Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMS over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 174 175
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing JMS 18 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 1.20% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% -10.53% +24.59%
10th Percentile £275 £419 £433
90th Percentile £590 £525 £488
England median daily rate £535 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +7.00% +5.82% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -

JMS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,223 1,419 1,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.97% 25.98% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 862 726
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +7.93% -2.78%
10th Percentile £256 £271 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £511
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +9.89% -23.53%
10th Percentile £14.01 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £30.58 £43.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in the West Midlands

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in the West Midlands

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMS in the West Midlands

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in the West Midlands

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 9 £531 +25.00% 6
Staffordshire +13 4 £300 -
Coventry - 2 £390 - 1
JMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JMS.

1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) XML
3 11 (61.11%) REST
4 9 (50.00%) Maven
4 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) Servlets
5 8 (44.44%) Spring
5 8 (44.44%) RESTful
6 7 (38.89%) SOAP
7 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (27.78%) HTTP
8 5 (27.78%) JDBC
8 5 (27.78%) UML
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) J2SE
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) Mockito
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 4 (22.22%) JSP
9 4 (22.22%) Struts
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) TDD

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Anypoint
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) Mule ESB
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (5.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) JasperReports
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) Mockito
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) DbUnit
4 3 (16.67%) jMock
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) Gradle
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) XML
2 11 (61.11%) REST
3 8 (44.44%) RESTful
3 8 (44.44%) Servlets
3 8 (44.44%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (27.78%) J2SE
6 5 (27.78%) JDBC
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (22.22%) JSP
7 4 (22.22%) Struts
8 3 (16.67%) CORBA
8 3 (16.67%) EJB
8 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) Java EE
8 3 (16.67%) JPA
8 3 (16.67%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Apigee
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 2 (11.11%) WSO2
3 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Unisys