The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 118 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.036% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.42% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
454 475 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.76% 17.04% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 233 144
Average daily rate £378 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.18 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) EAI
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Talend
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) RPG
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) FTP
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Vitria
6 2 (15.38%) AIX

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
1 4 (30.77%) JCAPS
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessWare
1 2 (15.38%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) ERwin
2 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior AS400 Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) PhoneGap
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
2 2 (15.38%) iSeries
2 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) EAI
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) DSDM
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) RPG
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) RPG/400
2 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (15.38%) Talend
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Vitria
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