The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 123 121
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.078% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.46% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £250 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £373 £445
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -16.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
313 431 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.62% 16.89% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 264 217
Median daily rate £450 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) NSubstitute
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NSubstitute
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft