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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 531 496 458
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -38
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 49 62 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 0.72% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 51
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £481 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.66%
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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
9375 8563 8493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.97% 18.01% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6088 5328 4867
Average daily rate £397 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 381 418
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.24 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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
London -27 25 £400 -13.51% 5
East of England -11 7 £475 - 4
North East - 6 £453 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £425 -
South East -17 4 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (51.67%) Java
2 56 (46.67%) Oracle
3 52 (43.33%) UNIX
3 52 (43.33%) Finance
4 51 (42.50%) SQL
5 49 (40.83%) Linux
6 48 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 46 (38.33%) DB2
8 40 (33.33%) XML
9 39 (32.50%) IBM
10 38 (31.67%) Middleware
11 34 (28.33%) J2EE
12 28 (23.33%) Manufacturing
13 27 (22.50%) Mainframe
14 24 (20.00%) Windows
15 23 (19.17%) Oracle Database
16 21 (17.50%) E-Commerce
16 21 (17.50%) JMS
17 20 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
17 20 (16.67%) Banking
18 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
19 18 (15.00%) HTML
19 18 (15.00%) TIBCO
19 18 (15.00%) Retail
20 16 (13.33%) FTP
20 16 (13.33%) Degree
21 15 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
21 15 (12.50%) Web Services
22 14 (11.67%) WebLogic
22 14 (11.67%) .NET

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 48 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (11.67%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.17%) CICS
5 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.50%) IIS
11 2 (1.67%) Apache
11 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.67%) GemFire
11 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.83%) Jetty
12 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (4.17%) Misys Midas
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.67%) BPCS
5 1 (0.83%) Findur
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) FTP
2 11 (9.17%) Internet
3 9 (7.50%) HTTP
4 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.83%) NAS
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) CTI
6 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.33%) DB2
2 23 (19.17%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.50%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.17%) MySQL
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Subversion
2 10 (8.33%) JUnit
3 9 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (7.50%) LoadRunner
4 6 (5.00%) Maven
5 5 (4.17%) ERwin
5 5 (4.17%) Log4j
5 5 (4.17%) Ant
5 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.67%) PVCS
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.83%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (43.33%) Finance
2 28 (23.33%) Manufacturing
3 20 (16.67%) Banking
4 18 (15.00%) Retail
5 7 (5.83%) Front Office
6 4 (3.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Developer
2 21 (17.50%) Analyst
3 18 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 17 (14.17%) Architect
4 17 (14.17%) Support Analyst
5 15 (12.50%) Consultant
6 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Tester
8 8 (6.67%) Administrator
9 7 (5.83%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Mainframe Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Scala Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Design Leader
12 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (3.33%) AS400 Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.33%) XML
2 38 (31.67%) Middleware
3 34 (28.33%) J2EE
4 21 (17.50%) JMS
5 20 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 18 (15.00%) HTML
7 15 (12.50%) Web Services
8 14 (11.67%) .NET
9 13 (10.83%) Spring
10 12 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (7.50%) Flash
12 8 (6.67%) XSLT
12 8 (6.67%) JDBC
12 8 (6.67%) SOAP
12 8 (6.67%) Rendezvous
13 7 (5.83%) FpML
14 6 (5.00%) Ajax
14 6 (5.00%) Struts
14 6 (5.00%) EDI
14 6 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Mainframe
2 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 10 (8.33%) AS400
4 8 (6.67%) iSeries
5 7 (5.83%) VSAM
6 6 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (4.17%) Web 2.0
7 5 (4.17%) SWIFT
8 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.50%) Replication
9 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.50%) Kindle
10 2 (1.67%) Clustering
11 1 (0.83%) Equities
11 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.83%) Derivative
11 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.33%) UNIX
2 49 (40.83%) Linux
3 24 (20.00%) Windows
4 9 (7.50%) Solaris
5 6 (5.00%) AIX
5 6 (5.00%) zOS
6 5 (4.17%) HPUX
7 4 (3.33%) SUSE
7 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.67%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) E-Commerce
2 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.83%) Automated Testing
3 13 (10.83%) ITIL
3 13 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 10 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
4 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 10 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 10 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 9 (7.50%) TDD
5 9 (7.50%) Regression Testing
5 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.50%) System Testing
6 8 (6.67%) SOA
7 7 (5.83%) ETL
7 7 (5.83%) OO
7 7 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.00%) Low Latency
8 6 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) Java
2 51 (42.50%) SQL
3 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.83%) C#
5 11 (9.17%) JCL
6 10 (8.33%) C
7 9 (7.50%) C++
7 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.67%) COBOL
8 8 (6.67%) RPG
9 7 (5.83%) VBA
10 6 (5.00%) VB
10 6 (5.00%) Perl
10 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.00%) Pascal
10 6 (5.00%) RPG/400
10 6 (5.00%) RPG IV
11 5 (4.17%) XPath
11 5 (4.17%) Scala
12 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Degree
2 11 (9.17%) ISEB
2 11 (9.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) RACF
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.17%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (46.67%) Oracle
2 39 (32.50%) IBM
3 18 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 9 (7.50%) HP
4 9 (7.50%) Sybase
5 6 (5.00%) SAP
5 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.00%) Sun
5 6 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.17%) Interwoven
7 3 (2.50%) Murex
7 3 (2.50%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.67%) 29West
8 2 (1.67%) Teradata
8 2 (1.67%) Calypso
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) Avaya
9 1 (0.83%) BMC
9 1 (0.83%) Intel
9 1 (0.83%) OpenLink
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