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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 134 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing JMS 14 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 2.47% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
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£500 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
820 770 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.73% 27.17% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 429 332
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £22.20 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 9 £500 +42.85% 6
Cheshire -6 2 £439 +2.09%
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (93.94%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
5 15 (45.45%) J2EE
5 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
6 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 11 (33.33%) J2SE
8 11 (33.33%) Maven
8 11 (33.33%) Java EE
8 11 (33.33%) Grails
8 11 (33.33%) AMQP
9 10 (30.30%) Open Source
9 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
9 10 (30.30%) Servlets
9 10 (30.30%) XML
9 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
9 10 (30.30%) HTTP
10 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
10 9 (27.27%) JDBC
11 8 (24.24%) Web Services
11 8 (24.24%) .NET
11 8 (24.24%) IBM
11 8 (24.24%) Internet
11 8 (24.24%) Scrum
11 8 (24.24%) Hadoop

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
2 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.21%) Confluence
3 7 (21.21%) CICS
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) AMQP
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
3 8 (24.24%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) MQTT
5 2 (6.06%) ATM
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle Database
2 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.21%) Big Data
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (21.21%) DB2
4 6 (18.18%) Hazelcast
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 11 (33.33%) Maven
3 8 (24.24%) Gradle
3 8 (24.24%) JIRA
4 7 (21.21%) Subversion
4 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.21%) Mercurial
4 7 (21.21%) Ant
4 7 (21.21%) JUnit
5 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.03%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ATM Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) J2EE
2 11 (33.33%) J2SE
2 11 (33.33%) Java EE
2 11 (33.33%) Grails
3 10 (30.30%) Servlets
3 10 (30.30%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) JDBC
5 8 (24.24%) Web Services
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
5 8 (24.24%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) JNDI
6 7 (21.21%) JSON
6 7 (21.21%) JSP
6 7 (21.21%) EJB
7 4 (12.12%) XML Schema
7 4 (12.12%) XSLT
7 4 (12.12%) Apache Camel
8 3 (9.09%) Apache CXF
8 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 7 (21.21%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (21.21%) Mainframe
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.21%) User Stories
5 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 2 (6.06%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) XPath
3 3 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Vagrant
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
1 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) Atlassian
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft