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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 96 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing JMS 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.92% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 3.43% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 4
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
509 379 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.47% 26.75% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 260 229
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (50.00%) XSLT
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) UML
7 6 (37.50%) Unix
7 6 (37.50%) J2EE
7 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (31.25%) XPath
8 5 (31.25%) REST
8 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (31.25%) JDBC
8 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) J2SE
8 5 (31.25%) HTTP
8 5 (31.25%) XML Schema
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Maven
8 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (25.00%) SOAP
9 4 (25.00%) EJB
9 4 (25.00%) Spring

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (18.75%) DB2
4 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Log4j
4 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) XSLT
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) J2SE
4 5 (31.25%) JDBC
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (31.25%) XML Schema
5 4 (25.00%) EJB
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) DHTML
6 3 (18.75%) DOM
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JSP
6 3 (18.75%) Servlets
6 3 (18.75%) Struts
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) BPEL
3 3 (18.75%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) XPath
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook