The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 66 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing JMS 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 310 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.47% 28.76% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 185 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.75 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.51% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £38.50 £24.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
5 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 4 (44.44%) VXML
5 4 (44.44%) SaaS
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 4 (44.44%) CCXML
5 4 (44.44%) JBehave
6 3 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (33.33%) Gradle
6 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
6 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) SDH
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) JBehave
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) VXML
3 4 (44.44%) CCXML
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) WSDL
5 2 (22.22%) JAXB
6 1 (11.11%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) BEA
2 2 (22.22%) MetaSolv
2 2 (22.22%) Cramer