Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 123 169
Rank change year-on-year -46 +46 -54
Contract jobs citing JMS 24 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 1.04% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 3.46% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 30
Scotland median daily rate £500 £374 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.78% -2.92% +2.67%
10th Percentile £349 £338 £213
90th Percentile £569 £451 £453
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -31.82% +17.65%

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 1,406 1,099 1,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.88% 30.08% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 704 728
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £535 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 10
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £37.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.33% +28.21% -23.53%
10th Percentile £10.83 £14.59 £13.48
90th Percentile £54.25 £52.17 £38.88
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.32% +6.58% +8.57%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -35 17 £500 +39.86% 8
Edinburgh -24 6 £550 +37.50%
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (95.83%) Spring
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
5 10 (41.67%) Maven
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) SOAP
6 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
6 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
6 9 (37.50%) SDLC
7 8 (33.33%) BDD
7 8 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (29.17%) XML
8 7 (29.17%) CSS
8 7 (29.17%) REST
8 7 (29.17%) CSS3
8 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
9 6 (25.00%) Coaching
9 6 (25.00%) React
9 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
9 6 (25.00%) Apache MINA
9 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (25.00%) Express

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 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 3 (12.50%) Confluence
3 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) AquaLogic BPM
1 3 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) HBase
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.33%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) Redis
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Riak
5 1 (4.17%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Maven
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (25.00%) Ant
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) ETL Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Spring
2 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
4 9 (37.50%) SOAP
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) CSS3
5 7 (29.17%) REST
5 7 (29.17%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 6 (25.00%) Apache MINA
6 6 (25.00%) Express
6 6 (25.00%) React
6 6 (25.00%) RESTful
6 6 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (16.67%) J2EE
7 4 (16.67%) JDBC
7 4 (16.67%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Derivative
1 6 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
3 3 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.50%) Wiki
4 2 (8.33%) Equities
4 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) SDLC
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
5 6 (25.00%) API Design
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) OOP
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) Web Development
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) XPath
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) HDFS
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Sybase
3 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica