The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 421 385 393
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 11 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 1.08% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 21
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £420 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
4166 4428 4115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.80% 18.76% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2933 2987 2683
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 79 92
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 2 £393 -
Paddington - 2 £550 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) Unix
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) IBM
6 13 (36.11%) Middleware
6 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
7 12 (33.33%) Banking
7 12 (33.33%) REST
7 12 (33.33%) EAI
7 12 (33.33%) JMS
7 12 (33.33%) FTP
7 12 (33.33%) HTTP
7 12 (33.33%) SOAP
8 11 (30.56%) HTTPS
8 11 (30.56%) SWIFT
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
9 10 (27.78%) Linux
9 10 (27.78%) XML
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle
9 10 (27.78%) Remedy
9 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
10 9 (25.00%) J2EE
10 9 (25.00%) SOA
10 9 (25.00%) SEPA
11 8 (22.22%) SDLC
11 8 (22.22%) DB2
11 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 8 (22.22%) Firewall
12 7 (19.44%) TIBCO

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (19.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (8.33%) iPlanet
5 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.56%) JBoss
6 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) BusinessWare
1 3 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (8.33%) SAP R/3
2 2 (5.56%) Global One
3 1 (2.78%) Infor M3
3 1 (2.78%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) FTP
1 12 (33.33%) HTTP
2 11 (30.56%) HTTPS
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) WinSCP
5 5 (13.89%) IPsec
5 5 (13.89%) LDAP
5 5 (13.89%) NAS
5 5 (13.89%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.89%) tcpdump
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
6 4 (11.11%) PuTTY
7 3 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.56%) UniData
6 1 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (16.67%) XMLSpy
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Log4j
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Designer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) EAI Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Java Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Principal Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Middleware
2 12 (33.33%) JMS
2 12 (33.33%) REST
2 12 (33.33%) SOAP
3 10 (27.78%) XML
4 9 (25.00%) J2EE
5 7 (19.44%) EDI
6 6 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) WSDL
6 6 (16.67%) XSD
6 6 (16.67%) XSL
6 6 (16.67%) XSLT
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.33%) JDBC
8 3 (8.33%) MSMQ
8 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
8 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) SWIFT
2 6 (16.67%) Equities
3 5 (13.89%) iPad
4 4 (11.11%) Derivative
4 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) AS400
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.33%) FMCG
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (5.56%) DataPower
7 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Solaris
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) EAI
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) SOA
4 8 (22.22%) SDLC
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (16.67%) Kanban
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Presales
9 3 (8.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (8.33%) Information Security
9 3 (8.33%) MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) SABSA
9 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (19.44%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (13.89%) Python
7 4 (11.11%) C++
8 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 3 (8.33%) CCSP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CISM
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SEPA
2 6 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Samba
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (13.89%) Nagios
2 5 (13.89%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Control-M
4 3 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Remedy
3 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 7 (19.44%) HP
4 7 (19.44%) Sybase
4 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
5 5 (13.89%) F5
5 5 (13.89%) NetApp
5 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) SAP
7 3 (8.33%) BEA
7 3 (8.33%) CA
7 3 (8.33%) Vitria
8 2 (5.56%) Sencha
9 1 (2.78%) Calypso
9 1 (2.78%) Murex
9 1 (2.78%) SunGard