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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 141 150
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9  
Contract jobs citing JMS 12 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.92% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +14.21% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.75

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 897 1043 905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.25% 26.18% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 714 568
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.75 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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
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 3 months to 25 April 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
Manchester +5 6 £350 -12.50% 3
Merseyside - 3 £450 - 1
Cheshire +25 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
JMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) J2EE
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (31.82%) JDBC
5 6 (27.27%) Servlets
5 6 (27.27%) EJB
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) HTTP
5 6 (27.27%) SSL
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) MySQL
6 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
6 5 (22.73%) JSP
6 5 (22.73%) Unix
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) High Availability
6 5 (22.73%) BDD

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 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
6 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
1 6 (27.27%) SSL
2 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) MarkLogic
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) CruiseControl
3 2 (9.09%) EasyMock
3 2 (9.09%) Gradle
3 2 (9.09%) JBehave
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Mockito
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Product Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Pega Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Web Architect
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
2 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) JDBC
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) EJB
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) Servlets
5 5 (22.73%) JSP
5 5 (22.73%) REST
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) EDIFACT
6 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 4 (18.18%) Middleware
6 4 (18.18%) ODBC
6 4 (18.18%) Struts
7 3 (13.64%) CSS3
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) Java EE
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) BDD
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) High Availability
4 4 (18.18%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Management
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) ActionScript
3 4 (18.18%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) OCMJD
2 1 (4.55%) OCPJP
2 1 (4.55%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Capistrano
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Axway
4 3 (13.64%) Google
5 2 (9.09%) Pega
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) Sybase
6 1 (4.55%) Chordiant
6 1 (4.55%) Guidewire
6 1 (4.55%) Kony
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) Yahoo!
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