Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 116 172
Rank change year-on-year -28 +56 -51
Contract jobs citing JMS 37 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 1.37% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 4.56% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 16
Scotland median daily rate £365 £358 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +11.72% -16.34%
10th Percentile £318 £273 £213
90th Percentile £543 £431 £556
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -

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 1,233 1,119 1,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.32% 30.04% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 706 746
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £513 £488 £514
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 11
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.62 £16.41 £21.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.17 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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
Edinburgh -36 19 £364 +7.06% 1
Glasgow -15 17 £373 +4.20% 2
JMS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 36 (97.30%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Spring
3 21 (56.76%) Hibernate
4 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (48.65%) TDD
5 18 (48.65%) JPA
6 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (45.95%) HTML
6 17 (45.95%) SQL
7 16 (43.24%) JBoss
7 16 (43.24%) Maven
8 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
8 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
9 14 (37.84%) HTML5
9 14 (37.84%) Selenium
10 13 (35.14%) BDD
10 13 (35.14%) Web Services
11 12 (32.43%) XML
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle
11 12 (32.43%) SDLC
12 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (27.03%) Scrum
12 10 (27.03%) IBM
12 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
13 9 (24.32%) Subversion
13 9 (24.32%) jBPM
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
13 9 (24.32%) AMQP
13 9 (24.32%) Drools
13 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management

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 (43.24%) JBoss
2 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.92%) Jetty
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) GemFire
5 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.70%) Mule
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (8.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) AMQP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) DB2
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
1 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
1 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) Couchbase
2 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.92%) Redis
2 7 (18.92%) Riak
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Maven
2 14 (37.84%) Selenium
3 9 (24.32%) Subversion
4 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
5 7 (18.92%) FitNesse
5 7 (18.92%) Vagrant
6 6 (16.22%) Ant
7 5 (13.51%) JUnit
8 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) ETL Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Spring
2 21 (56.76%) Hibernate
3 18 (48.65%) JPA
4 17 (45.95%) HTML
5 14 (37.84%) HTML5
6 13 (35.14%) Web Services
7 12 (32.43%) XML
8 9 (24.32%) Drools
8 9 (24.32%) jBPM
9 8 (21.62%) Java EE
9 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (21.62%) SOAP
9 8 (21.62%) XSD
10 7 (18.92%) Apache Camel
10 7 (18.92%) CSS
10 7 (18.92%) CSS3
10 7 (18.92%) Kafka
10 7 (18.92%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (18.92%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (16.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Team
3 4 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Wiki
5 2 (5.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) TDD
3 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
3 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (35.14%) BDD
5 12 (32.43%) SDLC
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
8 8 (21.62%) SOA
9 7 (18.92%) Coaching
9 7 (18.92%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (18.92%) DSDM
9 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Kanban
9 7 (18.92%) Open Source
9 7 (18.92%) RUP
9 7 (18.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.92%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Ruby
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
6 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Cobbler
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) IBM
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.92%) TIBCO
5 5 (13.51%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica