The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 221 215
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing JMS 32 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 2.42% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 28
Median daily rate £500 £525 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +25.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in the South East

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in the South East

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in the South East

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Sussex +29 11 £475 +53.22%
Buckinghamshire -13 10 £600 +64.38% 1
Hampshire +9 6 £475 +11.76%
Surrey -3 4 £475 -13.63% 1
Oxfordshire -5 1 £540 +2.85% 3
JMS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for JMS.

1 84 (94.38%) Java
2 57 (64.04%) Spring
3 55 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (51.69%) Web Services
5 45 (50.56%) Linux
6 44 (49.44%) REST
7 43 (48.31%) Oracle
8 41 (46.07%) Maven
9 40 (44.94%) SQL
10 34 (38.20%) SOAP
10 34 (38.20%) Hibernate
10 34 (38.20%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (34.83%) SOA
12 30 (33.71%) J2EE
13 29 (32.58%) Scrum
14 27 (30.34%) XML
15 26 (29.21%) Oracle Database
16 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
17 24 (26.97%) Java EE
17 24 (26.97%) XSLT
17 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
17 24 (26.97%) Subversion
18 23 (25.84%) WebLogic
18 23 (25.84%) JBoss
18 23 (25.84%) EJB
19 22 (24.72%) Apache
19 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
20 19 (21.35%) Unix
21 18 (20.22%) WebSphere
21 18 (20.22%) Oracle SOA Suite

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (25.84%) JBoss
1 23 (25.84%) WebLogic
2 22 (24.72%) Apache
3 18 (20.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (20.22%) WebSphere
4 16 (17.98%) Tomcat
5 10 (11.24%) Confluence
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (8.99%) ATG Dynamo
8 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (4.49%) Mule
10 4 (4.49%) Mule ESB
11 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
11 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.62%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.36%) GitHub
3 6 (6.74%) Bluemix
3 6 (6.74%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Wireshark
2 5 (5.62%) HTTP
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.25%) AMQP
5 1 (1.12%) BGP
5 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) MPLS
5 1 (1.12%) OSPF
5 1 (1.12%) PBX
5 1 (1.12%) SMTP
5 1 (1.12%) SNMP
5 1 (1.12%) SSL
5 1 (1.12%) Telnet
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle Database
2 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
3 15 (16.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (15.73%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (8.99%) Big Data
5 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.87%) MySQL
7 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.62%) Redis
8 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (46.07%) Maven
2 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
3 24 (26.97%) Subversion
4 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
5 17 (19.10%) JUnit
6 13 (14.61%) Mockito
7 12 (13.48%) JIRA
8 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
9 10 (11.24%) Ant
10 8 (8.99%) Log4j
10 8 (8.99%) Selenium
11 7 (7.87%) Bitbucket
11 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
12 5 (5.62%) ANTLR
12 5 (5.62%) Gradle
13 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
14 2 (2.25%) Hudson
14 2 (2.25%) Spock
15 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
2 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
2 4 (4.49%) Games
2 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
2 4 (4.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (73.03%) Developer
2 47 (52.81%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) MuleSoft Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.37%) XML Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (2.25%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.04%) Spring
2 46 (51.69%) Web Services
3 44 (49.44%) REST
4 34 (38.20%) Hibernate
4 34 (38.20%) SOAP
5 30 (33.71%) J2EE
6 27 (30.34%) XML
7 24 (26.97%) Java EE
7 24 (26.97%) XSLT
8 23 (25.84%) EJB
9 18 (20.22%) Apache Camel
10 17 (19.10%) JDBC
11 15 (16.85%) JMX
11 15 (16.85%) JPA
12 14 (15.73%) EJB 3.0
13 13 (14.61%) JSP
13 13 (14.61%) XSD
14 12 (13.48%) EclipseLink
15 11 (12.36%) RESTful
16 10 (11.24%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.74%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.49%) iPad
3 4 (4.49%) Online Games
3 4 (4.49%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Unix
3 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (34.83%) SOA
4 29 (32.58%) Scrum
5 18 (20.22%) SDLC
6 15 (16.85%) TDD
7 14 (15.73%) Microservices
8 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
9 11 (12.36%) DevOps
9 11 (12.36%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (11.24%) BPMN
10 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.24%) MVC
11 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 9 (10.11%) Pair Programming
11 9 (10.11%) Workflow
12 8 (8.99%) BDD
12 8 (8.99%) Personalization
12 8 (8.99%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (94.38%) Java
2 40 (44.94%) SQL
3 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
5 11 (12.36%) Perl
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 9 (10.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.87%) Groovy
8 6 (6.74%) Go
8 6 (6.74%) Ruby
9 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.37%) C#
11 2 (2.25%) Scala
11 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) CISSP
1 9 (10.11%) RHCE
1 9 (10.11%) RHCSA
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) PA-DSS
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) NDS
2 1 (1.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Ansible
1 3 (3.37%) Cobbler
1 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.12%) Mesos
2 1 (1.12%) Netcool
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.99%) ATG
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
4 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.49%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.37%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.12%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.12%) Cramer
7 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.12%) Novell
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
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