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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 348 363 326
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -37
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 63 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.47% 0.97% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 43
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £380 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £568 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +11.47%
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
4288 4106 3839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.07% 17.86% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 2862 2452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 75 146
Average hourly rate £19.75 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 6 £523 +22.94% 3
Greenford +1 2 - -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 55 (63.95%) Oracle
2 40 (46.51%) IBM
3 33 (38.37%) WebSphere
4 30 (34.88%) Java
5 26 (30.23%) XML
6 25 (29.07%) Banking
7 23 (26.74%) TIBCO
8 22 (25.58%) UNIX
8 22 (25.58%) .NET
9 20 (23.26%) AIX
10 19 (22.09%) SQL
11 18 (20.93%) HTML
11 18 (20.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 18 (20.93%) DataPower
12 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
13 16 (18.60%) Windows
13 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
14 14 (16.28%) Rendezvous
14 14 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (16.28%) Migration
14 14 (16.28%) C#
14 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
14 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.12%) Finance
16 12 (13.95%) HTML5
16 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
17 11 (12.79%) Linux
17 11 (12.79%) SOA
18 10 (11.63%) EAI

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 33 (38.37%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.63%) JBoss
3 9 (10.47%) IIS
4 7 (8.14%) Apache
4 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.33%) CICS
7 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.16%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Office
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.16%) BusinessWare
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) LDAP
1 5 (5.81%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) DMZ
4 2 (2.33%) ISDN
4 2 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.16%) FTP
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.16%) Wireless
5 1 (1.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) DataStage
3 8 (9.30%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (6.98%) DB2
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.33%) QlikView
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Ant
1 7 (8.14%) JUnit
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
1 7 (8.14%) Selenium
1 7 (8.14%) Talend Open Studio
1 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.98%) NUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Introscope
4 2 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Toad
5 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (29.07%) Banking
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
3 10 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Front Office
6 3 (3.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Architect
3 13 (15.12%) Consultant
3 13 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.47%) C++ Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.47%) WebSphere Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Consultant
7 7 (8.14%) DataStage Developer
8 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C++/C# Developer
9 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) XML
2 22 (25.58%) .NET
3 18 (20.93%) HTML
3 18 (20.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET
5 14 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (16.28%) Rendezvous
6 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 12 (13.95%) HTML5
7 10 (11.63%) WCF
8 9 (10.47%) Web Services
8 9 (10.47%) Java EE
8 9 (10.47%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (8.14%) JSON
9 7 (8.14%) CSS
9 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.14%) Apache Camel
9 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (8.14%) jQuery
9 7 (8.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) DataPower
2 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Derivative
4 4 (4.65%) PKI
4 4 (4.65%) Clustering
5 2 (2.33%) VSAM
5 2 (2.33%) BYOD
5 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.16%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) UNIX
2 20 (23.26%) AIX
3 16 (18.60%) Windows
4 11 (12.79%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Solaris
6 2 (2.33%) zOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.28%) Migration
2 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
3 11 (12.79%) SOA
4 10 (11.63%) EAI
4 10 (11.63%) MVC
5 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.30%) OOP
7 7 (8.14%) UML
7 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.14%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.14%) Mobile Development
8 6 (6.98%) ITIL
8 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.81%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (5.81%) Low Latency
9 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) Java
2 19 (22.09%) SQL
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.28%) C#
4 10 (11.63%) C++
5 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.14%) Ruby
6 7 (8.14%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) COBOL
7 2 (2.33%) JCL
7 2 (2.33%) R
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) XPath
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) XQuery
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (63.95%) Oracle
2 40 (46.51%) IBM
3 23 (26.74%) TIBCO
4 7 (8.14%) Talend
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.65%) Murex
6 3 (3.49%) Misys
6 3 (3.49%) GoldenSource
6 3 (3.49%) Sybase
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) Cognos
7 2 (2.33%) Kofax
7 2 (2.33%) Calypso
7 2 (2.33%) SmartStream
7 2 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) Vitria