The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 64 47
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.12% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.21% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
103 145 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.97% 18.10% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 73 45
Median daily rate £425 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +21.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £202 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £18.25 £32.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.27% +107.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM