The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
151 101 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.53% 13.38% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 55 60
Median daily rate £375 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 17
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MQSeries
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase