The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 48 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% - 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.62% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £225 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
105 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.94% 11.47% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 54 49
Average daily rate £300 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £243 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MQSeries across the Glasgow region.

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (92.31%) XML
1 12 (92.31%) SOAP
1 12 (92.31%) HTTP
1 12 (92.31%) WSDL
2 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) XSD
2 7 (53.85%) XSL
2 7 (53.85%) XSLT
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) ClearCase
2 7 (53.85%) EDI
2 7 (53.85%) JMS
2 7 (53.85%) EAI
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 7 (53.85%) FTP
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) XMLSpy
2 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 7 (53.85%) Remedy
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) DataPower
2 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (53.85%) HL7
2 7 (53.85%) SWIFT

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) HTTP
2 7 (53.85%) FTP
2 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
2 7 (53.85%) WinSCP
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) ClearCase
1 7 (53.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) SOAP
1 12 (92.31%) WSDL
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) EDI
2 7 (53.85%) JMS
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 7 (53.85%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) XSD
2 7 (53.85%) XSL
2 7 (53.85%) XSLT
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (38.46%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) DataPower
1 7 (53.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
1 7 (53.85%) EAI
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) HL7
1 7 (53.85%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
1 7 (53.85%) Remedy