Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for JMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMS over the 6 months to 28 July 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)
England > North West
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 204 212
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -44
Contract jobs citing JMS 18 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.68% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 16
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £400
90th Percentile £490 £438 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -12.63% +26.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1818 1965 1712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.71% 25.57% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1354 1094
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £268
90th Percentile £500 £513 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 56 43
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +21.84%
10th Percentile £17.90 £19.40 £15.63
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.33 £46.07
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.14% +1.37% +4.29%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in the North West

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in the North West

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in the North West over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in the North West

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the North West region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 9 £350 -6.67% 3
Merseyside -9 3 £450 +22.28%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cheshire +17 1 £425 +6.25%
JMS
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 North West region with a requirement for JMS.

1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) IBM
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
6 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) FTP
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) EJB
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (27.78%) Spring
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
8 4 (22.22%) Gradle
8 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) EDIFACT
8 4 (22.22%) Axway
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) JDBC
8 4 (22.22%) JSP

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 4 (22.22%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) AMQP
4 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (16.67%) DB2
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Gradle
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (11.11%) Spock
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Product Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Pega Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) E-Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 5 (27.78%) EJB
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) EDIFACT
4 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) JDBC
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) ODBC
4 4 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) Servlets
5 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) Struts
5 3 (16.67%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Grails
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) JPA
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) B2B
4 2 (11.11%) BPEL
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
3 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (16.67%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCPD
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) OCMJD
3 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
3 1 (5.56%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Squid
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Axway
4 2 (11.11%) Pega
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Chordiant
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase