Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 109 161
Rank change year-on-year -37 +52 -31
Contract jobs citing JMS 41 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 1.74% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 6.34% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 11
Scotland median daily rate £365 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £218 £338
90th Percentile £488 £438 £513
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK median hourly rate - £34.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -44.80% +47.06%

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 1349 1183 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.84% 27.44% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 710 666
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -32 20 £406 +1.56% 4
Edinburgh -25 15 £364 +8.25% 1
West Lothian -1 2 - -
Moray - 2 £419 -
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for JMS.

1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Hibernate
3 23 (56.10%) Spring
4 22 (53.66%) SQL
5 21 (51.22%) JBoss
6 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (43.90%) JPA
7 18 (43.90%) XML
8 15 (36.59%) Oracle
8 15 (36.59%) TDD
9 14 (34.15%) Maven
10 13 (31.71%) HTML
10 13 (31.71%) SOA
10 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
11 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
11 12 (29.27%) J2EE
11 12 (29.27%) SOAP
11 12 (29.27%) Scrum
12 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
12 11 (26.83%) Apache Camel
12 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
13 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
13 10 (24.39%) IBM
13 10 (24.39%) Web Services
13 10 (24.39%) JDBC
13 10 (24.39%) Linux
13 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
13 10 (24.39%) jBPM
13 10 (24.39%) Drools

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 21 (51.22%) JBoss
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
4 7 (17.07%) Jetty
4 7 (17.07%) WebLogic
4 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Confluence
5 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.44%) GemFire
6 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.44%) Mule
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) AMQP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
1 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.95%) DB2
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
3 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
3 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.07%) Couchbase
4 7 (17.07%) Redis
4 7 (17.07%) Riak
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Impala
5 1 (2.44%) KDB
5 1 (2.44%) Kdb+
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Spark SQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Maven
2 9 (21.95%) FitNesse
2 9 (21.95%) JUnit
2 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) Subversion
3 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
4 7 (17.07%) Vagrant
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (9.76%) JIRA
8 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 30 (73.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) Hibernate
2 23 (56.10%) Spring
3 18 (43.90%) JPA
3 18 (43.90%) XML
4 13 (31.71%) HTML
5 12 (29.27%) J2EE
5 12 (29.27%) SOAP
6 11 (26.83%) Apache Camel
7 10 (24.39%) Drools
7 10 (24.39%) jBPM
7 10 (24.39%) JDBC
7 10 (24.39%) Web Services
8 9 (21.95%) Java EE
8 9 (21.95%) XSD
9 8 (19.51%) HTML5
9 8 (19.51%) Kafka
9 8 (19.51%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (19.51%) REST
10 7 (17.07%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (17.07%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Wiki
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
3 13 (31.71%) SOA
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 9 (21.95%) SDLC
7 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
8 7 (17.07%) Concurrent Programming
8 7 (17.07%) DSDM
8 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Kanban
8 7 (17.07%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) Open Source
8 7 (17.07%) RUP
8 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.07%) UML
9 6 (14.63%) Microservices
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
5 8 (19.51%) Python
6 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
6 7 (17.07%) Ruby
7 5 (12.20%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) ES6
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.44%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) XPath
9 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Ansible
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Cobbler
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (24.39%) IBM
4 7 (17.07%) TIBCO
5 5 (12.20%) Sybase
6 2 (4.88%) Twitter
7 1 (2.44%) Informatica
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) SAP