The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 30 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.

Java Messaging Service (JMS)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JMS 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.72% - 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £481 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 146 120 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.87% 26.67% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 67 85
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £54.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Essex

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in Essex

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £481 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
JMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for JMS.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) JPA
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (50.00%) XSD
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (50.00%) EJB
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) EclipseLink
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) AccuRev
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JPA
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) EclipseLink
4 4 (50.00%) EJB
4 4 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) XSD
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM