Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 614 381 366
Rank change year-on-year -233 -15 -20
Contract jobs citing JMS 200 689 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 1.90% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 500 499
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £373 £408 £375
90th Percentile £641 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £511 £450
% change year-on-year -11.98% +13.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £64.67 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.76% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £64.67 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +84.76% - -

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 25,726 36,337 33,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.55% 34.82% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,819 25,624 23,427
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 319 380
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.76 £17.00 £18.45
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +0.61% +12.24%

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 14 November 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 14 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 November 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 -208 184 £500 -9.09% 65
UK excluding London -84 104 £450 -11.98% 17
London -161 92 £575 +4.55% 50
South East -4 55 £475 -7.32% 4
East of England -3 13 £463 -8.42% 3
North of England +3 10 £400 -6.98% 3
South West +13 8 £450 +12.50% 3
Scotland +5 7 £450 +12.50% 2
Midlands +34 5 £345 -21.59% 2
West Midlands +23 5 £345 -22.47% 1
North West -7 5 £400 -3.03% 3
Northern Ireland -8 5 £575 +21.05%
North East +13 3 £649 +33.42%
Wales +23 2 £325 -40.91%
Yorkshire +15 2 £350 -17.65%

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 175 (87.50%) Java
2 104 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (50.00%) Spring
4 80 (40.00%) Web Services
5 73 (36.50%) Git (software)
6 68 (34.00%) Oracle
7 66 (33.00%) SQL
8 65 (32.50%) REST
9 63 (31.50%) Microservices
10 59 (29.50%) Maven
11 57 (28.50%) Jenkins
12 56 (28.00%) J2EE
13 51 (25.50%) XML
14 50 (25.00%) SOAP
15 44 (22.00%) Hibernate
16 42 (21.00%) AWS
16 42 (21.00%) Java 8
17 41 (20.50%) JUnit
18 39 (19.50%) TDD
19 38 (19.00%) WebLogic
20 36 (18.00%) PL/SQL
20 36 (18.00%) JSON
20 36 (18.00%) JIRA
21 35 (17.50%) SOA
21 35 (17.50%) Spring Boot
22 34 (17.00%) Finance
23 33 (16.50%) JPA
24 30 (15.00%) DevOps
24 30 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
24 30 (15.00%) RabbitMQ

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 38 (19.00%) WebLogic
2 27 (13.50%) Confluence
3 26 (13.00%) JBoss
4 23 (11.50%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.50%) WebSphere
6 15 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (6.50%) Apache
8 9 (4.50%) Jetty
9 8 (4.00%) Apache Spark
9 8 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (3.50%) Camunda
10 7 (3.50%) Magnolia
11 6 (3.00%) GeoServer
11 6 (3.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (2.50%) Mule
13 4 (2.00%) Anypoint
13 4 (2.00%) Apache Solr
13 4 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (2.00%) OpenStack
13 4 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.50%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.00%) AWS
2 24 (12.00%) Azure
3 16 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (7.00%) Serverless
5 11 (5.50%) GitHub
6 10 (5.00%) OpenShift
7 7 (3.50%) SaaS
8 5 (2.50%) GCP
8 5 (2.50%) PaaS
9 4 (2.00%) Heroku
10 3 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.50%) Algolia
11 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) FTP
1 11 (5.50%) HTTP
2 9 (4.50%) SSL
3 7 (3.50%) AMQP
4 6 (3.00%) SSH
5 5 (2.50%) SMTP
6 4 (2.00%) Firewall
7 3 (1.50%) IMAP
8 1 (0.50%) DNS
8 1 (0.50%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.50%) Relational Database
2 23 (11.50%) RDBMS
3 20 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (9.50%) SQL Server
5 18 (9.00%) MongoDB
5 18 (9.00%) MySQL
5 18 (9.00%) Oracle Database
6 16 (8.00%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.50%) DB2
9 6 (3.00%) GIS
10 5 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.50%) Big Data
11 4 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.00%) DB2 UDB
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 73 (36.50%) Git (software)
2 59 (29.50%) Maven
3 57 (28.50%) Jenkins
4 41 (20.50%) JUnit
5 36 (18.00%) JIRA
6 27 (13.50%) Subversion
7 25 (12.50%) Mockito
8 23 (11.50%) Ant
9 17 (8.50%) Gradle
10 16 (8.00%) Eclipse
10 16 (8.00%) SonarQube
11 14 (7.00%) Selenium
12 13 (6.50%) Cucumber
12 13 (6.50%) JMeter
13 12 (6.00%) TeamCity
14 9 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (4.00%) Bitbucket
15 8 (4.00%) Checkstyle
15 8 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (17.00%) Finance
2 29 (14.50%) Banking
3 19 (9.50%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.50%) Front Office
6 6 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.50%) Advertising
8 4 (2.00%) Retail
9 3 (1.50%) Games
9 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.50%) Publishing
10 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (67.00%) Developer
2 91 (45.50%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.00%) Architect
4 22 (11.00%) Integration Developer
5 20 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.50%) Consultant
8 10 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Backend Developer
10 6 (3.00%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.00%) Designer
10 6 (3.00%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (2.50%) MuleSoft Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Pega Architect
12 4 (2.00%) Agile Developer
12 4 (2.00%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.00%) Junior Consultant
12 4 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (50.00%) Spring
2 80 (40.00%) Web Services
3 65 (32.50%) REST
4 56 (28.00%) J2EE
5 51 (25.50%) XML
6 50 (25.00%) SOAP
7 44 (22.00%) Hibernate
8 36 (18.00%) JSON
9 35 (17.50%) Spring Boot
10 33 (16.50%) JPA
11 30 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (14.50%) Apache Camel
12 29 (14.50%) Java EE
13 28 (14.00%) JDBC
14 27 (13.50%) HTML
14 27 (13.50%) RESTful
15 25 (12.50%) Node.js
16 23 (11.50%) CSS
17 21 (10.50%) HTML5
17 21 (10.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.00%) User Experience
2 15 (7.50%) Derivative
3 12 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.00%) Equities
8 4 (2.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.50%) Mashup
9 3 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.00%) NHS
10 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.00%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.00%) Linux
2 20 (10.00%) Unix
3 11 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.50%) Windows
5 6 (3.00%) Android
5 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.00%) CentOS
5 6 (3.00%) Debian
5 6 (3.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.50%) Microservices
3 39 (19.50%) TDD
4 35 (17.50%) SOA
5 30 (15.00%) DevOps
5 30 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (14.00%) Scrum
7 23 (11.50%) OO
8 22 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.00%) SDLC
10 19 (9.50%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (9.00%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.50%) Multithreading
13 16 (8.00%) Migration
14 15 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (7.50%) Software Engineering
15 14 (7.00%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.50%) Kanban
16 13 (6.50%) Open Source
16 13 (6.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 175 (87.50%) Java
2 66 (33.00%) SQL
3 42 (21.00%) Java 8
4 36 (18.00%) PL/SQL
5 29 (14.50%) Python
6 28 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.00%) Scala
8 11 (5.50%) Perl
9 10 (5.00%) C++
9 10 (5.00%) Ruby
10 7 (3.50%) ES6
10 7 (3.50%) Java 9
10 7 (3.50%) JPQL
10 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.00%) Clojure
11 6 (3.00%) ClojureScript
11 6 (3.00%) Groovy
12 4 (2.00%) Go
12 4 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.50%) Degree
4 7 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.00%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.50%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.50%) EMIR
3 1 (0.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.50%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 14 (7.00%) Docker
2 4 (2.00%) vCloud
2 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (11.50%) Amdocs OSS
2 8 (4.00%) Ansible
2 8 (4.00%) Puppet
3 6 (3.00%) Salt
4 5 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (2.00%) OpenView
6 2 (1.00%) Kibana
6 2 (1.00%) logstash
6 2 (1.00%) Mesos
7 1 (0.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 68 (34.00%) Oracle
2 23 (11.50%) Cramer
3 21 (10.50%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.00%) MuleSoft
5 11 (5.50%) IBM
5 11 (5.50%) TIBCO
6 10 (5.00%) SAP
7 9 (4.50%) Google
8 8 (4.00%) Sybase
9 7 (3.50%) Cloudera
9 7 (3.50%) Pega
9 7 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.00%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.00%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.00%) WSO2
11 5 (2.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.00%) HP
12 4 (2.00%) New Relic
12 4 (2.00%) Splunk
12 4 (2.00%) VMware