The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - 123 122
Contract jobs citing JMS 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.22% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.90% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
705 664 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.38% 24.75% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 427 331
Average daily rate £383 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Lucene
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) HornetQ

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (50.00%) HornetQ
2 2 (50.00%) Lucene
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) WebCenter
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle