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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 388 376 369
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 26 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 25
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£375 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.09% -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
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
4482 4507 4713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.02% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2933 2939 3084
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 109 169
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 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Greenford - 9 - -
City of London +15 6 £375 -28.57% 6
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 35 (53.85%) Java
3 33 (50.77%) WebSphere
4 32 (49.23%) Linux
5 31 (47.69%) Finance
6 28 (43.08%) UNIX
7 27 (41.54%) Oracle
8 26 (40.00%) XML
8 26 (40.00%) IBM
9 25 (38.46%) J2EE
10 24 (36.92%) Middleware
11 21 (32.31%) E-Commerce
11 21 (32.31%) Banking
12 20 (30.77%) DB2
13 19 (29.23%) Manufacturing
14 18 (27.69%) Retail
15 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
15 16 (24.62%) Windows
16 15 (23.08%) HTML
17 14 (21.54%) Python
18 13 (20.00%) ITIL
18 13 (20.00%) Subversion
19 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
19 12 (18.46%) JMS
19 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
20 11 (16.92%) Solaris
20 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
20 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
20 11 (16.92%) WebSphere MQ
20 11 (16.92%) Degree

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (50.77%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.31%) IIS
4 7 (10.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (7.69%) CICS
7 4 (6.15%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (4.62%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.62%) Apache
9 2 (3.08%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (1.54%) Jetty
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.15%) Tridion
3 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.08%) BPCS
5 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
5 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.54%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) HTTP
3 4 (6.15%) FTP
4 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
5 1 (1.54%) NAS
5 1 (1.54%) AMQP
5 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) DB2
2 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.31%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (10.77%) MySQL
5 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.15%) Redis
7 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.62%) PowerCenter
8 3 (4.62%) Big Data
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Subversion
2 10 (15.38%) Ant
3 8 (12.31%) JUnit
3 8 (12.31%) Maven
3 8 (12.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (10.77%) Log4j
5 6 (9.23%) JIRA
5 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
6 5 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
7 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Gerrit
7 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.62%) AnthillPro
8 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.08%) PVCS
9 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 21 (32.31%) Banking
3 19 (29.23%) Manufacturing
4 18 (27.69%) Retail
5 10 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 7 (10.77%) Front Office
7 5 (7.69%) Back Office
8 1 (1.54%) Advertising
8 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Tester
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.69%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Mainframe Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Operations Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) XML
2 25 (38.46%) J2EE
3 24 (36.92%) Middleware
4 15 (23.08%) HTML
5 12 (18.46%) JMS
6 11 (16.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (13.85%) Spring
7 9 (13.85%) .NET
8 8 (12.31%) JDBC
8 8 (12.31%) Flash
8 8 (12.31%) Web Services
9 7 (10.77%) Servlets
9 7 (10.77%) XMLBeans
9 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.77%) XSLT
10 6 (9.23%) Ajax
10 6 (9.23%) Struts
11 5 (7.69%) JSP
11 5 (7.69%) WCF
11 5 (7.69%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.23%) Web 2.0
2 5 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.69%) Market Risk
2 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.15%) AS400
3 4 (6.15%) VSAM
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.62%) iSeries
4 3 (4.62%) Kindle
5 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.08%) Equities
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Linux
2 28 (43.08%) UNIX
3 16 (24.62%) Windows
4 11 (16.92%) Solaris
5 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.23%) HPUX
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.15%) AIX
9 2 (3.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Regression Testing
4 8 (12.31%) ETL
4 8 (12.31%) System Testing
4 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (12.31%) Analytics
4 8 (12.31%) Low Latency
5 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.77%) OO
6 6 (9.23%) Content Management
6 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps
7 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) RAD
8 4 (6.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 35 (53.85%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.54%) Python
5 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.38%) Perl
7 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.77%) C#
9 6 (9.23%) C++
9 6 (9.23%) XPath
10 5 (7.69%) JCL
10 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.62%) COBOL
11 3 (4.62%) RPG
12 2 (3.08%) Ruby
13 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.54%) RPG/400
13 1 (1.54%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (13.85%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) vCloud
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Oracle
2 26 (40.00%) IBM
3 8 (12.31%) HP
3 8 (12.31%) TIBCO
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.23%) Interwoven
6 5 (7.69%) VMware
7 4 (6.15%) ATG
7 4 (6.15%) Sybase
7 4 (6.15%) JBoss
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.15%) Blue Martini
7 4 (6.15%) Elastic Path
8 3 (4.62%) Google
8 3 (4.62%) Vertica
8 3 (4.62%) Informatica
9 2 (3.08%) Sun
10 1 (1.54%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.54%) SunGard
10 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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