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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 102 119 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing JMS 17 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.16% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% 0.74% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £403 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £423 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+29.86% -20.00%
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
531 538 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.90% 21.07% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 300 217
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 48
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Reading - 14 £450 -
JMS
South East

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (70.83%) XML
1 17 (70.83%) HTTP
2 15 (62.50%) IBM
2 15 (62.50%) SOAP
3 14 (58.33%) WebSphere
4 13 (54.17%) DataPower
4 13 (54.17%) High Availability
4 13 (54.17%) WSDL
5 12 (50.00%) DB2
5 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (45.83%) Big Data
6 11 (45.83%) Low Latency
7 10 (41.67%) Java
8 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
9 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (25.00%) Middleware
11 6 (25.00%) EJB
12 5 (20.83%) Web Services
12 5 (20.83%) Linux
13 4 (16.67%) UNIX
13 4 (16.67%) JUnit
13 4 (16.67%) J2EE
14 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 3 (12.50%) SQL
14 3 (12.50%) JSP
14 3 (12.50%) Windows
14 3 (12.50%) AIX
14 3 (12.50%) Solaris

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) HTTP
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) DB2
2 11 (45.83%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) XMLSpy
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (8.33%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) XML
2 15 (62.50%) SOAP
3 13 (54.17%) WSDL
4 8 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (25.00%) Middleware
5 6 (25.00%) EJB
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (12.50%) JSP
8 3 (12.50%) XSD
8 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (8.33%) JSTL
9 2 (8.33%) Spring
9 2 (8.33%) JavaBeans
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (8.33%) JDBC
9 2 (8.33%) HTML
10 1 (4.17%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) DataPower
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) High Availability
2 11 (45.83%) Low Latency
3 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
6 2 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.33%) webMethods
2 2 (8.33%) Software AG
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Google