Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 398 334 364
Rank change year-on-year -64 +30 +48
Contract jobs citing JMS 519 699 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.35% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 529 369
England median daily rate £550 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £406 £411 £350
90th Percentile £625 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £490
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
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 31,031 29,735 28,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.54% 32.48% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,018 21,412 19,750
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £478 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 319 321
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.18 £18.70 £15.33
90th Percentile £60.08 £52.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -78 341 £550 - 47
South East -5 85 £513 +6.77% 12
East of England +14 35 £500 -4.76% 8
North of England -19 33 £413 -2.94% 10
North West -1 16 £413 +3.13% 7
South West -29 16 £400 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire -17 14 £400 -8.57% 3
Midlands -17 9 £425 -10.53% 6
West Midlands -23 9 £425 +8.97% 1
North East +1 2 £538 -
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 485 (93.45%) Java
2 364 (70.13%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (61.27%) Spring
4 259 (49.90%) REST
5 242 (46.63%) Maven
6 236 (45.47%) Git (software)
7 233 (44.89%) Microservices
8 230 (44.32%) Java 8
9 227 (43.74%) Hibernate
10 218 (42.00%) TDD
11 211 (40.66%) RESTful
12 208 (40.08%) Web Services
13 153 (29.48%) Jenkins
14 144 (27.75%) BDD
15 141 (27.17%) JUnit
16 133 (25.63%) Spring Boot
17 130 (25.05%) Docker
18 128 (24.66%) SQL
19 125 (24.08%) Java EE
20 124 (23.89%) Oracle
21 121 (23.31%) OO
22 117 (22.54%) Finance
22 117 (22.54%) Relational Database
23 112 (21.58%) Test Automation
24 110 (21.19%) Unix
25 97 (18.69%) Banking
26 96 (18.50%) MVC
27 93 (17.92%) MongoDB
28 90 (17.34%) JavaScript
28 90 (17.34%) Greenfield Project

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 65 (12.52%) MQSeries
2 54 (10.40%) Confluence
3 53 (10.21%) JBoss
4 51 (9.83%) WebLogic
5 50 (9.63%) WildFly
6 39 (7.51%) Mule
7 35 (6.74%) Tomcat
8 31 (5.97%) WebSphere
9 25 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (3.08%) Mule ESB
12 14 (2.70%) Anypoint
12 14 (2.70%) Apache Solr
13 12 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (1.93%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (1.54%) Apache Spark
15 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (1.35%) Apache
17 5 (0.96%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.39%) Actimize
4 2 (0.39%) Kondor
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Global One
5 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 77 (14.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.28%) GitHub
3 17 (3.28%) SaaS
4 13 (2.50%) Apigee
5 11 (2.12%) Serverless
6 9 (1.73%) PaaS
7 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.96%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.70%) HTTP
2 9 (1.73%) AMQP
2 9 (1.73%) FTP
2 9 (1.73%) SSL
3 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.77%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) SMPP
5 3 (0.58%) SMTP
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) NAS
6 1 (0.19%) SAN
6 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.54%) Relational Database
2 93 (17.92%) MongoDB
3 80 (15.41%) NoSQL
4 79 (15.22%) RDBMS
5 78 (15.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 78 (15.03%) SQL Server
6 61 (11.75%) Couchbase
7 48 (9.25%) MySQL
8 35 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (5.97%) Oracle Database
10 21 (4.05%) DB2
11 12 (2.31%) KDB
12 10 (1.93%) Kdb+
13 8 (1.54%) Tick Data
14 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.77%) Big Data
16 4 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 242 (46.63%) Maven
2 236 (45.47%) Git (software)
3 153 (29.48%) Jenkins
4 141 (27.17%) JUnit
5 83 (15.99%) Mockito
6 77 (14.84%) JIRA
7 58 (11.18%) Subversion
8 53 (10.21%) Checkstyle
8 53 (10.21%) Vagrant
9 50 (9.63%) Liquibase
10 49 (9.44%) SonarQube
11 34 (6.55%) Eclipse
12 33 (6.36%) Gradle
13 32 (6.17%) Selenium
14 25 (4.82%) SoapUI
15 21 (4.05%) Ant
15 21 (4.05%) JMeter
16 20 (3.85%) Cucumber
17 19 (3.66%) NeoLoad
18 17 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 117 (22.54%) Finance
2 97 (18.69%) Banking
3 35 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 33 (6.36%) Games
5 22 (4.24%) Front Office
6 17 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.50%) Advertising
8 5 (0.96%) Back Office
9 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.58%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 459 (88.44%) Developer
2 399 (76.88%) Java Developer
3 80 (15.41%) Senior Developer
4 67 (12.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (9.25%) Lead Developer
6 42 (8.09%) AWS Developer
7 39 (7.51%) Lead Java Developer
8 34 (6.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 33 (6.36%) Java Team Leader
9 33 (6.36%) Team Leader
10 19 (3.66%) Architect
11 17 (3.28%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 17 (3.28%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 16 (3.08%) MuleSoft Developer
13 14 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (2.50%) Agile Developer
14 13 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
14 13 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 12 (2.31%) Node.js Developer
16 11 (2.12%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (61.27%) Spring
2 259 (49.90%) REST
3 227 (43.74%) Hibernate
4 211 (40.66%) RESTful
5 208 (40.08%) Web Services
6 133 (25.63%) Spring Boot
7 125 (24.08%) Java EE
8 88 (16.96%) XML
9 83 (15.99%) Spring MVC
10 82 (15.80%) HTML
11 75 (14.45%) JAX-RS
12 74 (14.26%) ActiveMQ
12 74 (14.26%) SOAP
13 67 (12.91%) Middleware
14 60 (11.56%) Play Framework
15 57 (10.98%) J2EE
16 56 (10.79%) JSON
17 52 (10.02%) Drools
18 51 (9.83%) Apache Camel
18 51 (9.83%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.34%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (9.25%) Linux Command Line
3 31 (5.97%) Derivative
4 28 (5.39%) Fixed Income
5 21 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.28%) Equities
7 17 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.73%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.35%) User Experience
10 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.16%) Clustering
11 6 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.96%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 110 (21.19%) Unix
2 65 (12.52%) Linux
3 50 (9.63%) VMS
4 13 (2.50%) Windows
5 10 (1.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (70.13%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (44.89%) Microservices
3 218 (42.00%) TDD
4 144 (27.75%) BDD
5 121 (23.31%) OO
6 112 (21.58%) Test Automation
7 96 (18.50%) MVC
8 86 (16.57%) Scrum
9 83 (15.99%) Domain-Driven Design
10 70 (13.49%) CQRS
11 55 (10.60%) OOA/OOD
12 54 (10.40%) Dependency Injection
12 54 (10.40%) Multithreading
13 53 (10.21%) SOA
14 50 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (9.44%) UML
16 41 (7.90%) DevOps
16 41 (7.90%) Migration
16 41 (7.90%) Open Source
16 41 (7.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 485 (93.45%) Java
2 230 (44.32%) Java 8
3 128 (24.66%) SQL
4 90 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 64 (12.33%) Scala
6 62 (11.95%) Java 9
7 61 (11.75%) PL/SQL
8 51 (9.83%) JPQL
9 19 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.89%) Python
11 14 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.50%) C#
12 13 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.31%) XPath
14 9 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.35%) ES6
16 6 (1.16%) Groovy
17 5 (0.96%) Perl
17 5 (0.96%) R
18 4 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.90%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.39%) Degree
4 12 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.58%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) MiFID
3 3 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.58%) EMIR
3 3 (0.58%) HL7
3 3 (0.58%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 130 (25.05%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (7.51%) Ansible
2 32 (6.17%) Kubernetes
3 21 (4.05%) Kibana
4 20 (3.85%) logstash
5 14 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.50%) CloudHub
7 11 (2.12%) Rancher
8 7 (1.35%) Puppet
9 5 (0.96%) Grafana
10 4 (0.77%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.58%) Control-M
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.19%) Amdocs OSS
13 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.19%) Mesos
13 1 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 124 (23.89%) Oracle
2 43 (8.29%) TIBCO
3 33 (6.36%) Sybase
4 29 (5.59%) MuleSoft
5 22 (4.24%) Google
6 15 (2.89%) IBM
7 13 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.31%) Terracotta
9 11 (2.12%) AppDynamics
10 10 (1.93%) Solace
11 8 (1.54%) Murex
12 7 (1.35%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.35%) Guidewire
12 7 (1.35%) Splunk
13 5 (0.96%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.96%) Informatica
13 5 (0.96%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.96%) SAP
14 4 (0.77%) Perforce