Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 372 419
Rank change year-on-year -10 +47 -25
Contract jobs citing JMS 571 694 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.22% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 496 368
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £361 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
UK median hourly rate - £55.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.00% +59.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +26.11%

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30461 31262 30568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 28.40% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21062 21863 20141
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 396 413
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.68% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.13 £15.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £53.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% +5.71%

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 20 July 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 15 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 20 July 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 +2 514 £500 +5.26% 81
London -41 295 £525 +5.00% 50
UK excluding London +35 259 £475 +11.76% 34
South East +3 87 £500 +5.26% 14
Scotland +37 44 £374 -2.92% 3
East of England +23 36 £475 - 1
North of England +48 35 £400 +6.67% 6
Midlands +18 30 £500 +20.12% 7
South West +21 20 £413 -17.50% 3
East Midlands +7 18 £458 +8.93% 2
North West +9 16 £425 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire +38 15 £400 +6.67% 5
West Midlands +17 12 £600 +45.45% 5
Northern Ireland -42 7 £445 +7.88%
North East +51 4 £600 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 509 (89.14%) Java
2 331 (57.97%) Spring
3 329 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (39.23%) Oracle
5 214 (37.48%) SQL
6 201 (35.20%) Hibernate
7 197 (34.50%) Web Services
8 189 (33.10%) Linux
9 187 (32.75%) REST
10 177 (31.00%) SOAP
11 175 (30.65%) XML
12 169 (29.60%) Finance
13 167 (29.25%) Maven
14 165 (28.90%) TDD
15 146 (25.57%) Relational Database
16 143 (25.04%) Git (software)
17 138 (24.17%) J2EE
17 138 (24.17%) SOA
18 134 (23.47%) Scrum
19 131 (22.94%) JUnit
20 124 (21.72%) Java EE
21 120 (21.02%) Jenkins
22 119 (20.84%) JavaScript
22 119 (20.84%) Unix
23 117 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
24 116 (20.32%) JDBC
25 110 (19.26%) Banking
26 106 (18.56%) HTML
27 104 (18.21%) SDLC
28 102 (17.86%) Subversion

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 (17.34%) JBoss
2 83 (14.54%) WebSphere
3 78 (13.66%) WebLogic
4 69 (12.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 66 (11.56%) Tomcat
6 63 (11.03%) Apache
7 37 (6.48%) Confluence
8 30 (5.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 29 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (3.85%) Apache Spark
11 21 (3.68%) MQSeries
12 20 (3.50%) Mule
13 19 (3.33%) CMS
13 19 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (2.80%) Oracle Coherence
16 15 (2.63%) GlassFish
17 13 (2.28%) Apache Solr
18 12 (2.10%) WildFly
19 9 (1.58%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.58%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (1.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (1.05%) Unica
6 4 (0.70%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.70%) Murex MxG2000
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.35%) Global One
8 2 (0.35%) Maximo
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.35%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.20%) PaaS
4 21 (3.68%) GitHub
5 15 (2.63%) Bluemix
5 15 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (1.58%) IaaS
7 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.05%) Silverpop
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.70%) SaaS
10 3 (0.53%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.35%) Boomi
11 2 (0.35%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Office 365
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.18%) G Suite
12 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.43%) Internet
2 27 (4.73%) HTTP
3 16 (2.80%) FTP
4 13 (2.28%) AMQP
5 11 (1.93%) SSL
6 9 (1.58%) LDAP
7 8 (1.40%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.40%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.70%) Network Security
9 4 (0.70%) SMS
10 2 (0.35%) DNS
10 2 (0.35%) Firewall
10 2 (0.35%) Intranet
10 2 (0.35%) IPv6
10 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) MQTT
10 2 (0.35%) S/MIME
10 2 (0.35%) SNMP
11 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (25.57%) Relational Database
2 67 (11.73%) Oracle Database
3 65 (11.38%) NoSQL
4 62 (10.86%) RDBMS
5 56 (9.81%) MySQL
6 51 (8.93%) SQL Server
7 49 (8.58%) MongoDB
8 41 (7.18%) Big Data
9 40 (7.01%) Hadoop
10 38 (6.65%) DB2
10 38 (6.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (4.20%) Oracle Database 12c
14 18 (3.15%) KDB
14 18 (3.15%) MarkLogic
15 14 (2.45%) Kdb+
16 12 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 167 (29.25%) Maven
2 143 (25.04%) Git (software)
3 131 (22.94%) JUnit
4 120 (21.02%) Jenkins
5 102 (17.86%) Subversion
6 70 (12.26%) JIRA
7 56 (9.81%) Mockito
8 48 (8.41%) Cucumber
9 47 (8.23%) TeamCity
10 43 (7.53%) Eclipse
11 39 (6.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 33 (5.78%) Ant
13 29 (5.08%) Hudson
14 25 (4.38%) Gradle
15 21 (3.68%) JBehave
15 21 (3.68%) Selenium
16 14 (2.45%) Spock
17 13 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (1.75%) IntelliJ
18 10 (1.75%) Log4j
General
1 169 (29.60%) Finance
2 110 (19.26%) Banking
3 65 (11.38%) Front Office
4 41 (7.18%) Financial Institution
5 35 (6.13%) Investment Banking
6 31 (5.43%) Retail
7 18 (3.15%) Games
8 11 (1.93%) Marketing
9 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.58%) Publishing
11 8 (1.40%) Billing
12 6 (1.05%) Advertising
13 4 (0.70%) Legal
14 2 (0.35%) Back Office
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Law
15 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (73.91%) Developer
2 318 (55.69%) Java Developer
3 94 (16.46%) Senior Developer
4 86 (15.06%) Architect
5 69 (12.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (4.03%) Digital Developer
7 20 (3.50%) Integration Developer
8 19 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (3.15%) Oracle Developer
10 17 (2.98%) Java Architect
11 16 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
11 16 (2.80%) Lead Developer
12 15 (2.63%) Agile Developer
13 13 (2.28%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (2.28%) Middleware Developer
14 12 (2.10%) Applications Developer
14 12 (2.10%) Consultant
14 12 (2.10%) Front Office Developer
14 12 (2.10%) Lead Java Developer
14 12 (2.10%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (57.97%) Spring
2 201 (35.20%) Hibernate
3 197 (34.50%) Web Services
4 187 (32.75%) REST
5 177 (31.00%) SOAP
6 175 (30.65%) XML
7 138 (24.17%) J2EE
8 124 (21.72%) Java EE
9 116 (20.32%) JDBC
10 106 (18.56%) HTML
11 85 (14.89%) XSLT
12 81 (14.19%) CSS
13 72 (12.61%) Apache Camel
13 72 (12.61%) EJB
14 70 (12.26%) RESTful
15 62 (10.86%) JSP
16 61 (10.68%) JPA
16 61 (10.68%) Servlets
17 60 (10.51%) Middleware
18 58 (10.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (6.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (5.25%) Derivative
4 30 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.85%) Equities
6 19 (3.33%) iPad
7 18 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (2.98%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.80%) User Experience
10 15 (2.63%) Cloud Native
11 14 (2.45%) Virtual Team
12 13 (2.28%) Fixed Income
13 12 (2.10%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
15 8 (1.40%) Fintech
16 7 (1.23%) Wiki
17 6 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 6 (1.05%) Mainframe
17 6 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 189 (33.10%) Linux
2 119 (20.84%) Unix
3 24 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (4.03%) Windows
5 12 (2.10%) Android
5 12 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.05%) HPUX
6 6 (1.05%) Solaris
7 5 (0.88%) VMS
8 4 (0.70%) CentOS
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (28.90%) TDD
3 138 (24.17%) SOA
4 134 (23.47%) Scrum
5 117 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (18.21%) SDLC
7 97 (16.99%) Microservices
8 85 (14.89%) BDD
8 85 (14.89%) MVC
9 71 (12.43%) OO
10 62 (10.86%) Unit Testing
11 57 (9.98%) Software Engineering
12 55 (9.63%) E-Commerce
12 55 (9.63%) Open Source
13 47 (8.23%) Multithreading
14 45 (7.88%) Low Latency
15 42 (7.36%) Workflow
16 38 (6.65%) DevOps
17 36 (6.30%) Analytics
18 35 (6.13%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 509 (89.14%) Java
2 214 (37.48%) SQL
3 119 (20.84%) JavaScript
4 51 (8.93%) Bash Shell
5 45 (7.88%) PL/SQL
6 43 (7.53%) Perl
6 43 (7.53%) Python
7 37 (6.48%) Scala
8 29 (5.08%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.55%) C#
10 21 (3.68%) Ruby
11 19 (3.33%) Go
12 15 (2.63%) Korn
12 15 (2.63%) XPath
13 10 (1.75%) C++
13 10 (1.75%) ES6
14 9 (1.58%) Groovy
15 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (7.53%) Degree
2 30 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.80%) CISSP
3 16 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.93%) RHCE
4 11 (1.93%) RHCSA
5 9 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.40%) OCPJP
7 6 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.05%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.88%) CISA
8 5 (0.88%) CISM
9 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.53%) MCPD
11 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.35%) CCNA
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.35%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.83%) QA
2 16 (2.80%) MiFID
3 7 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.05%) FATCA
5 5 (0.88%) FedRAMP
6 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (5.60%) Docker
2 7 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.88%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.70%) HDFS
5 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.93%) Ansible
1 11 (1.93%) Puppet
2 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.23%) MOM
4 5 (0.88%) Cobbler
4 5 (0.88%) Kibana
4 5 (0.88%) logstash
5 4 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.53%) Mesos
6 3 (0.53%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.35%) FTK
7 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.18%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.18%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.18%) Netcool
8 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 224 (39.23%) Oracle
2 65 (11.38%) Sybase
3 62 (10.86%) IBM
4 61 (10.68%) TIBCO
5 29 (5.08%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.73%) Currenex
7 21 (3.68%) SAP
7 21 (3.68%) Solace
8 19 (3.33%) ATG
9 16 (2.80%) MuleSoft
10 11 (1.93%) Fidessa
11 9 (1.58%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.58%) hybris
11 9 (1.58%) ION Trading
11 9 (1.58%) Murex
11 9 (1.58%) Pega
12 8 (1.40%) Talend
13 7 (1.23%) Ab Initio
13 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.23%) Google
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
3Search
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
PBIT Consultants Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago