The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 369 370 367
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 30 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 1.11% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 27
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£425 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4433 4324 4632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.85% 17.82% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 2755 3013
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 136 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.15 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
MQSeries
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +19 10 £425 -19.04%
Greenford - 7 - - 2
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 47 (67.14%) SQL
2 43 (61.43%) Java
3 37 (52.86%) WebSphere
4 34 (48.57%) XML
4 34 (48.57%) UNIX
4 34 (48.57%) Finance
5 32 (45.71%) Linux
6 30 (42.86%) IBM
7 29 (41.43%) J2EE
8 28 (40.00%) Oracle
9 25 (35.71%) E-Commerce
10 24 (34.29%) DB2
10 24 (34.29%) Retail
11 23 (32.86%) Manufacturing
12 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
13 21 (30.00%) HTML
13 21 (30.00%) Banking
14 20 (28.57%) Middleware
15 16 (22.86%) Windows
16 15 (21.43%) Subversion
16 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
17 14 (20.00%) Degree
17 14 (20.00%) Python
17 14 (20.00%) JMS
18 13 (18.57%) Ant
18 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
18 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
19 12 (17.14%) Solaris
19 12 (17.14%) ISEB
19 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 37 (52.86%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.57%) IIS
4 6 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (4.29%) Apache
7 2 (2.86%) CICS
7 2 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.43%) Jetty
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Tridion
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.86%) BPCS
4 2 (2.86%) Loan IQ
5 1 (1.43%) Global One
5 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) DB2
2 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (15.71%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.71%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (10.00%) MySQL
5 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.71%) Redis
7 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.29%) PowerCenter
8 3 (4.29%) DataStage
8 3 (4.29%) Big Data
8 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Subversion
2 13 (18.57%) Ant
3 11 (15.71%) JUnit
3 11 (15.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (14.29%) Log4j
5 9 (12.86%) Eclipse
6 8 (11.43%) Maven
6 8 (11.43%) LoadRunner
7 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 6 (8.57%) JIRA
9 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.71%) Mercurial
9 4 (5.71%) Gerrit
9 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.29%) AnthillPro
10 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.86%) PVCS
11 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (48.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Retail
3 23 (32.86%) Manufacturing
4 21 (30.00%) Banking
5 10 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 7 (10.00%) Front Office
7 5 (7.14%) Back Office
8 1 (1.43%) Advertising
8 1 (1.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Tester
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.14%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) DataStage Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior DataStage Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Deployment Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) XML
2 29 (41.43%) J2EE
3 21 (30.00%) HTML
4 20 (28.57%) Middleware
5 14 (20.00%) JMS
6 11 (15.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (15.71%) Flash
7 10 (14.29%) Servlets
7 10 (14.29%) Web Services
7 10 (14.29%) .NET
7 10 (14.29%) XSLT
7 10 (14.29%) XMLBeans
8 9 (12.86%) Ajax
8 9 (12.86%) JDBC
8 9 (12.86%) Struts
9 8 (11.43%) JSP
9 8 (11.43%) JSTL
9 8 (11.43%) Spring
10 7 (10.00%) XHTML
10 7 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Web 2.0
2 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.14%) Market Risk
4 4 (5.71%) AS400
5 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) iSeries
5 3 (4.29%) Kindle
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.86%) Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Equities
6 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) VSAM
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) UNIX
2 32 (45.71%) Linux
3 16 (22.86%) Windows
4 12 (17.14%) Solaris
5 9 (12.86%) HPUX
6 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
3 11 (15.71%) ITIL
3 11 (15.71%) System Testing
4 10 (14.29%) OO
4 10 (14.29%) ETL
5 9 (12.86%) UML
5 9 (12.86%) Content Management
6 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.43%) Analytics
6 8 (11.43%) Low Latency
7 7 (10.00%) RAD
8 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (7.14%) DevOps
9 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) SQL
2 43 (61.43%) Java
3 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.00%) Python
5 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
6 11 (15.71%) Perl
7 9 (12.86%) XPath
8 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 7 (10.00%) C#
10 6 (8.57%) C++
10 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.29%) RPG
12 2 (2.86%) JCL
12 2 (2.86%) Ruby
13 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.43%) RPG/400
13 1 (1.43%) RPG IV
13 1 (1.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (17.14%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) vCloud
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) IBM
2 28 (40.00%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) HP
4 9 (12.86%) Interwoven
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 7 (10.00%) ATG
5 7 (10.00%) Blue Martini
5 7 (10.00%) Elastic Path
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) JBoss
8 3 (4.29%) Vertica
8 3 (4.29%) Google
8 3 (4.29%) Informatica
8 3 (4.29%) Sybase
9 2 (2.86%) Software AG
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.86%) Sun
10 1 (1.43%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.43%) SunGard
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