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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 108 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing JMS 28 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.27% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 0.92% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.25
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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
796 873 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.18% 29.98% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 474 576
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 £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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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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 +10 22 £340 -2.85% 4
Cheshire +7 3 £439 +13.29% 1
Merseyside - - - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (55.00%) Spring
3 16 (40.00%) Java EE
4 15 (37.50%) Linux
5 14 (35.00%) Web Services
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
6 13 (32.50%) XML
7 12 (30.00%) J2EE
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (30.00%) Eclipse
7 12 (30.00%) IBM
7 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (27.50%) EJB
8 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
9 10 (25.00%) Windows
9 10 (25.00%) XSLT
9 10 (25.00%) Middleware
9 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) JPA
9 10 (25.00%) RESTful
10 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Maven
10 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
10 9 (22.50%) JSP
10 9 (22.50%) Servlets
10 9 (22.50%) JAX-RS
11 8 (20.00%) Hazelcast

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.50%) Confluence
4 4 (10.00%) CICS
5 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.00%) Liferay
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) AMQP
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Hazelcast
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (22.50%) Maven
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) JUnit
4 7 (17.50%) NetBeans
5 5 (12.50%) Gradle
6 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (7.50%) Mockito
8 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium
8 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (15.00%) Designer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) Spring
2 16 (40.00%) Java EE
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 13 (32.50%) XML
5 12 (30.00%) J2EE
6 11 (27.50%) EJB
7 10 (25.00%) XSLT
7 10 (25.00%) Middleware
7 10 (25.00%) JPA
7 10 (25.00%) RESTful
8 9 (22.50%) JAX-RS
8 9 (22.50%) JSP
8 9 (22.50%) Servlets
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) J2SE
9 8 (20.00%) XML Schema
9 8 (20.00%) DOM
9 8 (20.00%) JDBC
9 8 (20.00%) JNDI
9 8 (20.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) UML
7 3 (7.50%) EAI
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Functional Programming
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) Website Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) XPath
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
1 12 (30.00%) IBM
1 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (20.00%) JBoss
3 7 (17.50%) Atlassian
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Sun
5 1 (2.50%) FatWire
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Endeca
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