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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 193 196 213
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% 0.59% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £520 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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
952 1009 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.71% 17.35% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 692 803
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 40
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.87 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £126.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) EAI
3 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) NHibernate
3 8 (61.54%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
3 8 (61.54%) Entity Framework
3 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
4 7 (53.85%) REST
4 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
4 7 (53.85%) SOAP
4 7 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) Project Planning
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (38.46%) Dapper ORM
6 5 (38.46%) Apache
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 8 (61.54%) NHibernate
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) Entity Framework
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Dapper ORM
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) OAuth2
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) OAuth
6 3 (23.08%) Java EE
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Servlets
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) Fedora
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) EAI
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Project Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Kanban
8 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
9 1 (7.69%) Change Control
9 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.69%) Workflow
9 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) PowerHA
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) BMC
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle