Period
to 24 June 2021

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 24 June 2021 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
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 479 459 491
Rank change year-on-year -20 +32 -117
Contract jobs citing JMS 158 101 350
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.87% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 63 207
10th Percentile £401 £380 £388
25th Percentile £498 £388 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £460 £525
Median % change year-on-year +33.15% -12.38% +2.44%
75th Percentile £700 £585 £600
90th Percentile £750 £645 £643
UK median daily rate £600 £468 £525
% change year-on-year +28.34% -10.95% +2.94%

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 15,412 11,595 27,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.42% 31.19% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,082 8,351 19,290
10th Percentile £353 £340 £340
25th Percentile £418 £413 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £610 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 98 245
10th Percentile £18.88 £20.50 £17.45
25th Percentile £27.75 £31.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £56.50 £57.88 £53.75
90th Percentile £66.30 £66.83 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.40 £44.50
% change year-on-year -3.02% +4.27% +7.09%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JMS in England

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMS in England.

Daily rate trend for JMS in England

JMS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMS in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JMS in England

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JMS in England.

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 24 June 2021. 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 -1 129 £635 +28.93% 18
South East -16 10 £464 +9.12% 2
South West +14 5 £700 -
East of England -4 4 £425 +10.97% 5
Midlands -21 3 £431 +2.68% 2
West Midlands -25 3 £431 +2.68% 1
North West -6 1 - - 2
North of England -17 1 - - 2
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, 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.

1 135 (85.44%) Java
2 98 (62.03%) Spring
3 97 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (49.37%) REST
5 68 (43.04%) Oracle
5 68 (43.04%) Web Services
6 65 (41.14%) Microservices
7 63 (39.87%) Jenkins
8 61 (38.61%) Banking
9 57 (36.08%) Maven
10 51 (32.28%) Hibernate
11 50 (31.65%) SQL
11 50 (31.65%) Relational Database
12 47 (29.75%) Git (software)
12 47 (29.75%) Linux
13 46 (29.11%) SOAP
14 45 (28.48%) Finance
15 44 (27.85%) XML
16 43 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (26.58%) JDBC
17 42 (26.58%) Middleware
18 41 (25.95%) OO
18 41 (25.95%) Scrum
18 41 (25.95%) Java 8
19 39 (24.68%) TDD
20 38 (24.05%) Java EE
21 36 (22.78%) HTML
22 33 (20.89%) SQL Server
22 33 (20.89%) SDLC
23 32 (20.25%) High Availability

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 29 (18.35%) Red Hat Fuse
2 27 (17.09%) Apache
3 22 (13.92%) Tomcat
4 21 (13.29%) JBoss
5 20 (12.66%) Mule
6 17 (10.76%) WebLogic
7 10 (6.33%) Anypoint
8 8 (5.06%) Mule ESB
9 7 (4.43%) Confluence
9 7 (4.43%) WebSphere
10 6 (3.80%) CMS
10 6 (3.80%) IIS
11 5 (3.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (2.53%) AquaLogic
12 4 (2.53%) Camunda
12 4 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.90%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.90%) GemFire
13 3 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.63%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.63%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.13%) AWS
2 7 (4.43%) GitHub
2 7 (4.43%) OpenShift
3 6 (3.80%) Azure
4 5 (3.16%) Kong
5 3 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.90%) GCP
6 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Serverless
7 1 (0.63%) Boomi
7 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.13%) HTTP
2 10 (6.33%) SSL
3 8 (5.06%) FTP
3 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.43%) DNS
4 7 (4.43%) SMTP
5 5 (3.16%) DHCP
5 5 (3.16%) Firewall
5 5 (3.16%) PuTTY
5 5 (3.16%) SSH
5 5 (3.16%) Telnet
5 5 (3.16%) WinSCP
6 4 (2.53%) Internet
7 3 (1.90%) Broadband
8 2 (1.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (31.65%) Relational Database
2 33 (20.89%) SQL Server
3 25 (15.82%) MySQL
4 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
5 21 (13.29%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
7 11 (6.96%) RDBMS
8 9 (5.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.90%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.90%) Big Data
11 3 (1.90%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.90%) KDB
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.63%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 63 (39.87%) Jenkins
2 57 (36.08%) Maven
3 47 (29.75%) Git (software)
4 31 (19.62%) Subversion
5 25 (15.82%) JUnit
6 19 (12.03%) JIRA
7 16 (10.13%) TeamCity
8 14 (8.86%) jMock
9 10 (6.33%) Hudson
9 10 (6.33%) Mockito
10 7 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (4.43%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.80%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.80%) FishEye
11 6 (3.80%) Gradle
12 5 (3.16%) Artifactory
12 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.53%) Mocha
14 3 (1.90%) JMeter
14 3 (1.90%) Selenium
General
1 61 (38.61%) Banking
2 45 (28.48%) Finance
3 30 (18.99%) Social Skills
4 29 (18.35%) Investment Banking
5 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (9.49%) Retail
7 12 (7.59%) Front Office
8 7 (4.43%) Financial Institution
8 7 (4.43%) Marketing
8 7 (4.43%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.27%) Advertising
11 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (1.27%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.63%) Back Office
12 1 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (58.86%) Developer
2 67 (42.41%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.72%) Senior Developer
4 27 (17.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (13.92%) Java Engineer
6 20 (12.66%) Architect
7 14 (8.86%) Java Middleware Developer
7 14 (8.86%) Middleware Developer
8 12 (7.59%) Integration Developer
8 12 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) Java Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Java Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Middleware Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Summit Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (62.03%) Spring
2 78 (49.37%) REST
3 68 (43.04%) Web Services
4 51 (32.28%) Hibernate
5 46 (29.11%) SOAP
6 44 (27.85%) XML
7 42 (26.58%) JDBC
7 42 (26.58%) Middleware
8 38 (24.05%) Java EE
9 36 (22.78%) HTML
10 30 (18.99%) Apache Camel
10 30 (18.99%) Spring Boot
11 28 (17.72%) JSON
12 26 (16.46%) Kafka
13 25 (15.82%) XSLT
14 20 (12.66%) HTML5
15 18 (11.39%) Ajax
15 18 (11.39%) J2EE
15 18 (11.39%) JPA
16 17 (10.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (11.39%) Clustering
3 15 (9.49%) Fixed Income
4 11 (6.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.16%) Wiki
6 4 (2.53%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.90%) Equities
7 3 (1.90%) User Experience
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.27%) Derivative
8 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.75%) Linux
2 32 (20.25%) Unix
3 16 (10.13%) Windows
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) OS/400
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.14%) Microservices
3 43 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (25.95%) OO
4 41 (25.95%) Scrum
5 39 (24.68%) TDD
6 33 (20.89%) SDLC
7 32 (20.25%) High Availability
8 27 (17.09%) Multithreading
9 22 (13.92%) DevOps
10 21 (13.29%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (12.66%) BDD
11 20 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (11.39%) Open Source
12 18 (11.39%) SOA
12 18 (11.39%) Software Engineering
13 17 (10.76%) Test Automation
14 16 (10.13%) Computer Science
15 15 (9.49%) MVC
15 15 (9.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 135 (85.44%) Java
2 50 (31.65%) SQL
3 41 (25.95%) Java 8
4 30 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.76%) PL/SQL
6 14 (8.86%) Python
6 14 (8.86%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.43%) XPath
8 6 (3.80%) C#
9 5 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.16%) VBScript
9 5 (3.16%) XQuery
10 4 (2.53%) C++
10 4 (2.53%) Groovy
10 4 (2.53%) Scala
11 3 (1.90%) ABAP
11 3 (1.90%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 20 (12.66%) Degree
2 16 (10.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (10.76%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.43%) Ansible
3 6 (3.80%) CloudHub
4 5 (3.16%) Nagios
5 2 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.27%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) Control-M
6 1 (0.63%) Grafana
6 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 68 (43.04%) Oracle
2 18 (11.39%) IBM
3 16 (10.13%) Sybase
4 15 (9.49%) MuleSoft
5 7 (4.43%) SAP
6 6 (3.80%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.80%) Murex
7 5 (3.16%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.16%) BEA
7 5 (3.16%) IBM Sterling
7 5 (3.16%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.53%) Google
8 4 (2.53%) hybris
8 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.53%) webMethods
9 3 (1.90%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.90%) Confluent
9 3 (1.90%) Splunk
9 3 (1.90%) Workday
10 2 (1.27%) eSpeed