Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JMX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMX over the 6 months to 19 November 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 Management Extensions (JMX)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 863 861
Rank change year-on-year +47 -2 -39
Contract jobs citing JMX 59 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.10% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 21
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -17.53%
10th Percentile £339 £363 £400
90th Percentile £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 -
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

JMX 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 32518 31826 32407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22959 22067 22211
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 364 554
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.19 £15.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

JMX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JMX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JMX in the UK

JMX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMX.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMX in the UK

JMX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMX in the UK

JMX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMX.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMX in the UK

JMX
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMX within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +60 39 £475 +8.57% 1
England +19 30 £538 +7.50% 3
Scotland - 29 £400 -
London -38 19 £531 +6.25% 2
South East - 8 £600 - 1
West Midlands +29 1 £375 -
Midlands +29 1 £375 -
East of England -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMX 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 JMX.

1 55 (93.22%) Java
2 50 (84.75%) Spring
3 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (67.80%) Finance
4 37 (62.71%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (61.02%) Linux
6 33 (55.93%) Git (software)
7 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
8 31 (52.54%) JSON
8 31 (52.54%) Web Services
9 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
9 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
10 29 (49.15%) Mockito
10 29 (49.15%) Puppet
10 29 (49.15%) Cucumber
10 29 (49.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (49.15%) RESTful
11 28 (47.46%) SOA
11 28 (47.46%) Configuration Management
11 28 (47.46%) GitHub
11 28 (47.46%) GitLab
12 26 (44.07%) Degree
13 25 (42.37%) JMS
14 24 (40.68%) SQL
14 24 (40.68%) Microservices
15 22 (37.29%) Hibernate
16 21 (35.59%) Computer Science Degree
17 20 (33.90%) Scrum
18 19 (32.20%) Unix
19 18 (30.51%) Payment Gateway

JMX
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 12 (20.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (11.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (47.46%) GitHub
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.86%) Bluemix
3 7 (11.86%) IBM Cloud
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) HBase
1 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.08%) Redis
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 33 (55.93%) Git (software)
2 30 (50.85%) Jenkins
3 29 (49.15%) Cucumber
3 29 (49.15%) Mockito
4 28 (47.46%) GitLab
5 4 (6.78%) Maven
6 2 (3.39%) Gerrit
6 2 (3.39%) Gradle
6 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.69%) JBehave
7 1 (1.69%) JIRA
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) jMock
7 1 (1.69%) Selenium
7 1 (1.69%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (67.80%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Games
2 9 (15.25%) Retail
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Front Office
4 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Java Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Agile Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Consultant
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (10.17%) Software Consultant
9 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (8.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (84.75%) Spring
2 31 (52.54%) JSON
2 31 (52.54%) Web Services
3 29 (49.15%) RESTful
4 25 (42.37%) JMS
5 22 (37.29%) Hibernate
6 14 (23.73%) REST
7 13 (22.03%) XML
8 9 (15.25%) J2EE
8 9 (15.25%) JDBC
9 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.08%) JAAS
9 3 (5.08%) Java EE
9 3 (5.08%) JNDI
9 3 (5.08%) Kafka
9 3 (5.08%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.39%) JAX-RS
10 2 (3.39%) Lambda Expressions
10 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.25%) Online Games
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Native
3 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.08%) Credit Risk
5 3 (5.08%) Grid Computing
5 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.69%) Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (32.20%) Unix
4 5 (8.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
4 28 (47.46%) Configuration Management
4 28 (47.46%) SOA
5 24 (40.68%) Microservices
6 20 (33.90%) Scrum
7 14 (23.73%) Multithreading
7 14 (23.73%) Risk Management
8 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
9 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.95%) High Availability
11 8 (13.56%) Performance Measurement
12 7 (11.86%) BDD
12 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (8.47%) Feasibility Study
13 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.78%) TDD
15 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) Go
3 7 (11.86%) Ruby
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) Degree
2 21 (35.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) CISSP
4 3 (5.08%) RHCE
4 3 (5.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) GDPR
2 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 29 (49.15%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.69%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) Arqiva
4 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.69%) Currenex
4 1 (1.69%) FXall
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Reuters
4 1 (1.69%) TIBCO