The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 100 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19  
Contract jobs citing JMS 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.89% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.08% -25.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £471 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.70% +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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 448 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.24% 25.07% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 313 230
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JMS.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) EDIFACT
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) ODBC
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) JDBC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ActionScript
3 4 (57.14%) Axway
3 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) Servlets
5 2 (28.57%) EJB
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Product Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Pega Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) EDIFACT
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) ODBC
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) EJB
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) ActionScript
1 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 2.0
1 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 3.0
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Axway
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Pega
4 1 (14.29%) SAP