The first table below looks at the demand for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 109 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing JMS 9 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.25% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 0.92% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -0.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +30.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
598 546 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 27.42% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 316 288
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
JMS
England

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMS across the West Midlands region.

JMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the West Midlands region.

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Warwickshire - 8 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 8 (80.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) JMX
4 7 (70.00%) Internet
4 7 (70.00%) ATG
4 7 (70.00%) CMS
4 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (70.00%) XSLT
4 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (70.00%) B2C
4 7 (70.00%) Struts
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (70.00%) JBoss
4 7 (70.00%) Apache
4 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (70.00%) JDBC
4 7 (70.00%) JSP
4 7 (70.00%) Servlets
4 7 (70.00%) Content Management
4 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 7 (70.00%) Endeca
4 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (70.00%) QA
4 7 (70.00%) Load Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Software Architecture
4 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (70.00%) CMS
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (70.00%) Apache
1 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Riak
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) JMX
3 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (70.00%) XSLT
3 7 (70.00%) Struts
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) JDBC
3 7 (70.00%) JSP
3 7 (70.00%) Servlets
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (70.00%) B2C
1 7 (70.00%) Content Management
1 7 (70.00%) Load Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Software Architecture
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) EAI
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) Erlang
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) ATG
2 7 (70.00%) JBoss
2 7 (70.00%) Endeca
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft