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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 78 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing JMS 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 3.57% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £45.00
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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
286 196 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.80% 23.25% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 85 88
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £38.77 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.67 £140.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
1 6 (75.00%) JDBC
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) CICS
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) JNDI
1 6 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (75.00%) CICS
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) ATM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) JDBC
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) JNDI
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) EDI
2 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft