The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 142 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.00% 1.38% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £335 £394 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.88% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £387 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £418 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.26% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
602 506 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.17% 16.91% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 266 276
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £452 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.30 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.74% -15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Scotland region.

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 - 1
Glasgow -1 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 14 (87.50%) Middleware
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) Unix
4 11 (68.75%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) SOAP
5 9 (56.25%) XML
5 9 (56.25%) HTTP
5 9 (56.25%) WSDL
5 9 (56.25%) HP
6 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
6 8 (50.00%) XMLSpy
6 8 (50.00%) Remedy
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (50.00%) JSON
6 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
6 8 (50.00%) EDI
6 8 (50.00%) JMS
6 8 (50.00%) EAI
6 8 (50.00%) SOA
6 8 (50.00%) FTP
6 8 (50.00%) XSD
6 8 (50.00%) XSL
6 8 (50.00%) XSLT
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) HL7
6 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (50.00%) DataPower
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) AquaLogic
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (18.75%) Tuxedo
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) HTTP
2 8 (50.00%) FTP
2 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 8 (50.00%) WinSCP
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (50.00%) XMLSpy
2 3 (18.75%) Build Forge
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) AIX Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Designer
2 1 (6.25%) Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Middleware
2 9 (56.25%) SOAP
2 9 (56.25%) WSDL
2 9 (56.25%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) EDI
3 8 (50.00%) JMS
3 8 (50.00%) JSON
3 8 (50.00%) REST
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) XSD
3 8 (50.00%) XSL
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) DataPower
1 8 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) OS/390
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 8 (50.00%) EAI
1 8 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) QMS
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) HL7
1 8 (50.00%) SEPA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Remedy
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Axway
5 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
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