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 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 516 496 479
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 62 73 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.86% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 49
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£330 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £29.25 £23.75 £33.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -30.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £23.75 £28.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £23.75 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -21.87%
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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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
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 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 19 September 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 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
London -6 28 £330 -30.52% 14
East of England -10 15 £238 - 6
South East +2 7 £388 -7.73%
North West -4 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £438 -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (59.70%) Java
2 67 (50.00%) SQL
2 67 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 65 (48.51%) Finance
4 64 (47.76%) Oracle
5 59 (44.03%) UNIX
6 58 (43.28%) J2EE
7 57 (42.54%) XML
8 56 (41.79%) DB2
9 55 (41.04%) Linux
10 54 (40.30%) IBM
11 38 (28.36%) Middleware
12 34 (25.37%) Manufacturing
13 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
13 33 (24.63%) HTML
14 32 (23.88%) E-Commerce
15 30 (22.39%) JMS
15 30 (22.39%) Windows
16 28 (20.90%) Banking
17 27 (20.15%) Retail
17 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
18 24 (17.91%) WebLogic
18 24 (17.91%) Web Services
19 23 (17.16%) Tomcat
19 23 (17.16%) C#
19 23 (17.16%) Subversion
20 22 (16.42%) Spring
20 22 (16.42%) Relational Database
21 21 (15.67%) Ajax
21 21 (15.67%) Mainframe

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 67 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (17.91%) WebLogic
3 23 (17.16%) Tomcat
4 21 (15.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (10.45%) Adobe CQ
6 12 (8.96%) CICS
7 9 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (6.72%) IIS
8 7 (5.22%) CMS
8 7 (5.22%) Escenic
9 4 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.99%) Apache
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (2.24%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Office
2 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Tridion
2 5 (3.73%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (3.73%) Misys Midas
3 3 (2.24%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.49%) BPCS
5 1 (0.75%) Findur
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) Internet
2 12 (8.96%) FTP
3 11 (8.21%) HTTP
4 4 (2.99%) Firewall
5 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.49%) Intranet
7 1 (0.75%) CTI
7 1 (0.75%) SAN
7 1 (0.75%) LDAP
7 1 (0.75%) NAS
7 1 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (41.79%) DB2
2 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
3 22 (16.42%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.43%) RDBMS
4 18 (13.43%) MySQL
5 17 (12.69%) Oracle Database
6 13 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (8.21%) DbVisualizer
8 10 (7.46%) Hadoop
8 10 (7.46%) Big Data
9 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.24%) PowerCenter
10 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.24%) Redis
10 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.75%) OLTP
11 1 (0.75%) IMS/DB
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Subversion
2 20 (14.93%) JUnit
3 17 (12.69%) Ant
4 13 (9.70%) Log4j
4 13 (9.70%) Eclipse
5 12 (8.96%) Maven
6 11 (8.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (7.46%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (3.73%) ERwin
10 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.99%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.99%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.99%) JIRA
11 3 (2.24%) AnthillPro
11 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.49%) PVCS
13 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 65 (48.51%) Finance
2 34 (25.37%) Manufacturing
3 28 (20.90%) Banking
4 27 (20.15%) Retail
5 7 (5.22%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.48%) Front Office
7 5 (3.73%) Back Office
8 2 (1.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (43.28%) Developer
2 29 (21.64%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.40%) Analyst
4 16 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Architect
7 12 (8.96%) Tester
8 11 (8.21%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Consultant
10 7 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) Administrator
10 7 (5.22%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.22%) Developer Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Java Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Java Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Programmer
10 7 (5.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (43.28%) J2EE
2 57 (42.54%) XML
3 38 (28.36%) Middleware
4 33 (24.63%) HTML
5 30 (22.39%) JMS
6 24 (17.91%) Web Services
7 22 (16.42%) Spring
8 21 (15.67%) Ajax
8 21 (15.67%) .NET
8 21 (15.67%) Struts
9 19 (14.18%) Hibernate
9 19 (14.18%) WebSphere MQ
10 17 (12.69%) XSLT
11 15 (11.19%) CSS
12 14 (10.45%) jQuery
12 14 (10.45%) Servlets
13 13 (9.70%) XMLBeans
13 13 (9.70%) EJB
14 11 (8.21%) Flash
15 10 (7.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Mainframe
2 17 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.70%) Web 2.0
4 10 (7.46%) AS400
5 8 (5.97%) iSeries
6 6 (4.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (4.48%) VSAM
7 5 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.73%) SWIFT
7 5 (3.73%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.99%) Replication
9 3 (2.24%) Kindle
9 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (44.03%) UNIX
2 55 (41.04%) Linux
3 30 (22.39%) Windows
4 18 (13.43%) Solaris
5 13 (9.70%) HPUX
6 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.48%) AIX
8 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.73%) zOS
8 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) E-Commerce
2 19 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.43%) ITIL
4 17 (12.69%) UML
5 15 (11.19%) OO
6 14 (10.45%) SOA
6 14 (10.45%) TDD
6 14 (10.45%) Automated Testing
7 13 (9.70%) Data Analysis
7 13 (9.70%) Content Management
7 13 (9.70%) ETL
8 11 (8.21%) Regression Testing
8 11 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (8.21%) System Testing
9 9 (6.72%) Scrum
9 9 (6.72%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.72%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.97%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 80 (59.70%) Java
2 67 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.16%) C#
5 15 (11.19%) Bash Shell
6 14 (10.45%) Python
7 13 (9.70%) XPath
7 13 (9.70%) Scala
8 12 (8.96%) PL/SQL
8 12 (8.96%) C++
8 12 (8.96%) Perl
9 11 (8.21%) JCL
10 8 (5.97%) COBOL
10 8 (5.97%) RPG
11 7 (5.22%) VBA
12 6 (4.48%) RPG/400
12 6 (4.48%) RPG IV
12 6 (4.48%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.73%) VB.NET
13 5 (3.73%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (14.93%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (8.96%) ISEB
3 8 (5.97%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) QA
2 6 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.99%) RACF
3 3 (2.24%) vCloud
4 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.73%) Puppet
3 4 (2.99%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 64 (47.76%) Oracle
2 54 (40.30%) IBM
3 13 (9.70%) Interwoven
4 11 (8.21%) HP
5 10 (7.46%) TIBCO
6 9 (6.72%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.97%) JBoss
8 7 (5.22%) Sun
8 7 (5.22%) Sybase
9 6 (4.48%) Elastic Path
9 6 (4.48%) Blue Martini
9 6 (4.48%) ATG
9 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.73%) VMware
11 3 (2.24%) Informatica
11 3 (2.24%) Google
11 3 (2.24%) Vertica
11 3 (2.24%) Syncsort
12 2 (1.49%) Teradata
13 1 (0.75%) OpenLink
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