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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 118 80
Rank change year-on-year +37 -38  
Contract jobs citing JMS 28 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.57% 0.50% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 2.28% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 22
Median daily rate £358 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.16% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 529 569 597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.70% 21.78% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 335 355
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 30 March 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 16 £358 +21.70% 4
Moray - 7 £400 -
Edinburgh +18 3 £375 -25.00% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (80.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (67.50%) REST
4 26 (65.00%) SOAP
5 21 (52.50%) Microservices
6 20 (50.00%) SQL
6 20 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 19 (47.50%) SOA
8 18 (45.00%) JBoss
8 18 (45.00%) Spring
9 17 (42.50%) HTML
10 16 (40.00%) Linux
10 16 (40.00%) Maven
11 14 (35.00%) XML
11 14 (35.00%) Apache Camel
11 14 (35.00%) Java EE
12 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
12 13 (32.50%) TDD
12 13 (32.50%) MVC
13 12 (30.00%) IBM
13 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
14 11 (27.50%) Banking
14 11 (27.50%) XSLT
15 10 (25.00%) Web Services
15 10 (25.00%) CSS
15 10 (25.00%) JDBC
15 10 (25.00%) Scrum
16 9 (22.50%) Pair Programming
16 9 (22.50%) Oracle
16 9 (22.50%) Apache

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 18 (45.00%) JBoss
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (20.00%) Confluence
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
2 1 (2.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) DB2
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.50%) KDB
5 3 (7.50%) Kdb+
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Maven
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (22.50%) JIRA
4 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (15.00%) JUnit
7 2 (5.00%) Log4j
7 2 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) REST
2 26 (65.00%) SOAP
3 20 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (45.00%) Spring
5 17 (42.50%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) Apache Camel
6 14 (35.00%) Java EE
6 14 (35.00%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) XSLT
8 10 (25.00%) CSS
8 10 (25.00%) JDBC
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (20.00%) Apache CXF
9 8 (20.00%) Drools
9 8 (20.00%) Ehcache
9 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
9 8 (20.00%) jBPM
9 8 (20.00%) JPA
9 8 (20.00%) Play Framework
9 8 (20.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Microservices
3 19 (47.50%) SOA
4 13 (32.50%) MVC
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
7 9 (22.50%) Pair Programming
7 9 (22.50%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (20.00%) Web Design
9 7 (17.50%) Coaching
10 5 (12.50%) SDLC
11 4 (10.00%) OO
11 4 (10.00%) OOD
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) Scala
4 4 (10.00%) XPath
4 4 (10.00%) XQuery
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
5 2 (5.00%) Misys
6 1 (2.50%) Reuters
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter