Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 386 419
Rank change year-on-year +60 +33 -3
Contract jobs citing JMS 774 581 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 1.92% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 366 407
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £390 £338 £313
90th Percentile £625 £638 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £404
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.46% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
UK median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -

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 32,092 30,279 31,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.88% 31.58% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,850 20,991 21,636
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 343 532
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.55 £16.29
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.17 £56.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +7.59% +1.94% +10.71%

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 24 February 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 February 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 +64 715 £525 +3.45% 128
London +63 497 £550 +4.76% 66
UK excluding London +26 268 £475 +5.56% 67
South East +16 120 £480 -4.00% 27
Scotland -19 36 £365 - 3
Midlands +19 31 £463 +8.82% 10
North of England +7 25 £425 -1.16% 7
West Midlands +22 21 £425 - 7
East of England -19 21 £525 +12.00% 11
South West +11 19 £425 -24.44% 7
Yorkshire -1 15 £450 -13.04% 2
Northern Ireland 0 14 £450 +9.09% 1
East Midlands -6 10 £475 +11.76% 3
North West 0 9 £425 +13.33% 4
Wales - 2 £450 - 1
North East +60 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 683 (88.24%) Java
2 433 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
3 408 (52.71%) Spring
4 313 (40.44%) Hibernate
5 310 (40.05%) Web Services
6 298 (38.50%) Git (software)
7 280 (36.18%) REST
8 265 (34.24%) Maven
9 240 (31.01%) SQL
10 232 (29.97%) TDD
10 232 (29.97%) RESTful
11 221 (28.55%) Microservices
12 218 (28.17%) JUnit
13 208 (26.87%) XML
14 205 (26.49%) JavaScript
15 195 (25.19%) Unix
15 195 (25.19%) Relational Database
16 185 (23.90%) Oracle
17 176 (22.74%) Linux
18 165 (21.32%) Java EE
19 160 (20.67%) Finance
20 158 (20.41%) Mockito
21 150 (19.38%) OO
22 149 (19.25%) Scrum
23 148 (19.12%) SOAP
24 145 (18.73%) RDBMS
24 145 (18.73%) MVC
25 143 (18.48%) Jenkins
26 139 (17.96%) SOA
27 137 (17.70%) Test Automation

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 95 (12.27%) Confluence
2 92 (11.89%) Tomcat
3 73 (9.43%) WildFly
4 72 (9.30%) JBoss
5 71 (9.17%) WebSphere
6 69 (8.91%) WebLogic
7 52 (6.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 42 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (5.04%) MQSeries
10 38 (4.91%) Apache
11 19 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (2.07%) CMS
13 15 (1.94%) Jetty
14 13 (1.68%) Apache Spark
15 10 (1.29%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.29%) GemFire
16 9 (1.16%) Mule
16 9 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.78%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (2.71%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.52%) Kondor
4 3 (0.39%) Global One
4 3 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.39%) Magento
4 3 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.39%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.26%) Serverless
3 23 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.81%) npm
5 12 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 10 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.52%) SaaS
9 3 (0.39%) GitHub
9 3 (0.39%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.13%) Boomi
11 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) IaaS
11 1 (0.13%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.56%) HTTP
2 19 (2.45%) Internet
3 17 (2.20%) FTP
4 16 (2.07%) AMQP
5 8 (1.03%) SSL
6 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.26%) NAS
8 2 (0.26%) SAN
8 2 (0.26%) SSH
8 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (25.19%) Relational Database
2 145 (18.73%) RDBMS
3 84 (10.85%) MongoDB
3 84 (10.85%) NoSQL
4 83 (10.72%) DB2
5 61 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (7.11%) Hadoop
7 51 (6.59%) MySQL
7 51 (6.59%) Oracle Database
8 45 (5.81%) SQL Server
9 38 (4.91%) Big Data
10 36 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 27 (3.49%) Redis
12 25 (3.23%) Couchbase
13 24 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (2.97%) HBase
15 17 (2.20%) Hazelcast
16 16 (2.07%) Riak
17 12 (1.55%) MarkLogic
17 12 (1.55%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 298 (38.50%) Git (software)
2 265 (34.24%) Maven
3 218 (28.17%) JUnit
4 158 (20.41%) Mockito
5 143 (18.48%) Jenkins
6 124 (16.02%) JIRA
7 91 (11.76%) Subversion
8 83 (10.72%) Checkstyle
9 77 (9.95%) SonarQube
10 76 (9.82%) Vagrant
11 73 (9.43%) Ant
12 71 (9.17%) Liquibase
13 65 (8.40%) Eclipse
14 43 (5.56%) TeamCity
15 38 (4.91%) Gradle
16 36 (4.65%) Babel
16 36 (4.65%) webpack
17 35 (4.52%) Cucumber
17 35 (4.52%) Gerrit
18 34 (4.39%) Mocha
General
1 160 (20.67%) Finance
2 129 (16.67%) Banking
3 51 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 37 (4.78%) Games
5 34 (4.39%) Front Office
6 15 (1.94%) Retail
7 9 (1.16%) Back Office
8 6 (0.78%) Marketing
8 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.65%) Publishing
10 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.52%) Legal
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Electronics
11 3 (0.39%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 666 (86.05%) Developer
2 513 (66.28%) Java Developer
3 154 (19.90%) Senior Developer
4 143 (18.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 67 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 46 (5.94%) Node.js Developer
7 41 (5.30%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 32 (4.13%) React Developer
9 27 (3.49%) Java Engineer
10 26 (3.36%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 23 (2.97%) Lead Developer
12 22 (2.84%) Architect
13 21 (2.71%) Agile Developer
13 21 (2.71%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
14 19 (2.45%) Agile Java Developer
14 19 (2.45%) Lead Java Developer
15 18 (2.33%) Software Engineer
16 16 (2.07%) JavaScript Developer
16 16 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (1.94%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (52.71%) Spring
2 313 (40.44%) Hibernate
3 310 (40.05%) Web Services
4 280 (36.18%) REST
5 232 (29.97%) RESTful
6 208 (26.87%) XML
7 165 (21.32%) Java EE
8 148 (19.12%) SOAP
9 135 (17.44%) AngularJS
10 131 (16.93%) HTML
11 111 (14.34%) CSS
12 106 (13.70%) Spring Boot
13 101 (13.05%) HTML5
14 99 (12.79%) JSON
15 96 (12.40%) Spring MVC
15 96 (12.40%) XSD
16 93 (12.02%) Drools
16 93 (12.02%) Node.js
17 83 (10.72%) JAX-RS
18 80 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
2 54 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (3.49%) User Experience
6 26 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (3.10%) Computer Science
7 24 (3.10%) Derivative
8 23 (2.97%) Equities
9 15 (1.94%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.94%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.55%) Online Games
11 11 (1.42%) Replication
12 10 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.03%) DataPower
14 7 (0.90%) Fintech
15 6 (0.78%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.78%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.65%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 195 (25.19%) Unix
2 176 (22.74%) Linux
3 66 (8.53%) VMS
4 19 (2.45%) Solaris
5 16 (2.07%) Windows
6 14 (1.81%) HPUX
7 13 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.90%) CentOS
9 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.97%) TDD
3 221 (28.55%) Microservices
4 150 (19.38%) OO
5 149 (19.25%) Scrum
6 145 (18.73%) MVC
7 139 (17.96%) SOA
8 137 (17.70%) Test Automation
9 135 (17.44%) Unit Testing
10 118 (15.25%) SDLC
11 114 (14.73%) Domain-Driven Design
12 111 (14.34%) BDD
13 110 (14.21%) CQRS
14 89 (11.50%) Dependency Injection
15 80 (10.34%) Multithreading
16 78 (10.08%) OOA/OOD
17 73 (9.43%) Open Source
18 72 (9.30%) Configuration Management
19 67 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
20 65 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 683 (88.24%) Java
2 240 (31.01%) SQL
3 205 (26.49%) JavaScript
4 72 (9.30%) JPQL
5 63 (8.14%) XPath
6 52 (6.72%) PL/SQL
7 51 (6.59%) TypeScript
8 49 (6.33%) Python
9 48 (6.20%) Scala
10 47 (6.07%) ES6
11 42 (5.43%) Perl
12 40 (5.17%) Bash Shell
13 29 (3.75%) Groovy
14 25 (3.23%) C#
15 22 (2.84%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.94%) Java 9
17 11 (1.42%) Ruby
18 9 (1.16%) XQuery
19 8 (1.03%) C
19 8 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 70 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.65%) Degree
4 14 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.39%) CISSP
9 3 (0.39%) RHCE
9 3 (0.39%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.13%) MCPD
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.52%) QA
2 22 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.42%) MiFID
4 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (9.43%) Docker
2 16 (2.07%) HDFS
3 5 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (5.17%) Puppet
2 39 (5.04%) Ansible
3 38 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.29%) TIBCO Hawk
5 8 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.90%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Graphite
8 1 (0.13%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Rancher
8 1 (0.13%) Terraform
8 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 185 (23.90%) Oracle
2 90 (11.63%) TIBCO
3 57 (7.36%) Sybase
4 48 (6.20%) IBM
5 20 (2.58%) Microsoft
6 17 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.81%) Software AG
7 14 (1.81%) Solace
7 14 (1.81%) webMethods
8 11 (1.42%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.29%) Fidessa
10 9 (1.16%) SAP
11 8 (1.03%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.90%) Google
12 7 (0.90%) Reuters
13 6 (0.78%) hybris
13 6 (0.78%) WSO2
14 5 (0.65%) Currenex
14 5 (0.65%) VMware