The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 132 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 15 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.21% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.45% 1.28% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£238 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 - £28.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 - £36.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £23.75 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -21.87%
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England

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

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
611 390 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.88% 16.43% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 166 246
Average daily rate £391 £343 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £504 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 34
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £10.60 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -21 7 - - 4
Bedfordshire - 2 £575 - 2
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (84.38%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) J2EE
3 22 (68.75%) XML
4 20 (62.50%) IBM
5 19 (59.38%) SQL
5 19 (59.38%) Finance
6 18 (56.25%) DB2
7 17 (53.13%) WebSphere
8 16 (50.00%) Manufacturing
8 16 (50.00%) Oracle
9 15 (46.88%) UNIX
10 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
10 14 (43.75%) Linux
11 13 (40.63%) Retail
11 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
11 13 (40.63%) HTML
12 12 (37.50%) Web Services
12 12 (37.50%) Degree
13 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
13 11 (34.38%) JMS
13 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
14 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
14 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
14 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
15 9 (28.13%) OO
15 9 (28.13%) XSLT
16 8 (25.00%) Struts
16 8 (25.00%) Windows
16 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (25.00%) Ajax

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (53.13%) WebSphere
2 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (15.63%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.38%) CICS
6 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Tridion
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) DB2
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 10 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 6 (18.75%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (15.63%) MySQL
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.13%) OLTP
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
1 7 (21.88%) Log4j
1 7 (21.88%) Ant
1 7 (21.88%) JUnit
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (15.63%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Lombardi
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (40.63%) Retail
4 6 (18.75%) Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Middleware Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Operational Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) J2EE
2 22 (68.75%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) Web Services
5 11 (34.38%) JMS
6 9 (28.13%) XSLT
7 8 (25.00%) Struts
7 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 7 (21.88%) XMLBeans
8 7 (21.88%) Servlets
8 7 (21.88%) SOAP
9 6 (18.75%) Flash
10 5 (15.63%) REST
10 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.63%) Spring
10 5 (15.63%) JSON
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) CSS
11 3 (9.38%) ISPF
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Web 2.0
3 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) UNIX
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) HPUX
4 7 (21.88%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
2 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) Content Management
5 6 (18.75%) UML
5 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 6 (18.75%) System Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.50%) ETL
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.25%) RAD
9 2 (6.25%) Logistics
9 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) XPath
4 7 (21.88%) VBA
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.50%) JCL
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) COBOL
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.63%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) RACF
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) IBM
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Interwoven
4 6 (18.75%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
6 3 (9.38%) Syncsort
7 2 (6.25%) ATG
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Martini
7 2 (6.25%) Elastic Path
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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