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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 495 465 448
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 61 65 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.83% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 33
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£418 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8318 7835 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 4759 4369
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 320 414
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.32 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -19 23 £356 -20.83% 9
East of England +5 10 £418 -1.76%
North East - 6 £453 - 1
South East -25 5 £470 -3.58%
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 49 (43.36%) Java
1 49 (43.36%) Oracle
2 42 (37.17%) XML
3 37 (32.74%) Finance
4 35 (30.97%) UNIX
5 33 (29.20%) Linux
6 32 (28.32%) .NET
7 28 (24.78%) SQL
8 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
8 27 (23.89%) Windows
8 27 (23.89%) Middleware
8 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (21.24%) WebSphere
9 24 (21.24%) C#
10 23 (20.35%) IBM
11 22 (19.47%) DB2
12 21 (18.58%) SOA
12 21 (18.58%) Mainframe
13 20 (17.70%) TIBCO
14 19 (16.81%) Web Services
15 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET
15 18 (15.93%) HTTP
15 18 (15.93%) WCF
16 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
16 17 (15.04%) HTML
16 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
17 16 (14.16%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (14.16%) REST
18 15 (13.27%) JUnit
18 15 (13.27%) JMS

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 24 (21.24%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.16%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (12.39%) WebLogic
3 14 (12.39%) IIS
4 11 (9.73%) CICS
5 7 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.19%) JBoss
5 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (5.31%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (3.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.54%) JCAPS
8 3 (2.65%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.77%) GemFire
9 2 (1.77%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.88%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.88%) Jetty
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.65%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.88%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) HTTP
2 11 (9.73%) FTP
3 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.47%) DB2
3 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.65%) MySQL
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) JUnit
2 11 (9.73%) Subversion
3 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.85%) Ant
4 9 (7.96%) JIRA
5 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.19%) Selenium
6 7 (6.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.31%) NUnit
8 4 (3.54%) Maven
9 3 (2.65%) ERwin
9 3 (2.65%) Log4j
9 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
General
1 37 (32.74%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.85%) Banking
4 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 8 (7.08%) Front Office
4 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Developer
2 22 (19.47%) Architect
3 16 (14.16%) Consultant
3 16 (14.16%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) BizTalk Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Administrator
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.54%) AS400 Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Mainframe Consultant
9 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (2.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.17%) XML
2 32 (28.32%) .NET
3 27 (23.89%) Middleware
4 19 (16.81%) Web Services
5 18 (15.93%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.93%) WCF
6 17 (15.04%) HTML
7 16 (14.16%) REST
8 15 (13.27%) JMS
9 13 (11.50%) J2EE
10 11 (9.73%) MSMQ
10 11 (9.73%) jQuery
11 10 (8.85%) JSON
11 10 (8.85%) CSS
11 10 (8.85%) JDBC
11 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
11 10 (8.85%) Spring
12 9 (7.96%) Rendezvous
13 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
14 7 (6.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.96%) VSAM
3 5 (4.42%) AS400
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.65%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.65%) iSeries
5 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.77%) Derivative
6 2 (1.77%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.97%) UNIX
2 33 (29.20%) Linux
3 27 (23.89%) Windows
4 12 (10.62%) zOS
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.31%) Solaris
7 4 (3.54%) MVS
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.65%) AIX
8 3 (2.65%) HPUX
9 2 (1.77%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.58%) SOA
3 15 (13.27%) OOP
4 13 (11.50%) Web Application Development
5 11 (9.73%) Release Management
5 11 (9.73%) OO
5 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.73%) EAI
6 9 (7.96%) UML
7 8 (7.08%) ITIL
7 8 (7.08%) MVC
7 8 (7.08%) TDD
7 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
7 8 (7.08%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.08%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.19%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.36%) Java
2 28 (24.78%) SQL
3 24 (21.24%) C#
4 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.39%) XPath
6 11 (9.73%) XQuery
7 10 (8.85%) JCL
8 9 (7.96%) C
9 8 (7.08%) C++
9 8 (7.08%) COBOL
10 7 (6.19%) Python
10 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.19%) Ruby
11 6 (5.31%) Pascal
11 6 (5.31%) VB
12 5 (4.42%) Perl
13 4 (3.54%) RPG
13 4 (3.54%) Scala
13 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 4 (3.54%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 49 (43.36%) Oracle
2 23 (20.35%) IBM
3 20 (17.70%) TIBCO
4 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.08%) Sybase
6 7 (6.19%) Talend
7 6 (5.31%) SAP
8 5 (4.42%) Murex
9 4 (3.54%) Sun
9 4 (3.54%) 29West
9 4 (3.54%) CA
10 3 (2.65%) Calypso
10 3 (2.65%) Interwoven
11 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.88%) OpenLink
12 1 (0.88%) Alias
12 1 (0.88%) Pega
12 1 (0.88%) BMC
12 1 (0.88%) HP
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