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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 125 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 2.87% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
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
367 453 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.20% 17.94% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 241 233
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.69 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £43.75 £35.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 1 - -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
1 4 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Presales

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) IBM