The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 244 265 260
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.073% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.41% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £510 £523 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.39% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £429 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.49% -4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1265 1699 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.56% 17.82% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 1021 992
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 56 65
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.64 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.32% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.82 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Berkshire +6 2 £513 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £510 -2.39%
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 South East region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Kafka
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) NSubstitute
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Smalltalk
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) NSubstitute
1 3 (42.86%) NUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Developer
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) Kafka
2 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 1 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Smalltalk
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) BEA
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Micro Focus
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) VMware