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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 126 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing JMS 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.56% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £410 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £410 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
615 531 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.54% 19.20% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 309 230
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 42
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -1 3 £375 - 6
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
JMS
South East

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 12 (75.00%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) SOAP
4 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
5 9 (56.25%) WSDL
6 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
7 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) Toad
7 7 (43.75%) SDH
7 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (43.75%) JAXB
7 7 (43.75%) BEA
7 7 (43.75%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) MetaSolv
7 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
7 7 (43.75%) Migration
7 7 (43.75%) Cramer
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
9 4 (25.00%) HTTP
9 4 (25.00%) DB2
9 4 (25.00%) JUnit
9 4 (25.00%) SOA

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SDH
1 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
1 7 (43.75%) MPLS
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Toad
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Web Services
1 12 (75.00%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) SOAP
3 9 (56.25%) WSDL
4 7 (43.75%) JAXB
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) EJB
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 2 (12.50%) JavaBeans
6 2 (12.50%) JDBC
6 2 (12.50%) XSD
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) BEA
2 7 (43.75%) MetaSolv
2 7 (43.75%) Cramer
3 2 (12.50%) Software AG
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Google
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