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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 69 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing JMS 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.38% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £439 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £356 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £39.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+26.11% -17.36%
JMS
North West

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
230 168 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.00% 21.43% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 106 86
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.60% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £400 -
JMS
North West

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) EDI
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) EDIFACT
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) JNDI
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) DB2

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) EDI
1 3 (75.00%) EDIFACT
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) JNDI
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (75.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft