The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for JMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Messaging Service (JMS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 71 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing JMS 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 2.16% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

JMS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 134 232 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.55% 22.81% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 147 168
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

JMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing JMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JMS in Reading

JMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMS in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for JMS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Ehcache
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) OSGi
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

JMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ehcache
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) OSGi
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat