The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 107 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing JMS 13 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 1.27% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £39.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+40.12% -21.50%
JMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
518 550 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.19% 21.96% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 270 267
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.65 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMS across the Berkshire region.

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 12 £450 - 1
JMS
South East

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMS.

1 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 22 (75.86%) WebSphere
3 21 (72.41%) DataPower
4 19 (65.52%) High Availability
5 18 (62.07%) DB2
6 17 (58.62%) HTTP
7 16 (55.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
9 14 (48.28%) XML
10 13 (44.83%) SOAP
11 12 (41.38%) Linux
11 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (37.93%) Clustering
12 11 (37.93%) Windows
12 11 (37.93%) AIX
12 11 (37.93%) Solaris
12 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
12 11 (37.93%) WSDL
12 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (37.93%) Big Data
12 11 (37.93%) Low Latency
13 10 (34.48%) IBM Certification
14 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (27.59%) Middleware
15 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
16 7 (24.14%) Java
17 5 (17.24%) EJB
18 4 (13.79%) Finance
18 4 (13.79%) SQL
18 4 (13.79%) Web Services

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (75.86%) WebSphere
2 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) HTTP
2 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) DB2
2 11 (37.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (48.28%) XML
3 13 (44.83%) SOAP
4 11 (37.93%) WSDL
5 8 (27.59%) Middleware
6 5 (17.24%) EJB
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) JSP
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) J2EE
8 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (6.90%) RESTful
9 2 (6.90%) JavaBeans
9 2 (6.90%) Ajax
9 2 (6.90%) Java EE
9 2 (6.90%) JSTL
9 2 (6.90%) CSS
10 1 (3.45%) Servlets
10 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) DataPower
2 11 (37.93%) Clustering
3 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) AIX
2 11 (37.93%) Solaris
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) High Availability
2 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Low Latency
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Garbage Collection
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) SOA
7 1 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Google