Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 249 278
Rank change year-on-year -56 +29 +41
Contract jobs citing JMS 73 130 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 2.92% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 95 72
South East median daily rate £494 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +13.10% -11.58%
10th Percentile £357 £314 £356
90th Percentile £620 £538 £538
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £38.75 -
England median hourly rate - £34.50 £53.75
% change year-on-year - -35.81% +26.47%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4632 4459 5077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.82% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2858 2705 3276
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -71 30 £558 +17.37% 3
West Sussex +8 20 £480 +47.69%
Surrey -12 17 £550 - 4
Buckinghamshire -19 17 £463 +1.37%
Oxfordshire -38 12 £560 +17.89% 2
Hampshire +7 6 £433 +4.85%
Berkshire -18 1 - - 1
JMS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 72 (98.63%) Java
2 65 (89.04%) Spring
3 41 (56.16%) REST
4 35 (47.95%) Oracle
4 35 (47.95%) Web Services
5 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (43.84%) MVC
7 31 (42.47%) SOA
8 30 (41.10%) XML
8 30 (41.10%) Maven
9 26 (35.62%) SQL
10 24 (32.88%) Hibernate
10 24 (32.88%) Microservices
11 23 (31.51%) Linux
12 22 (30.14%) JUnit
13 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
13 20 (27.40%) Java EE
14 19 (26.03%) XSLT
14 19 (26.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (24.66%) Spring MVC
16 17 (23.29%) SOAP
16 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
17 16 (21.92%) Oracle BPM
17 16 (21.92%) WebLogic
17 16 (21.92%) Tomcat
18 15 (20.55%) EJB
18 15 (20.55%) Grails
18 15 (20.55%) Scrum
18 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS

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 19 (26.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (21.92%) Tomcat
2 16 (21.92%) WebLogic
3 11 (15.07%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 6 (8.22%) JBoss
5 5 (6.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (6.85%) Confluence
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.07%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.85%) Bluemix
3 5 (6.85%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) G Suite
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) AMQP
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) SMTP
4 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.59%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.48%) MySQL
6 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.11%) DB2
7 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.11%) Redis
8 2 (2.74%) Big Data
8 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.37%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Maven
2 22 (30.14%) JUnit
3 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
4 13 (17.81%) Ant
5 11 (15.07%) Mockito
6 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
8 6 (8.22%) JIRA
8 6 (8.22%) Subversion
9 5 (6.85%) Travis CI
10 4 (5.48%) Gradle
11 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
11 3 (4.11%) Hudson
11 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.37%) ANTLR
12 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.48%) Games
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (71.23%) Developer
2 49 (67.12%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Senior Developer
4 19 (26.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Design Leader
8 3 (4.11%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) AWS Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) Spring
2 41 (56.16%) REST
3 35 (47.95%) Web Services
4 30 (41.10%) XML
5 24 (32.88%) Hibernate
6 20 (27.40%) Java EE
7 19 (26.03%) XSLT
8 18 (24.66%) Spring MVC
9 17 (23.29%) SOAP
10 15 (20.55%) EJB
10 15 (20.55%) Grails
11 13 (17.81%) Spring Boot
11 13 (17.81%) XSD
12 12 (16.44%) EclipseLink
12 12 (16.44%) EJB 3.0
12 12 (16.44%) J2EE
12 12 (16.44%) JPA
12 12 (16.44%) jQuery
13 11 (15.07%) Node.js
13 11 (15.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.85%) Cloud Native
3 4 (5.48%) iPad
3 4 (5.48%) Online Games
4 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows
6 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) MVC
3 31 (42.47%) SOA
4 24 (32.88%) Microservices
5 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
7 15 (20.55%) Scrum
8 13 (17.81%) Process Improvement
9 12 (16.44%) TDD
10 11 (15.07%) BDD
10 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
10 11 (15.07%) Product Management
10 11 (15.07%) SDLC
11 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.33%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (12.33%) Workflow
13 8 (10.96%) BPMN
14 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
14 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) SQL
3 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.44%) XPath
5 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.85%) Go
6 5 (6.85%) Perl
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby
7 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.48%) C#
7 4 (5.48%) Groovy
7 4 (5.48%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) Scala
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) CISSP
2 3 (4.11%) RHCE
2 3 (4.11%) RHCSA
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.37%) OpenDJ
2 1 (1.37%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Ansible
2 12 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (16.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) BEA
4 3 (4.11%) Pega
4 3 (4.11%) Sybase
4 3 (4.11%) Vitria
5 1 (1.37%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.37%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO