The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 75
Contract jobs citing JMS 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.11% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.64% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 270 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.60% 29.44% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 210 181
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing JMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in Cheshire

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JMS.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Struts2
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Chordiant
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Yahoo!