Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 642 468 649
Rank change year-on-year -174 +181 -214
Contract jobs citing JMS 193 134 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.04% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 96 63
10th Percentile £388 £404 £363
25th Percentile £467 £484 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £465
Median % change year-on-year - +29.03% -11.43%
75th Percentile £653 £650 £588
90th Percentile £830 £668 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +20.69% +2.35% -17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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 25,042 12,883 21,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.51% 30.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,236 9,147 15,043
10th Percentile £383 £315 £328
25th Percentile £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £480 £493
Median % change year-on-year +14.58% -2.54% +3.47%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £655 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 158 190
10th Percentile £21.00 £25.49 £18.80
25th Percentile £35.25 £35.00 £33.44
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.20
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.60% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65.54 £57.88 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.72 £63.25 £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.54%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JMS in the UK

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMS.

Daily rate trend for JMS in the UK

JMS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMS over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JMS in the UK

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JMS.

Hourly rate trend for JMS in the UK

JMS
Top 14 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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -154 146 £600 - 44
London -167 100 £635 +5.83% 29
UK excluding London -84 60 £525 +20.69% 21
Work from Home -123 55 £600 +4.35% 6
Scotland -45 19 £538 +26.47% 5
East of England -33 13 £640 +21.90% 2
South West -36 12 £472 +47.34% 1
North of England -46 10 £400 -10.11% 3
North West - 9 £400 - 2
South East -64 4 £515 -14.17% 5
North East -3 1 £449 +0.79%
Wales -27 1 £525 +28.05% 1
West Midlands -49 1 - - 2
Midlands -63 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for JMS.

1 169 (87.56%) Java
2 112 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (56.99%) Spring
4 81 (41.97%) REST
5 76 (39.38%) Microservices
6 67 (34.72%) CI/CD
7 66 (34.20%) Web Services
8 62 (32.12%) Oracle
8 62 (32.12%) Jenkins
9 57 (29.53%) Spring Boot
10 55 (28.50%) Scrum
11 54 (27.98%) Finance
12 52 (26.94%) Maven
13 50 (25.91%) SQL
13 50 (25.91%) Docker
14 49 (25.39%) Linux
15 47 (24.35%) TDD
16 46 (23.83%) SQL Server
17 45 (23.32%) Azure
17 45 (23.32%) Java 8
18 44 (22.80%) DevOps
18 44 (22.80%) JUnit
18 44 (22.80%) Middleware
19 42 (21.76%) SOAP
20 41 (21.24%) Kafka
21 39 (20.21%) XML
21 39 (20.21%) AWS
21 39 (20.21%) Git (software)
22 37 (19.17%) Hibernate
23 36 (18.65%) Banking

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 30 (15.54%) JBoss
2 24 (12.44%) Mule
3 23 (11.92%) Confluence
4 18 (9.33%) Apache
4 18 (9.33%) Red Hat Fuse
5 17 (8.81%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
7 9 (4.66%) Camunda
8 8 (4.15%) Mule ESB
9 6 (3.11%) Appian
10 5 (2.59%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (2.59%) Apache Spark
11 4 (2.07%) Anypoint
11 4 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.07%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.55%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.55%) IIS
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.55%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.32%) Azure
2 39 (20.21%) AWS
3 10 (5.18%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (5.18%) GitHub
4 8 (4.15%) PaaS
5 6 (3.11%) Azure Stack
5 6 (3.11%) GCP
6 5 (2.59%) Boomi
7 4 (2.07%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.04%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (1.04%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (0.52%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.44%) HTTP
2 6 (3.11%) FTP
3 5 (2.59%) SSL
4 4 (2.07%) AMQP
5 3 (1.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.10%) Relational Database
3 32 (16.58%) MongoDB
3 32 (16.58%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.84%) MySQL
5 15 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.22%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.70%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (3.11%) Flink
10 5 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.59%) DB2
10 5 (2.59%) Hazelcast
11 4 (2.07%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.04%) Big Data
12 2 (1.04%) Delta Lake
12 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.04%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 62 (32.12%) Jenkins
2 52 (26.94%) Maven
3 44 (22.80%) JUnit
4 39 (20.21%) Git (software)
5 29 (15.03%) JIRA
5 29 (15.03%) Subversion
6 19 (9.84%) GitLab
7 17 (8.81%) jMock
8 16 (8.29%) Mockito
9 15 (7.77%) JMeter
10 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
10 11 (5.70%) SoapUI
11 10 (5.18%) LoadRunner
11 10 (5.18%) Selenium
11 10 (5.18%) SonarQube
12 9 (4.66%) Gerrit
12 9 (4.66%) TeamCity
13 8 (4.15%) IntelliJ
14 7 (3.63%) Eclipse
15 6 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (27.98%) Finance
2 36 (18.65%) Banking
3 27 (13.99%) Investment Banking
4 22 (11.40%) Social Skills
5 18 (9.33%) Front Office
6 9 (4.66%) Public Sector
7 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.59%) Retail
9 4 (2.07%) Marketing
10 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.04%) Advertising
11 2 (1.04%) Publishing
12 1 (0.52%) Back Office
12 1 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (64.77%) Developer
2 99 (51.30%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.92%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (7.77%) Integration Developer
6 14 (7.25%) Architect
6 14 (7.25%) Java Engineer
7 13 (6.74%) Java Middleware Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Middleware Developer
8 10 (5.18%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.15%) Administrator
10 7 (3.63%) Designer
10 7 (3.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Automation Tester
11 6 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) MuleSoft Architect
11 6 (3.11%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) Tester
12 5 (2.59%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (56.99%) Spring
2 81 (41.97%) REST
3 66 (34.20%) Web Services
4 57 (29.53%) Spring Boot
5 44 (22.80%) Middleware
6 42 (21.76%) SOAP
7 41 (21.24%) Kafka
8 39 (20.21%) XML
9 37 (19.17%) Hibernate
10 36 (18.65%) Java EE
11 35 (18.13%) Apache Camel
11 35 (18.13%) JSON
12 34 (17.62%) RESTful
13 24 (12.44%) JPA
14 23 (11.92%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (10.36%) ActiveMQ
16 19 (9.84%) J2EE
17 18 (9.33%) JDBC
18 17 (8.81%) JTA
19 16 (8.29%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) Clustering
1 11 (5.70%) User Experience
2 8 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.11%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.11%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.55%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) DataPower
7 2 (1.04%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.52%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.52%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.39%) Linux
2 34 (17.62%) Unix
3 22 (11.40%) Windows
4 7 (3.63%) AIX
5 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.38%) Microservices
3 67 (34.72%) CI/CD
4 55 (28.50%) Scrum
5 47 (24.35%) TDD
6 44 (22.80%) DevOps
7 35 (18.13%) Software Engineering
8 33 (17.10%) OO
9 27 (13.99%) BDD
10 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (12.44%) Full Stack Development
12 23 (11.92%) Multithreading
13 22 (11.40%) Test Automation
14 19 (9.84%) UML
15 17 (8.81%) Data Protection
15 17 (8.81%) High Availability
16 16 (8.29%) Open Source
16 16 (8.29%) SDLC
17 15 (7.77%) CQRS
18 14 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (87.56%) Java
2 50 (25.91%) SQL
3 45 (23.32%) Java 8
4 17 (8.81%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.77%) Python
6 14 (7.25%) Java 11
6 14 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.18%) Scala
8 9 (4.66%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.59%) Bash
9 5 (2.59%) XPath
9 5 (2.59%) XQuery
10 4 (2.07%) C#
10 4 (2.07%) Perl
11 3 (1.55%) Groovy
12 2 (1.04%) Go
12 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 20 (10.36%) SC Cleared
1 20 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.66%) Degree
3 8 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) NCSC
1 5 (2.59%) SLA
2 4 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 50 (25.91%) Docker
2 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.04%) IAG
Systems Management
1 32 (16.58%) Kubernetes
2 28 (14.51%) Ansible
3 6 (3.11%) Terraform
4 5 (2.59%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (2.07%) Grafana
5 4 (2.07%) Kibana
6 3 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.04%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.52%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.52%) Istio
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (32.12%) Oracle
2 25 (12.95%) IBM
3 20 (10.36%) Sybase
4 16 (8.29%) TIBCO
5 15 (7.77%) MuleSoft
6 11 (5.70%) AppDynamics
7 10 (5.18%) Pega
8 8 (4.15%) Dynatrace
8 8 (4.15%) Splunk
8 8 (4.15%) VMware
9 6 (3.11%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.11%) Blue Prism
9 6 (3.11%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.11%) Solace
10 5 (2.59%) Murex
11 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.55%) Dell
12 3 (1.55%) F5
12 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.55%) webMethods