Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 364 415
Rank change year-on-year +35 +51 +13
Contract jobs citing JMS 694 614 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 2.08% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 407 382
England median daily rate £550 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% +3.49%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £350
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
England median hourly rate - £31.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -
UK median hourly rate - £31.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 30575 29503 30156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.92% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21809 20539 20996
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 328 515
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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 +31 484 £550 +4.76% 58
South East -42 91 £480 +1.05% 10
Midlands +22 44 £500 +17.65% 2
North of England +30 32 £413 -6.25% 7
East Midlands +9 25 £513 +13.94%
East of England -5 25 £506 +6.58% 5
West Midlands +17 19 £340 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 18 £413 -19.12% 1
South West 0 10 £413 -26.67% 2
North West -15 10 £375 -11.76% 4
North East +71 4 - - 2
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 642 (92.51%) Java
2 376 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
3 375 (54.03%) Spring
4 259 (37.32%) Hibernate
5 237 (34.15%) Git (software)
6 234 (33.72%) Maven
7 231 (33.29%) SQL
8 228 (32.85%) REST
9 218 (31.41%) Relational Database
10 208 (29.97%) Web Services
11 206 (29.68%) Oracle
11 206 (29.68%) JUnit
12 192 (27.67%) XML
13 178 (25.65%) Microservices
14 176 (25.36%) Linux
15 174 (25.07%) RESTful
16 172 (24.78%) Java EE
17 169 (24.35%) Finance
18 164 (23.63%) Unix
18 164 (23.63%) TDD
19 146 (21.04%) JavaScript
20 141 (20.32%) Mockito
21 126 (18.16%) Jenkins
22 121 (17.44%) Banking
23 119 (17.15%) OO
24 117 (16.86%) Scrum
24 117 (16.86%) MVC
25 116 (16.71%) RDBMS
26 107 (15.42%) SOA
27 106 (15.27%) JIRA

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 91 (13.11%) Tomcat
2 77 (11.10%) WildFly
3 74 (10.66%) Confluence
4 71 (10.23%) JBoss
5 54 (7.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 48 (6.92%) WebSphere
7 46 (6.63%) WebLogic
8 43 (6.20%) Apache
9 35 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (3.75%) Apache Spark
11 25 (3.60%) MQSeries
12 17 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (2.02%) GlassFish
13 14 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (1.73%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.59%) Apache Pig
15 11 (1.59%) GemFire
15 11 (1.59%) Mule
16 10 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
17 9 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (2.16%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.72%) Kondor
4 3 (0.43%) Maximo
4 3 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.14%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) RMDS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.14%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.31%) Serverless
4 13 (1.87%) OpenShift
5 11 (1.59%) npm
6 10 (1.44%) PaaS
7 9 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.72%) SaaS
9 3 (0.43%) GitHub
9 3 (0.43%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.29%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.14%) Boomi
11 1 (0.14%) G Suite
11 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.90%) Internet
2 17 (2.45%) AMQP
3 16 (2.31%) FTP
3 16 (2.31%) HTTP
4 6 (0.86%) SMS
5 5 (0.72%) SSL
6 4 (0.58%) LDAP
7 3 (0.43%) SSH
8 2 (0.29%) MQTT
8 2 (0.29%) NAS
8 2 (0.29%) SAN
8 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.14%) DNS
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.14%) SNMP
9 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (31.41%) Relational Database
2 116 (16.71%) RDBMS
3 80 (11.53%) NoSQL
4 67 (9.65%) MongoDB
5 64 (9.22%) Hadoop
6 55 (7.93%) Big Data
6 55 (7.93%) MySQL
7 47 (6.77%) DB2
7 47 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (6.20%) SQL Server
10 41 (5.91%) Oracle Database
11 34 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (4.90%) HBase
12 23 (3.31%) MarkLogic
13 16 (2.31%) Riak
14 12 (1.73%) Couchbase
15 11 (1.59%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.59%) Redis
16 10 (1.44%) KDB
Development Applications
1 237 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 234 (33.72%) Maven
3 206 (29.68%) JUnit
4 141 (20.32%) Mockito
5 126 (18.16%) Jenkins
6 106 (15.27%) JIRA
7 90 (12.97%) Subversion
8 72 (10.37%) Checkstyle
9 69 (9.94%) Vagrant
10 61 (8.79%) Eclipse
10 61 (8.79%) SonarQube
11 58 (8.36%) Liquibase
12 51 (7.35%) Ant
13 40 (5.76%) TeamCity
14 33 (4.76%) Gradle
15 28 (4.03%) Hudson
16 23 (3.31%) IntelliJ
16 23 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
17 22 (3.17%) Cucumber
18 21 (3.03%) Gerrit
General
1 169 (24.35%) Finance
2 121 (17.44%) Banking
3 58 (8.36%) Front Office
4 41 (5.91%) Games
5 39 (5.62%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.89%) Financial Institution
7 24 (3.46%) Retail
8 12 (1.73%) Back Office
9 7 (1.01%) Marketing
9 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.86%) Publishing
11 4 (0.58%) Electronics
11 4 (0.58%) International Banking
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 574 (82.71%) Developer
2 468 (67.44%) Java Developer
3 149 (21.47%) Senior Developer
4 129 (18.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 55 (7.93%) Architect
6 35 (5.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 34 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 27 (3.89%) Lead Developer
9 24 (3.46%) Java Architect
10 23 (3.31%) Lead Java Developer
11 22 (3.17%) Front Office Developer
11 22 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (3.03%) Java Engineer
13 18 (2.59%) Node.js Developer
13 18 (2.59%) Technical Leader
14 17 (2.45%) Integration Developer
15 16 (2.31%) Big Data Developer
15 16 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (2.16%) Agile Developer
17 14 (2.02%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (54.03%) Spring
2 259 (37.32%) Hibernate
3 228 (32.85%) REST
4 208 (29.97%) Web Services
5 192 (27.67%) XML
6 174 (25.07%) RESTful
7 172 (24.78%) Java EE
8 94 (13.54%) AngularJS
9 89 (12.82%) JAX-RS
9 89 (12.82%) Spring Boot
10 88 (12.68%) J2EE
11 86 (12.39%) SOAP
11 86 (12.39%) WireMock
12 85 (12.25%) HTML
13 78 (11.24%) JSON
14 77 (11.10%) Spring MVC
15 76 (10.95%) Drools
15 76 (10.95%) XSLT
16 69 (9.94%) CSS
17 66 (9.51%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.50%) Linux Command Line
2 53 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (5.48%) Equities
6 37 (5.33%) Derivative
7 28 (4.03%) User Experience
8 24 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (3.31%) Computer Science
10 20 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (2.31%) Fintech
12 15 (2.16%) Replication
13 13 (1.87%) Online Games
14 12 (1.73%) Fixed Income
15 10 (1.44%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.44%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
17 7 (1.01%) Data Structures
17 7 (1.01%) SWIFT
18 6 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 176 (25.36%) Linux
2 164 (23.63%) Unix
3 61 (8.79%) VMS
4 19 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.59%) Solaris
6 16 (2.31%) Windows
7 11 (1.59%) Android
7 11 (1.59%) CentOS
7 11 (1.59%) HPUX
8 10 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Fedora
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (25.65%) Microservices
3 164 (23.63%) TDD
4 119 (17.15%) OO
5 117 (16.86%) MVC
5 117 (16.86%) Scrum
6 107 (15.42%) SOA
7 94 (13.54%) CQRS
8 93 (13.40%) Unit Testing
9 91 (13.11%) BDD
9 91 (13.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 90 (12.97%) SDLC
10 90 (12.97%) Test Automation
11 88 (12.68%) Dependency Injection
12 79 (11.38%) Multithreading
13 71 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (9.37%) OOA/OOD
15 61 (8.79%) Low Latency
16 50 (7.20%) ETL
17 49 (7.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 642 (92.51%) Java
2 231 (33.29%) SQL
3 146 (21.04%) JavaScript
4 59 (8.50%) JPQL
5 54 (7.78%) XPath
6 50 (7.20%) Scala
7 43 (6.20%) Python
8 42 (6.05%) Bash Shell
9 40 (5.76%) PL/SQL
10 36 (5.19%) Perl
11 31 (4.47%) TypeScript
12 28 (4.03%) C#
13 24 (3.46%) ES6
14 22 (3.17%) Groovy
15 19 (2.74%) Shell Script
16 17 (2.45%) R
17 10 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.15%) Ruby
19 7 (1.01%) Java 9
19 7 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 83 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 47 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.76%) Degree
4 20 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.58%) CISSP
10 3 (0.43%) RHCE
10 3 (0.43%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.29%) MCPD
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CISA
12 1 (0.14%) CISM
12 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.91%) QA
2 19 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.87%) MiFID
4 9 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.14%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (9.51%) Docker
2 11 (1.59%) HDFS
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.14%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.14%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 33 (4.76%) Ansible
2 32 (4.61%) Puppet
3 30 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) MOM
7 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 206 (29.68%) Oracle
2 105 (15.13%) TIBCO
3 61 (8.79%) Sybase
4 43 (6.20%) IBM
5 19 (2.74%) Fidessa
5 19 (2.74%) Solace
6 18 (2.59%) Currenex
7 14 (2.02%) MuleSoft
7 14 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.59%) Bloomberg
8 11 (1.59%) SAP
9 7 (1.01%) Reuters
9 7 (1.01%) Talend
10 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.86%) BEA
10 6 (0.86%) ION Trading
11 5 (0.72%) Genesys
11 5 (0.72%) Microsoft
11 5 (0.72%) Software AG
11 5 (0.72%) webMethods