The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 148 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing JMS 8 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 2.41% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £333 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £354
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +5.37%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 789 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.11% 24.92% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 449 336
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.29 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +38.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £136.50 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
Manchester -7 5 £500 +42.85% 1
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
4 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
5 13 (41.94%) J2EE
5 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) HTTP
8 10 (32.26%) Maven
8 10 (32.26%) Java EE
8 10 (32.26%) AMQP
9 9 (29.03%) Open Source
9 9 (29.03%) Grails
9 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
9 9 (29.03%) Servlets
9 9 (29.03%) XML
9 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
9 9 (29.03%) J2SE
10 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 8 (25.81%) JDBC
10 8 (25.81%) Scrum
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
1 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
2 7 (22.58%) Confluence
3 6 (19.35%) CICS
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.45%) JBoss
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 10 (32.26%) AMQP
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) ATM
4 2 (6.45%) SMTP
4 2 (6.45%) MQTT
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (22.58%) Big Data
4 6 (19.35%) DB2
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (12.90%) Hazelcast
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
2 10 (32.26%) Maven
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
4 7 (22.58%) Subversion
4 7 (22.58%) Ant
4 7 (22.58%) JUnit
4 7 (22.58%) Mercurial
4 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
4 7 (22.58%) Gradle
5 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.23%) NetBeans
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) J2EE
2 10 (32.26%) Java EE
3 9 (29.03%) J2SE
3 9 (29.03%) Servlets
3 9 (29.03%) XML
3 9 (29.03%) Grails
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) JDBC
5 7 (22.58%) EJB
5 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) JSON
6 6 (19.35%) Spring
6 6 (19.35%) JNDI
6 6 (19.35%) JSP
7 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
7 4 (12.90%) XSLT
8 3 (9.68%) SAX
8 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (9.68%) Middleware
8 3 (9.68%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Open Source
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
3 6 (19.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
1 17 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) MapReduce
5 7 (22.58%) User Stories
5 7 (22.58%) Software Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.45%) BPEL
9 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) XPath
3 2 (6.45%) Scala
3 2 (6.45%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
1 7 (22.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
1 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
3 7 (22.58%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft