The first table below looks at the demand for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 123 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing JMS 11 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.22% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 0.77% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £384 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +30.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
722 778 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.94% 28.89% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 410 543
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
JMS
England

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -1 6 £325 -7.14% 4
Cheshire +1 4 £439 +13.29% 1
Merseyside - - - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) J2EE
3 12 (41.38%) Spring
4 11 (37.93%) Java EE
5 10 (34.48%) IBM
6 9 (31.03%) Middleware
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) JDBC
7 8 (27.59%) .NET
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) JNDI
8 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) JPA
8 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (24.14%) REST
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
8 7 (24.14%) JSP
9 6 (20.69%) JUnit
9 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
9 6 (20.69%) NetBeans
9 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.69%) Mockito
9 6 (20.69%) JAX-RS
9 6 (20.69%) Java SE
10 5 (17.24%) Maven
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) JSON

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (13.79%) CICS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
1 6 (20.69%) NetBeans
1 6 (20.69%) JUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Mockito
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Designer
4 5 (17.24%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) J2EE
1 12 (41.38%) Spring
2 11 (37.93%) Java EE
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) Middleware
4 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) JDBC
4 8 (27.59%) JNDI
5 7 (24.14%) JPA
5 7 (24.14%) JSP
5 7 (24.14%) REST
6 6 (20.69%) JAX-RS
6 6 (20.69%) Java SE
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (17.24%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
8 4 (13.79%) Struts
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
1 4 (13.79%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) XPath
5 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) FatWire
3 4 (13.79%) Endeca
4 3 (10.34%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) Atlassian