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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 359 354
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Contract jobs citing JMS 289 327 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 2.10% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 239 190
Median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +14.21% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75

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 14629 15569 15177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.56% 27.86% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10156 10869 9835
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 192 203
Median hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.97% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 30 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 256 £490 +3.15% 72
London -35 134 £500 +2.56% 43
South East +25 53 £500 +17.64% 9
Scotland +39 26 £358 -7.14% 5
East of England - 24 £475 - 6
City of London -7 18 £525 -4.54% 20
Glasgow +2 16 £358 -5.92% 5
South West +22 14 £413 -21.42%
Hampshire +15 14 £463 +13.84%
West Sussex +22 13 £500 +56.86% 2
Worthing - 13 £500 - 2
North West +17 12 £350 -12.50% 6
Surrey +10 11 £490 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire -4 8 £500 -4.76% 2
East Midlands -4 8 £400 +18.51% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £525 - 3
Hertfordshire - 7 £463 -
Moray - 7 £400 -
Camberley +10 6 £550 +4.76%
Manchester +5 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +26 5 £381 +38.63% 3
Oxford -1 5 £513 -2.38% 2
Woking - 5 £490 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Winchester - 5 £456 -
Essex - 5 £481 -
Berkshire +17 4 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £481 -
South Yorkshire +2 3 £400 +45.45% 1
Canary Wharf 0 3 £525 -8.69%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 476 (87.99%) Java
2 291 (53.79%) Spring
3 284 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (42.70%) Web Services
5 212 (39.19%) SQL
6 204 (37.71%) Linux
7 198 (36.60%) SOAP
8 197 (36.41%) Oracle
8 197 (36.41%) REST
9 185 (34.20%) XML
10 179 (33.09%) Hibernate
11 158 (29.21%) Maven
12 152 (28.10%) TDD
13 146 (26.99%) Finance
14 136 (25.14%) Unix
15 134 (24.77%) JavaScript
16 132 (24.40%) SOA
17 130 (24.03%) J2EE
18 119 (22.00%) JDBC
19 117 (21.63%) HTML
20 115 (21.26%) Scrum
21 113 (20.89%) Banking
22 112 (20.70%) Git (software)
22 112 (20.70%) JUnit
23 105 (19.41%) WebSphere
24 99 (18.30%) Java EE
25 98 (18.11%) Jenkins
26 97 (17.93%) WebLogic
26 97 (17.93%) XSLT
27 94 (17.38%) Relational Database

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
1 105 (19.41%) WebSphere
2 97 (17.93%) WebLogic
3 84 (15.53%) JBoss
4 80 (14.79%) Apache
5 71 (13.12%) Tomcat
6 69 (12.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 40 (7.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 39 (7.21%) Confluence
9 23 (4.25%) Mule
10 22 (4.07%) CMS
11 19 (3.51%) Apache Spark
12 15 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (2.59%) Apache Solr
13 14 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (2.40%) ATG Dynamo
15 12 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (2.03%) Apache Pig
16 11 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (2.03%) MQSeries
17 10 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (4.62%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (1.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (1.11%) Unica
5 4 (0.74%) Murex MxG2000
6 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.37%) Global One
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.37%) Pega PRPC
7 2 (0.37%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.18%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.51%) GitHub
2 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.03%) PaaS
4 10 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.48%) Bluemix
5 8 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (1.29%) IaaS
7 6 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.11%) Silverpop
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.74%) Boomi
8 4 (0.74%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.13%) HTTP
2 20 (3.70%) FTP
3 18 (3.33%) Internet
3 18 (3.33%) LDAP
4 15 (2.77%) HTTPS
5 12 (2.22%) SSL
6 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.29%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.11%) AMQP
9 3 (0.55%) Firewall
9 3 (0.55%) SNMP
10 2 (0.37%) IPv6
10 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.37%) Network Security
11 1 (0.18%) Broadband
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.18%) DNS
11 1 (0.18%) NAS
11 1 (0.18%) PBX
11 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.38%) Relational Database
2 71 (13.12%) Oracle Database
3 54 (9.98%) Big Data
4 52 (9.61%) RDBMS
5 49 (9.06%) DB2
5 49 (9.06%) MySQL
5 49 (9.06%) NoSQL
5 49 (9.06%) SQL Server
6 40 (7.39%) MongoDB
7 39 (7.21%) Hadoop
8 37 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (4.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 21 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (3.33%) KDB
13 17 (3.14%) MarkLogic
14 15 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (2.59%) Kdb+
16 13 (2.40%) Endeca
17 12 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 158 (29.21%) Maven
2 112 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 112 (20.70%) JUnit
3 98 (18.11%) Jenkins
4 82 (15.16%) JIRA
5 80 (14.79%) Subversion
6 75 (13.86%) Mockito
7 47 (8.69%) Ant
7 47 (8.69%) Cucumber
8 43 (7.95%) Gradle
9 38 (7.02%) TeamCity
10 37 (6.84%) Eclipse
11 26 (4.81%) Spock
12 24 (4.44%) Selenium
13 17 (3.14%) Log4j
14 15 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (2.03%) EasyMock
15 11 (2.03%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.85%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 146 (26.99%) Finance
2 113 (20.89%) Banking
3 35 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 34 (6.28%) Front Office
5 27 (4.99%) Retail
6 17 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.40%) Marketing
8 11 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.85%) Back Office
10 8 (1.48%) Advertising
10 8 (1.48%) Games
11 7 (1.29%) Billing
12 5 (0.92%) Publishing
13 3 (0.55%) Law
13 3 (0.55%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 380 (70.24%) Developer
2 289 (53.42%) Java Developer
3 102 (18.85%) Senior Developer
4 80 (14.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 69 (12.75%) Architect
6 20 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 20 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 20 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 20 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (2.77%) Consultant
8 15 (2.77%) Integration Developer
9 14 (2.59%) Java Engineer
10 13 (2.40%) Digital Developer
11 12 (2.22%) E-Commerce Architect
11 12 (2.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (2.03%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
12 11 (2.03%) Front Office Developer
13 10 (1.85%) Integration Architect
13 10 (1.85%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (53.79%) Spring
2 231 (42.70%) Web Services
3 198 (36.60%) SOAP
4 197 (36.41%) REST
5 185 (34.20%) XML
6 179 (33.09%) Hibernate
7 130 (24.03%) J2EE
8 119 (22.00%) JDBC
9 117 (21.63%) HTML
10 99 (18.30%) Java EE
11 97 (17.93%) XSLT
12 82 (15.16%) CSS
13 79 (14.60%) JSP
14 78 (14.42%) EJB
15 73 (13.49%) Servlets
16 68 (12.57%) ActiveMQ
17 66 (12.20%) JPA
18 64 (11.83%) Apache Camel
19 60 (11.09%) Middleware
20 56 (10.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 50 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.65%) Derivative
4 32 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.70%) Equities
7 19 (3.51%) iPad
7 19 (3.51%) Virtual Team
8 18 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.33%) User Experience
9 16 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (2.22%) Wiki
11 10 (1.85%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.48%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.48%) Clustering
12 8 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
13 6 (1.11%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 204 (37.71%) Linux
2 136 (25.14%) Unix
3 24 (4.44%) Windows
4 23 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.11%) HPUX
5 6 (1.11%) Solaris
6 5 (0.92%) VMS
7 3 (0.55%) CentOS
7 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (28.10%) TDD
3 132 (24.40%) SOA
4 115 (21.26%) Scrum
5 92 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (16.45%) Microservices
7 78 (14.42%) BDD
8 69 (12.75%) MVC
9 66 (12.20%) SDLC
10 64 (11.83%) E-Commerce
10 64 (11.83%) OO
11 56 (10.35%) Multithreading
12 55 (10.17%) Software Engineering
13 54 (9.98%) Unit Testing
14 48 (8.87%) Open Source
15 40 (7.39%) High Availability
16 37 (6.84%) B2B
17 35 (6.47%) UML
18 34 (6.28%) Content Management
18 34 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 476 (87.99%) Java
2 212 (39.19%) SQL
3 134 (24.77%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.06%) Perl
4 49 (9.06%) Shell Script
5 48 (8.87%) PL/SQL
5 48 (8.87%) Python
6 36 (6.65%) Bash Shell
7 31 (5.73%) Scala
8 29 (5.36%) C#
9 26 (4.81%) Korn
10 22 (4.07%) XPath
11 18 (3.33%) Ruby
12 15 (2.77%) C++
13 10 (1.85%) Groovy
14 9 (1.66%) R
15 8 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.29%) C
16 7 (1.29%) Go
17 6 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 31 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.18%) Degree
3 18 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.22%) CISSP
5 10 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.66%) RHCE
6 9 (1.66%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.29%) OCPJP
8 6 (1.11%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.55%) CISA
9 3 (0.55%) CISM
10 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.37%) CCNA
10 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.37%) MCPD
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.37%) RHCT
11 1 (0.18%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.84%) QA
2 12 (2.22%) FATCA
2 12 (2.22%) MiFID
3 11 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.11%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.55%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.03%) Docker
2 7 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) HDFS
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Gluster
6 1 (0.18%) iptables
6 1 (0.18%) NDS
6 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.85%) Puppet
2 9 (1.66%) Ansible
2 9 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.55%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.55%) Kibana
3 3 (0.55%) logstash
3 3 (0.55%) Mesos
3 3 (0.55%) MOM
4 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.37%) Nagios
4 2 (0.37%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.18%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.18%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.18%) yum
Vendors
1 197 (36.41%) Oracle
2 68 (12.57%) IBM
3 41 (7.58%) Sybase
4 39 (7.21%) TIBCO
5 32 (5.91%) MuleSoft
6 31 (5.73%) Solace
7 29 (5.36%) ATG
8 26 (4.81%) SAP
9 24 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.22%) Pega
11 10 (1.85%) hybris
11 10 (1.85%) Murex
12 9 (1.66%) Fidessa
12 9 (1.66%) Google
12 9 (1.66%) VMware
13 8 (1.48%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.48%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.48%) Informatica
14 6 (1.11%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.11%) Sun
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