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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 151 158 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing JMS 19 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.18% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 0.78% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 13
Average daily rate £375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.75 -
JMS
England

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
1016 897 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.92% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 568 428
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
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 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +6 12 £400 -
Manchester -6 5 £369 -26.25% 2
Merseyside +3 2 £368 -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (82.76%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Oracle
3 19 (65.52%) XML
4 15 (51.72%) J2EE
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Web Services
5 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
6 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) Servlets
6 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
7 12 (41.38%) EJB
7 12 (41.38%) JSP
7 12 (41.38%) Finance
8 11 (37.93%) Struts
9 10 (34.48%) DB2
9 10 (34.48%) IBM
9 10 (34.48%) SDLC
10 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
10 9 (31.03%) CICS
10 9 (31.03%) JBoss
10 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
10 9 (31.03%) Project Management
10 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
10 9 (31.03%) TDD
10 9 (31.03%) Subversion
11 8 (27.59%) Maven
11 8 (27.59%) Service Management
11 8 (27.59%) CMMI
11 8 (27.59%) PRINCE

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
2 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
3 9 (31.03%) CICS
3 9 (31.03%) JBoss
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.90%) Node.js
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) DB2
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.90%) Hazelcast
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.90%) Redis
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 8 (27.59%) ClearCase
2 8 (27.59%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Log4j
5 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SOA Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) XML
2 15 (51.72%) J2EE
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 13 (44.83%) Servlets
5 12 (41.38%) EJB
5 12 (41.38%) JSP
6 11 (37.93%) Struts
7 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
8 8 (27.59%) WSDL
8 8 (27.59%) XSD
9 6 (20.69%) JDBC
9 6 (20.69%) REST
9 6 (20.69%) RESTful
9 6 (20.69%) XSLT
10 5 (17.24%) J2SE
10 5 (17.24%) Spring
10 5 (17.24%) XML Schema
11 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (10.34%) Middleware
12 3 (10.34%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
2 8 (27.59%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (27.59%) PMI
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) SDLC
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) CMMI
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) RUP
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
5 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) BPEL
7 3 (10.34%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (10.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) Assembly Language
4 8 (27.59%) COBOL
5 5 (17.24%) XPath
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) Go
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) PMI Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) PhD
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) IBM
3 8 (27.59%) Chordiant
4 5 (17.24%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter
7 1 (3.45%) Facebook