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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 400 366 345
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 28 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 1.12% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 49
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £356 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £700 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -36.66%
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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
4614 4719 4571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.73% 18.63% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3168 3213 2989
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 92 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Job
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MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 29 (51.79%) Finance
3 27 (48.21%) SQL
4 26 (46.43%) Middleware
5 25 (44.64%) Java
5 25 (44.64%) UNIX
6 22 (39.29%) WebSphere
7 21 (37.50%) XML
8 20 (35.71%) Oracle
9 17 (30.36%) IBM
10 15 (26.79%) Banking
11 14 (25.00%) DB2
11 14 (25.00%) Windows
12 13 (23.21%) J2EE
12 13 (23.21%) TIBCO
12 13 (23.21%) Subversion
13 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
14 11 (19.64%) ITIL
14 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
15 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
15 10 (17.86%) JMS
15 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.07%) Retail
16 9 (16.07%) Spring
16 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (16.07%) Python
16 9 (16.07%) Sybase
16 9 (16.07%) WebSphere MQ
17 8 (14.29%) CICS
17 8 (14.29%) Mainframe

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (39.29%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.29%) CICS
3 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.36%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.36%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (3.57%) GemFire
8 2 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (3.57%) Apache
8 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.57%) BPCS
4 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) FTP
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) DB2
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Subversion
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
2 6 (10.71%) Ant
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 4 (7.14%) Gerrit
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) AnthillPro
4 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) JUnit
5 2 (3.57%) PVCS
5 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) Log4j
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Manufacturing
4 9 (16.07%) Retail
5 6 (10.71%) Front Office
6 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
7 3 (5.36%) Back Office
8 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Operations Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) Middleware
2 21 (37.50%) XML
3 13 (23.21%) J2EE
4 10 (17.86%) JMS
5 9 (16.07%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (16.07%) Spring
6 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.50%) FpML
7 7 (12.50%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) HTML
7 7 (12.50%) .NET
8 4 (7.14%) Rendezvous
8 4 (7.14%) Flash
9 3 (5.36%) WCF
9 3 (5.36%) XSLT
9 3 (5.36%) JDBC
10 2 (3.57%) Servlets
10 2 (3.57%) SOAP
10 2 (3.57%) Struts
10 2 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 7 (12.50%) VSAM
4 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.14%) AS400
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.36%) Market Risk
5 3 (5.36%) iSeries
5 3 (5.36%) Kindle
6 2 (3.57%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.79%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Equities
7 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.79%) Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) UNIX
3 14 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) zOS
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) AIX
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.57%) HPUX
9 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.29%) TDD
4 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (10.71%) Low Latency
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.14%) System Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) Python
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.50%) JCL
5 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Perl
6 6 (10.71%) C#
7 5 (8.93%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) COBOL
8 3 (5.36%) RPG
8 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.57%) XPath
10 1 (1.79%) REXX
10 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) RPG/400
10 1 (1.79%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) vCloud
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) IBM
3 13 (23.21%) TIBCO
4 9 (16.07%) Sybase
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) VMware
6 4 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.36%) Sun
8 2 (3.57%) Interwoven
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