The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 72 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% - 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.20% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £413 £385
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - -
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
182 218 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.86% 21.00% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 101 126
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.05 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
MQSeries
North West

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MQSeries across the Manchester region.

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) JSF
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) Escenic
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (71.43%) Big Data
3 5 (71.43%) Java RMI
3 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 5 (71.43%) CMS
3 5 (71.43%) LAMP
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) .NET

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Escenic
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Java Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) EJB
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Struts
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Java RMI
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) JSF
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (71.43%) RUP
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) Intel