Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 403 395
Rank change year-on-year +53 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing JMS 705 537 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 1.83% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 346 457
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £413 £349 £325
90th Percentile £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.82% -12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -31.82% +11.11%

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 33,402 29,324 30,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.32% 32.02% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,474 20,292 21,224
UK median daily rate £470 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 375 414
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.05% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £53.75 £56.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +4.17%

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 23 June 2018.

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 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 23 June 2018. 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 +36 627 £513 +2.50% 109
London +16 408 £543 +3.33% 71
UK excluding London -4 269 £475 +5.56% 48
South East +13 125 £475 -5.00% 12
Midlands -5 26 £544 +35.94% 11
Scotland -54 26 £470 +29.21% 6
Northern Ireland +36 25 £460 +3.37% 3
East of England -4 25 £525 +10.53% 8
South West +9 23 £425 +3.03% 1
West Midlands -4 19 £550 -8.33% 9
North of England -41 19 £425 +6.25% 6
North West -24 12 £425 +9.68% 1
Yorkshire -26 7 £406 +4.84% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £538 +34.38% 2

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 539 (76.45%) Java
2 430 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (50.64%) Spring
4 348 (49.36%) Web Services
5 306 (43.40%) Git (software)
6 282 (40.00%) TDD
7 280 (39.72%) REST
8 242 (34.33%) RESTful
9 232 (32.91%) Hibernate
10 227 (32.20%) Maven
11 203 (28.79%) Microservices
12 189 (26.81%) Java 8
13 188 (26.67%) Oracle
14 186 (26.38%) XML
14 186 (26.38%) SOAP
15 181 (25.67%) Linux
16 175 (24.82%) Relational Database
17 174 (24.68%) SQL
18 169 (23.97%) JavaScript
18 169 (23.97%) Unix
19 166 (23.55%) Scrum
20 155 (21.99%) Jenkins
21 150 (21.28%) BDD
22 144 (20.43%) JUnit
23 140 (19.86%) HTML
24 138 (19.57%) Finance
25 136 (19.29%) OO
26 134 (19.01%) Test Automation
27 132 (18.72%) SDLC
28 130 (18.44%) JSON

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
1 107 (15.18%) WebSphere
2 87 (12.34%) WebLogic
3 80 (11.35%) Confluence
4 78 (11.06%) Tomcat
5 66 (9.36%) JBoss
6 60 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 35 (4.96%) Apache
8 32 (4.54%) MQSeries
9 30 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (4.26%) WildFly
10 28 (3.97%) Apache Spark
11 27 (3.83%) Oracle Service Bus
12 20 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (2.13%) CMS
14 14 (1.99%) Jetty
15 11 (1.56%) GemFire
16 10 (1.42%) Apache Solr
17 9 (1.28%) Liferay
17 9 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.57%) AquaLogic BPM
4 4 (0.57%) Global One
4 4 (0.57%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.43%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (6.24%) Serverless
3 18 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.42%) npm
5 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.99%) GitHub
6 6 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.71%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.57%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.57%) SaaS
9 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.28%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.28%) PaaS
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.23%) HTTP
2 12 (1.70%) FTP
3 11 (1.56%) AMQP
4 10 (1.42%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.42%) Internet
4 10 (1.42%) SSL
4 10 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.71%) SMTP
5 5 (0.71%) SSH
5 5 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.43%) DSL
7 2 (0.28%) Broadband
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.28%) SAN
7 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (24.82%) Relational Database
2 122 (17.30%) RDBMS
3 80 (11.35%) MongoDB
4 79 (11.21%) Oracle Database
5 78 (11.06%) MySQL
6 69 (9.79%) SQL Server
7 67 (9.50%) DB2
8 65 (9.22%) NoSQL
9 60 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (6.95%) Big Data
11 43 (6.10%) Hadoop
12 30 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (3.12%) Couchbase
15 18 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (2.27%) HBase
17 15 (2.13%) Redis
18 10 (1.42%) Neo4j
19 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
20 8 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 306 (43.40%) Git (software)
2 227 (32.20%) Maven
3 155 (21.99%) Jenkins
4 144 (20.43%) JUnit
5 99 (14.04%) Mockito
6 97 (13.76%) JIRA
7 92 (13.05%) Subversion
8 57 (8.09%) Eclipse
9 55 (7.80%) Cucumber
10 53 (7.52%) Ant
11 49 (6.95%) SonarQube
12 47 (6.67%) Gerrit
13 42 (5.96%) webpack
14 41 (5.82%) Babel
14 41 (5.82%) Checkstyle
14 41 (5.82%) Mocha
14 41 (5.82%) Sinon.JS
15 39 (5.53%) Liquibase
15 39 (5.53%) Selenium
16 38 (5.39%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (19.57%) Finance
2 103 (14.61%) Banking
3 46 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 35 (4.96%) Front Office
5 22 (3.12%) Games
6 12 (1.70%) Retail
7 8 (1.13%) Back Office
7 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.85%) Marketing
9 4 (0.57%) Legal
10 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 567 (80.43%) Developer
2 391 (55.46%) Java Developer
3 121 (17.16%) Senior Developer
4 106 (15.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 70 (9.93%) Node.js Developer
6 63 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 44 (6.24%) React Developer
8 38 (5.39%) Architect
9 31 (4.40%) Lead Developer
10 26 (3.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 26 (3.69%) Lead Java Developer
11 20 (2.84%) Java Engineer
12 19 (2.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 18 (2.55%) Backend Developer
13 18 (2.55%) Big Data Developer
13 18 (2.55%) Oracle Developer
13 18 (2.55%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
14 16 (2.27%) Integration Developer
15 14 (1.99%) Middleware Developer
15 14 (1.99%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (50.64%) Spring
2 348 (49.36%) Web Services
3 280 (39.72%) REST
4 242 (34.33%) RESTful
5 232 (32.91%) Hibernate
6 186 (26.38%) SOAP
6 186 (26.38%) XML
7 140 (19.86%) HTML
8 130 (18.44%) JSON
9 122 (17.30%) CSS
10 115 (16.31%) Java EE
11 106 (15.04%) Spring Boot
12 102 (14.47%) HTML5
13 91 (12.91%) EJB
13 91 (12.91%) J2EE
14 88 (12.48%) Node.js
15 83 (11.77%) Middleware
16 76 (10.78%) CSS3
17 75 (10.64%) XSD
18 74 (10.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (5.82%) Linux Command Line
4 39 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.11%) Derivative
6 29 (4.11%) User Experience
7 25 (3.55%) Fixed Income
8 23 (3.26%) Equities
9 20 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (2.41%) Computer Science
11 15 (2.13%) Fintech
11 15 (2.13%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (1.70%) DataPower
13 12 (1.70%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (0.99%) Clustering
16 6 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
17 5 (0.71%) e-Learning
17 5 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 181 (25.67%) Linux
2 169 (23.97%) Unix
3 23 (3.26%) VMS
4 22 (3.12%) Mac OS X
5 19 (2.70%) Windows
6 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.28%) HPUX
7 9 (1.28%) Solaris
8 7 (0.99%) CentOS
9 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.57%) Android
10 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.43%) Debian
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.28%) Fedora
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (60.99%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (40.00%) TDD
3 203 (28.79%) Microservices
4 166 (23.55%) Scrum
5 150 (21.28%) BDD
6 136 (19.29%) OO
7 134 (19.01%) Test Automation
8 132 (18.72%) SDLC
9 130 (18.44%) SOA
10 110 (15.60%) MVC
11 104 (14.75%) Unit Testing
12 88 (12.48%) Domain-Driven Design
13 79 (11.21%) CQRS
14 78 (11.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 74 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (10.07%) Web Development
17 66 (9.36%) API Design
18 59 (8.37%) Configuration Management
19 57 (8.09%) Multithreading
20 55 (7.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 539 (76.45%) Java
2 189 (26.81%) Java 8
3 174 (24.68%) SQL
4 169 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 73 (10.35%) Python
6 58 (8.23%) PL/SQL
7 55 (7.80%) Scala
8 51 (7.23%) ES6
9 50 (7.09%) TypeScript
10 48 (6.81%) Bash Shell
11 40 (5.67%) JPQL
12 31 (4.40%) Shell Script
13 30 (4.26%) XPath
14 21 (2.98%) Perl
15 18 (2.55%) Java 9
16 17 (2.41%) C#
17 16 (2.27%) Groovy
18 14 (1.99%) Korn
19 12 (1.70%) Ruby
20 11 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 60 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.26%) Degree
4 14 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.56%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.43%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.83%) QA
2 18 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (13.05%) Docker
2 13 (1.84%) HDFS
3 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.28%) Gluster
6 2 (0.28%) iptables
6 2 (0.28%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.98%) Puppet
2 13 (1.84%) Ansible
3 12 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.71%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.71%) Rancher
5 5 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.71%) TIBCO Hawk
6 3 (0.43%) Control-M
6 3 (0.43%) Salt
7 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.28%) Grafana
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.28%) Kibana
7 2 (0.28%) logstash
7 2 (0.28%) Nagios
7 2 (0.28%) Terraform
8 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.14%) Marathon
Vendors
1 188 (26.67%) Oracle
2 64 (9.08%) IBM
3 59 (8.37%) TIBCO
4 40 (5.67%) Sybase
5 29 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 17 (2.41%) SAP
6 17 (2.41%) webMethods
7 15 (2.13%) MuleSoft
7 15 (2.13%) Talend
8 14 (1.99%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.84%) CA
10 12 (1.70%) Capita
10 12 (1.70%) Google
11 11 (1.56%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.42%) Hortonworks
13 9 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.13%) Murex
14 8 (1.13%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.13%) Software AG
14 8 (1.13%) WSO2