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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 392 386 361
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 28 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 1.05% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 33
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£330 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £23.75 £30.40
% change year-on-year
+23.15% -21.87%
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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
4544 4589 4646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.55% 18.26% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3035 2992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 163
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £59.00 £42.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
Greenford - 9 - - 1
City of London +22 4 £463 -11.90% 9
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 35 (55.56%) Linux
3 31 (49.21%) Java
4 30 (47.62%) Finance
5 27 (42.86%) WebSphere
6 26 (41.27%) XML
6 26 (41.27%) UNIX
7 25 (39.68%) Middleware
8 23 (36.51%) Oracle
9 22 (34.92%) IBM
10 19 (30.16%) DB2
10 19 (30.16%) J2EE
10 19 (30.16%) Banking
11 18 (28.57%) E-Commerce
12 16 (25.40%) Manufacturing
12 16 (25.40%) Windows
13 15 (23.81%) Subversion
14 14 (22.22%) Retail
14 14 (22.22%) Python
15 13 (20.63%) ITIL
15 13 (20.63%) JMS
16 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
16 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
16 12 (19.05%) HTML
17 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
17 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
17 11 (17.46%) Solaris
18 10 (15.87%) Tomcat
18 10 (15.87%) Ant
18 10 (15.87%) WebSphere MQ

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 10 (15.87%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 8 (12.70%) CICS
4 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.76%) Apache
6 3 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.17%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.94%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (6.35%) Tridion
4 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.17%) BPCS
6 1 (1.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 5 (7.94%) HTTP
3 4 (6.35%) FTP
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) NAS
5 1 (1.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) DB2
2 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.52%) MySQL
7 5 (7.94%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (4.76%) PowerCenter
8 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.76%) Big Data
8 3 (4.76%) Redis
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Subversion
2 10 (15.87%) Ant
3 6 (9.52%) Maven
3 6 (9.52%) JUnit
3 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.52%) Log4j
4 5 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (6.35%) Gerrit
5 4 (6.35%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.76%) AnthillPro
6 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.17%) PVCS
General
1 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Banking
3 16 (25.40%) Manufacturing
4 14 (22.22%) Retail
5 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 6 (9.52%) Front Office
7 5 (7.94%) Back Office
8 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Mainframe Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Operations Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) XML
2 25 (39.68%) Middleware
3 19 (30.16%) J2EE
4 13 (20.63%) JMS
5 12 (19.05%) HTML
6 10 (15.87%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (12.70%) Spring
7 8 (12.70%) .NET
7 8 (12.70%) Web Services
8 7 (11.11%) XSLT
8 7 (11.11%) JDBC
9 6 (9.52%) Ajax
9 6 (9.52%) XMLBeans
9 6 (9.52%) Servlets
9 6 (9.52%) Struts
9 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.94%) FpML
10 5 (7.94%) Flash
10 5 (7.94%) WCF
11 4 (6.35%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Mainframe
3 6 (9.52%) VSAM
3 6 (9.52%) Web 2.0
4 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Market Risk
5 4 (6.35%) AS400
6 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.76%) iSeries
6 3 (4.76%) Kindle
7 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.59%) Replication
7 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (1.59%) Equities
7 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Linux
2 26 (41.27%) UNIX
3 16 (25.40%) Windows
4 11 (17.46%) Solaris
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.52%) HPUX
7 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.35%) AIX
8 4 (6.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.63%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Analytics
3 8 (12.70%) Low Latency
3 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (12.70%) ETL
4 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.52%) Content Management
5 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) TDD
5 6 (9.52%) OO
6 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
6 5 (7.94%) DevOps
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.94%) System Testing
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 31 (49.21%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) Python
4 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
5 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.29%) Perl
7 7 (11.11%) JCL
7 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 6 (9.52%) XPath
8 6 (9.52%) C#
9 5 (7.94%) C++
9 5 (7.94%) COBOL
9 5 (7.94%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.76%) RPG
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) RPG/400
11 1 (1.59%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) vCloud
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Oracle
2 22 (34.92%) IBM
3 9 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.11%) Sybase
5 6 (9.52%) Interwoven
6 5 (7.94%) HP
6 5 (7.94%) VMware
7 4 (6.35%) Elastic Path
7 4 (6.35%) Blue Martini
7 4 (6.35%) ATG
7 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.76%) Informatica
8 3 (4.76%) Google
8 3 (4.76%) Vertica
9 2 (3.17%) Sun
10 1 (1.59%) Veritas
10 1 (1.59%) JBoss
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