The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK / England
Rank 555 556 540
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 22 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.077% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 20
Median daily rate £475 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £297 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £514 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £453
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7163 7664 7944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.28% 16.78% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4609 4860 5070
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 224 286
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in England

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in England

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in England

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in England

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 12 £515 +15.73% 2
South West +13 3 £393 +18.93%
East Midlands +3 3 £473 +11.17%
Midlands - 2 £450 -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 39 (54.17%) IBM
2 38 (52.78%) Unix
3 35 (48.61%) WebSphere
4 31 (43.06%) Oracle
5 30 (41.67%) Java
6 27 (37.50%) Windows
6 27 (37.50%) Solaris
6 27 (37.50%) Linux
7 24 (33.33%) ITIL
8 23 (31.94%) SQL
9 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 19 (26.39%) Middleware
11 18 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (25.00%) AIX
12 17 (23.61%) Release Management
13 16 (22.22%) J2EE
13 16 (22.22%) DB2
14 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
14 15 (20.83%) JMS
15 14 (19.44%) Web Services
15 14 (19.44%) XML
15 14 (19.44%) IBM Integration Bus
16 13 (18.06%) Problem Management
16 13 (18.06%) Finance
16 13 (18.06%) OS/390
16 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
17 12 (16.67%) Perl
17 12 (16.67%) Change Management
18 11 (15.28%) Banking
18 11 (15.28%) SOAP

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (48.61%) WebSphere
2 18 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
4 11 (15.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 11 (15.28%) Tuxedo
5 8 (11.11%) Apache
5 8 (11.11%) CMS
6 7 (9.72%) AquaLogic
6 7 (9.72%) JBoss
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
8 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
9 4 (5.56%) iPlanet
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (4.17%) NetWeaver
10 3 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (4.17%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Temenos T24
4 1 (1.39%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) SSL
2 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) LDAP
3 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 4 (5.56%) FTP
3 4 (5.56%) HTTP
3 4 (5.56%) NAS
4 3 (4.17%) SAN
4 3 (4.17%) SSH
5 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.39%) IPsec
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) DB2
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.33%) MySQL
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (4.17%) QlikView
6 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.39%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Eclipse
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 9 (12.50%) JUnit
3 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.11%) Mockito
4 5 (6.94%) Selenium
5 4 (5.56%) Log4j
5 4 (5.56%) NSubstitute
5 4 (5.56%) NUnit
5 4 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (4.17%) Ant
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.78%) Maven
7 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) Middleware
2 16 (22.22%) J2EE
3 15 (20.83%) JMS
4 14 (19.44%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (19.44%) Web Services
4 14 (19.44%) XML
5 11 (15.28%) REST
5 11 (15.28%) SOAP
6 10 (13.89%) XSLT
7 9 (12.50%) JDBC
7 9 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (12.50%) XSD
8 8 (11.11%) JSON
8 8 (11.11%) Spring
9 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.72%) HTML
9 7 (9.72%) JSP
9 7 (9.72%) RESTful
9 7 (9.72%) Spring Boot
10 5 (6.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) iSeries
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.94%) AS400
4 5 (6.94%) SWIFT
5 4 (5.56%) Clustering
6 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.17%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.17%) HP Storage
6 3 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (4.17%) iPad
6 3 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) PDA
7 1 (1.39%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Unix
2 27 (37.50%) Linux
2 27 (37.50%) Solaris
2 27 (37.50%) Windows
3 18 (25.00%) AIX
4 13 (18.06%) OS/390
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.50%) HPUX
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) MVS
7 2 (2.78%) zOS
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) Release Management
3 13 (18.06%) Problem Management
4 12 (16.67%) Change Management
5 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.28%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.89%) QMS
7 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.11%) Migration
8 8 (11.11%) RAD
8 8 (11.11%) SDLC
8 8 (11.11%) Security Management
9 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) Java
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 12 (16.67%) Perl
4 8 (11.11%) C
4 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.72%) C#
6 6 (8.33%) C++
7 5 (6.94%) RPG
8 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.17%) RPG IV
10 2 (2.78%) COBOL
10 2 (2.78%) Python
10 2 (2.78%) R
10 2 (2.78%) RPG/400
10 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.78%) XPath
11 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.39%) GMP
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (4.17%) Control-M
2 3 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.17%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) IBM
2 31 (43.06%) Oracle
3 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.28%) Sun
5 9 (12.50%) SAP
6 8 (11.11%) Axway
6 8 (11.11%) VMware
7 7 (9.72%) HP
8 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.94%) F5
9 5 (6.94%) Fujitsu
9 5 (6.94%) Sybase
10 4 (5.56%) BEA
10 4 (5.56%) Cisco
10 4 (5.56%) EMC
10 4 (5.56%) NetApp
11 3 (4.17%) ATG
11 3 (4.17%) Symantec
11 3 (4.17%) TIBCO
11 3 (4.17%) Veritas
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