The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 221 203 197
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing JMS 27 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.28% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £642
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.48%
JMS
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

JMS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMS across the South East region.

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Berkshire +8 13 £475 +18.75% 2
Hampshire -14 7 £394 +12.50% 1
Surrey +2 5 £900 +140.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £425 +6.25%
West Sussex - - - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (69.05%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) SOA
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 17 (40.48%) REST
5 16 (38.10%) SOAP
6 15 (35.71%) Oracle
7 14 (33.33%) JUnit
7 14 (33.33%) Web Services
8 13 (30.95%) Spring
9 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
10 10 (23.81%) Maven
10 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
10 10 (23.81%) HTTP
10 10 (23.81%) OO
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) J2EE
11 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.05%) Middleware
12 8 (19.05%) webMethods
12 8 (19.05%) SAP
12 8 (19.05%) Linux
12 8 (19.05%) EAI
13 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
13 7 (16.67%) Software AG
13 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
13 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
13 7 (16.67%) Selenium

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) Liferay
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) DMZ
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) JUnit
2 10 (23.81%) Maven
3 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (16.67%) Selenium
4 6 (14.29%) Gradle
5 5 (11.90%) Ant
6 4 (9.52%) JBehave
7 3 (7.14%) Checkstyle
7 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.14%) FindBugs
7 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.76%) jMock
8 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.76%) Hudson
8 2 (4.76%) XMLSpy
9 1 (2.38%) Toad
9 1 (2.38%) JIRA
9 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (14.29%) Billing
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 3 (7.14%) SOA Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Portal Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) webMethods Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) XML
2 17 (40.48%) REST
3 16 (38.10%) SOAP
4 14 (33.33%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) Spring
6 9 (21.43%) J2EE
7 8 (19.05%) Middleware
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
9 6 (14.29%) SAP PI
9 6 (14.29%) MSMQ
10 5 (11.90%) Ajax
11 4 (9.52%) CCXML
11 4 (9.52%) VXML
11 4 (9.52%) Java EE
11 4 (9.52%) JSON
11 4 (9.52%) EJB
11 4 (9.52%) HTML
11 4 (9.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) SUSE
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) SOA
2 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
2 10 (23.81%) OO
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) EAI
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) Data Management
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
8 3 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) ITSM
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Demand Management
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) XQuery
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) webMethods
2 8 (19.05%) SAP
3 7 (16.67%) Software AG
4 5 (11.90%) JBoss
5 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Pega