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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 116 109
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs citing JMS 12 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 1.19% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 5.41% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 6
Median daily rate £358 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £276 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.17% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

JMS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 652 647 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 30.12% 22.01% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 377 308
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing JMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 8 £358 -10.62% 4
Moray - 2 £419 -
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) Java
3 28 (73.68%) SOAP
4 24 (63.16%) REST
5 21 (55.26%) SQL
6 20 (52.63%) Hibernate
6 20 (52.63%) Microservices
7 19 (50.00%) Spring
8 16 (42.11%) Maven
8 16 (42.11%) Linux
8 16 (42.11%) JBoss
9 15 (39.47%) SOA
9 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
10 14 (36.84%) Apache Camel
11 13 (34.21%) HTML
12 12 (31.58%) JDBC
12 12 (31.58%) J2EE
12 12 (31.58%) Scrum
12 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
13 11 (28.95%) MVC
13 11 (28.95%) JIRA
13 11 (28.95%) Unix
13 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
13 11 (28.95%) Apache CXF
13 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
13 11 (28.95%) Gherkin
14 10 (26.32%) TDD
15 9 (23.68%) Java EE
15 9 (23.68%) IBM
15 9 (23.68%) JavaScript

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 16 (42.11%) JBoss
2 9 (23.68%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (21.05%) Confluence
4 6 (15.79%) Apache
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) DB2
2 6 (15.79%) KDB
2 6 (15.79%) Kdb+
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Maven
2 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
3 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.95%) JIRA
4 8 (21.05%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.79%) JUnit
6 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.05%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Cassandra Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) SOAP
2 24 (63.16%) REST
3 20 (52.63%) Hibernate
4 19 (50.00%) Spring
5 14 (36.84%) Apache Camel
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) J2EE
7 12 (31.58%) JDBC
8 11 (28.95%) Apache CXF
8 11 (28.95%) Gherkin
9 9 (23.68%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) Java EE
10 8 (21.05%) Ehcache
10 8 (21.05%) OSGi
10 8 (21.05%) Play Framework
10 8 (21.05%) SAML
10 8 (21.05%) XML
11 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
12 5 (13.16%) J2SE
12 5 (13.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Wiki
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Microservices
3 15 (39.47%) SOA
4 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 11 (28.95%) MVC
5 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
6 10 (26.32%) TDD
7 9 (23.68%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (21.05%) Front End Development
8 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (21.05%) Web Design
9 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.42%) OO
9 7 (18.42%) OOD
9 7 (18.42%) SDLC
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.53%) Coaching
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) Scala
5 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Sybase
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter
5 1 (2.63%) Google
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