The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 365 377 369
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 59 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 0.82% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 31
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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
4647 4280 4163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.92% 18.68% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3157 2878 2656
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 74 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London -12 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Greenford +1 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 57 (50.00%) IBM
1 57 (50.00%) Oracle
2 42 (36.84%) Java
3 41 (35.96%) WebSphere
4 36 (31.58%) Banking
4 36 (31.58%) SQL
5 34 (29.82%) C#
6 32 (28.07%) .NET
7 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.68%) XML
8 27 (23.68%) SOA
8 27 (23.68%) TIBCO
9 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET
10 25 (21.93%) MVC
11 24 (21.05%) Windows
11 24 (21.05%) AIX
12 23 (20.18%) C++
13 22 (19.30%) Multithreading
14 21 (18.42%) UNIX
15 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (16.67%) DataPower
16 19 (16.67%) HTML
16 19 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 18 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
18 17 (14.91%) Middleware
18 17 (14.91%) Scrum
18 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
19 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
19 16 (14.04%) HTML5
19 16 (14.04%) Migration

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 41 (35.96%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.77%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.77%) IIS
2 10 (8.77%) JBoss
2 10 (8.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (7.89%) Apache
4 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) CICS
7 1 (0.88%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.88%) Tridion
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) LDAP
2 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.39%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) SSL
4 3 (2.63%) DMZ
5 2 (1.75%) ISDN
5 2 (1.75%) FTP
5 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 2 (1.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
1 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.89%) DataStage
3 9 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.02%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (5.26%) DB2
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.75%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.75%) QlikView
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.65%) Subversion
3 8 (7.02%) Ant
3 8 (7.02%) JUnit
4 7 (6.14%) JIRA
4 7 (6.14%) Selenium
4 7 (6.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (4.39%) NUnit
6 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.51%) Introscope
7 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) Log4j
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 36 (31.58%) Banking
2 15 (13.16%) Finance
3 13 (11.40%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (51.75%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Architect
2 23 (20.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.91%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Consultant
5 13 (11.40%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.40%) C++ Developer
6 11 (9.65%) WebSphere Architect
7 10 (8.77%) Core Java Developer
8 9 (7.89%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (7.89%) WebSphere Consultant
8 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Integration Architect
9 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.14%) DataStage Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.07%) .NET
2 27 (23.68%) XML
3 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET
4 19 (16.67%) HTML
4 19 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 18 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (14.91%) Middleware
7 16 (14.04%) HTML5
8 15 (13.16%) WCF
8 15 (13.16%) Web Services
9 14 (12.28%) .NET Framework
10 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.40%) Rendezvous
11 12 (10.53%) JMS
12 11 (9.65%) Hibernate
12 11 (9.65%) Spring
12 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.77%) Entity Framework
13 10 (8.77%) iBATIS
14 9 (7.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.67%) DataPower
3 14 (12.28%) Derivative
4 6 (5.26%) PKI
5 5 (4.39%) Clustering
6 4 (3.51%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) BYOD
7 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.88%) VSAM
8 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
1 24 (21.05%) AIX
2 21 (18.42%) UNIX
3 16 (14.04%) Linux
4 7 (6.14%) Solaris
5 2 (1.75%) HPUX
5 2 (1.75%) zOS
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.68%) SOA
3 25 (21.93%) MVC
4 22 (19.30%) Multithreading
5 17 (14.91%) Scrum
6 16 (14.04%) Migration
7 15 (13.16%) BDD
7 15 (13.16%) EAI
8 14 (12.28%) TDD
9 13 (11.40%) Kanban
10 12 (10.53%) Release Management
10 12 (10.53%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.89%) Open Source
12 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.89%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.02%) UML
13 8 (7.02%) OOP
13 8 (7.02%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) Java
2 36 (31.58%) SQL
3 34 (29.82%) C#
4 23 (20.18%) C++
5 16 (14.04%) Ruby
6 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.89%) Groovy
7 9 (7.89%) Scala
8 7 (6.14%) Python
9 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.63%) R
11 2 (1.75%) XPath
12 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.88%) JCL
12 1 (0.88%) XQuery
12 1 (0.88%) COBOL
12 1 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.75%) PowerHA
1 2 (1.75%) KVM
1 2 (1.75%) RHEV
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.75%) yum
2 2 (1.75%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 57 (50.00%) Oracle
1 57 (50.00%) IBM
2 27 (23.68%) TIBCO
3 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.14%) Talend
5 6 (5.26%) Sybase
6 3 (2.63%) Misys
6 3 (2.63%) HP
6 3 (2.63%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.75%) EMC
7 2 (1.75%) Kofax
7 2 (1.75%) BMC
7 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) Sun
8 1 (0.88%) Vitria
8 1 (0.88%) ATG
8 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
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