The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 64 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing JMS 7 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.92% 1.15% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 3.51% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Average daily rate
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£295 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.48%
JMS
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 171 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.13% 32.63% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JMS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Watford -2 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £290 -
JMS
East of England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) MQSeries
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) OO
3 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
3 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (69.23%) J2EE
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle
4 9 (69.23%) Ant
4 9 (69.23%) JUnit
4 9 (69.23%) Servlets
4 9 (69.23%) Struts
4 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 9 (69.23%) XSLT
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 9 (69.23%) HPUX
4 9 (69.23%) Solaris
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
4 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
4 9 (69.23%) IBM
4 9 (69.23%) Interwoven
4 9 (69.23%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) Manufacturing
4 9 (69.23%) Log4j
4 9 (69.23%) Retail

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (100.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) RDBMS
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Ant
1 9 (69.23%) JUnit
1 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
1 9 (69.23%) Log4j
1 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Manufacturing
2 9 (69.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) XSLT
2 9 (69.23%) XMLBeans
2 9 (69.23%) Ajax
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) J2EE
2 9 (69.23%) Servlets
2 9 (69.23%) Struts
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) XHTML
4 4 (30.77%) JSTL
4 4 (30.77%) JDBC
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Web 2.0
2 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
3 3 (23.08%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) HPUX
1 9 (69.23%) Solaris
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OO
2 9 (69.23%) Content Management
2 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Database Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) RAD
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) XPath
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Interwoven
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) ATG
3 4 (30.77%) Blue Martini
3 4 (30.77%) Elastic Path