The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 66 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 1.84% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.22% 8.48% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 - - -
MQSeries
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
164 165 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.71% 21.65% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 62 46
Average daily rate £381 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £30.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.00 £23.75
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 Hertfordshire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Hertfordshire 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
Watford -8 2 - -
MQSeries
East of England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) Ant
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) JBoss
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 9 (81.82%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (81.82%) JBoss
2 9 (81.82%) WebLogic
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Ant
1 11 (100.00%) JUnit
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Log4j
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3
2 9 (81.82%) PhoneGap
2 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) JSTL
3 2 (18.18%) XMLBeans
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) JDBC
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) Servlets
3 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) HPUX
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) UML
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile Development
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) XPath
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) Talend
2 2 (18.18%) Elastic Path
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Martini
2 2 (18.18%) ATG
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Interwoven