Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 349 423
Rank change year-on-year -12 +74 -36
Contract jobs citing JMS 608 661 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 2.22% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 453 359
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £331
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
England median hourly rate - £38.75 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.00% +59.24%
UK median hourly rate - £38.75 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -38.00% +59.24%

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 29787 29761 29683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.33% 30.48% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21082 20867 20518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 350 482
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.07% +10.22%
10th Percentile £18.68 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.60 £54.66
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +33 437 £550 +10.00% 30
South East -67 61 £500 +5.26% 6
Midlands 0 35 £513 +20.65% 1
North of England +49 34 £406 -3.85% 10
East of England -29 22 £513 +7.89% 2
Yorkshire +31 21 £413 -13.16% 4
East Midlands -2 20 £538 +22.16%
West Midlands +6 15 £381 -10.29% 1
South West +3 11 £425 -10.53% 2
North West -1 9 £375 -7.69% 6
North East +77 4 - -
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 561 (92.27%) Java
2 353 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (51.48%) Spring
4 221 (36.35%) Hibernate
5 211 (34.70%) Relational Database
6 210 (34.54%) Maven
7 207 (34.05%) Git (software)
8 200 (32.89%) Oracle
9 190 (31.25%) SQL
10 182 (29.93%) REST
11 181 (29.77%) JUnit
12 176 (28.95%) XML
13 172 (28.29%) Web Services
14 168 (27.63%) Linux
15 159 (26.15%) TDD
15 159 (26.15%) Finance
16 152 (25.00%) Java EE
17 145 (23.85%) Unix
18 142 (23.36%) Microservices
19 130 (21.38%) RESTful
20 119 (19.57%) Jenkins
21 113 (18.59%) Scrum
22 112 (18.42%) Mockito
23 111 (18.26%) JavaScript
24 110 (18.09%) Subversion
25 107 (17.60%) TIBCO
25 107 (17.60%) OO
26 106 (17.43%) Banking
27 100 (16.45%) JIRA
28 98 (16.12%) BDD

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 (14.31%) Tomcat
2 73 (12.01%) JBoss
3 62 (10.20%) WildFly
4 60 (9.87%) Confluence
5 51 (8.39%) WebSphere
6 44 (7.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 43 (7.07%) Apache
8 38 (6.25%) WebLogic
9 26 (4.28%) Apache Spark
10 24 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (2.96%) MQSeries
13 17 (2.80%) Oracle Coherence
14 15 (2.47%) Apache Solr
14 15 (2.47%) GemFire
14 15 (2.47%) GlassFish
14 15 (2.47%) Mule
15 13 (2.14%) CMS
15 13 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (1.97%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.47%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.82%) Kondor
4 4 (0.66%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.49%) Maximo
5 3 (0.49%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (0.49%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.62%) PaaS
4 11 (1.81%) OpenShift
4 11 (1.81%) Serverless
5 10 (1.64%) Bluemix
5 10 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.48%) npm
7 4 (0.66%) GitHub
7 4 (0.66%) IaaS
7 4 (0.66%) SaaS
8 2 (0.33%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.61%) Internet
2 21 (3.45%) AMQP
3 17 (2.80%) HTTP
4 15 (2.47%) FTP
5 6 (0.99%) LDAP
5 6 (0.99%) SMS
6 4 (0.66%) SSL
6 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.49%) SSH
8 2 (0.33%) DNS
8 2 (0.33%) MQTT
8 2 (0.33%) NAS
8 2 (0.33%) Network Security
8 2 (0.33%) S/MIME
8 2 (0.33%) SAN
9 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.16%) SMTP
9 1 (0.16%) SNMP
9 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (34.70%) Relational Database
2 91 (14.97%) RDBMS
3 79 (12.99%) NoSQL
4 60 (9.87%) Hadoop
4 60 (9.87%) MongoDB
4 60 (9.87%) MySQL
5 49 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 47 (7.73%) Big Data
7 39 (6.41%) Oracle Database
8 38 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (4.93%) MarkLogic
11 29 (4.77%) DB2
12 26 (4.28%) HBase
13 16 (2.63%) Riak
14 14 (2.30%) KDB
15 12 (1.97%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.97%) Kdb+
16 11 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 210 (34.54%) Maven
2 207 (34.05%) Git (software)
3 181 (29.77%) JUnit
4 119 (19.57%) Jenkins
5 112 (18.42%) Mockito
6 110 (18.09%) Subversion
7 100 (16.45%) JIRA
8 60 (9.87%) Eclipse
9 53 (8.72%) Checkstyle
10 50 (8.22%) Vagrant
11 47 (7.73%) TeamCity
12 44 (7.24%) SonarQube
13 41 (6.74%) Liquibase
14 39 (6.41%) Ant
15 38 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (5.59%) Cucumber
17 31 (5.10%) Hudson
18 27 (4.44%) Gradle
19 24 (3.95%) JBehave
20 23 (3.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 159 (26.15%) Finance
2 106 (17.43%) Banking
3 70 (11.51%) Front Office
4 35 (5.76%) Financial Institution
5 31 (5.10%) Investment Banking
6 27 (4.44%) Games
7 23 (3.78%) Retail
8 10 (1.64%) Back Office
9 9 (1.48%) Publishing
10 8 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.82%) Marketing
12 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.49%) International Banking
13 3 (0.49%) Legal
13 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.33%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 486 (79.93%) Developer
2 392 (64.47%) Java Developer
3 118 (19.41%) Senior Developer
4 98 (16.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (10.86%) Architect
6 24 (3.95%) Lead Developer
6 24 (3.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 23 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 22 (3.62%) Front Office Developer
8 22 (3.62%) Java Architect
8 22 (3.62%) Lead Java Developer
9 21 (3.45%) Integration Developer
10 19 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (2.47%) Big Data Developer
12 14 (2.30%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (1.97%) Agile Developer
13 12 (1.97%) Digital Developer
13 12 (1.97%) Technical Leader
14 11 (1.81%) Agile Java Developer
14 11 (1.81%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (51.48%) Spring
2 221 (36.35%) Hibernate
3 182 (29.93%) REST
4 176 (28.95%) XML
5 172 (28.29%) Web Services
6 152 (25.00%) Java EE
7 130 (21.38%) RESTful
8 95 (15.63%) J2EE
9 88 (14.47%) SOAP
10 80 (13.16%) JSON
11 79 (12.99%) HTML
12 71 (11.68%) Apache Camel
12 71 (11.68%) JAX-RS
13 69 (11.35%) CSS
13 69 (11.35%) JDBC
14 68 (11.18%) XSLT
15 67 (11.02%) Spring MVC
15 67 (11.02%) WireMock
16 64 (10.53%) Spring Boot
17 57 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (6.91%) Linux Command Line
4 40 (6.58%) Equities
5 39 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 38 (6.25%) Derivative
7 27 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (3.95%) User Experience
9 20 (3.29%) Equity Derivative
10 18 (2.96%) Fixed Income
11 17 (2.80%) Computer Science
12 15 (2.47%) Fintech
13 11 (1.81%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.64%) Cloud Native
14 10 (1.64%) Online Games
14 10 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
14 10 (1.64%) Replication
15 9 (1.48%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 168 (27.63%) Linux
2 145 (23.85%) Unix
3 41 (6.74%) VMS
4 24 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.62%) Windows
6 14 (2.30%) Solaris
7 12 (1.97%) Android
7 12 (1.97%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.64%) CentOS
9 7 (1.15%) HPUX
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (26.15%) TDD
3 142 (23.36%) Microservices
4 113 (18.59%) Scrum
5 107 (17.60%) OO
6 98 (16.12%) BDD
7 94 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (14.97%) MVC
9 89 (14.64%) SOA
10 81 (13.32%) SDLC
11 78 (12.83%) Multithreading
12 71 (11.68%) CQRS
13 69 (11.35%) Dependency Injection
13 69 (11.35%) Test Automation
14 68 (11.18%) Domain-Driven Design
14 68 (11.18%) Unit Testing
15 60 (9.87%) Low Latency
16 57 (9.38%) Analytics
17 49 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
17 49 (8.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 561 (92.27%) Java
2 190 (31.25%) SQL
3 111 (18.26%) JavaScript
4 47 (7.73%) Bash Shell
5 42 (6.91%) JPQL
5 42 (6.91%) Python
6 39 (6.41%) PL/SQL
7 38 (6.25%) Perl
8 35 (5.76%) Scala
8 35 (5.76%) XPath
9 26 (4.28%) C#
10 25 (4.11%) Shell Script
11 21 (3.45%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.80%) R
12 17 (2.80%) Ruby
13 14 (2.30%) ES6
14 13 (2.14%) Go
15 11 (1.81%) Groovy
16 8 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.25%) Degree
3 33 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.62%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.99%) CISSP
6 6 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.66%) MCPD
8 4 (0.66%) RHCE
8 4 (0.66%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.49%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CISA
10 2 (0.33%) CISM
11 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.09%) QA
2 17 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.14%) MiFID
4 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.33%) FATCA
5 2 (0.33%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (8.39%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) HDFS
3 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.16%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (3.13%) Ansible
2 18 (2.96%) Puppet
3 16 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.81%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.82%) MOM
7 3 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.33%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.33%) FTK
8 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.33%) Kibana
8 2 (0.33%) logstash
9 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.16%) yum
Vendors
1 200 (32.89%) Oracle
2 107 (17.60%) TIBCO
3 60 (9.87%) Sybase
4 50 (8.22%) IBM
5 28 (4.61%) Currenex
6 20 (3.29%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.29%) Solace
7 19 (3.13%) Fidessa
8 15 (2.47%) MuleSoft
9 11 (1.81%) ION Trading
10 10 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.48%) SAP
12 7 (1.15%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.99%) BEA
13 6 (0.99%) Reuters
14 5 (0.82%) ForgeRock
14 5 (0.82%) Genesys
14 5 (0.82%) Sun
15 4 (0.66%) Misys
15 4 (0.66%) Talend