Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 415 504 381
Rank change year-on-year +89 -123 +14
Contract jobs citing JMS 100 333 631
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.25% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 188 481
Median daily rate £475 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -2.44% +0.99%
10th Percentile £320 £386 £413
90th Percentile £668 £652 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £513
% change year-on-year -5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.79% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.17 -
% change year-on-year -25.79% - -

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 9,578 26,726 32,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.85% 31.96% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,489 18,829 23,377
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £345 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 278 339
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23.10 £18.50 £16.05
90th Percentile £65.03 £61.27 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +7.32% +2.50%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +95 60 £525 -8.70% 10
South East +109 22 £450 -2.70% 2
North of England +116 11 £380 -15.56%
North West +83 8 £380 -10.59%
Yorkshire +84 3 - -
South West +73 3 £320 -32.63% 1
East of England +59 2 £325 -31.58%
Midlands +89 1 £420 +9.80% 2
West Midlands +68 1 £420 +21.74% 1
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 98 (98.00%) Java
2 67 (67.00%) Spring
3 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (44.00%) Web Services
5 42 (42.00%) Maven
6 40 (40.00%) Subversion
6 40 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 38 (38.00%) Oracle
7 38 (38.00%) SOAP
7 38 (38.00%) Hibernate
7 38 (38.00%) Jenkins
8 35 (35.00%) XML
9 34 (34.00%) Finance
9 34 (34.00%) TDD
10 33 (33.00%) Java EE
10 33 (33.00%) SQL Server
10 33 (33.00%) SQL
11 31 (31.00%) Linux
11 31 (31.00%) Banking
12 30 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (29.00%) JUnit
14 28 (28.00%) REST
15 27 (27.00%) Microservices
15 27 (27.00%) WebLogic
15 27 (27.00%) Middleware
16 26 (26.00%) Oracle Database
17 24 (24.00%) SDLC
17 24 (24.00%) Unix
17 24 (24.00%) Investment Banking
18 21 (21.00%) Fixed Income

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 27 (27.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (18.00%) JBoss
3 15 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 14 (14.00%) Confluence
5 13 (13.00%) Apache
5 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Fuse
6 10 (10.00%) AquaLogic
7 9 (9.00%) Mule
8 8 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (6.00%) Anypoint
9 6 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (5.00%) Jetty
10 5 (5.00%) MQSeries
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 4 (4.00%) GlassFish
11 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (3.00%) JCAPS
13 2 (2.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (7.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (1.00%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) AWS
1 10 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 9 (9.00%) Azure
3 4 (4.00%) Apigee
3 4 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon Macie
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CodeCommit
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) npm
4 1 (1.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) FTP
2 10 (10.00%) HTTP
3 5 (5.00%) SSH
4 1 (1.00%) AMQP
4 1 (1.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.00%) Oracle Database
3 20 (20.00%) MySQL
4 19 (19.00%) Relational Database
5 16 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (13.00%) MongoDB
8 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
10 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.00%) Endeca
11 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.00%) Big Data
12 1 (1.00%) DB2
12 1 (1.00%) KDB
12 1 (1.00%) Power BI
12 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (42.00%) Maven
2 40 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 40 (40.00%) Subversion
3 38 (38.00%) Jenkins
4 29 (29.00%) JUnit
5 20 (20.00%) JIRA
6 19 (19.00%) Cucumber
6 19 (19.00%) Hudson
7 16 (16.00%) Ant
8 13 (13.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (12.00%) FishEye
10 11 (11.00%) SoapUI
11 10 (10.00%) Eclipse
11 10 (10.00%) Selenium
12 9 (9.00%) Gradle
12 9 (9.00%) jMock
13 8 (8.00%) FitNesse
14 7 (7.00%) IntelliJ
15 6 (6.00%) JMeter
15 6 (6.00%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 31 (31.00%) Banking
3 24 (24.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Front Office
4 8 (8.00%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.00%) Back Office
6 4 (4.00%) Retail
7 3 (3.00%) Advertising
7 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.00%) Legal
7 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.00%) Games
9 1 (1.00%) Marketing
9 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (63.00%) Developer
2 56 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.00%) Architect
4 7 (7.00%) Java Middleware Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Middleware Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Consultant
6 5 (5.00%) Integration Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Specialist
7 4 (4.00%) Systems Integration Specialist
8 3 (3.00%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Backend Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Integration Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (67.00%) Spring
2 44 (44.00%) Web Services
3 38 (38.00%) Hibernate
3 38 (38.00%) SOAP
4 35 (35.00%) XML
5 33 (33.00%) Java EE
6 28 (28.00%) REST
7 27 (27.00%) Middleware
8 18 (18.00%) XSLT
9 16 (16.00%) JSON
10 15 (15.00%) Spring Boot
11 14 (14.00%) JDBC
12 13 (13.00%) Apache Camel
12 13 (13.00%) RESTful
13 12 (12.00%) JPA
13 12 (12.00%) Spring Batch
13 12 (12.00%) XSD
14 11 (11.00%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (10.00%) EclipseLink
15 10 (10.00%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Fixed Income
2 9 (9.00%) Credit Risk
3 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.00%) Derivative
5 5 (5.00%) Clustering
5 5 (5.00%) Equities
5 5 (5.00%) User Experience
6 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Linux
2 24 (24.00%) Unix
3 11 (11.00%) Windows
4 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.00%) Android
5 5 (5.00%) CentOS
5 5 (5.00%) Debian
5 5 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) TDD
3 30 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (27.00%) Microservices
5 24 (24.00%) SDLC
6 17 (17.00%) DevOps
7 16 (16.00%) Scrum
7 16 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 14 (14.00%) BDD
8 14 (14.00%) OO
9 13 (13.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (13.00%) UML
10 12 (12.00%) Multithreading
11 11 (11.00%) SOA
12 10 (10.00%) Process Management
13 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
13 9 (9.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (9.00%) Test Scripting
14 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
14 8 (8.00%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.00%) Java
2 33 (33.00%) SQL
3 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.00%) Java 8
5 14 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.00%) Perl
6 10 (10.00%) Python
6 10 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (9.00%) Groovy
8 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.00%) Scala
10 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.00%) C++
10 5 (5.00%) Clojure
10 5 (5.00%) ClojureScript
10 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.00%) Ruby
10 5 (5.00%) VBScript
11 4 (4.00%) VBA
12 2 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) ISEB
2 4 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.00%) NCSC
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Ansible
2 8 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.00%) Puppet
3 5 (5.00%) Salt
4 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.00%) Terraform
5 3 (3.00%) Kibana
5 3 (3.00%) logstash
5 3 (3.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Sybase
3 14 (14.00%) MuleSoft
4 11 (11.00%) IBM
5 10 (10.00%) BEA
6 8 (8.00%) Atlassian
7 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.00%) Murex
7 7 (7.00%) Sparx
8 5 (5.00%) Axway
8 5 (5.00%) Cloudera
8 5 (5.00%) Hortonworks
8 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.00%) CA
9 4 (4.00%) Pega
9 4 (4.00%) Solace
10 3 (3.00%) AppDynamics
10 3 (3.00%) SAP
11 2 (2.00%) Cisco
11 2 (2.00%) Software AG