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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 107 127 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Contract jobs citing JMS 16 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.074% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 0.38% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 19
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 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.75 - £45.00
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
625 525 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.11% 19.29% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 316 221
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 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 13 £450 -
JMS
South East

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (83.33%) XML
2 19 (79.17%) SOAP
3 17 (70.83%) WSDL
4 16 (66.67%) HTTP
5 15 (62.50%) WebSphere
6 12 (50.00%) High Availability
6 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) IBM
6 12 (50.00%) Java
7 11 (45.83%) DataPower
7 11 (45.83%) Big Data
7 11 (45.83%) Low Latency
8 10 (41.67%) DB2
9 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 7 (29.17%) TDD
11 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
12 5 (20.83%) Oracle
12 5 (20.83%) Middleware
12 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
13 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
13 4 (16.67%) MPLS
13 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 4 (16.67%) BEA
13 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) HTTP
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) SDH
3 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Big Data
2 10 (41.67%) DB2
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Toad
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) XMLSpy
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (8.33%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) 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%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) XML
2 19 (79.17%) SOAP
3 17 (70.83%) WSDL
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (20.83%) Middleware
7 4 (16.67%) EJB
7 4 (16.67%) JAXB
8 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (12.50%) XSD
9 2 (8.33%) JavaBeans
9 2 (8.33%) J2EE
9 2 (8.33%) JDBC
9 2 (8.33%) JSP
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) Spring
10 1 (4.17%) Ajax
10 1 (4.17%) JSTL
10 1 (4.17%) HTML
10 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) DataPower
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) High Availability
2 11 (45.83%) Low Latency
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (8.33%) UML
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
9 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) BEA
3 4 (16.67%) MetaSolv
3 4 (16.67%) Cramer
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.33%) webMethods
4 2 (8.33%) Software AG
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Google