Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 394 398
Rank change year-on-year +36 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing JMS 627 486 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 1.79% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 319 420
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £413 £360 £338
90th Percentile £625 £633 £650
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
England median hourly rate - £37.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.82% -1.79%
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -31.82% -12.00%

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 30,899 27,188 28,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.76% 32.22% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,915 18,875 20,046
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £291
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 354 387
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.53 £14.25
90th Percentile £65.83 £53.75 £56.13
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.33% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +16 408 £543 +3.33% 71
South East +13 125 £475 -5.00% 12
Midlands -5 26 £544 +35.94% 11
East of England -4 25 £525 +10.53% 8
South West +9 23 £425 +3.03% 1
West Midlands -4 19 £550 -8.33% 9
North of England -41 19 £425 +6.25% 6
North West -24 12 £425 +9.68% 1
Yorkshire -26 7 £406 +4.84% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £538 +34.38% 2
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 496 (79.11%) Java
2 401 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (51.20%) Spring
4 315 (50.24%) Web Services
5 297 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 272 (43.38%) TDD
7 271 (43.22%) REST
8 219 (34.93%) RESTful
9 216 (34.45%) Maven
10 213 (33.97%) Hibernate
11 190 (30.30%) Microservices
12 186 (29.67%) Java 8
13 167 (26.63%) XML
14 164 (26.16%) SOAP
15 159 (25.36%) Linux
15 159 (25.36%) JavaScript
15 159 (25.36%) Relational Database
16 157 (25.04%) Unix
17 156 (24.88%) Scrum
18 152 (24.24%) Oracle
19 151 (24.08%) Jenkins
20 149 (23.76%) SQL
21 141 (22.49%) JUnit
21 141 (22.49%) BDD
22 131 (20.89%) HTML
23 126 (20.10%) OO
23 126 (20.10%) SOA
23 126 (20.10%) SDLC
24 120 (19.14%) JSON
25 119 (18.98%) Finance

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 82 (13.08%) WebLogic
2 77 (12.28%) Confluence
3 74 (11.80%) WebSphere
4 67 (10.69%) Tomcat
5 59 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 56 (8.93%) JBoss
7 35 (5.58%) Apache
8 32 (5.10%) MQSeries
9 28 (4.47%) WildFly
10 27 (4.31%) Oracle Service Bus
11 19 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (2.39%) CMS
14 14 (2.23%) Apache Spark
15 10 (1.59%) GemFire
16 9 (1.44%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.44%) Jetty
16 9 (1.44%) Liferay
16 9 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (1.12%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.64%) Global One
3 4 (0.64%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.48%) Magento
5 2 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.02%) Serverless
3 18 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.59%) npm
5 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.12%) GitHub
6 6 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.64%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.64%) SaaS
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.32%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.32%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.02%) HTTP
2 10 (1.59%) HTTPS
2 10 (1.59%) SSL
2 10 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.44%) Internet
4 8 (1.28%) FTP
5 6 (0.96%) AMQP
6 5 (0.80%) SSH
6 5 (0.80%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.48%) DSL
8 2 (0.32%) Broadband
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.32%) Firewall
8 2 (0.32%) NAS
8 2 (0.32%) SAN
8 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (25.36%) Relational Database
2 107 (17.07%) RDBMS
3 75 (11.96%) MongoDB
4 70 (11.16%) MySQL
5 68 (10.85%) Oracle Database
6 60 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (8.93%) NoSQL
8 51 (8.13%) DB2
9 49 (7.81%) SQL Server
10 34 (5.42%) Hadoop
11 31 (4.94%) Big Data
12 30 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (2.71%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.91%) HBase
16 10 (1.59%) Neo4j
17 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
17 9 (1.44%) Redis
18 8 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
18 8 (1.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 297 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 216 (34.45%) Maven
3 151 (24.08%) Jenkins
4 141 (22.49%) JUnit
5 99 (15.79%) Mockito
6 93 (14.83%) JIRA
7 90 (14.35%) Subversion
8 55 (8.77%) Eclipse
9 49 (7.81%) Cucumber
9 49 (7.81%) SonarQube
10 47 (7.50%) Ant
10 47 (7.50%) Gerrit
11 42 (6.70%) webpack
12 41 (6.54%) Babel
12 41 (6.54%) Checkstyle
12 41 (6.54%) Mocha
12 41 (6.54%) Sinon.JS
13 39 (6.22%) Liquibase
14 38 (6.06%) TeamCity
15 30 (4.78%) Selenium
General
1 119 (18.98%) Finance
2 92 (14.67%) Banking
3 46 (7.34%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.94%) Front Office
5 22 (3.51%) Games
6 12 (1.91%) Retail
7 8 (1.28%) Back Office
7 8 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.96%) Marketing
9 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.64%) Legal
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Finnish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 506 (80.70%) Developer
2 356 (56.78%) Java Developer
3 112 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 104 (16.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (11.16%) Node.js Developer
6 63 (10.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 44 (7.02%) React Developer
8 38 (6.06%) Architect
9 31 (4.94%) Lead Developer
10 26 (4.15%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 26 (4.15%) Lead Java Developer
11 19 (3.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 18 (2.87%) Backend Developer
12 18 (2.87%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
13 16 (2.55%) Integration Developer
14 15 (2.39%) Java Engineer
15 14 (2.23%) Big Data Developer
15 14 (2.23%) Middleware Developer
16 13 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
17 12 (1.91%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (51.20%) Spring
2 315 (50.24%) Web Services
3 271 (43.22%) REST
4 219 (34.93%) RESTful
5 213 (33.97%) Hibernate
6 167 (26.63%) XML
7 164 (26.16%) SOAP
8 131 (20.89%) HTML
9 120 (19.14%) JSON
10 118 (18.82%) CSS
11 114 (18.18%) Java EE
12 98 (15.63%) Spring Boot
13 93 (14.83%) HTML5
14 88 (14.04%) Node.js
15 80 (12.76%) EJB
16 75 (11.96%) J2EE
17 74 (11.80%) XSD
18 72 (11.48%) CSS3
18 72 (11.48%) Middleware
19 68 (10.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
3 37 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (4.63%) Derivative
4 29 (4.63%) User Experience
5 25 (3.99%) Fixed Income
6 23 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.51%) Equities
8 20 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.91%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.75%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.44%) Fintech
13 6 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.64%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
16 3 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 159 (25.36%) Linux
2 157 (25.04%) Unix
3 23 (3.67%) VMS
4 22 (3.51%) Mac OS X
5 19 (3.03%) Windows
6 9 (1.44%) HPUX
6 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.44%) Solaris
7 6 (0.96%) CentOS
8 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.64%) Android
9 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.48%) Debian
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Fedora
11 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (43.38%) TDD
3 190 (30.30%) Microservices
4 156 (24.88%) Scrum
5 141 (22.49%) BDD
6 126 (20.10%) OO
6 126 (20.10%) SDLC
6 126 (20.10%) SOA
7 116 (18.50%) Test Automation
8 104 (16.59%) MVC
9 102 (16.27%) Unit Testing
10 88 (14.04%) Domain-Driven Design
11 79 (12.60%) CQRS
12 78 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 69 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (10.69%) Web Development
15 62 (9.89%) API Design
16 55 (8.77%) API Development
16 55 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
16 55 (8.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 496 (79.11%) Java
2 186 (29.67%) Java 8
3 159 (25.36%) JavaScript
4 149 (23.76%) SQL
5 51 (8.13%) ES6
6 50 (7.97%) TypeScript
7 46 (7.34%) Python
8 45 (7.18%) PL/SQL
8 45 (7.18%) Scala
9 40 (6.38%) JPQL
10 29 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 27 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.67%) XPath
13 19 (3.03%) Perl
14 17 (2.71%) Java 9
15 16 (2.55%) Groovy
16 12 (1.91%) C#
17 7 (1.12%) Ruby
17 7 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.51%) Degree
4 11 (1.75%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.48%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.51%) QA
2 18 (2.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (13.88%) Docker
2 9 (1.44%) HDFS
3 5 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.32%) Gluster
6 2 (0.32%) iptables
6 2 (0.32%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.55%) Puppet
2 10 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.28%) Ansible
4 7 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.80%) Rancher
5 5 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.48%) Control-M
6 3 (0.48%) Salt
6 3 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.32%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.32%) Grafana
7 2 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.32%) Kibana
7 2 (0.32%) logstash
7 2 (0.32%) Nagios
7 2 (0.32%) Terraform
8 1 (0.16%) Chronos
8 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 152 (24.24%) Oracle
2 52 (8.29%) TIBCO
3 39 (6.22%) Sybase
4 38 (6.06%) IBM
5 24 (3.83%) Microsoft
6 17 (2.71%) webMethods
7 15 (2.39%) MuleSoft
8 14 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 13 (2.07%) CA
10 12 (1.91%) Google
10 12 (1.91%) SAP
11 11 (1.75%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.59%) Hortonworks
13 9 (1.44%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.28%) Murex
14 8 (1.28%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.28%) Software AG
14 8 (1.28%) WSO2
15 7 (1.12%) hybris
15 7 (1.12%) Pega