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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 140 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing JMS 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.39% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £401 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.76% +8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £336 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £439 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £39.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -21.50%
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
835 722 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 23.77% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 442 416
Average daily rate £370 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -14 8 £500 +45.45% 7
Merseyside - 2 £550 -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) SOA
6 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
6 6 (35.29%) XSD
6 6 (35.29%) WSDL
6 6 (35.29%) SOAP
6 6 (35.29%) Middleware
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Java EE
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
6 6 (35.29%) Open Source
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 6 (35.29%) Big Data
6 6 (35.29%) SDLC
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (29.41%) XSLT
7 5 (29.41%) PeopleSoft

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (23.53%) Confluence
5 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (11.76%) CMS
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
7 1 (5.88%) JBoss
7 1 (5.88%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle TCA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
1 4 (23.53%) AMQP
2 3 (17.65%) SMTP
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
3 4 (23.53%) Gradle
3 4 (23.53%) Ant
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SOA Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SOA Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) WSDL
2 6 (35.29%) Middleware
2 6 (35.29%) XSD
2 6 (35.29%) Java EE
2 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) XSLT
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) EJB
5 3 (17.65%) EDI
5 3 (17.65%) EDIFACT
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (17.65%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) WebCenter
6 2 (11.76%) JPA
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
3 3 (17.65%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.76%) Teradata
4 2 (11.76%) Endeca
4 2 (11.76%) Retek
4 2 (11.76%) Hortonworks
4 2 (11.76%) ATG
4 2 (11.76%) Stellent
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Eloqua