The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 29 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 62 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Contract jobs citing JMS 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.93% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £540 £525 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £537 £499
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 266 215 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 42.90% 36.32% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 637 940
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.62% -48.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £15.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.75 £50.00
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 Oxfordshire

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in Oxfordshire

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Oxfordshire

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Oxford +2 1 £540 +2.85% 2
JMS
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for JMS.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Mockito
2 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) GitHub
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Camel
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Pair Programming
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) JBoss
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (75.00%) EJB
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) BPMN
4 5 (62.50%) BPEL

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) JBoss
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (87.50%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Mockito
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Camel
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) EJB
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Pair Programming
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) BPEL
4 5 (62.50%) BPMN
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Python