The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 235 138 177
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +39
Contract jobs citing JMS 11 92 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 1.10% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 4.61% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 67 21
Average daily rate £350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £322 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2253 1995 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.22% 23.80% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1035 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JMS
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -10 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -54 3 £338 -3.57%
Berkshire -29 2 £413 -2.94%
Kent - 2 £110 -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (92.59%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SOAP
3 14 (51.85%) XML
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 12 (44.44%) Spring
6 11 (40.74%) J2EE
6 11 (40.74%) Web Services
7 9 (33.33%) SOA
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) EJB
8 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Struts
10 6 (22.22%) XSLT
10 6 (22.22%) Subversion
11 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
11 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
11 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
11 5 (18.52%) WSDL
11 5 (18.52%) REST
12 4 (14.81%) Struts2
12 4 (14.81%) IBM
12 4 (14.81%) Middleware
12 4 (14.81%) JUnit
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) CSS

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (3.70%) JCAPS
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) RTP
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) Toad
6 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.70%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) SOAP
2 14 (51.85%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) Spring
4 11 (40.74%) Web Services
4 11 (40.74%) J2EE
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) EJB
7 6 (22.22%) Struts
7 6 (22.22%) XSLT
8 5 (18.52%) WSDL
8 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) REST
9 4 (14.81%) Struts2
9 4 (14.81%) Ajax
9 4 (14.81%) Middleware
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) JDBC
10 3 (11.11%) Java EE
10 3 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mashup
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) E-business
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) RAD
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) ABAP
5 3 (11.11%) SAPscript
6 2 (7.41%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) BC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) Software AG
4 2 (7.41%) webMethods
4 2 (7.41%) Axway
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe