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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing JMS 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
605 667 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.61% 25.64% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 409 328
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JMS.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Log4j
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Misys