The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 60 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing JMS 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.44% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 1.37% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£439 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
185 292 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.48% 32.02% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 152 186
Average daily rate £325 £308 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.41 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMS across the Cheshire region.

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the Cheshire region.

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing JMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) JNDI
2 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
4 4 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) CICS
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 1 (11.11%) IVR
7 1 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) Maven
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing JMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
1 6 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) JNDI
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) SAX
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) DOM
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
3 1 (11.11%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
1 4 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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