34%) SonarQube
9 58 (9.37%) Checkstyle
10 56 (9.05%) Vagrant
11 54 (8.72%) Liquibase
12 43 (6.95%) Eclipse
13 37 (5.98%) Ant
14 34 (5.49%) Selenium
15 31 (5.01%) SoapUI
16 30 (4.85%) Cucumber
17 28 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (4.52%) TeamCity
18 27 (4.36%) Sonatype Nexus
19 26 (4.20%) Gerrit
General
1 119 (19.22%) Finance
2 106 (17.12%) Banking
3 47 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 45 (7.27%) Games
5 40 (6.46%) Front Office
6 19 (3.07%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.26%) Advertising
7 14 (2.26%) Retail
8 13 (2.10%) Back Office
9 6 (0.97%) Marketing
10 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 519 (83.84%) Developer
2 420 (67.85%) Java Developer
3 103 (16.64%) Senior Developer
4 95 (15.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (7.75%) Architect
5 48 (7.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 40 (6.46%) Node.js Developer
7 35 (5.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 25 (4.04%) Technical Architect
9 22 (3.55%) React Developer
10 18 (2.91%) Lead Developer
10 18 (2.91%) Lead Java Developer
11 17 (2.75%) Java Engineer
12 16 (2.58%) Front Office Developer
12 16 (2.58%) Integration Developer
12 16 (2.58%) Investment Banking Java Developer
13 14 (2.26%) Administrator
14 13 (2.10%) Java Architect
14 13 (2.10%) Oracle Developer
15 11 (1.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (54.28%) Spring
2 281 (45.40%) Web Services
3 274 (44.26%) REST
4 239 (38.61%) Hibernate
5 233 (37.64%) RESTful
6 141 (22.78%) Java EE
7 136 (21.97%) Spring Boot
8 126 (20.36%) XML
9 110 (17.77%) SOAP
10 97 (15.67%) HTML
11 89 (14.38%) Middleware
12 82 (13.25%) JAX-RS
13 79 (12.76%) CSS
14 77 (12.44%) JPA
15 76 (12.28%) Spring MVC
16 74 (11.95%) JSON
17 63 (10.18%) ActiveMQ
18 62 (10.02%) HTML5
19 60 (9.69%) XSLT
20 59 (9.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (8.72%) Linux Command Line
3 40 (6.46%) Fixed Income
4 35 (5.65%) Derivative
4 35 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (5.01%) Equities
6 22 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.75%) User Experience
8 14 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.94%) Clustering
10 9 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.29%) Fintech
12 7 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
13 6 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.65%) EFT
14 4 (0.65%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 142 (22.94%) Unix
2 123 (19.87%) Linux
3 50 (8.08%) VMS
4 14 (2.26%) Solaris
5 11 (1.78%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.62%) Windows
7 7 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.32%) CentOS
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (63.17%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (36.67%) Microservices
2 227 (36.67%) TDD
3 161 (26.01%) BDD
4 130 (21.00%) OO
5 122 (19.71%) Test Automation
6 115 (18.58%) MVC
7 114 (18.42%) Scrum
8 93 (15.02%) SDLC
8 93 (15.02%) SOA
9 90 (14.54%) Domain-Driven Design
10 82 (13.25%) CQRS
11 79 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (10.99%) Dependency Injection
13 63 (10.18%) Multithreading
14 60 (9.69%) OOA/OOD
15 58 (9.37%) Unit Testing
16 51 (8.24%) DevOps
16 51 (8.24%) UML
17 48 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 516 (83.36%) Java
2 210 (33.93%) Java 8
3 150 (24.23%) SQL
4 147 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 64 (10.34%) Scala
6 59 (9.53%) PL/SQL
7 53 (8.56%) JPQL
8 46 (7.43%) Java 9
9 33 (5.33%) Python
10 30 (4.85%) TypeScript
11 28 (4.52%) Shell Script
12 25 (4.04%) ES6
13 18 (2.91%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.91%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.26%) C#
15 11 (1.78%) XPath
16 8 (1.29%) Perl
17 5 (0.81%) Groovy
17 5 (0.81%) PHP
17 5 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 68 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.10%) Degree
4 6 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.48%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.48%) GCP
2 3 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 124 (20.03%) Docker
2 7 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.32%) Gluster
3 2 (0.32%) iptables
3 2 (0.32%) NFS
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.23%) Ansible
3 12 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.78%) Puppet
5 10 (1.62%) Kibana
5 10 (1.62%) logstash
6 5 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.65%) Rancher
8 3 (0.48%) Control-M
9 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.16%) Chronos
10 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.16%) Grafana
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.16%) Marathon
10 1 (0.16%) Mesos
10 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 165 (26.66%) Oracle
2 75 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 41 (6.62%) Sybase
4 29 (4.68%) IBM
5 23 (3.72%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.23%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.75%) Google
7 17 (2.75%) Murex
8 16 (2.58%) MuleSoft
8 16 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.78%) webMethods
10 10 (1.62%) AppDynamics
10 10 (1.62%) CA
10 10 (1.62%) SAP
11 9 (1.45%) Apigee
11 9 (1.45%) Currenex
12 8 (1.29%) Solace
13 7 (1.13%) Informatica
13 7 (1.13%) VMware
14 6 (0.97%) Perforce