The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for JMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Messaging Service (JMS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing JMS 0 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 2.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

JMS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 174 235 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.44% 29.38% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 754 562
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £480 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 - £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.65 - £12.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in Birmingham

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Birmingham