The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 537 510 501
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 75 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 48
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£480 £330 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10394 9287 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.27% 18.44% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6746 5613 4969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
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 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +25 48 £500 +33.33% 6
South East -31 8 - -
East of England -11 7 - - 1
North West -26 6 £400 - 3
North East -25 5 £315 +1.61% 1
West Midlands -5 1 - -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 91 (54.82%) IBM
2 86 (51.81%) SQL
3 74 (44.58%) Java
4 69 (41.57%) Oracle
4 69 (41.57%) WebSphere
5 51 (30.72%) C#
6 49 (29.52%) UNIX
7 46 (27.71%) XML
8 45 (27.11%) SOA
9 40 (24.10%) C++
9 40 (24.10%) DB2
10 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (22.89%) Banking
12 37 (22.29%) HTML
12 37 (22.29%) Windows
13 35 (21.08%) AIX
13 35 (21.08%) JMS
13 35 (21.08%) J2EE
13 35 (21.08%) MVC
14 34 (20.48%) Multithreading
14 34 (20.48%) Linux
15 33 (19.88%) .NET
15 33 (19.88%) JavaScript
15 33 (19.88%) Middleware
15 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (17.47%) Subversion
17 27 (16.27%) TIBCO
17 27 (16.27%) Ruby
17 27 (16.27%) Web Services
17 27 (16.27%) Git (software)

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 69 (41.57%) WebSphere
2 22 (13.25%) WebLogic
3 21 (12.65%) Apache
4 20 (12.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (10.24%) IIS
5 17 (10.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (9.64%) JBoss
7 12 (7.23%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (5.42%) Tomcat
9 8 (4.82%) CICS
9 8 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (4.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (3.01%) AquaLogic
11 5 (3.01%) Tuxedo
11 5 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (2.41%) iPlanet
13 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
14 2 (1.20%) SAS
14 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Office
2 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Tridion
2 3 (1.81%) BusinessWare
3 2 (1.20%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.60%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) SSL
2 9 (5.42%) SSH
3 8 (4.82%) Internet
3 8 (4.82%) Kerberos
4 7 (4.22%) Firewall
4 7 (4.22%) Wireshark
5 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.01%) LDAP
6 4 (2.41%) FTP
6 4 (2.41%) HTTP
7 3 (1.81%) WAN
7 3 (1.81%) SAN
7 3 (1.81%) NAS
8 2 (1.20%) FCoE
8 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.20%) VLAN
8 2 (1.20%) DNS
8 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.60%) DMZ
9 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.10%) DB2
2 26 (15.66%) MongoDB
3 20 (12.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
4 17 (10.24%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.83%) DbVisualizer
6 10 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.82%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.81%) MySQL
10 3 (1.81%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (1.81%) DataStage
11 2 (1.20%) DB2 UDB
11 2 (1.20%) QlikView
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.60%) Informix
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (17.47%) Subversion
2 27 (16.27%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.45%) JUnit
4 16 (9.64%) Ant
5 13 (7.83%) HP UFT
5 13 (7.83%) LoadRunner
6 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
7 8 (4.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 8 (4.82%) Log4j
8 7 (4.22%) JIRA
8 7 (4.22%) Selenium
8 7 (4.22%) Fiddler
8 7 (4.22%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.81%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.81%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.20%) Maven
11 1 (0.60%) Toad
11 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (22.89%) Banking
2 19 (11.45%) Finance
3 14 (8.43%) Retail
4 11 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (44.58%) Developer
2 44 (26.51%) Java Developer
3 29 (17.47%) Architect
4 20 (12.05%) Core Java Developer
5 19 (11.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (11.45%) Analyst
5 19 (11.45%) Consultant
6 16 (9.64%) .NET Developer
7 15 (9.04%) C++ Developer
7 15 (9.04%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.43%) Test Analyst
9 12 (7.23%) WebSphere Architect
10 9 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.42%) WebSphere Consultant
11 8 (4.82%) Integration Architect
11 8 (4.82%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.22%) BizTalk Consultant
13 6 (3.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.71%) XML
2 37 (22.29%) HTML
3 35 (21.08%) J2EE
3 35 (21.08%) JMS
4 33 (19.88%) Middleware
4 33 (19.88%) .NET
5 27 (16.27%) Web Services
6 26 (15.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 23 (13.86%) Spring
8 21 (12.65%) .NET Framework
8 21 (12.65%) ASP.NET
8 21 (12.65%) WebSphere MQ
8 21 (12.65%) Hibernate
9 20 (12.05%) iBATIS
10 19 (11.45%) Spring MVC
10 19 (11.45%) Ehcache
10 19 (11.45%) RESTful
10 19 (11.45%) JAX-RS
11 16 (9.64%) HTML5
11 16 (9.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.45%) DataPower
3 18 (10.84%) Derivative
4 10 (6.02%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.82%) Web 2.0
6 6 (3.61%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (3.01%) AS400
8 4 (2.41%) Clustering
8 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.41%) PKI
8 4 (2.41%) iSeries
9 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.81%) Equities
9 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.20%) FMCG
10 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.20%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.60%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.52%) UNIX
2 37 (22.29%) Windows
3 35 (21.08%) AIX
4 34 (20.48%) Linux
5 19 (11.45%) Solaris
6 12 (7.23%) zOS
7 11 (6.63%) HPUX
8 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.61%) OS/390
10 4 (2.41%) SUSE
11 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.60%) Fedora
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.11%) SOA
2 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (21.08%) MVC
4 34 (20.48%) Multithreading
5 26 (15.66%) Scrum
6 25 (15.06%) BDD
7 24 (14.46%) TDD
7 24 (14.46%) Release Management
8 23 (13.86%) Kanban
8 23 (13.86%) E-Commerce
9 22 (13.25%) Pair Programming
10 20 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (11.45%) Open Source
11 19 (11.45%) Unit Testing
12 16 (9.64%) UML
13 14 (8.43%) OO
14 13 (7.83%) Regression Testing
14 13 (7.83%) Automated Testing
14 13 (7.83%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.81%) SQL
2 74 (44.58%) Java
3 51 (30.72%) C#
4 40 (24.10%) C++
5 33 (19.88%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.27%) Ruby
7 19 (11.45%) Groovy
7 19 (11.45%) Scala
8 17 (10.24%) Perl
9 12 (7.23%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.63%) T-SQL
11 9 (5.42%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.82%) Python
12 8 (4.82%) XPath
13 7 (4.22%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.61%) C
15 2 (1.20%) C-shell
15 2 (1.20%) R
15 2 (1.20%) CLIST
15 2 (1.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) Degree
4 4 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.41%) ISEB
5 3 (1.81%) CISSP
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) CISM
6 2 (1.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.05%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.60%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) RACF
2 7 (4.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (4.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (2.41%) KVM
3 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.20%) Samba
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.20%) ClearTrust
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.20%) RHEV
4 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) zSecure
2 3 (1.81%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.20%) yum
3 2 (1.20%) OpenView
3 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 91 (54.82%) IBM
2 69 (41.57%) Oracle
3 27 (16.27%) TIBCO
4 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
5 17 (10.24%) HP
6 15 (9.04%) Sybase
7 10 (6.02%) CA
8 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.82%) ATG
9 8 (4.82%) Blue Martini
9 8 (4.82%) Elastic Path
9 8 (4.82%) Interwoven
9 8 (4.82%) Sun
10 7 (4.22%) F5
10 7 (4.22%) Talend
11 5 (3.01%) Axway
11 5 (3.01%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.01%) VMware
11 5 (3.01%) Metastorm
11 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
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