The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 411 348 376
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +28
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 17 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 1.59% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 28
Median daily rate £393 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £408 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4497 4340 4171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.39% 19.18% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3272 2901 2886
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 121 67
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in London

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in London

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the London region.

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in London

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 5 £393 -
Paddington - 2 £550 -
City of London +31 1 - - 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) IBM
3 17 (43.59%) Unix
4 15 (38.46%) SQL
5 14 (35.90%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
5 14 (35.90%) HTTP
6 13 (33.33%) SOAP
6 13 (33.33%) Middleware
7 12 (30.77%) Oracle
7 12 (30.77%) EAI
7 12 (30.77%) HTTPS
7 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 12 (30.77%) REST
8 11 (28.21%) FTP
8 11 (28.21%) J2EE
8 11 (28.21%) ITIL
8 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
9 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
9 10 (25.64%) Remedy
9 10 (25.64%) Firewall
9 10 (25.64%) SOA
9 10 (25.64%) JMS
9 10 (25.64%) Banking
10 9 (23.08%) Solaris
10 9 (23.08%) Sybase
11 8 (20.51%) DB2
11 8 (20.51%) XML
11 8 (20.51%) SWIFT
12 7 (17.95%) JSON

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) iPlanet
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (2.56%) CICS
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessWare
1 5 (12.82%) SAP R/3
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (5.13%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
2 12 (30.77%) HTTPS
3 11 (28.21%) FTP
4 10 (25.64%) Firewall
5 6 (15.38%) WinSCP
6 5 (12.82%) IPsec
6 5 (12.82%) LDAP
6 5 (12.82%) NAS
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security
6 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.82%) tcpdump
6 5 (12.82%) VPN
6 5 (12.82%) Wireshark
7 4 (10.26%) PuTTY
8 2 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.13%) UniData
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) ClearCase
1 6 (15.38%) XMLSpy
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Log4j
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.56%) International Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Designer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.82%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) EAI Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Information Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Middleware
1 13 (33.33%) SOAP
2 12 (30.77%) REST
3 11 (28.21%) J2EE
4 10 (25.64%) JMS
5 8 (20.51%) XML
6 7 (17.95%) JSON
7 6 (15.38%) EDI
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 6 (15.38%) WSDL
7 6 (15.38%) XSD
7 6 (15.38%) XSL
7 6 (15.38%) XSLT
8 5 (12.82%) .NET
8 5 (12.82%) MSMQ
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.69%) Spring
9 3 (7.69%) WCF
9 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) SWIFT
2 7 (17.95%) Equities
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) AS400
3 5 (12.82%) Derivative
3 5 (12.82%) Fixed Income
3 5 (12.82%) FMCG
3 5 (12.82%) iPad
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Unix
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Solaris
4 6 (15.38%) AIX
4 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) zOS
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) EAI
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) SOA
4 6 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (15.38%) SDLC
5 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 5 (12.82%) DoDAF
5 5 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (12.82%) Information Security
5 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.82%) MODAF
5 5 (12.82%) SABSA
5 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
6 4 (10.26%) Information Management
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.95%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) C++
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) COBOL
8 1 (2.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (12.82%) CCSP
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.82%) CISM
1 5 (12.82%) CISSP
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) HL7
1 6 (15.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.82%) ClearTrust
1 5 (12.82%) Samba
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.82%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (12.82%) Control-M
2 5 (12.82%) Nagios
2 5 (12.82%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) IBM
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) Remedy
4 9 (23.08%) Sybase
5 7 (17.95%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) SAP
6 5 (12.82%) BEA
6 5 (12.82%) CA
6 5 (12.82%) F5
6 5 (12.82%) NetApp
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.82%) TIBCO
6 5 (12.82%) Vitria
6 5 (12.82%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) Sencha
8 1 (2.56%) Charles River
8 1 (2.56%) Fiserv
8 1 (2.56%) Green Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Informatica