The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 19
Contract jobs citing JMS 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.67% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.06% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.58%  
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 79 33 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 35.27% 27.50% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 29
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Northern Ireland

JMS
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

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

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (100.00%) Metaprogramming
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Metaprogramming
1 3 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle