Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 October 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)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 336 425
Rank change year-on-year -26 +89 -53
Contract jobs citing JMS 664 759 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 2.37% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 523 384
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £327
90th Percentile £638 £613 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
UK median hourly rate - £38.75 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.00% +59.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -21.72% +26.11%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31822 31988 31908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.06% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22328 22259 21754
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 374 528
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.20 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.70 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +10.74%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in the UK

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in the UK

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in the UK

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in the UK

JMS
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England -9 598 £550 +15.79% 100
London +22 429 £550 +10.00% 69
UK excluding London -58 226 £450 +5.88% 35
South East -62 59 £500 +5.26% 7
Scotland -18 42 £370 +5.71% 4
Midlands -2 35 £513 +20.65% 3
North of England +71 34 £406 -3.85% 13
East of England -22 22 £513 +7.89% 3
Yorkshire +44 21 £413 -13.16% 7
East Midlands 0 20 £538 +22.16% 1
Northern Ireland -35 20 £435 +5.45% 1
West Midlands +2 15 £381 -10.29% 2
South West +20 11 £425 -10.53% 4
North West +7 9 £375 -7.69% 6
North East +74 4 - -
Wales +8 3 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for JMS.

1 601 (90.51%) Java
2 374 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
3 345 (51.96%) Spring
4 254 (38.25%) Hibernate
5 228 (34.34%) Relational Database
6 225 (33.89%) Oracle
7 224 (33.73%) SQL
8 223 (33.58%) Maven
9 212 (31.93%) Git (software)
10 204 (30.72%) XML
11 203 (30.57%) Web Services
12 197 (29.67%) JUnit
13 187 (28.16%) REST
14 184 (27.71%) TDD
15 181 (27.26%) Linux
15 181 (27.26%) Finance
16 159 (23.95%) Java EE
17 154 (23.19%) Unix
18 142 (21.39%) Microservices
19 136 (20.48%) RESTful
20 132 (19.88%) JavaScript
21 125 (18.83%) Scrum
21 125 (18.83%) Jenkins
22 122 (18.37%) TIBCO
22 122 (18.37%) Subversion
23 119 (17.92%) Banking
24 113 (17.02%) OO
24 113 (17.02%) Mockito
25 111 (16.72%) SOAP
25 111 (16.72%) RDBMS

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 99 (14.91%) Tomcat
2 93 (14.01%) JBoss
3 64 (9.64%) WebSphere
4 60 (9.04%) WildFly
5 58 (8.73%) Confluence
6 52 (7.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 51 (7.68%) WebLogic
8 41 (6.17%) Apache
9 27 (4.07%) Apache Spark
10 25 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
11 22 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (2.86%) MQSeries
13 18 (2.71%) Apache Solr
13 18 (2.71%) Oracle Coherence
14 16 (2.41%) GemFire
14 16 (2.41%) Mule
15 15 (2.26%) GlassFish
16 13 (1.96%) CMS
16 13 (1.96%) Jetty
17 12 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (3.61%) BusinessWorks
2 20 (3.01%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.75%) Kondor
4 4 (0.60%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.45%) Maximo
5 3 (0.45%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (0.45%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.15%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) RMDS
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.46%) PaaS
4 12 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.81%) Serverless
5 11 (1.66%) Bluemix
5 11 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.51%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.36%) npm
8 7 (1.05%) GitHub
9 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.60%) IaaS
9 4 (0.60%) SaaS
10 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.30%) Office 365
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.82%) AMQP
2 28 (4.22%) Internet
3 27 (4.07%) HTTP
4 20 (3.01%) FTP
5 7 (1.05%) SMS
6 6 (0.90%) LDAP
7 4 (0.60%) SSL
7 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.45%) SSH
9 2 (0.30%) DNS
9 2 (0.30%) MQTT
9 2 (0.30%) NAS
9 2 (0.30%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.30%) SAN
10 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.15%) SMTP
10 1 (0.15%) SNMP
10 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (34.34%) Relational Database
2 111 (16.72%) RDBMS
3 88 (13.25%) NoSQL
4 68 (10.24%) MongoDB
5 64 (9.64%) Hadoop
6 60 (9.04%) MySQL
7 54 (8.13%) SQL Server
8 51 (7.68%) Oracle Database
9 50 (7.53%) DB2
10 45 (6.78%) Big Data
11 39 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (4.52%) MarkLogic
15 23 (3.46%) Riak
16 21 (3.16%) HBase
17 17 (2.56%) KDB
17 17 (2.56%) Redis
18 15 (2.26%) Kdb+
19 13 (1.96%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 223 (33.58%) Maven
2 212 (31.93%) Git (software)
3 197 (29.67%) JUnit
4 125 (18.83%) Jenkins
5 122 (18.37%) Subversion
6 113 (17.02%) Mockito
7 105 (15.81%) JIRA
8 68 (10.24%) Eclipse
9 55 (8.28%) Vagrant
10 50 (7.53%) Checkstyle
11 49 (7.38%) Cucumber
12 48 (7.23%) TeamCity
13 42 (6.33%) SonarQube
14 41 (6.17%) Ant
15 39 (5.87%) Liquibase
15 39 (5.87%) Sonatype Nexus
16 31 (4.67%) Hudson
17 27 (4.07%) Gradle
18 25 (3.77%) IntelliJ
18 25 (3.77%) Selenium
General
1 181 (27.26%) Finance
2 119 (17.92%) Banking
3 71 (10.69%) Front Office
4 38 (5.72%) Financial Institution
5 36 (5.42%) Investment Banking
6 27 (4.07%) Games
6 27 (4.07%) Retail
7 10 (1.51%) Back Office
8 9 (1.36%) Publishing
8 9 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.90%) Legal
10 5 (0.75%) Marketing
11 3 (0.45%) International Banking
11 3 (0.45%) Law
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 539 (81.17%) Developer
2 430 (64.76%) Java Developer
3 125 (18.83%) Senior Developer
4 103 (15.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (10.54%) Architect
6 31 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 25 (3.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 23 (3.46%) Java Architect
9 22 (3.31%) Front Office Developer
9 22 (3.31%) Integration Developer
9 22 (3.31%) Lead Java Developer
10 19 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (2.11%) TIBCO Developer
12 12 (1.81%) Agile Developer
12 12 (1.81%) Consultant
12 12 (1.81%) Digital Developer
12 12 (1.81%) J2EE Developer
12 12 (1.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (51.96%) Spring
2 254 (38.25%) Hibernate
3 204 (30.72%) XML
4 203 (30.57%) Web Services
5 187 (28.16%) REST
6 159 (23.95%) Java EE
7 136 (20.48%) RESTful
8 111 (16.72%) SOAP
9 110 (16.57%) J2EE
10 91 (13.70%) HTML
11 81 (12.20%) JSON
12 80 (12.05%) JDBC
13 79 (11.90%) Apache Camel
14 78 (11.75%) CSS
15 71 (10.69%) XSLT
16 70 (10.54%) AngularJS
16 70 (10.54%) JAX-RS
17 69 (10.39%) Spring MVC
18 65 (9.79%) WireMock
19 64 (9.64%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (6.02%) Equities
3 40 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
4 38 (5.72%) Derivative
4 38 (5.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.77%) User Experience
7 20 (3.01%) Equity Derivative
8 18 (2.71%) Fixed Income
9 17 (2.56%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.26%) Fintech
11 14 (2.11%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.66%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.66%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.51%) Online Games
13 10 (1.51%) OTC Derivatives
13 10 (1.51%) Replication
14 5 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 181 (27.26%) Linux
2 154 (23.19%) Unix
3 39 (5.87%) VMS
4 25 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (3.46%) Windows
6 14 (2.11%) Solaris
7 12 (1.81%) Android
7 12 (1.81%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.66%) CentOS
9 7 (1.05%) HPUX
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.15%) Fedora
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (27.71%) TDD
3 142 (21.39%) Microservices
4 125 (18.83%) Scrum
5 113 (17.02%) OO
6 110 (16.57%) SOA
7 109 (16.42%) BDD
8 104 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (15.06%) MVC
10 93 (14.01%) SDLC
11 86 (12.95%) Multithreading
11 86 (12.95%) Test Automation
12 69 (10.39%) CQRS
12 69 (10.39%) Unit Testing
13 66 (9.94%) Dependency Injection
13 66 (9.94%) Domain-Driven Design
14 59 (8.89%) Low Latency
15 57 (8.58%) Analytics
16 56 (8.43%) Open Source
17 55 (8.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 601 (90.51%) Java
2 224 (33.73%) SQL
3 132 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 60 (9.04%) Bash Shell
5 51 (7.68%) PL/SQL
6 50 (7.53%) Python
7 44 (6.63%) Perl
8 40 (6.02%) JPQL
9 37 (5.57%) XPath
10 35 (5.27%) Scala
11 28 (4.22%) Shell Script
12 25 (3.77%) Ruby
13 24 (3.61%) C#
14 21 (3.16%) TypeScript
15 17 (2.56%) R
16 16 (2.41%) ES6
17 14 (2.11%) Go
18 11 (1.66%) Korn
19 10 (1.51%) Groovy
20 8 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 44 (6.63%) Degree
3 34 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.05%) CISSP
7 6 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.75%) RHCE
8 5 (0.75%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.60%) MCPD
10 3 (0.45%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.30%) CISA
11 2 (0.30%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.15%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.33%) QA
2 14 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.96%) MiFID
4 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.30%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) GCP
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (8.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) HDFS
3 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.15%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (4.07%) Ansible
2 26 (3.92%) Puppet
3 23 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (1.36%) Cobbler
7 8 (1.20%) TIBCO Hawk
8 6 (0.90%) MOM
9 2 (0.30%) FTK
9 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.30%) Kibana
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.15%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.15%) Salt
10 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 225 (33.89%) Oracle
2 122 (18.37%) TIBCO
3 67 (10.09%) Sybase
4 58 (8.73%) IBM
5 32 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 29 (4.37%) Currenex
7 19 (2.86%) Fidessa
7 19 (2.86%) Solace
8 15 (2.26%) MuleSoft
9 11 (1.66%) ION Trading
10 10 (1.51%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.51%) SAP
11 7 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.90%) BEA
12 6 (0.90%) Reuters
12 6 (0.90%) Talend
13 5 (0.75%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.75%) Genesys
13 5 (0.75%) Informatica
13 5 (0.75%) Sun