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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 257 244 231
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.041% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1722 1610 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.11% 16.53% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 876 813
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 78 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.47 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +16 10 £450 -10.00%
East Sussex - - - -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) EAI
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (28.57%) JCAPS
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
5 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 4 (28.57%) JCAPS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessWare
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Flash
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) EAI
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (14.29%) Talend
3 2 (14.29%) Vitria