The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 119 115
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Contract jobs citing JMS 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.098% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £325 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -45.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £273 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £378 £625
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 532 711 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.87% 34.94% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 2086 1662
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £303 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 76
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JMS in West Yorkshire

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in West Yorkshire

JMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMS in West Yorkshire

JMS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +21 2 £363 +11.53%
Halifax - 2 - -
JMS
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for JMS.

1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (42.86%) JDBC
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) JNI
4 3 (42.86%) NetBeans
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) WS-I
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) JSF
6 1 (14.29%) MongoDB

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Server Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Portal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) JDBC
1 3 (42.86%) JNI
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) WS-I
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Sun