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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / London
Rank 393 402 396
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 10 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Median daily rate £505 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £371 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £453
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3635 3469 3755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.02% 16.52% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2524 2367 2612
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 19 (54.29%) IBM
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 16 (45.71%) WebSphere
5 14 (40.00%) Unix
6 12 (34.29%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) JMS
7 11 (31.43%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (28.57%) iSeries
8 10 (28.57%) Banking
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle
9 9 (25.71%) XML
9 9 (25.71%) Spring
10 8 (22.86%) Release Management
10 8 (22.86%) REST
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) SOAP
11 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
11 7 (20.00%) Spring Boot
11 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Subversion
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) JSON
12 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing

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 16 (45.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) JBoss
3 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) CMS
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.71%) Mule
5 2 (5.71%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.86%) CICS
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.71%) Temenos T24
3 1 (2.86%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) QlikView
4 2 (5.71%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Mockito
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.86%) Log4j
5 1 (2.86%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) PVCS
5 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) AS400 Developer
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) JMS
2 9 (25.71%) Spring
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) REST
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (17.14%) JDBC
5 6 (17.14%) JSON
5 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 5 (14.29%) Spring Security
6 5 (14.29%) XSD
6 5 (14.29%) XSLT
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 4 (11.43%) J2EE
8 2 (5.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) iSeries
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) AS400
3 4 (11.43%) SWIFT
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.86%) iPad
6 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.86%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (17.14%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) HPUX
5 3 (8.57%) Windows
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Release Management
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Coaching
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) RAD
5 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) BCP
6 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) RPG
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) RPG IV
5 2 (5.71%) R
5 2 (5.71%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) JCL
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) GMP
2 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 4 (11.43%) Sybase
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) jBASE
5 2 (5.71%) Temenos
6 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.86%) BEA
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Microgen
6 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Opsware
6 1 (2.86%) Qualys
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Talend