The table below looks at the statistics for JMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Rank 139 128 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing JMS 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.095% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.91% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£301 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £338 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £358 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
768 767 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.44% 26.28% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 478 386
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JMS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire +3 1 £340 - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
JMS
England

JMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) EJB
4 1 (25.00%) JSP

JMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (25.00%) JCAPS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle