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 28 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 216 232
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16  
Contract jobs citing JMS 57 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 2.32% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 24
Median daily rate £500 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.78% -11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £329 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.58%  
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 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 2096 2203 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.75% 23.75% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1479 1369
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
Hampshire +10 16 £444 +13.78% 2
Surrey +16 14 £490 -6.66% 2
West Sussex +14 9 £512 +60.47% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £340 -4.22% 1
Berkshire +19 4 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for JMS.

1 93 (95.88%) Java
2 62 (63.92%) Linux
3 61 (62.89%) Web Services
4 57 (58.76%) Spring
4 57 (58.76%) Oracle
5 55 (56.70%) REST
6 50 (51.55%) XML
7 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (46.39%) Maven
9 44 (45.36%) SQL
10 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
11 35 (36.08%) J2EE
12 32 (32.99%) SOAP
13 31 (31.96%) XSLT
13 31 (31.96%) Oracle Database
13 31 (31.96%) Java EE
14 30 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (30.93%) SOA
15 29 (29.90%) WebLogic
15 29 (29.90%) Scrum
16 28 (28.87%) Ant
16 28 (28.87%) Apache
16 28 (28.87%) Jenkins
17 27 (27.84%) Hibernate
18 25 (25.77%) JBoss
18 25 (25.77%) JUnit
18 25 (25.77%) EJB
18 25 (25.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 25 (25.77%) WebSphere
19 24 (24.74%) Mockito

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 29 (29.90%) WebLogic
2 28 (28.87%) Apache
3 25 (25.77%) JBoss
3 25 (25.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (25.77%) WebSphere
4 14 (14.43%) Tomcat
5 13 (13.40%) ATG Dynamo
6 11 (11.34%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (8.25%) Confluence
8 7 (7.22%) nginx
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
11 1 (1.03%) Anypoint
11 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.03%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (6.19%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.28%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (7.22%) GitHub
4 4 (4.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 6 (6.19%) HTTPS
3 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.12%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.09%) AMQP
6 1 (1.03%) BGP
6 1 (1.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) LDAP
6 1 (1.03%) MPLS
6 1 (1.03%) OSPF
6 1 (1.03%) PBX
6 1 (1.03%) SNMP
6 1 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (1.03%) Telnet
6 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle Database
2 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
3 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (11.34%) Big Data
6 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
7 8 (8.25%) Hadoop
8 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.15%) MySQL
9 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
10 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
10 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.09%) Redis
12 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 45 (46.39%) Maven
2 28 (28.87%) Ant
2 28 (28.87%) Jenkins
3 25 (25.77%) JUnit
4 24 (24.74%) Mockito
5 22 (22.68%) Subversion
6 17 (17.53%) Git (software)
7 13 (13.40%) Log4j
8 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
9 11 (11.34%) Eclipse
9 11 (11.34%) JIRA
10 9 (9.28%) Gradle
11 7 (7.22%) Selenium
12 6 (6.19%) ANTLR
13 5 (5.15%) Bitbucket
14 4 (4.12%) Hudson
14 4 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (3.09%) Spock
16 1 (1.03%) FindBugs
16 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
2 6 (6.19%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) Publishing
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (84.54%) Developer
2 60 (61.86%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Angular Developer
7 4 (4.12%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (4.12%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.12%) SOA Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Linux Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (62.89%) Web Services
2 57 (58.76%) Spring
3 55 (56.70%) REST
4 50 (51.55%) XML
5 35 (36.08%) J2EE
6 32 (32.99%) SOAP
7 31 (31.96%) Java EE
7 31 (31.96%) XSLT
8 27 (27.84%) Hibernate
9 25 (25.77%) EJB
10 18 (18.56%) JSP
11 16 (16.49%) JSF
12 15 (15.46%) Grails
12 15 (15.46%) JDBC
12 15 (15.46%) Spring MVC
13 14 (14.43%) Apache Camel
13 14 (14.43%) JPA
13 14 (14.43%) Play Framework
13 14 (14.43%) Servlets
14 13 (13.40%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.06%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) iPad
3 1 (1.03%) Online Games
3 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (63.92%) Linux
2 18 (18.56%) Unix
3 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.19%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (30.93%) SOA
3 29 (29.90%) Scrum
4 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
5 19 (19.59%) TDD
6 18 (18.56%) SDLC
7 17 (17.53%) MVC
8 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
8 13 (13.40%) Personalization
8 13 (13.40%) Process Improvement
9 12 (12.37%) Quality Management
10 11 (11.34%) BPMN
11 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.25%) DevOps
12 8 (8.25%) Pair Programming
13 6 (6.19%) Product Management
13 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (6.19%) UML
13 6 (6.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (95.88%) Java
2 44 (45.36%) SQL
3 36 (37.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) Python
5 11 (11.34%) Perl
6 10 (10.31%) XPath
7 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) C#
8 5 (5.15%) Groovy
8 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.12%) Scala
10 2 (2.06%) C
10 2 (2.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.15%) CISSP
2 5 (5.15%) RHCE
2 5 (5.15%) RHCSA
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) PA-DSS
1 5 (5.15%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) NDS
2 1 (1.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Ansible
1 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (9.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.03%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.03%) Mesos
2 1 (1.03%) Netcool
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (58.76%) Oracle
2 13 (13.40%) ATG
3 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) IBM
4 6 (6.19%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.03%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.03%) Cramer
6 1 (1.03%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.03%) Novell
6 1 (1.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase
6 1 (1.03%) webMethods
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