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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 369 338 329
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 30 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 1.16% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 34
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£350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4003 3966 3725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.86% 18.25% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2762 2640 2417
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £246
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 74 81 118
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 4 £408 -5.50% 3
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (48.08%) UNIX
2 24 (46.15%) Java
3 23 (44.23%) Finance
4 22 (42.31%) Linux
4 22 (42.31%) TIBCO
5 20 (38.46%) Oracle
6 14 (26.92%) XML
7 12 (23.08%) .NET
8 11 (21.15%) Windows
8 11 (21.15%) IBM
8 11 (21.15%) Banking
9 10 (19.23%) Middleware
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.23%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (17.31%) Rendezvous
10 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
11 8 (15.38%) Front Office
11 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.38%) Sybase
11 8 (15.38%) SQL
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.38%) WCF
12 7 (13.46%) ITIL
12 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
12 7 (13.46%) EAI
13 6 (11.54%) FpML
13 6 (11.54%) Migration
13 6 (11.54%) TDD
13 6 (11.54%) NUnit
13 6 (11.54%) Subversion

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (19.23%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.54%) CICS
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) Apache
4 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.85%) GemFire
7 1 (1.92%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (5.77%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (3.85%) ISDN
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) DataStage
3 5 (9.62%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (9.62%) DB2
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) NUnit
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) Introscope
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) DataStage Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) XML
2 12 (23.08%) .NET
3 10 (19.23%) Middleware
4 9 (17.31%) Rendezvous
5 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 8 (15.38%) WCF
6 6 (11.54%) Java EE
6 6 (11.54%) JDBC
6 6 (11.54%) JMS
6 6 (11.54%) FpML
7 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
7 5 (9.62%) HTML
7 5 (9.62%) Spring
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 3 (5.77%) WPF
9 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.85%) WinForms
9 2 (3.85%) Web Services
10 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
1 5 (9.62%) VSAM
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.85%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) UNIX
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Solaris
4 4 (7.69%) zOS
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.85%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) EAI
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) TDD
3 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
3 6 (11.54%) Low Latency
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.77%) Web Development
6 3 (5.77%) Release Management
6 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) JCL
5 5 (9.62%) COBOL
6 3 (5.77%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) XPath
7 1 (1.92%) R
7 1 (1.92%) XQuery
7 1 (1.92%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
1 4 (7.69%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) TIBCO
2 20 (38.46%) Oracle
3 11 (21.15%) IBM
4 8 (15.38%) Sybase
5 5 (9.62%) Murex
6 4 (7.69%) 29West
7 3 (5.77%) GoldenSource
7 3 (5.77%) Misys
7 3 (5.77%) Calypso
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (3.85%) Kofax
9 1 (1.92%) Sun
9 1 (1.92%) Dell
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