The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £33.95
% change year-on-year
- -30.04%
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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 Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
72 28 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.78% 10.61% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 75
Average daily rate £340 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.42 £11.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.40% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Escenic
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) JSF
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) LAMP
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (83.33%) Escenic
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) IMS/DB
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Java Programmer
2 5 (83.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) EJB
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Struts
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Java RMI
1 5 (83.33%) LAMP
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) JSF
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (83.33%) RUP
1 5 (83.33%) OOD
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) IBM