Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 145 131
Rank change year-on-year -40 -14 +8
Contract jobs citing JMS 33 31 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.71% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 2.45% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 48
Scotland median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £349 £339 £240
90th Percentile £538 £505 £450
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

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 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 1,593 1,267 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.08% 29.09% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 798 748
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.52 £14.49 £13.80
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.71 £45.60
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% -2.13%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -10 30 £500 +19.40% 4
Edinburgh -27 2 - -
Moray 0 1 £470 +12.24%
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 32 (96.97%) Spring
2 29 (87.88%) Java
2 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) Hibernate
4 21 (63.64%) Python
5 18 (54.55%) Oracle
6 17 (51.52%) Scrum
7 15 (45.45%) IBM
7 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
8 14 (42.42%) SOAP
8 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
8 14 (42.42%) Hadoop
8 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
8 14 (42.42%) Apache Camel
9 13 (39.39%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (39.39%) XML
9 13 (39.39%) JBoss
10 12 (36.36%) AMQP
10 12 (36.36%) JPA
11 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 11 (33.33%) REST
11 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 11 (33.33%) RUP
11 11 (33.33%) OO
11 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 10 (30.30%) HTML
12 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
12 10 (30.30%) OOP
12 10 (30.30%) TDD
12 10 (30.30%) TIBCO

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 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 13 (39.39%) JBoss
3 10 (30.30%) Jetty
3 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
3 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.12%) Apache Pig
5 3 (9.09%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) Mule
5 3 (9.09%) Mule ESB
6 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.03%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) AMQP
2 4 (12.12%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Hadoop
1 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
2 10 (30.30%) Couchbase
2 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
3 9 (27.27%) Redis
3 9 (27.27%) Riak
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Apache Hive
5 4 (12.12%) Big Data
5 4 (12.12%) HBase
5 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.03%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (30.30%) FitNesse
2 10 (30.30%) Selenium
3 9 (27.27%) Vagrant
4 8 (24.24%) Maven
5 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.06%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) Ant
8 1 (3.03%) Concordion
8 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Front Office
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 24 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Java Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Java Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) Spring
2 25 (75.76%) Hibernate
3 14 (42.42%) Apache Camel
3 14 (42.42%) SOAP
4 13 (39.39%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (39.39%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) JPA
6 11 (33.33%) REST
7 10 (30.30%) Apache MINA
7 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 10 (30.30%) HTML5
8 9 (27.27%) Kafka
8 9 (27.27%) TIBCO EMS
8 9 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (21.21%) JDBC
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 5 (15.15%) J2EE
12 4 (12.12%) JNDI
12 4 (12.12%) Spring Batch
12 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Derivative
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Reference Data
2 7 (21.21%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (6.06%) Wiki
6 1 (3.03%) DTCC
6 1 (3.03%) Eurex
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
4 11 (33.33%) OO
4 11 (33.33%) RUP
4 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
5 10 (30.30%) OOP
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) BDD
6 9 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
6 9 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (27.27%) DSDM
6 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Kanban
6 9 (27.27%) System Testing
6 9 (27.27%) UML
7 8 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Python
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
4 10 (30.30%) Ruby
4 10 (30.30%) XPath
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) AspectJ
8 1 (3.03%) Java 8
8 1 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Ansible
1 9 (27.27%) Cobbler
1 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 15 (45.45%) IBM
3 10 (30.30%) TIBCO
4 8 (24.24%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Sencha