The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 490 487 460
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 72 67 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.84% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £433 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 - £28.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £36.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
London -17 31 £438 -6.66% 7
East of England -7 24 £275 - 1
South East -12 8 £425 +9.67%
Yorkshire +7 3 £325 -35.00%
North West - 3 £338 -
South West - - - -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 85 (62.50%) Java
2 81 (59.56%) WebSphere
3 74 (54.41%) Finance
4 73 (53.68%) SQL
5 67 (49.26%) UNIX
6 66 (48.53%) Oracle
7 65 (47.79%) J2EE
7 65 (47.79%) IBM
8 64 (47.06%) XML
9 61 (44.85%) DB2
10 55 (40.44%) Linux
11 47 (34.56%) Manufacturing
12 46 (33.82%) JavaScript
12 46 (33.82%) E-Commerce
13 45 (33.09%) Retail
14 43 (31.62%) HTML
15 32 (23.53%) Windows
16 30 (22.06%) Middleware
16 30 (22.06%) Banking
17 29 (21.32%) WebSphere Application Server
18 28 (20.59%) JMS
19 27 (19.85%) Relational Database
20 26 (19.12%) Degree
20 26 (19.12%) Tomcat
21 25 (18.38%) Struts
21 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
21 25 (18.38%) Ajax
22 24 (17.65%) WebLogic
22 24 (17.65%) Web Services
22 24 (17.65%) HP

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 81 (59.56%) WebSphere
2 29 (21.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (19.12%) Tomcat
4 24 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 13 (9.56%) IIS
5 13 (9.56%) Adobe CQ
6 9 (6.62%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (5.15%) CMS
7 7 (5.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (5.15%) Escenic
8 6 (4.41%) CICS
9 4 (2.94%) Apache
9 4 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.74%) Jetty
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Office
2 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Tridion
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.47%) Loan IQ
4 2 (1.47%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.47%) BPCS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.74%) Global One
5 1 (0.74%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) Internet
2 13 (9.56%) HTTP
3 8 (5.88%) FTP
4 4 (2.94%) Firewall
5 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.74%) LDAP
7 1 (0.74%) SAN
7 1 (0.74%) CTI
7 1 (0.74%) NAS
7 1 (0.74%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (44.85%) DB2
2 27 (19.85%) Relational Database
3 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
4 23 (16.91%) RDBMS
4 23 (16.91%) Oracle Database
5 18 (13.24%) MySQL
5 18 (13.24%) DbVisualizer
6 10 (7.35%) Big Data
6 10 (7.35%) Hadoop
6 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.94%) Redis
9 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.21%) PowerCenter
10 3 (2.21%) DataStage
11 2 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.74%) IMS/DB
12 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Subversion
2 22 (16.18%) JUnit
3 21 (15.44%) Ant
4 18 (13.24%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (13.24%) Log4j
5 17 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 14 (10.29%) LoadRunner
7 12 (8.82%) Maven
8 11 (8.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 6 (4.41%) JIRA
10 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.94%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.94%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.21%) AnthillPro
11 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 74 (54.41%) Finance
2 47 (34.56%) Manufacturing
3 45 (33.09%) Retail
4 30 (22.06%) Banking
5 10 (7.35%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.15%) Front Office
7 5 (3.68%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
9 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (40.44%) Developer
2 30 (22.06%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.91%) Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Tester
5 15 (11.03%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Architect
8 8 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Developer Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Java Programmer
9 7 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Java Programmer
9 7 (5.15%) Consultant
9 7 (5.15%) Programmer
9 7 (5.15%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Service Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.79%) J2EE
2 64 (47.06%) XML
3 43 (31.62%) HTML
4 30 (22.06%) Middleware
5 28 (20.59%) JMS
6 25 (18.38%) Ajax
6 25 (18.38%) Struts
7 24 (17.65%) Web Services
8 20 (14.71%) XSLT
8 20 (14.71%) .NET
8 20 (14.71%) Spring
9 19 (13.97%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (13.24%) EJB
10 18 (13.24%) Flash
10 18 (13.24%) Servlets
10 18 (13.24%) XMLBeans
11 17 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 14 (10.29%) CSS
13 13 (9.56%) JDBC
13 13 (9.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Web 2.0
2 10 (7.35%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.41%) AS400
3 6 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.68%) iSeries
4 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.68%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.94%) Replication
6 3 (2.21%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.21%) Kindle
6 3 (2.21%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Derivative
7 2 (1.47%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.47%) Equities
8 1 (0.74%) VSAM
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (49.26%) UNIX
2 55 (40.44%) Linux
3 32 (23.53%) Windows
4 20 (14.71%) Solaris
5 17 (12.50%) HPUX
6 13 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.35%) AIX
7 10 (7.35%) SUSE
8 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) E-Commerce
2 23 (16.91%) UML
3 20 (14.71%) OO
4 19 (13.97%) ITIL
4 19 (13.97%) Regression Testing
5 18 (13.24%) System Testing
6 17 (12.50%) Content Management
7 16 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 15 (11.03%) ETL
9 13 (9.56%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.09%) Scrum
10 11 (8.09%) RAD
11 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.62%) SOA
11 9 (6.62%) TDD
11 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.88%) Analytics
12 8 (5.88%) OOD
12 8 (5.88%) Low Latency
13 7 (5.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 85 (62.50%) Java
2 73 (53.68%) SQL
3 46 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.97%) C#
5 17 (12.50%) XPath
5 17 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.03%) Perl
7 14 (10.29%) Python
8 12 (8.82%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.62%) C++
9 9 (6.62%) Scala
10 7 (5.15%) VBA
11 6 (4.41%) VB.NET
11 6 (4.41%) JCL
12 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.94%) COBOL
13 4 (2.94%) RPG
14 2 (1.47%) Ruby
14 2 (1.47%) RPG/400
14 2 (1.47%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 26 (19.12%) Degree
2 19 (13.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 19 (13.97%) ISEB
3 6 (4.41%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.94%) RACF
3 3 (2.21%) vCloud
4 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (48.53%) Oracle
2 65 (47.79%) IBM
3 24 (17.65%) HP
4 17 (12.50%) Interwoven
5 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
6 12 (8.82%) Sun
7 11 (8.09%) JBoss
7 11 (8.09%) ATG
7 11 (8.09%) Blue Martini
7 11 (8.09%) Elastic Path
8 8 (5.88%) TIBCO
9 6 (4.41%) Dell
10 5 (3.68%) VMware
11 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.21%) Sybase
12 3 (2.21%) Google
12 3 (2.21%) Syncsort
12 3 (2.21%) Informatica
12 3 (2.21%) Vertica
13 2 (1.47%) Software AG
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