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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 50 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6  
Contract jobs citing JMS 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 3.04% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £381 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% -3.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +12.17% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 151 263 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 28.12% 27.09% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 189 163
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Knutsford +4 1 £338 -20.58%
JMS
North West

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JMS.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax

JMS
Top Related 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (50.00%) EasyMock
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) JMX
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Struts2
3 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Chordiant
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Kony
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) Yahoo!