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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 364 359 342
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 22 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
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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
3875 4041 3743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.74% 18.49% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2718 2439
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 135
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £34.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +13 4 - - 6
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) Linux
3 19 (41.30%) TIBCO
4 18 (39.13%) UNIX
4 18 (39.13%) Java
5 15 (32.61%) Oracle
6 13 (28.26%) Middleware
7 12 (26.09%) .NET
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 10 (21.74%) XML
9 10 (21.74%) DB2
10 9 (19.57%) Rendezvous
10 9 (19.57%) CICS
10 9 (19.57%) SQL
11 8 (17.39%) JCL
11 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.39%) JDBC
11 8 (17.39%) Sybase
11 8 (17.39%) Mainframe
11 8 (17.39%) Front Office
11 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.39%) VSAM
11 8 (17.39%) WCF
12 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (15.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (15.22%) TDD
12 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 7 (15.22%) Subversion
12 7 (15.22%) COBOL

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (19.57%) CICS
2 6 (13.04%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (4.35%) GemFire
6 1 (2.17%) JCAPS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) FTP
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 10 (21.74%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Front Office
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Mainframe Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Middleware
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) Rendezvous
5 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.39%) JDBC
5 8 (17.39%) WCF
6 7 (15.22%) FpML
6 7 (15.22%) JMS
7 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.04%) Spring
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 3 (6.52%) WPF
10 2 (4.35%) Web Services
10 2 (4.35%) J2EE
10 2 (4.35%) WinForms
10 2 (4.35%) Java EE
10 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Mainframe
1 8 (17.39%) VSAM
2 4 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.35%) AS400
3 2 (4.35%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.35%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) UNIX
3 11 (23.91%) Windows
4 6 (13.04%) zOS
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) AIX
6 2 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (15.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (15.22%) TDD
2 7 (15.22%) EAI
3 6 (13.04%) Low Latency
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Web Development
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.35%) Release Management
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) JCL
4 7 (15.22%) COBOL
5 6 (13.04%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) C++
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) RPG/400
9 1 (2.17%) RPG IV
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
9 1 (2.17%) RPG
9 1 (2.17%) REXX
9 1 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) TIBCO
2 15 (32.61%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Sybase
4 5 (10.87%) Murex
5 4 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (8.70%) 29West
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Calypso
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
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