Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 355 417
Rank change year-on-year +15 +62 -20
Contract jobs citing JMS 744 693 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 2.20% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 464 395
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £350
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +1.11% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
UK median hourly rate - £31.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 33078 31563 32124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.01% 30.54% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23378 21824 22146
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 358 560
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.71 £52.00 £53.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +23 680 £550 +10.00% 70
London +40 480 £550 +4.76% 46
UK excluding London -21 255 £455 +1.11% 29
South East -34 86 £480 +1.05% 12
Midlands +25 42 £500 +17.65% 1
Scotland -31 41 £365 +7.21% 5
North of England +25 29 £413 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +7 25 £513 +13.94%
East of England -10 25 £506 +6.58% 4
Northern Ireland -16 19 £435 +5.45%
Yorkshire +24 18 £413 -19.12% 1
West Midlands +8 17 £340 -20.00% 1
South West +4 10 £425 -15.00% 2
North West -8 7 £325 -23.53% 4
North East +67 4 - -
Wales +8 3 £450 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 680 (91.40%) Java
2 398 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (53.49%) Spring
3 289 (38.84%) Hibernate
4 254 (34.14%) SQL
5 246 (33.06%) Maven
6 244 (32.80%) Git (software)
7 233 (31.32%) Web Services
7 233 (31.32%) Relational Database
8 231 (31.05%) REST
9 230 (30.91%) Oracle
10 219 (29.44%) JUnit
11 214 (28.76%) XML
12 187 (25.13%) Finance
13 186 (25.00%) Linux
13 186 (25.00%) TDD
14 181 (24.33%) Microservices
15 175 (23.52%) RESTful
16 174 (23.39%) Java EE
17 170 (22.85%) Unix
18 160 (21.51%) JavaScript
19 138 (18.55%) Mockito
20 133 (17.88%) Banking
21 131 (17.61%) Jenkins
22 129 (17.34%) Scrum
22 129 (17.34%) RDBMS
23 126 (16.94%) TIBCO
24 125 (16.80%) SOA
25 121 (16.26%) OO
26 120 (16.13%) MVC

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
1 103 (13.84%) Tomcat
2 92 (12.37%) JBoss
3 76 (10.22%) Confluence
4 75 (10.08%) WildFly
5 61 (8.20%) WebLogic
6 59 (7.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 57 (7.66%) WebSphere
8 45 (6.05%) Apache
9 36 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (3.63%) Apache Spark
11 25 (3.36%) MQSeries
12 18 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (2.15%) Apache Solr
14 15 (2.02%) GlassFish
14 15 (2.02%) Jetty
15 14 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (1.75%) GemFire
16 13 (1.75%) Mule
17 12 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
18 11 (1.48%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (3.63%) Oracle BPM
2 26 (3.49%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.67%) Kondor
4 3 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.40%) Maximo
4 3 (0.40%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.88%) Serverless
5 13 (1.75%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.48%) npm
8 10 (1.34%) PaaS
9 5 (0.67%) SaaS
10 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.40%) GitHub
11 3 (0.40%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.27%) Bluemix
12 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.13%) Boomi
13 1 (0.13%) G Suite
13 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.13%) IaaS
13 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.44%) Internet
2 29 (3.90%) AMQP
3 28 (3.76%) HTTP
4 22 (2.96%) FTP
5 7 (0.94%) SMS
6 5 (0.67%) LDAP
6 5 (0.67%) SSL
7 3 (0.40%) SSH
8 2 (0.27%) MQTT
8 2 (0.27%) NAS
8 2 (0.27%) SAN
8 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.13%) Network Security
9 1 (0.13%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.13%) SNMP
9 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (31.32%) Relational Database
2 129 (17.34%) RDBMS
3 88 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 72 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 72 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 61 (8.20%) DB2
6 57 (7.66%) MySQL
7 55 (7.39%) Big Data
8 52 (6.99%) Oracle Database
9 46 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (6.05%) SQL Server
11 33 (4.44%) HBase
12 32 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (3.09%) MarkLogic
13 23 (3.09%) Riak
14 19 (2.55%) Redis
15 18 (2.42%) Couchbase
16 12 (1.61%) Apache Hive
17 11 (1.48%) KDB
Development Applications
1 246 (33.06%) Maven
2 244 (32.80%) Git (software)
3 219 (29.44%) JUnit
4 138 (18.55%) Mockito
5 131 (17.61%) Jenkins
6 112 (15.05%) JIRA
7 106 (14.25%) Subversion
8 75 (10.08%) Vagrant
9 72 (9.68%) Eclipse
10 70 (9.41%) Checkstyle
11 59 (7.93%) SonarQube
12 56 (7.53%) Liquibase
13 50 (6.72%) Ant
14 44 (5.91%) TeamCity
15 39 (5.24%) Cucumber
16 35 (4.70%) Gradle
17 30 (4.03%) Hudson
18 29 (3.90%) IntelliJ
19 24 (3.23%) Selenium
19 24 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 187 (25.13%) Finance
2 133 (17.88%) Banking
3 62 (8.33%) Front Office
4 43 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 40 (5.38%) Games
6 28 (3.76%) Financial Institution
7 25 (3.36%) Retail
8 12 (1.61%) Back Office
9 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.94%) Marketing
11 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.67%) Legal
12 5 (0.67%) Publishing
13 4 (0.54%) Electronics
13 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.40%) Advertising
14 3 (0.40%) International Banking
14 3 (0.40%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 622 (83.60%) Developer
2 501 (67.34%) Java Developer
3 153 (20.56%) Senior Developer
4 131 (17.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 56 (7.53%) Architect
6 40 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 34 (4.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 30 (4.03%) Lead Developer
9 25 (3.36%) Lead Java Developer
10 23 (3.09%) Front Office Developer
10 23 (3.09%) Java Architect
11 21 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (2.69%) Java Engineer
13 18 (2.42%) Integration Developer
14 17 (2.28%) Technical Leader
15 16 (2.15%) Agile Developer
15 16 (2.15%) Big Data Developer
15 16 (2.15%) TIBCO Developer
16 15 (2.02%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 15 (2.02%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (53.49%) Spring
2 289 (38.84%) Hibernate
3 233 (31.32%) Web Services
4 231 (31.05%) REST
5 214 (28.76%) XML
6 175 (23.52%) RESTful
7 174 (23.39%) Java EE
8 113 (15.19%) SOAP
9 100 (13.44%) AngularJS
10 99 (13.31%) J2EE
11 96 (12.90%) HTML
12 89 (11.96%) Spring Boot
13 87 (11.69%) JAX-RS
14 86 (11.56%) JSON
15 84 (11.29%) Drools
15 84 (11.29%) WireMock
16 80 (10.75%) Apache Camel
17 78 (10.48%) XSLT
18 75 (10.08%) CSS
19 74 (9.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.66%) Linux Command Line
3 49 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (6.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (5.38%) Equities
6 38 (5.11%) Derivative
7 28 (3.76%) User Experience
8 26 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.96%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (2.15%) Fintech
12 15 (2.02%) Replication
13 14 (1.88%) Online Games
14 13 (1.75%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.75%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.75%) SWIFT
15 10 (1.34%) OTC Derivatives
16 9 (1.21%) Algorithms
17 7 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 6 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 186 (25.00%) Linux
2 170 (22.85%) Unix
3 59 (7.93%) VMS
4 19 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.42%) Solaris
6 17 (2.28%) Windows
7 12 (1.61%) CentOS
8 11 (1.48%) Android
8 11 (1.48%) HPUX
9 10 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (25.00%) TDD
3 181 (24.33%) Microservices
4 129 (17.34%) Scrum
5 125 (16.80%) SOA
6 121 (16.26%) OO
7 120 (16.13%) MVC
8 101 (13.58%) Test Automation
9 97 (13.04%) BDD
9 97 (13.04%) SDLC
10 92 (12.37%) CQRS
10 92 (12.37%) Unit Testing
11 89 (11.96%) Domain-Driven Design
12 88 (11.83%) Multithreading
13 86 (11.56%) Dependency Injection
14 85 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
16 62 (8.33%) Low Latency
17 56 (7.53%) ETL
18 54 (7.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 680 (91.40%) Java
2 254 (34.14%) SQL
3 160 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 57 (7.66%) JPQL
5 55 (7.39%) PL/SQL
6 53 (7.12%) XPath
7 52 (6.99%) Python
8 51 (6.85%) Scala
9 50 (6.72%) Bash Shell
10 41 (5.51%) Perl
11 28 (3.76%) TypeScript
12 27 (3.63%) C#
13 23 (3.09%) ES6
14 21 (2.82%) Groovy
15 19 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 17 (2.28%) R
17 15 (2.02%) Ruby
18 10 (1.34%) T-SQL
19 8 (1.08%) XQuery
20 6 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (11.42%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 45 (6.05%) Degree
4 20 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.67%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.54%) CISSP
10 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.40%) RHCE
10 3 (0.40%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.27%) MCPD
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CISA
12 1 (0.13%) CISM
12 1 (0.13%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.32%) QA
2 19 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.88%) MiFID
4 9 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.13%) GCP
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (9.54%) Docker
2 10 (1.34%) HDFS
3 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.13%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 37 (4.97%) Ansible
2 35 (4.70%) Puppet
3 32 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (1.34%) TIBCO Hawk
6 8 (1.08%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.40%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.13%) FTK
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 230 (30.91%) Oracle
2 126 (16.94%) TIBCO
3 68 (9.14%) Sybase
4 55 (7.39%) IBM
5 25 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.69%) Fidessa
7 19 (2.55%) Currenex
7 19 (2.55%) Solace
8 14 (1.88%) MuleSoft
9 12 (1.61%) SAP
10 11 (1.48%) Bloomberg
11 7 (0.94%) ION Trading
11 7 (0.94%) Reuters
11 7 (0.94%) Talend
12 6 (0.81%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.81%) BEA
13 5 (0.67%) Genesys
13 5 (0.67%) Microsoft
13 5 (0.67%) Software AG
13 5 (0.67%) webMethods