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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 368 407 383
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -24
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 47 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 0.57% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 33
Average daily rate
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£490 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4849 4532 4483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.45% 18.93% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3344 2967 2922
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 113 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
City of London +3 5 £415 +10.66% 1
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (50.86%) Oracle
2 56 (48.28%) IBM
3 49 (42.24%) SQL
4 46 (39.66%) Java
5 43 (37.07%) C#
5 43 (37.07%) WebSphere
6 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (32.76%) Banking
7 36 (31.03%) SOA
8 34 (29.31%) MVC
8 34 (29.31%) C++
9 33 (28.45%) Multithreading
10 27 (23.28%) AIX
10 27 (23.28%) TIBCO
11 26 (22.41%) Windows
11 26 (22.41%) .NET
11 26 (22.41%) Ruby
11 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
12 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
12 25 (21.55%) Scrum
13 24 (20.69%) JMS
13 24 (20.69%) BDD
14 23 (19.83%) TDD
15 22 (18.97%) XML
15 22 (18.97%) Kanban
15 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (18.10%) Linux
16 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET
16 21 (18.10%) Pair Programming

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (37.07%) WebSphere
2 19 (16.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (12.93%) WebLogic
4 10 (8.62%) JBoss
5 8 (6.90%) Apache
5 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.72%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.86%) Drupal
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.72%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) FTP
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
1 4 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (2.59%) LDAP
2 3 (2.59%) SSL
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.72%) SSH
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) IPsec
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) DMZ
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) ATM
4 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) MongoDB
2 19 (16.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.62%) DB2
3 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) DataStage
5 3 (2.59%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.72%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.72%) QlikView
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.72%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.86%) Informix
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.10%) Subversion
3 10 (8.62%) JUnit
4 9 (7.76%) Ant
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
5 7 (6.03%) Selenium
5 7 (6.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.59%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.72%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.86%) Log4j
8 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 38 (32.76%) Banking
2 15 (12.93%) Finance
3 12 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (56.03%) Developer
2 35 (30.17%) Java Developer
3 27 (23.28%) Architect
4 19 (16.38%) Core Java Developer
5 18 (15.52%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (13.79%) .NET Developer
7 15 (12.93%) C++ Developer
7 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Consultant
8 11 (9.48%) WebSphere Architect
9 9 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (7.76%) WebSphere Consultant
10 8 (6.90%) Integration Architect
10 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.17%) C++/C# Developer
13 5 (4.31%) Java Software Developer
13 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.41%) .NET
2 24 (20.69%) JMS
3 22 (18.97%) XML
4 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET
5 20 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (17.24%) Middleware
5 20 (17.24%) Hibernate
5 20 (17.24%) Spring
6 19 (16.38%) HTML
6 19 (16.38%) Web Services
6 19 (16.38%) iBATIS
6 19 (16.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 18 (15.52%) Ehcache
7 18 (15.52%) RESTful
7 18 (15.52%) Spring MVC
7 18 (15.52%) JAX-RS
8 16 (13.79%) HTML5
9 15 (12.93%) Rendezvous
10 14 (12.07%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.38%) DataPower
3 18 (15.52%) Derivative
4 6 (5.17%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.59%) AS400
6 3 (2.59%) Equities
7 2 (1.72%) FMCG
7 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.72%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.86%) EFT
8 1 (0.86%) iSeries
8 1 (0.86%) DTCC
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) AIX
2 26 (22.41%) Windows
3 21 (18.10%) Linux
4 18 (15.52%) UNIX
5 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.31%) Solaris
7 4 (3.45%) zOS
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.72%) SUSE
8 2 (1.72%) HPUX
8 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.86%) OS/390
9 1 (0.86%) Fedora
9 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) SOA
3 34 (29.31%) MVC
4 33 (28.45%) Multithreading
5 25 (21.55%) Scrum
6 24 (20.69%) BDD
7 23 (19.83%) TDD
8 22 (18.97%) Kanban
9 21 (18.10%) Pair Programming
10 19 (16.38%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (15.52%) Open Source
11 18 (15.52%) Release Management
12 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.48%) Migration
13 9 (7.76%) EAI
14 8 (6.90%) UML
14 8 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (6.03%) Mentoring
15 7 (6.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.24%) SQL
2 46 (39.66%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) C#
4 34 (29.31%) C++
5 26 (22.41%) Ruby
6 18 (15.52%) Groovy
6 18 (15.52%) Scala
7 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.90%) Python
9 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.72%) R
11 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.86%) Jython
12 1 (0.86%) XPath
12 1 (0.86%) VBA
12 1 (0.86%) Perl
12 1 (0.86%) PHP
12 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) CISSP
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) CISM
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
3 2 (1.72%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.86%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.72%) ClearTrust
1 2 (1.72%) PowerHA
1 2 (1.72%) KVM
1 2 (1.72%) RHEV
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.72%) yum
2 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Oracle
2 56 (48.28%) IBM
3 27 (23.28%) TIBCO
4 8 (6.90%) Sybase
5 7 (6.03%) Talend
6 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.45%) EMC
7 4 (3.45%) F5
8 3 (2.59%) Vitria
8 3 (2.59%) HP
9 2 (1.72%) SmartStream
9 2 (1.72%) SAP
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix
9 2 (1.72%) Juniper
9 2 (1.72%) BEA
9 2 (1.72%) BMC
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