Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 378 364 357
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 +66
Contract jobs citing JMS 616 624 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 2.02% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 446 447
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £405 £363
90th Percentile £625 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50

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 33,610 30,839 30,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.23% 32.56% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,957 21,926 21,290
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
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% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 371 354
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.10 £18.75 £14.50
90th Percentile £58.60 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -21 401 £550 - 39
South East +29 105 £513 +3.80% 7
East of England +34 42 £505 -8.18% 10
North of England +1 40 £430 +7.50% 8
North West 0 18 £413 +17.86% 4
Yorkshire -13 17 £425 +3.03% 4
Midlands -26 16 £440 -14.19% 6
West Midlands -28 15 £445 +48.33% 3
South West -23 13 £400 -5.88% 8
North East +1 5 £486 -
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 556 (90.26%) Java
2 421 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (57.63%) Spring
4 305 (49.51%) REST
5 296 (48.05%) Maven
6 292 (47.40%) Git (software)
7 273 (44.32%) Hibernate
8 269 (43.67%) Microservices
9 259 (42.05%) Java 8
10 256 (41.56%) RESTful
11 251 (40.75%) Web Services
12 222 (36.04%) TDD
13 180 (29.22%) Jenkins
14 165 (26.79%) JUnit
14 165 (26.79%) Spring Boot
15 157 (25.49%) Relational Database
16 156 (25.32%) Oracle
17 155 (25.16%) SQL
17 155 (25.16%) BDD
18 153 (24.84%) OO
19 149 (24.19%) Java EE
20 138 (22.40%) Unix
21 133 (21.59%) Docker
22 131 (21.27%) JIRA
23 128 (20.78%) Test Automation
24 125 (20.29%) Finance
25 116 (18.83%) JavaScript
25 116 (18.83%) MongoDB
26 112 (18.18%) XML
26 112 (18.18%) RDBMS

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 93 (15.10%) Confluence
2 73 (11.85%) MQSeries
3 72 (11.69%) WildFly
4 63 (10.23%) WebLogic
5 59 (9.58%) JBoss
6 56 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 48 (7.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (5.52%) Mule
9 28 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (4.55%) WebSphere
10 24 (3.90%) Apache
11 15 (2.44%) Apache Solr
12 14 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
13 11 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (1.46%) Apache Spark
15 8 (1.30%) Anypoint
15 8 (1.30%) Liferay
15 8 (1.30%) Mule ESB
16 7 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.65%) Global One
3 4 (0.65%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.49%) Maximo
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
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%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 79 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.60%) Apigee
4 12 (1.95%) GitHub
5 11 (1.79%) PaaS
5 11 (1.79%) Serverless
6 8 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.14%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.14%) SaaS
8 6 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.32%) npm
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.25%) HTTP
2 12 (1.95%) AMQP
2 12 (1.95%) SSL
3 8 (1.30%) FTP
4 5 (0.81%) NAS
4 5 (0.81%) SAN
4 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.65%) Firewall
6 3 (0.49%) SMPP
6 3 (0.49%) SMTP
6 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.32%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.32%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) Internet
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 116 (18.83%) MongoDB
3 112 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 97 (15.75%) NoSQL
5 94 (15.26%) SQL Server
6 82 (13.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 66 (10.71%) Couchbase
8 65 (10.55%) MySQL
9 48 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (7.47%) Oracle Database
11 17 (2.76%) DB2
12 13 (2.11%) Endeca
12 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.79%) Big Data
14 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.81%) KDB
15 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 296 (48.05%) Maven
2 292 (47.40%) Git (software)
3 180 (29.22%) Jenkins
4 165 (26.79%) JUnit
5 131 (21.27%) JIRA
6 97 (15.75%) Mockito
7 79 (12.82%) SonarQube
8 77 (12.50%) Checkstyle
9 73 (11.85%) Subversion
9 73 (11.85%) Vagrant
10 71 (11.53%) Liquibase
11 46 (7.47%) Eclipse
12 35 (5.68%) Selenium
12 35 (5.68%) SoapUI
13 28 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (4.38%) JMeter
15 25 (4.06%) Ant
16 24 (3.90%) Gradle
17 22 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
18 21 (3.41%) jMock
General
1 125 (20.29%) Finance
2 109 (17.69%) Banking
3 48 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 46 (7.47%) Games
5 36 (5.84%) Front Office
6 21 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.76%) Advertising
8 11 (1.79%) Retail
9 8 (1.30%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Marketing
11 4 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 532 (86.36%) Developer
2 460 (74.68%) Java Developer
3 87 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 79 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 51 (8.28%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 36 (5.84%) AWS Developer
7 35 (5.68%) Architect
8 32 (5.19%) Lead Developer
9 31 (5.03%) Lead Java Developer
10 25 (4.06%) Java Team Leader
10 25 (4.06%) Team Leader
11 20 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (3.08%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.27%) Investment Banking Java Developer
14 13 (2.11%) Administrator
14 13 (2.11%) Front Office Developer
14 13 (2.11%) Node.js Developer
15 11 (1.79%) Integration Developer
15 11 (1.79%) SOA Developer
16 10 (1.62%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (57.63%) Spring
2 305 (49.51%) REST
3 273 (44.32%) Hibernate
4 256 (41.56%) RESTful
5 251 (40.75%) Web Services
6 165 (26.79%) Spring Boot
7 149 (24.19%) Java EE
8 112 (18.18%) XML
9 105 (17.05%) JAX-RS
10 93 (15.10%) SOAP
11 84 (13.64%) Spring MVC
12 83 (13.47%) Middleware
13 76 (12.34%) Drools
13 76 (12.34%) HTML
14 73 (11.85%) Lambda Expressions
15 72 (11.69%) ActiveMQ
15 72 (11.69%) JPA
15 72 (11.69%) WireMock
16 67 (10.88%) Play Framework
17 65 (10.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.94%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
3 36 (5.84%) Fixed Income
4 35 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (5.19%) Derivative
6 27 (4.38%) Equities
7 16 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.27%) User Experience
9 12 (1.95%) Clustering
9 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.14%) OTC Derivatives
13 6 (0.97%) Fintech
13 6 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.65%) EFT
16 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (22.40%) Unix
2 93 (15.10%) Linux
3 68 (11.04%) VMS
4 14 (2.27%) Solaris
5 8 (1.30%) Windows
6 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (43.67%) Microservices
3 222 (36.04%) TDD
4 155 (25.16%) BDD
5 153 (24.84%) OO
6 128 (20.78%) Test Automation
7 112 (18.18%) MVC
8 107 (17.37%) Domain-Driven Design
9 97 (15.75%) Scrum
10 93 (15.10%) CQRS
11 82 (13.31%) Dependency Injection
12 77 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
13 75 (12.18%) SOA
14 70 (11.36%) Multithreading
15 69 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (10.88%) UML
17 57 (9.25%) SDLC
18 54 (8.77%) DevOps
19 50 (8.12%) Unit Testing
20 36 (5.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 556 (90.26%) Java
2 259 (42.05%) Java 8
3 155 (25.16%) SQL
4 116 (18.83%) JavaScript
5 73 (11.85%) JPQL
5 73 (11.85%) Scala
6 67 (10.88%) PL/SQL
7 66 (10.71%) Java 9
8 26 (4.22%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.92%) Python
12 17 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.27%) C#
14 11 (1.79%) ES6
14 11 (1.79%) XPath
15 5 (0.81%) C
15 5 (0.81%) Perl
16 4 (0.65%) PHP
16 4 (0.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 67 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.60%) Degree
4 10 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.06%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.49%) EMIR
2 3 (0.49%) GDPR
2 3 (0.49%) ISO 20022
2 3 (0.49%) MiFID
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 133 (21.59%) Docker
2 7 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (5.68%) Ansible
2 25 (4.06%) Kubernetes
3 21 (3.41%) Kibana
4 20 (3.25%) logstash
5 12 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.14%) Rancher
7 5 (0.81%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.81%) Puppet
8 3 (0.49%) Grafana
9 2 (0.32%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.16%) Control-M
10 1 (0.16%) Mesos
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 156 (25.32%) Oracle
2 62 (10.06%) TIBCO
3 43 (6.98%) Sybase
4 25 (4.06%) MuleSoft
5 24 (3.90%) Google
6 22 (3.57%) IBM
7 21 (3.41%) Microsoft
8 17 (2.76%) Murex
9 16 (2.60%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.95%) AppDynamics
10 12 (1.95%) Solace
11 10 (1.62%) SAP
12 8 (1.30%) Perforce
13 7 (1.14%) Currenex
13 7 (1.14%) Informatica
14 6 (0.97%) hybris
14 6 (0.97%) Pega
14 6 (0.97%) Splunk
15 5 (0.81%) WSO2