Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 153 110
Rank change year-on-year -7 -43 +58
Contract jobs citing JMS 37 41 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 0.82% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 3.02% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 53
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +7.35% -12.26%
10th Percentile £355 £318 £224
90th Percentile £535 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.50

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,488 1,356 1,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.31% 27.14% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 842 747
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 15
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -36.47% +5.25%
10th Percentile £12.14 £18.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.39 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in Scotland

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMS in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Scotland

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in Scotland

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in Scotland

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Glasgow -8 29 £400 -1.54% 3
Edinburgh -6 7 £380 +4.40% 2
Moray 0 1 £470 +12.24%
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JMS.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (86.49%) Spring
3 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (64.86%) Hibernate
5 20 (54.05%) Python
6 19 (51.35%) Oracle
6 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 17 (45.95%) JBoss
8 16 (43.24%) XML
8 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
8 16 (43.24%) Apache Camel
9 15 (40.54%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (40.54%) IBM
10 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
10 14 (37.84%) AMQP
10 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
11 13 (35.14%) SQL
11 13 (35.14%) SOAP
11 13 (35.14%) Finance
12 12 (32.43%) HTML
12 12 (32.43%) JPA
12 12 (32.43%) QA
12 12 (32.43%) Integration Testing
13 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
13 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
13 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
13 11 (29.73%) OO
13 11 (29.73%) RUP
13 11 (29.73%) Tomcat

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 17 (45.95%) JBoss
2 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
3 10 (27.03%) Jetty
3 10 (27.03%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.11%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) Mule
4 3 (8.11%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) GemFire
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) AquaLogic BPM
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) AMQP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
1 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
2 10 (27.03%) Couchbase
2 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
3 9 (24.32%) Redis
3 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (24.32%) Riak
4 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.41%) DB2
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.70%) KDB
8 1 (2.70%) Kdb+
8 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
2 10 (27.03%) FitNesse
2 10 (27.03%) Selenium
3 9 (24.32%) Vagrant
4 8 (21.62%) Maven
5 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
6 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.41%) Ant
8 2 (5.41%) JIRA
8 2 (5.41%) JUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Concordion
9 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 29 (78.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Java Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Integration Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Backend Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) Spring
2 24 (64.86%) Hibernate
3 16 (43.24%) Apache Camel
3 16 (43.24%) XML
4 15 (40.54%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (35.14%) SOAP
6 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 12 (32.43%) JPA
7 11 (29.73%) HTML5
8 9 (24.32%) Apache MINA
8 9 (24.32%) Kafka
8 9 (24.32%) TIBCO EMS
8 9 (24.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (21.62%) REST
10 5 (13.51%) OAuth
10 5 (13.51%) OAuth2
10 5 (13.51%) OpenID
10 5 (13.51%) Spring Integration
10 5 (13.51%) XSD
11 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (24.32%) Reference Data
1 9 (24.32%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (13.51%) Derivative
3 4 (10.81%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) DTCC
5 1 (2.70%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) CentOS
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
4 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
5 12 (32.43%) Integration Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
6 11 (29.73%) OO
6 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (29.73%) RUP
7 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) BPMN
8 9 (24.32%) Concurrent Programming
8 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
8 9 (24.32%) DSDM
8 9 (24.32%) Kanban
8 9 (24.32%) OOP
8 9 (24.32%) System Testing
8 9 (24.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Python
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 10 (27.03%) Ruby
6 9 (24.32%) XPath
7 4 (10.81%) C
8 3 (8.11%) Java 8
9 2 (5.41%) AspectJ
9 2 (5.41%) Perl
9 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.41%) Scala
10 1 (2.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Ansible
1 9 (24.32%) Cobbler
1 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) IBM
3 10 (27.03%) TIBCO
4 8 (21.62%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) Sencha
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase