The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 210 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.21% 24.11% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 137
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Firebug
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JSP

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Firebug
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) SOA Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO