The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
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 Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 93 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.84% 15.60% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 52 42
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £428 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £11.93 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £23.30 £13.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Talend