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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 60 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 1.14% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.14% 5.45% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
145 165 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.40% 20.97% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 106 40
Average daily rate £300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £230 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £14.30 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £20.15 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 -1 6 - -
MQSeries
East of England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) J2EE
3 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 13 (86.67%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) DB2
3 13 (86.67%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
3 13 (86.67%) IBM
3 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) ATG
5 7 (46.67%) Log4j
5 7 (46.67%) XHTML
5 7 (46.67%) Interwoven
5 7 (46.67%) Tridion
5 7 (46.67%) Internet
5 7 (46.67%) XPath
5 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 7 (46.67%) Content Management
5 7 (46.67%) JSTL
5 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (46.67%) Elastic Path
5 7 (46.67%) XMLBeans
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) Blue Martini
5 7 (46.67%) Web 2.0
5 7 (46.67%) UML
5 7 (46.67%) OO

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) DB2
2 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Ant
1 7 (46.67%) JUnit
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
1 7 (46.67%) Log4j
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) J2EE
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) XSLT
2 7 (46.67%) EJB
2 7 (46.67%) JDBC
2 7 (46.67%) JSP
2 7 (46.67%) Servlets
2 7 (46.67%) Struts
2 7 (46.67%) XHTML
2 7 (46.67%) JMS
2 7 (46.67%) XMLBeans
2 7 (46.67%) Ajax
2 7 (46.67%) JSTL
3 6 (40.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Web 2.0
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) HPUX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) UML
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) RAD
2 7 (46.67%) Content Management
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) XPath
3 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) Interwoven
2 7 (46.67%) ATG
2 7 (46.67%) Blue Martini
2 7 (46.67%) Elastic Path
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle