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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 487 507 460
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -47
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 93 65 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.00% 0.75% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 53
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £572 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +4.91%
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
9324 8615 7775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.41% 17.37% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5781 5356 4478
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 304 407
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 May 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 1 May 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 +20 61 £500 +8.10% 8
North West -16 10 £415 -
South East -3 8 £450 - 1
South West +6 4 £413 -
East of England -5 4 £445 +4.70% 1
East Midlands - 3 £347 -
Yorkshire -10 1 - -
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MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 80 (51.61%) Oracle
2 68 (43.87%) IBM
3 60 (38.71%) XML
4 58 (37.42%) Java
5 54 (34.84%) WebSphere
6 37 (23.87%) .NET
6 37 (23.87%) UNIX
7 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (23.23%) Banking
8 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 34 (21.94%) HTML
10 33 (21.29%) SOA
11 30 (19.35%) Windows
11 30 (19.35%) Finance
12 29 (18.71%) C#
12 29 (18.71%) ASP.NET
13 28 (18.06%) WebLogic
13 28 (18.06%) SQL
13 28 (18.06%) MVC
14 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
14 27 (17.42%) DB2
14 27 (17.42%) OOP
15 25 (16.13%) AIX
16 24 (15.48%) TIBCO
16 24 (15.48%) JBoss
16 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
17 22 (14.19%) HTML5
17 22 (14.19%) jQuery
17 22 (14.19%) JUnit
17 22 (14.19%) Web Services

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (34.84%) WebSphere
2 28 (18.06%) WebLogic
3 24 (15.48%) JBoss
4 19 (12.26%) IIS
4 19 (12.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (10.32%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (8.39%) CICS
7 11 (7.10%) Apache
7 11 (7.10%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (3.23%) JCAPS
10 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.29%) iPlanet
10 2 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.29%) WildFly
10 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.65%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Office
2 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Loan IQ
1 3 (1.94%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.29%) Tridion
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.26%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.39%) HTTP
3 8 (5.16%) Firewall
4 7 (4.52%) LDAP
5 4 (2.58%) FTP
6 3 (1.94%) NAS
6 3 (1.94%) DMZ
6 3 (1.94%) SAN
6 3 (1.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.29%) DNS
7 2 (1.29%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.29%) ISDN
7 2 (1.29%) Internet
7 2 (1.29%) VLAN
7 2 (1.29%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.29%) FCoE
8 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.65%) IPsec
8 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
1 27 (17.42%) DB2
2 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.81%) DataStage
4 8 (5.16%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.23%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 22 (14.19%) JUnit
2 20 (12.90%) JIRA
3 19 (12.26%) Ant
3 19 (12.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 17 (10.97%) Selenium
4 17 (10.97%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.16%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.87%) NUnit
8 5 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (3.23%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.58%) Introscope
10 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (1.29%) Log4j
11 2 (1.29%) Maven
11 2 (1.29%) Subversion
12 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 36 (23.23%) Banking
2 30 (19.35%) Finance
3 18 (11.61%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.87%) Retail
6 5 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (43.87%) Developer
2 25 (16.13%) Architect
3 19 (12.26%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.97%) Consultant
5 15 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Analyst
6 14 (9.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.10%) WebSphere Consultant
9 10 (6.45%) WebSphere Architect
9 10 (6.45%) BizTalk Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.45%) Programmer
10 9 (5.81%) C++ Developer
11 8 (5.16%) Applications Developer
11 8 (5.16%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.16%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.52%) DataStage Developer
13 6 (3.87%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (38.71%) XML
2 37 (23.87%) .NET
3 34 (21.94%) HTML
4 29 (18.71%) ASP.NET
5 24 (15.48%) AngularJS
6 22 (14.19%) HTML5
6 22 (14.19%) jQuery
6 22 (14.19%) Web Services
7 21 (13.55%) WCF
8 20 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 19 (12.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 19 (12.26%) PhoneGap
9 19 (12.26%) Apache Camel
10 18 (11.61%) REST
10 18 (11.61%) JSON
11 17 (10.97%) CSS
11 17 (10.97%) CSS3
12 16 (10.32%) J2EE
13 15 (9.68%) Rendezvous
14 14 (9.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) DataPower
2 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.68%) Mainframe
4 10 (6.45%) Derivative
5 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.52%) Clustering
7 4 (2.58%) PKI
7 4 (2.58%) VSAM
8 3 (1.94%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.29%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.29%) BYOD
9 2 (1.29%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.65%) iSeries
10 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.65%) AS400
10 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.87%) UNIX
2 30 (19.35%) Windows
3 25 (16.13%) AIX
4 20 (12.90%) Linux
5 17 (10.97%) zOS
6 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.16%) Solaris
8 4 (2.58%) HPUX
8 4 (2.58%) MVS
9 2 (1.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.29%) SOA
3 28 (18.06%) MVC
4 27 (17.42%) OOP
5 21 (13.55%) Unit Testing
6 20 (12.90%) UML
6 20 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 19 (12.26%) Mobile Development
8 16 (10.32%) EAI
8 16 (10.32%) Migration
9 15 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 13 (8.39%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.74%) Release Management
12 11 (7.10%) OO
12 11 (7.10%) Web Application Development
13 8 (5.16%) ITIL
13 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.52%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.42%) Java
2 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.71%) C#
4 28 (18.06%) SQL
5 19 (12.26%) Ruby
5 19 (12.26%) Python
6 13 (8.39%) XPath
7 11 (7.10%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.10%) XQuery
7 11 (7.10%) C++
8 10 (6.45%) COBOL
9 9 (5.81%) JCL
10 8 (5.16%) REXX
11 7 (4.52%) Assembly Language
12 5 (3.23%) Perl
13 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.29%) C
14 2 (1.29%) Korn
14 2 (1.29%) C-shell
14 2 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.29%) ISEB
4 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.29%) Samba
2 2 (1.29%) RACF
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.29%) KVM
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) CA Wily
2 3 (1.94%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.29%) OpenView
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 80 (51.61%) Oracle
2 68 (43.87%) IBM
3 24 (15.48%) TIBCO
4 19 (12.26%) Talend
5 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.16%) HP
7 6 (3.87%) CA
8 5 (3.23%) Murex
9 4 (2.58%) Cognos
9 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.94%) F5
10 3 (1.94%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.94%) VMware
10 3 (1.94%) Vitria
10 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.94%) Cisco
10 3 (1.94%) Misys
10 3 (1.94%) Calypso
10 3 (1.94%) SAP
10 3 (1.94%) Sybase
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