The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 182 200 183
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 0.47% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Average daily rate
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£510 £431 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
901 1068 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.55% 17.60% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 744 710
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 32
Average hourly rate £21.22 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £14.50 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Java EE
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (30.00%) Rendezvous
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DMZ
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Hosting Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (30.00%) Rendezvous
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) JDBC
2 3 (30.00%) Servlets
2 3 (30.00%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) VSAM
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) zOS
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) EAI
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) COBOL
5 1 (10.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) 29West
3 2 (20.00%) Murex
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