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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 533 496 474
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -22
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 47 66 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.78% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 55
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£330 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £33.95
% change year-on-year
- -30.04%
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UK

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
9229 8484 9357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.75% 17.63% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5738 5190 5333
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 350 474
Average hourly rate £18.53 £19.30 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -15 24 £330 -30.52% 12
East of England -20 8 £525 - 4
South East -10 6 £350 -20.45% 1
West Midlands - 2 £438 -
South West - 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 74 (58.73%) Java
2 65 (51.59%) SQL
3 61 (48.41%) Oracle
4 58 (46.03%) WebSphere
5 57 (45.24%) Finance
5 57 (45.24%) UNIX
6 53 (42.06%) Linux
7 52 (41.27%) DB2
8 51 (40.48%) J2EE
9 50 (39.68%) IBM
10 48 (38.10%) XML
11 38 (30.16%) Middleware
12 31 (24.60%) Manufacturing
13 29 (23.02%) Windows
13 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
14 28 (22.22%) JMS
14 28 (22.22%) Banking
15 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
15 26 (20.63%) HTML
16 25 (19.84%) Retail
17 24 (19.05%) Web Services
18 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
19 21 (16.67%) Subversion
20 20 (15.87%) WebLogic
20 20 (15.87%) Mainframe
21 19 (15.08%) Internet
21 19 (15.08%) WebSphere MQ
21 19 (15.08%) C#
21 19 (15.08%) Tomcat
21 19 (15.08%) Degree

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (46.03%) WebSphere
2 20 (15.87%) WebLogic
3 19 (15.08%) Tomcat
4 18 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (8.73%) CICS
6 10 (7.94%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (6.35%) IIS
9 4 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (3.17%) Apache
10 3 (2.38%) CMS
10 3 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (2.38%) Escenic
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.79%) Jetty
11 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Office
2 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.97%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (3.97%) Misys Midas
3 4 (3.17%) Tridion
4 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.59%) BPCS
6 1 (0.79%) Findur
6 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.08%) Internet
2 13 (10.32%) FTP
3 11 (8.73%) HTTP
4 4 (3.17%) Firewall
5 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.59%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) LDAP
7 1 (0.79%) CTI
7 1 (0.79%) SAN
7 1 (0.79%) NAS
7 1 (0.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (41.27%) DB2
2 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
3 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
4 17 (13.49%) Oracle Database
5 15 (11.90%) RDBMS
6 14 (11.11%) MySQL
7 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (7.94%) DbVisualizer
9 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.76%) Big Data
10 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.38%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.38%) Redis
12 1 (0.79%) OLTP
12 1 (0.79%) IMS/DB
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Subversion
2 18 (14.29%) JUnit
3 15 (11.90%) Ant
4 12 (9.52%) Maven
5 11 (8.73%) Log4j
5 11 (8.73%) Eclipse
6 10 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (7.94%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.97%) ERwin
8 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.17%) Gerrit
8 4 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.17%) JIRA
8 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.38%) AnthillPro
10 2 (1.59%) PVCS
11 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 57 (45.24%) Finance
2 31 (24.60%) Manufacturing
3 28 (22.22%) Banking
4 25 (19.84%) Retail
5 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.76%) Front Office
7 5 (3.97%) Back Office
8 2 (1.59%) Automotive
9 1 (0.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.79%) Advertising
9 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Developer
2 23 (18.25%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.46%) Analyst
4 15 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Architect
6 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Tester
8 10 (7.94%) Consultant
9 7 (5.56%) Administrator
9 7 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Scala Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Mainframe Consultant
12 4 (3.17%) Designer
12 4 (3.17%) AS400 Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.48%) J2EE
2 48 (38.10%) XML
3 38 (30.16%) Middleware
4 28 (22.22%) JMS
5 26 (20.63%) HTML
6 24 (19.05%) Web Services
7 19 (15.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (14.29%) Spring
9 17 (13.49%) .NET
10 15 (11.90%) Ajax
10 15 (11.90%) Hibernate
10 15 (11.90%) Struts
11 14 (11.11%) XSLT
12 12 (9.52%) Servlets
13 11 (8.73%) XMLBeans
13 11 (8.73%) CSS
14 10 (7.94%) jQuery
14 10 (7.94%) Flash
15 9 (7.14%) SOAP
16 8 (6.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Mainframe
2 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.32%) Data Structures
4 11 (8.73%) Web 2.0
5 9 (7.14%) AS400
6 8 (6.35%) iSeries
7 6 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (4.76%) VSAM
8 5 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (3.97%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.97%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.97%) Market Risk
9 4 (3.17%) Replication
10 3 (2.38%) Kindle
10 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.24%) UNIX
2 53 (42.06%) Linux
3 29 (23.02%) Windows
4 16 (12.70%) Solaris
5 11 (8.73%) HPUX
6 7 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.76%) AIX
8 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.97%) zOS
8 5 (3.97%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
2 18 (14.29%) ITIL
3 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 13 (10.32%) Data Analysis
5 13 (10.32%) OO
5 13 (10.32%) SOA
5 13 (10.32%) ETL
6 11 (8.73%) Content Management
6 11 (8.73%) UML
6 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.94%) System Testing
7 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
7 10 (7.94%) TDD
8 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
9 8 (6.35%) Low Latency
9 8 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.35%) Analytics
9 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (58.73%) Java
2 65 (51.59%) SQL
3 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.08%) C#
5 14 (11.11%) Python
6 13 (10.32%) C++
6 13 (10.32%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.73%) XPath
9 10 (7.94%) JCL
9 10 (7.94%) Perl
10 9 (7.14%) Scala
11 8 (6.35%) RPG
12 7 (5.56%) VBA
12 7 (5.56%) COBOL
13 6 (4.76%) RPG/400
13 6 (4.76%) RPG IV
13 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
13 6 (4.76%) C
14 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) ISEB
2 11 (8.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (6.35%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.17%) RACF
3 3 (2.38%) vCloud
4 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.97%) Puppet
3 4 (3.17%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (48.41%) Oracle
2 50 (39.68%) IBM
3 11 (8.73%) Interwoven
3 11 (8.73%) TIBCO
4 10 (7.94%) HP
5 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.56%) Sybase
6 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.56%) Sun
7 5 (3.97%) VMware
8 4 (3.17%) Elastic Path
8 4 (3.17%) Blue Martini
8 4 (3.17%) ATG
8 4 (3.17%) JBoss
9 3 (2.38%) Informatica
9 3 (2.38%) Google
9 3 (2.38%) Vertica
9 3 (2.38%) Syncsort
10 2 (1.59%) Teradata
11 1 (0.79%) SAP
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