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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 376 393 376
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 49 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 0.67% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 32
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+51.60% -16.66%
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
4716 4474 4315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.09% 19.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 2940 2747
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 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 31 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%
Brentford - 1 £425 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 59 (52.21%) Oracle
2 58 (51.33%) IBM
3 49 (43.36%) Java
4 45 (39.82%) SQL
5 41 (36.28%) WebSphere
6 40 (35.40%) C#
7 39 (34.51%) Banking
8 35 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (28.32%) SOA
10 31 (27.43%) C++
10 31 (27.43%) MVC
11 30 (26.55%) Multithreading
12 29 (25.66%) TIBCO
13 27 (23.89%) XML
14 26 (23.01%) .NET
15 24 (21.24%) AIX
16 23 (20.35%) UNIX
16 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
17 22 (19.47%) MongoDB
17 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (19.47%) Windows
17 22 (19.47%) Ruby
17 22 (19.47%) Scrum
18 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
18 21 (18.58%) BDD
19 20 (17.70%) JMS
19 20 (17.70%) TDD
20 19 (16.81%) QA
20 19 (16.81%) Kanban
20 19 (16.81%) DataPower

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (36.28%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (9.73%) WebLogic
4 10 (8.85%) JBoss
5 9 (7.96%) Apache
5 9 (7.96%) IIS
6 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (5.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Office
1 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.88%) Tridion
2 1 (0.88%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) LDAP
2 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.42%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) SSL
4 3 (2.65%) DMZ
5 2 (1.77%) ISDN
5 2 (1.77%) FTP
5 2 (1.77%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.96%) DataStage
4 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.08%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (4.42%) DB2
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.77%) QlikView
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.04%) Subversion
3 10 (8.85%) JUnit
4 8 (7.08%) Ant
5 7 (6.19%) JIRA
5 7 (6.19%) Selenium
5 7 (6.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (3.54%) Introscope
7 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.65%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.77%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) Log4j
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 39 (34.51%) Banking
2 15 (13.27%) Finance
3 13 (11.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (57.52%) Developer
2 31 (27.43%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.58%) Architect
4 16 (14.16%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.16%) Core Java Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (13.27%) C++ Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.73%) WebSphere Architect
7 10 (8.85%) Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) WebSphere Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.08%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Integration Architect
10 7 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.19%) DataStage Developer
11 6 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.31%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.89%) XML
2 26 (23.01%) .NET
3 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
4 20 (17.70%) JMS
5 19 (16.81%) HTML
5 19 (16.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 18 (15.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (15.04%) Hibernate
7 17 (15.04%) Spring
8 16 (14.16%) Middleware
8 16 (14.16%) Web Services
8 16 (14.16%) HTML5
8 16 (14.16%) iBATIS
9 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
9 15 (13.27%) Ehcache
9 15 (13.27%) RESTful
9 15 (13.27%) JAX-RS
9 15 (13.27%) Rendezvous
10 14 (12.39%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.81%) DataPower
3 18 (15.93%) Derivative
4 6 (5.31%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (5.31%) PKI
5 5 (4.42%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Equities
6 3 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.77%) BYOD
7 2 (1.77%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.77%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) DTCC
8 1 (0.88%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) AIX
2 23 (20.35%) UNIX
3 22 (19.47%) Windows
4 17 (15.04%) Linux
5 7 (6.19%) Solaris
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.77%) HPUX
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.32%) SOA
3 31 (27.43%) MVC
4 30 (26.55%) Multithreading
5 22 (19.47%) Scrum
6 21 (18.58%) BDD
7 20 (17.70%) TDD
8 19 (16.81%) Kanban
9 18 (15.93%) Pair Programming
10 16 (14.16%) Release Management
10 16 (14.16%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (13.27%) Open Source
11 15 (13.27%) Migration
12 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.96%) EAI
13 9 (7.96%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.08%) UML
14 8 (7.08%) Data Migration
14 8 (7.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.36%) Java
2 45 (39.82%) SQL
3 40 (35.40%) C#
4 31 (27.43%) C++
5 22 (19.47%) Ruby
6 15 (13.27%) Groovy
6 15 (13.27%) Scala
7 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.19%) Python
9 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.65%) R
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.81%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.88%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.77%) PowerHA
1 2 (1.77%) KVM
1 2 (1.77%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.77%) yum
2 2 (1.77%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (52.21%) Oracle
2 58 (51.33%) IBM
3 29 (25.66%) TIBCO
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.19%) Sybase
5 7 (6.19%) Talend
6 3 (2.65%) Misys
6 3 (2.65%) HP
6 3 (2.65%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.77%) Kofax
7 2 (1.77%) EMC
7 2 (1.77%) BMC
7 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.77%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.77%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Sun
8 1 (0.88%) Vitria
8 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
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