The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
England / South West
Rank 124 136 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Contract jobs citing JMS 16 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 0.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £413 £475 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +57.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £435 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £515 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +12.17% +0.64%  
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 743 705 764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.60% 24.37% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 468 498
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in the South West

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMS in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in the South West

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 - 1
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for JMS.

1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 25 (83.33%) XML
3 24 (80.00%) Web Services
4 23 (76.67%) Oracle
5 19 (63.33%) SOAP
6 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
6 18 (60.00%) Spring
6 18 (60.00%) WebSphere
7 17 (56.67%) J2EE
8 16 (53.33%) JSP
8 16 (53.33%) Struts
8 16 (53.33%) JBoss
8 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
9 15 (50.00%) XSLT
10 14 (46.67%) ATG
10 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
10 14 (46.67%) iPad
10 14 (46.67%) High Availability
11 13 (43.33%) JDBC
12 12 (40.00%) Servlets
12 12 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (40.00%) HTML
12 12 (40.00%) JMX
12 12 (40.00%) B2B
12 12 (40.00%) B2C
12 12 (40.00%) Internet
12 12 (40.00%) Apache
12 12 (40.00%) Software Architecture
12 12 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (40.00%) CMS

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 18 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 18 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (53.33%) JBoss
3 12 (40.00%) Apache
3 12 (40.00%) CMS
3 12 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (13.33%) Confluence
5 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) Anypoint
6 1 (3.33%) Mule
6 1 (3.33%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) AMQP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Endeca
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) Big Data
3 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (13.33%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.00%) DB2
6 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Ant
1 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
1 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.67%) Gradle
4 2 (6.67%) Hudson
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Traffic Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) XML
2 24 (80.00%) Web Services
3 19 (63.33%) SOAP
4 18 (60.00%) Spring
5 17 (56.67%) J2EE
6 16 (53.33%) JSP
6 16 (53.33%) Struts
7 15 (50.00%) XSLT
8 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
9 13 (43.33%) JDBC
10 12 (40.00%) HTML
10 12 (40.00%) JMX
10 12 (40.00%) Servlets
11 11 (36.67%) CSS
12 9 (30.00%) EJB
13 8 (26.67%) .NET
14 7 (23.33%) REST
15 6 (20.00%) Ajax
16 5 (16.67%) JSON
17 4 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) iPad
2 12 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 14 (46.67%) High Availability
3 12 (40.00%) B2B
3 12 (40.00%) B2C
3 12 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (40.00%) Content Management
3 12 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 10 (33.33%) SOA
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Microservices
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) OO
9 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) ATG
3 2 (6.67%) BEA
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) VeriFone
4 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
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