The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 28 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing JMS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% 0.33% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.76% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £540 £525 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 148 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 46.25% 43.56% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 97 104
Median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +11.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for JMS.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Mockito
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) BPMN

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) BPMN
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript