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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 112 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing JMS 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 0.99% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£406 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% -7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- -14.79%
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
492 606 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.92% 22.95% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 348 226
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 5 £325 -18.75%
Bracknell -2 1 £475 +35.61%
Newbury - 1 £413 -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
JMS
South East

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) SOA
4 10 (52.63%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) JUnit
5 9 (47.37%) HTTP
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) Spring
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source
9 5 (26.32%) REST
9 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
9 5 (26.32%) UNIX
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) J2EE
9 5 (26.32%) OOP
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) Apache
10 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
10 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) Maven
10 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) Selenium
10 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
10 4 (21.05%) VXML
10 4 (21.05%) JBehave
10 4 (21.05%) SaaS
10 4 (21.05%) CCXML

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Liferay
3 2 (10.53%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) SDH
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) JBehave
3 3 (15.79%) Gradle
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) jMock
4 2 (10.53%) Toad
4 2 (10.53%) XMLSpy
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) SOA Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Portal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) J2EE
4 5 (26.32%) REST
4 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
5 4 (21.05%) VXML
5 4 (21.05%) CCXML
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) DOM
7 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) WSDL
7 2 (10.53%) JAXB
7 2 (10.53%) SAX
7 2 (10.53%) Middleware
7 2 (10.53%) Java EE
7 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.26%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) SOA
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Software AG
2 3 (15.79%) webMethods
3 2 (10.53%) MetaSolv
3 2 (10.53%) Cramer
3 2 (10.53%) BEA
4 1 (5.26%) Pega