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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 351 378
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27  
Contract jobs citing JMS 251 308 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.15% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 228 179
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 13923 14344 14192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.35% 28.96% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 10235 9678
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 164 188
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £18.80 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 -7 172 £525 +5.00% 28
South East -3 33 £475 -9.52% 5
East of England +4 15 £525 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire +31 9 £375 -9.09% 2
North West +19 8 £450 +25.34% 4
South West +17 5 - - 3
West Midlands +9 4 £600 +43.28% 3
East Midlands -12 1 £350 -16.66% 1
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 442 (90.57%) Java
2 283 (57.99%) Spring
3 268 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (40.16%) Oracle
5 184 (37.70%) Web Services
6 173 (35.45%) SQL
7 170 (34.84%) Linux
8 164 (33.61%) XML
9 158 (32.38%) Hibernate
10 156 (31.97%) REST
11 152 (31.15%) SOAP
12 143 (29.30%) Finance
13 139 (28.48%) Maven
14 138 (28.28%) TDD
15 123 (25.20%) J2EE
16 111 (22.75%) Relational Database
17 109 (22.34%) SOA
18 105 (21.52%) Unix
18 105 (21.52%) Git (software)
19 103 (21.11%) JavaScript
19 103 (21.11%) Scrum
20 102 (20.90%) JUnit
20 102 (20.90%) Java EE
21 100 (20.49%) JDBC
22 95 (19.47%) Banking
23 94 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
24 93 (19.06%) Jenkins
25 91 (18.65%) HTML
26 88 (18.03%) Subversion
27 87 (17.83%) WebSphere

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 87 (17.83%) WebSphere
2 86 (17.62%) WebLogic
3 68 (13.93%) JBoss
4 65 (13.32%) Apache
5 62 (12.70%) Tomcat
6 53 (10.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 35 (7.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 26 (5.33%) Confluence
9 25 (5.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 21 (4.30%) CMS
11 20 (4.10%) Mule
12 17 (3.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (3.07%) MQSeries
14 14 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
15 13 (2.66%) Apache Spark
16 12 (2.46%) Apache Solr
17 10 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
18 8 (1.64%) ATG Dynamo
18 8 (1.64%) GlassFish
19 7 (1.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (4.10%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (2.05%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (1.23%) Unica
4 5 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.82%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.82%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.41%) Global One
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.41%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.20%) RMDS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.30%) PaaS
4 15 (3.07%) GitHub
5 14 (2.87%) Bluemix
5 14 (2.87%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (1.84%) IaaS
7 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.23%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.82%) Boomi
8 4 (0.82%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.61%) SaaS
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.41%) Office 365
10 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.56%) HTTP
2 22 (4.51%) Internet
3 16 (3.28%) FTP
4 14 (2.87%) LDAP
5 10 (2.05%) SSL
6 8 (1.64%) AMQP
6 8 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.64%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.82%) Network Security
8 4 (0.82%) SMS
9 2 (0.41%) DNS
9 2 (0.41%) IPv6
9 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.41%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.41%) SNMP
10 1 (0.20%) MPLS
10 1 (0.20%) PBX
10 1 (0.20%) SMTP
10 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.75%) Relational Database
2 56 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 52 (10.66%) MySQL
3 52 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 48 (9.84%) RDBMS
5 46 (9.43%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (6.97%) DB2
8 33 (6.76%) MongoDB
9 31 (6.35%) Big Data
10 29 (5.94%) Hadoop
11 22 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (4.51%) Oracle Database 12c
12 18 (3.69%) KDB
13 17 (3.48%) MarkLogic
14 16 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.87%) Kdb+
16 13 (2.66%) Endeca
17 12 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (2.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (28.48%) Maven
2 105 (21.52%) Git (software)
3 102 (20.90%) JUnit
4 93 (19.06%) Jenkins
5 88 (18.03%) Subversion
6 62 (12.70%) Mockito
7 58 (11.89%) JIRA
8 41 (8.40%) Cucumber
9 40 (8.20%) TeamCity
10 36 (7.38%) Ant
11 30 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
12 29 (5.94%) Eclipse
13 28 (5.74%) Gradle
14 21 (4.30%) Selenium
15 18 (3.69%) Spock
16 17 (3.48%) Hudson
17 13 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (2.46%) JBehave
19 10 (2.05%) Bitbucket
19 10 (2.05%) EasyMock
General
1 143 (29.30%) Finance
2 95 (19.47%) Banking
3 53 (10.86%) Front Office
4 37 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.74%) Financial Institution
6 27 (5.53%) Retail
7 12 (2.46%) Games
8 11 (2.25%) Marketing
9 9 (1.84%) Publishing
10 8 (1.64%) Billing
10 8 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.43%) Advertising
12 3 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.61%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.41%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Law
14 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 345 (70.70%) Developer
2 273 (55.94%) Java Developer
3 87 (17.83%) Senior Developer
4 75 (15.37%) Architect
5 68 (13.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (3.07%) Cloud Architect
9 14 (2.87%) Integration Developer
9 14 (2.87%) Software Engineer
10 13 (2.66%) Digital Developer
11 12 (2.46%) Agile Developer
11 12 (2.46%) KDB Developer
12 11 (2.25%) Agile Java Developer
12 11 (2.25%) Consultant
12 11 (2.25%) E-Commerce Architect
12 11 (2.25%) Front Office Developer
12 11 (2.25%) Integration Architect
13 10 (2.05%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
13 10 (2.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (57.99%) Spring
2 184 (37.70%) Web Services
3 164 (33.61%) XML
4 158 (32.38%) Hibernate
5 156 (31.97%) REST
6 152 (31.15%) SOAP
7 123 (25.20%) J2EE
8 102 (20.90%) Java EE
9 100 (20.49%) JDBC
10 91 (18.65%) HTML
11 82 (16.80%) XSLT
12 73 (14.96%) JSP
13 72 (14.75%) CSS
13 72 (14.75%) EJB
14 70 (14.34%) Servlets
15 60 (12.30%) ActiveMQ
15 60 (12.30%) JPA
16 58 (11.89%) Middleware
17 57 (11.68%) Spring MVC
18 55 (11.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 40 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (6.76%) Derivative
4 24 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.51%) iPad
6 18 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.69%) Equities
7 17 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (3.28%) User Experience
8 16 (3.28%) Virtual Team
9 14 (2.87%) Cloud Native
10 10 (2.05%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (1.23%) Clustering
12 6 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 170 (34.84%) Linux
2 105 (21.52%) Unix
3 23 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (4.10%) Windows
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.02%) VMS
6 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.61%) Android
8 2 (0.41%) CentOS
8 2 (0.41%) HPUX
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Fedora
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (28.28%) TDD
3 109 (22.34%) SOA
4 103 (21.11%) Scrum
5 94 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (16.80%) BDD
7 74 (15.16%) Microservices
8 71 (14.55%) SDLC
9 70 (14.34%) MVC
10 68 (13.93%) OO
11 56 (11.48%) Multithreading
12 52 (10.66%) Open Source
12 52 (10.66%) Software Engineering
13 48 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 41 (8.40%) Unit Testing
15 40 (8.20%) High Availability
16 38 (7.79%) Low Latency
17 37 (7.58%) Electronic Trading
18 35 (7.17%) UML
19 34 (6.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 442 (90.57%) Java
2 173 (35.45%) SQL
3 103 (21.11%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 42 (8.61%) Perl
6 41 (8.40%) Bash Shell
7 36 (7.38%) Python
8 31 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 24 (4.92%) C#
10 20 (4.10%) Ruby
11 18 (3.69%) Go
12 15 (3.07%) Scala
13 14 (2.87%) XPath
14 13 (2.66%) Groovy
15 12 (2.46%) Korn
16 11 (2.25%) C++
17 8 (1.64%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.23%) C
18 6 (1.23%) ES6
19 5 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 34 (6.97%) Degree
2 26 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.28%) CISSP
4 14 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.25%) RHCE
5 11 (2.25%) RHCSA
6 9 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.64%) OCPJP
8 6 (1.23%) Sun Certification
9 5 (1.02%) CISA
9 5 (1.02%) CISM
9 5 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.61%) MCPD
12 2 (0.41%) CCNA
12 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.79%) QA
2 14 (2.87%) MiFID
3 8 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.43%) FATCA
5 5 (1.02%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.25%) Docker
2 7 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.02%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.82%) HDFS
5 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) NDS
7 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.20%) Squid
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.05%) Puppet
2 9 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.23%) Ansible
3 6 (1.23%) MOM
4 5 (1.02%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.02%) Kibana
4 5 (1.02%) logstash
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.61%) Mesos
5 3 (0.61%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.41%) FTK
6 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.20%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Netcool
7 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 196 (40.16%) Oracle
2 58 (11.89%) IBM
3 53 (10.86%) TIBCO
4 48 (9.84%) Sybase
5 24 (4.92%) ATG
6 23 (4.71%) SAP
7 22 (4.51%) Solace
8 21 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 18 (3.69%) Currenex
10 16 (3.28%) MuleSoft
11 10 (2.05%) Fidessa
11 10 (2.05%) hybris
11 10 (2.05%) Pega
12 9 (1.84%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.84%) Murex
13 8 (1.64%) Google
13 8 (1.64%) Informatica
13 8 (1.64%) ION Trading
14 6 (1.23%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.23%) Reuters
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 7 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago