The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 100 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing JMS 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.76% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate £369 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.75 -
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
444 393 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.45% 23.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) XSLT
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) REST
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) XPath
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (35.71%) UML
5 5 (35.71%) Servlets
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) JDBC
5 5 (35.71%) XML Schema
5 5 (35.71%) J2SE
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 4 (28.57%) EJB
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (14.29%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) DB2
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Log4j
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) XSLT
3 5 (35.71%) J2SE
3 5 (35.71%) JDBC
3 5 (35.71%) Servlets
3 5 (35.71%) XML Schema
4 4 (28.57%) EJB
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) DOM
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) SAX
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) OWASP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) XPath
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) IBM