Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 495 356 399
Rank change year-on-year -139 +43 -13
Contract jobs citing JMS 382 753 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 2.13% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 559 367
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +7.53%
10th Percentile £388 £412 £362
90th Percentile £651 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.33 - -

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 29,608 35,301 30,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.05% 33.89% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,694 24,841 21,355
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 372 382
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +1.54% +7.68%
10th Percentile £19.34 £15.02 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 21 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JMS in the UK

JMS
Top 17 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 21 July 2019. 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 -107 354 £525 +2.44% 82
London -110 200 £575 +4.55% 44
UK excluding London -72 180 £463 -2.63% 45
South East -34 79 £463 -2.63% 24
East of England +7 27 £475 -9.52% 2
South West -22 24 £475 +11.76% 1
Scotland +20 19 £450 -10.00% 6
North of England +11 14 £475 +8.88% 7
Midlands +10 8 £383 -28.84% 4
North West +14 7 £475 -12.04% 4
West Midlands +11 6 £345 -37.27% 3
Northern Ireland -16 5 £560 +21.74% 1
North East +23 4 £638 +46.55% 2
Yorkshire +23 3 £325 -23.53% 1
Channel Islands - 3 - -
East Midlands +20 2 £442 -17.76% 1
Wales +3 2 £325 -40.91%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 353 (92.41%) Java
2 200 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (48.17%) Spring
4 146 (38.22%) SQL
5 142 (37.17%) REST
6 141 (36.91%) Git (software)
7 130 (34.03%) Oracle
8 129 (33.77%) Microservices
9 127 (33.25%) Maven
9 127 (33.25%) Jenkins
10 122 (31.94%) TDD
11 121 (31.68%) Web Services
12 120 (31.41%) XML
12 120 (31.41%) Java 8
13 112 (29.32%) JUnit
14 111 (29.06%) J2EE
15 93 (24.35%) Amazon AWS
16 90 (23.56%) Hibernate
17 86 (22.51%) SOAP
18 84 (21.99%) Relational Database
19 81 (21.20%) Finance
20 78 (20.42%) Java EE
21 74 (19.37%) JSON
22 71 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (18.32%) JDBC
24 67 (17.54%) Scrum
25 65 (17.02%) JIRA
25 65 (17.02%) Spring Boot
26 64 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
26 64 (16.75%) RESTful

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 61 (15.97%) WebLogic
2 57 (14.92%) WebSphere
3 49 (12.83%) JBoss
4 46 (12.04%) Confluence
5 39 (10.21%) Apache
6 36 (9.42%) Tomcat
7 26 (6.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (3.93%) Mule
9 14 (3.66%) Apache Solr
9 14 (3.66%) Magnolia
10 12 (3.14%) GlassFish
11 11 (2.88%) JCAPS
11 11 (2.88%) Jetty
11 11 (2.88%) NetWeaver
11 11 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (2.62%) GeoServer
13 9 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (2.36%) WildFly
14 7 (1.83%) Anypoint
14 7 (1.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Fredhopper
1 5 (1.31%) Magento
1 5 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.26%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 93 (24.35%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.07%) GitHub
4 26 (6.81%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (6.81%) Amazon S3
5 25 (6.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 24 (6.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 23 (6.02%) AWS CloudTrail
8 22 (5.76%) Amazon Glacier
8 22 (5.76%) Amazon SQS
8 22 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (4.19%) SaaS
9 16 (4.19%) Serverless
10 15 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (3.40%) OpenShift
12 11 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.83%) PaaS
14 5 (1.31%) Algolia
14 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.52%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.76%) FTP
2 8 (2.09%) AMQP
2 8 (2.09%) HTTP
3 4 (1.05%) SSH
3 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.79%) DSL
5 2 (0.52%) Firewall
5 2 (0.52%) SMTP
5 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.99%) Relational Database
2 39 (10.21%) RDBMS
3 36 (9.42%) SQL Server
4 35 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (8.12%) MySQL
6 30 (7.85%) MongoDB
7 29 (7.59%) NoSQL
8 26 (6.81%) Oracle Database
9 25 (6.54%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (6.02%) Big Data
11 16 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (3.14%) DB2
14 11 (2.88%) Informix
15 10 (2.62%) GIS
16 8 (2.09%) Hadoop
17 5 (1.31%) KDB
17 5 (1.31%) Kdb+
17 5 (1.31%) Tick Data
18 4 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 141 (36.91%) Git (software)
2 127 (33.25%) Jenkins
2 127 (33.25%) Maven
3 112 (29.32%) JUnit
4 65 (17.02%) JIRA
5 54 (14.14%) Mockito
6 43 (11.26%) Ant
7 39 (10.21%) SonarQube
8 37 (9.69%) Subversion
9 36 (9.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 35 (9.16%) Gradle
11 31 (8.12%) Selenium
12 27 (7.07%) Eclipse
13 24 (6.28%) Vagrant
14 23 (6.02%) Cucumber
15 19 (4.97%) JMeter
16 17 (4.45%) git-flow
17 16 (4.19%) Checkstyle
18 15 (3.93%) Babel
18 15 (3.93%) TeamCity
General
1 81 (21.20%) Finance
2 62 (16.23%) Banking
3 28 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.45%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.14%) Front Office
6 10 (2.62%) Back Office
7 9 (2.36%) Retail
8 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.57%) Marketing
9 5 (1.31%) Games
10 4 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (1.05%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.79%) Electronics
11 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.79%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 277 (72.51%) Developer
2 212 (55.50%) Java Developer
3 41 (10.73%) Architect
4 33 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 30 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (7.07%) Integration Developer
7 24 (6.28%) AWS Developer
8 20 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (4.71%) Technical Leader
10 13 (3.40%) Consultant
11 11 (2.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 10 (2.62%) Backend Developer
12 10 (2.62%) Pega Architect
13 8 (2.09%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.09%) Lead Java Developer
13 8 (2.09%) MuleSoft Developer
14 7 (1.83%) Agile Java Developer
14 7 (1.83%) Angular Developer
14 7 (1.83%) Designer
14 7 (1.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (48.17%) Spring
2 142 (37.17%) REST
3 121 (31.68%) Web Services
4 120 (31.41%) XML
5 111 (29.06%) J2EE
6 90 (23.56%) Hibernate
7 86 (22.51%) SOAP
8 78 (20.42%) Java EE
9 74 (19.37%) JSON
10 70 (18.32%) JDBC
11 65 (17.02%) Spring Boot
12 64 (16.75%) RESTful
13 48 (12.57%) Kafka
14 47 (12.30%) HTML
14 47 (12.30%) JPA
15 44 (11.52%) Middleware
16 42 (10.99%) JAX-RS
17 41 (10.73%) AngularJS
18 40 (10.47%) CSS
18 40 (10.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.07%) User Experience
3 26 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.97%) Data Structures
6 17 (4.45%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (3.14%) Derivative
10 9 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.83%) Equities
11 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.31%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.79%) Mashup
14 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.52%) NHS
15 2 (0.52%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.49%) Linux
2 57 (14.92%) Unix
3 16 (4.19%) Windows
4 15 (3.93%) VMS
5 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.31%) CentOS
7 4 (1.05%) Android
7 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.05%) Debian
7 4 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (52.36%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (33.77%) Microservices
3 122 (31.94%) TDD
4 71 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (17.54%) Scrum
6 64 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (16.49%) OO
8 53 (13.87%) SOA
9 50 (13.09%) Migration
10 42 (10.99%) SDLC
11 39 (10.21%) Data Modelling
11 39 (10.21%) Unit Testing
12 37 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (9.69%) DevOps
13 34 (8.90%) BDD
13 34 (8.90%) Data Migration
13 34 (8.90%) Kanban
14 33 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 29 (7.59%) Software Engineering
16 27 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 353 (92.41%) Java
2 146 (38.22%) SQL
3 120 (31.41%) Java 8
4 59 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 54 (14.14%) Python
6 51 (13.35%) PL/SQL
7 35 (9.16%) Bash Shell
8 15 (3.93%) ES6
8 15 (3.93%) Perl
8 15 (3.93%) XPath
9 14 (3.66%) Java 9
9 14 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.40%) JPQL
11 12 (3.14%) C++
12 9 (2.36%) Scala
13 7 (1.83%) C#
14 6 (1.57%) Ruby
14 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.31%) Groovy
16 4 (1.05%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 48 (12.57%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.02%) Degree
4 12 (3.14%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.57%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.05%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.50%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) HL7
4 2 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.52%) EMIR
4 2 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 53 (13.87%) Docker
2 5 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) vCloud
5 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 48 (12.57%) Ansible
1 48 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 30 (7.85%) Amdocs OSS
3 17 (4.45%) Puppet
4 16 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.36%) Control-M
6 4 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.05%) Salt
7 3 (0.79%) Kibana
7 3 (0.79%) logstash
7 3 (0.79%) Rancher
8 2 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.52%) Nagios
8 2 (0.52%) OpenView
9 1 (0.26%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.26%) Grafana
9 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 130 (34.03%) Oracle
2 34 (8.90%) IBM
3 30 (7.85%) Cramer
4 26 (6.81%) MuleSoft
5 24 (6.28%) SAP
6 23 (6.02%) TIBCO
7 20 (5.24%) Google
7 20 (5.24%) Red Hat
8 16 (4.19%) Pega
9 14 (3.66%) Atlassian
9 14 (3.66%) Sybase
10 8 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.83%) WSO2
12 6 (1.57%) Adobe
12 6 (1.57%) hybris
13 5 (1.31%) Cadence
13 5 (1.31%) Cloudera
13 5 (1.31%) Elastic Path
13 5 (1.31%) Microsoft
14 4 (1.05%) Hortonworks