Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 366 381 346
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 +96
Contract jobs citing JMS 707 625 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.64% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 1.98% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 434 522
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.95% -1.58%
10th Percentile £406 £364 £325
90th Percentile £625 £629 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75

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 35,691 31,519 31,966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.01% 32.36% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,191 21,888 22,291
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 381 382
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.64 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.94%

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 24 September 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 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 24 September 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 -3 613 £513 -2.38% 97
London -12 391 £550 +4.27% 50
UK excluding London +53 296 £500 +8.11% 57
South East +59 129 £513 +2.50% 15
Scotland -14 40 £500 +29.03% 7
North of England -31 29 £430 +4.24% 15
East of England -4 28 £510 +7.37% 4
Northern Ireland +48 27 £475 +9.20% 3
Midlands -31 20 £475 -9.52% 10
South West -4 16 £425 - 3
North West -13 16 £425 -5.56% 6
West Midlands -21 16 £445 +16.72% 6
Wales -20 9 £550 +22.22%
Yorkshire -29 9 £425 +4.62% 8
North East -12 4 £435 - 1
East Midlands -8 3 £538 -2.27% 4

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 579 (81.90%) Java
2 434 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (54.60%) Spring
4 298 (42.15%) Git (software)
5 288 (40.74%) Web Services
6 283 (40.03%) REST
7 279 (39.46%) Hibernate
8 278 (39.32%) Maven
9 242 (34.23%) RESTful
10 237 (33.52%) TDD
10 237 (33.52%) Microservices
11 219 (30.98%) Java 8
12 200 (28.29%) Oracle
13 192 (27.16%) SQL
14 174 (24.61%) Relational Database
15 169 (23.90%) Jenkins
16 167 (23.62%) BDD
17 163 (23.06%) JavaScript
18 151 (21.36%) Test Automation
19 147 (20.79%) Unix
20 146 (20.65%) JUnit
21 143 (20.23%) XML
21 143 (20.23%) OO
22 142 (20.08%) Spring Boot
23 141 (19.94%) Java EE
24 140 (19.80%) Finance
25 133 (18.81%) SOAP
26 131 (18.53%) Docker
27 129 (18.25%) Scrum
28 126 (17.82%) Linux

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 97 (13.72%) Confluence
2 90 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 80 (11.32%) WebSphere
4 71 (10.04%) JBoss
5 66 (9.34%) Tomcat
6 62 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 55 (7.78%) WildFly
8 53 (7.50%) MQSeries
9 30 (4.24%) Apache
10 24 (3.39%) Mule
11 23 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 22 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
13 21 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (2.55%) Apache Spark
15 16 (2.26%) Apache Solr
16 14 (1.98%) Jetty
17 13 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
18 12 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
19 11 (1.56%) Liferay
20 8 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.27%) AquaLogic BPM
3 7 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.71%) Global One
4 5 (0.71%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.42%) Maximo
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Kondor
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.25%) Serverless
4 11 (1.56%) PaaS
5 7 (0.99%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.85%) GitHub
7 5 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.71%) SaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.57%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.42%) npm
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.23%) HTTP
2 26 (3.68%) AMQP
3 15 (2.12%) FTP
4 12 (1.70%) SMTP
5 9 (1.27%) SSL
6 6 (0.85%) Firewall
7 5 (0.71%) Internet
7 5 (0.71%) NAS
7 5 (0.71%) SAN
7 5 (0.71%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.28%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.14%) Broadband
9 1 (0.14%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.14%) SMS
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
9 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (24.61%) Relational Database
2 115 (16.27%) SQL Server
3 114 (16.12%) RDBMS
4 109 (15.42%) MongoDB
5 95 (13.44%) NoSQL
6 66 (9.34%) MySQL
7 61 (8.63%) Oracle Database
8 57 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 57 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
9 56 (7.92%) Couchbase
10 33 (4.67%) DB2
11 31 (4.38%) Big Data
12 28 (3.96%) Hadoop
13 24 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.98%) Endeca
16 13 (1.84%) Redis
17 12 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 298 (42.15%) Git (software)
2 278 (39.32%) Maven
3 169 (23.90%) Jenkins
4 146 (20.65%) JUnit
5 126 (17.82%) JIRA
6 82 (11.60%) Subversion
7 81 (11.46%) Mockito
8 65 (9.19%) Vagrant
9 64 (9.05%) SonarQube
10 58 (8.20%) Checkstyle
11 54 (7.64%) Liquibase
12 47 (6.65%) Eclipse
13 41 (5.80%) Selenium
14 39 (5.52%) Cucumber
15 36 (5.09%) Ant
16 29 (4.10%) SoapUI
17 28 (3.96%) TeamCity
18 27 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 27 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
19 25 (3.54%) Gerrit
General
1 140 (19.80%) Finance
2 115 (16.27%) Banking
3 50 (7.07%) Front Office
4 48 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 45 (6.36%) Games
6 20 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.12%) Advertising
8 14 (1.98%) Retail
9 13 (1.84%) Back Office
10 6 (0.85%) Marketing
11 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 595 (84.16%) Developer
2 473 (66.90%) Java Developer
3 116 (16.41%) Senior Developer
4 97 (13.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 55 (7.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 47 (6.65%) Architect
7 37 (5.23%) Node.js Developer
8 34 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (3.54%) Technical Architect
10 21 (2.97%) React Developer
11 20 (2.83%) Java Engineer
12 19 (2.69%) Oracle Developer
13 18 (2.55%) Integration Developer
14 17 (2.40%) Scala Developer
15 16 (2.26%) Front Office Developer
15 16 (2.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 16 (2.26%) Lead Developer
15 16 (2.26%) Lead Java Developer
16 14 (1.98%) Administrator
16 14 (1.98%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (54.60%) Spring
2 288 (40.74%) Web Services
3 283 (40.03%) REST
4 279 (39.46%) Hibernate
5 242 (34.23%) RESTful
6 143 (20.23%) XML
7 142 (20.08%) Spring Boot
8 141 (19.94%) Java EE
9 133 (18.81%) SOAP
10 103 (14.57%) HTML
11 95 (13.44%) Middleware
12 89 (12.59%) JPA
13 86 (12.16%) JAX-RS
14 84 (11.88%) J2EE
15 80 (11.32%) CSS
16 74 (10.47%) Spring MVC
17 71 (10.04%) JSON
18 70 (9.90%) EJB
19 67 (9.48%) HTML5
20 65 (9.19%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.34%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (7.64%) Linux Command Line
3 44 (6.22%) Derivative
4 41 (5.80%) Fixed Income
5 35 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (4.53%) Equities
7 23 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (2.97%) Clustering
9 20 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
10 18 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (2.26%) User Experience
12 14 (1.98%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.70%) Fintech
14 10 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
15 9 (1.27%) Reference Data
16 6 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 147 (20.79%) Unix
2 126 (17.82%) Linux
3 51 (7.21%) VMS
4 14 (1.98%) Solaris
5 10 (1.41%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.41%) Windows
6 7 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Fedora
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (33.52%) Microservices
2 237 (33.52%) TDD
3 167 (23.62%) BDD
4 151 (21.36%) Test Automation
5 143 (20.23%) OO
6 129 (18.25%) Scrum
7 123 (17.40%) MVC
8 94 (13.30%) SDLC
9 91 (12.87%) Domain-Driven Design
9 91 (12.87%) SOA
10 88 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (11.32%) CQRS
12 74 (10.47%) Multithreading
13 68 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
14 61 (8.63%) UML
15 60 (8.49%) OOA/OOD
16 58 (8.20%) Unit Testing
17 54 (7.64%) Software Engineering
18 51 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 579 (81.90%) Java
2 219 (30.98%) Java 8
3 192 (27.16%) SQL
4 163 (23.06%) JavaScript
5 78 (11.03%) PL/SQL
6 75 (10.61%) Scala
7 70 (9.90%) Python
8 53 (7.50%) JPQL
9 46 (6.51%) Java 9
10 36 (5.09%) Bash Shell
11 32 (4.53%) Shell Script
12 29 (4.10%) TypeScript
13 24 (3.39%) C#
13 24 (3.39%) ES6
14 23 (3.25%) XPath
15 21 (2.97%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.98%) Ruby
17 13 (1.84%) Groovy
18 10 (1.41%) ActionScript 2.0
18 10 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 80 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 75 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.11%) Degree
4 13 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.42%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.42%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.24%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.42%) GDPR
3 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 131 (18.53%) Docker
2 7 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.71%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) Gluster
4 2 (0.28%) iptables
4 2 (0.28%) NFS
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (4.24%) Ansible
2 29 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.97%) Kubernetes
4 19 (2.69%) Puppet
5 11 (1.56%) Kibana
5 11 (1.56%) logstash
6 10 (1.41%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.57%) Rancher
9 3 (0.42%) Control-M
10 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.14%) Chronos
11 1 (0.14%) Grafana
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.14%) Marathon
11 1 (0.14%) Mesos
11 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.14%) Terraform
11 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 200 (28.29%) Oracle
2 85 (12.02%) TIBCO
3 51 (7.21%) IBM
4 42 (5.94%) Sybase
5 32 (4.53%) Microsoft
6 20 (2.83%) SAP
7 18 (2.55%) Atlassian
7 18 (2.55%) Google
7 18 (2.55%) MuleSoft
8 17 (2.40%) Murex
9 16 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.12%) Informatica
11 11 (1.56%) Talend
11 11 (1.56%) webMethods
12 10 (1.41%) Apigee
12 10 (1.41%) AppDynamics
13 9 (1.27%) Currenex
14 8 (1.13%) CA
14 8 (1.13%) Solace
15 7 (0.99%) Perforce