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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 245 262 250
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.072% 0.077%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
1633 1875 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.42% 19.22% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1133 882
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 62 72
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.68 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.71% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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 - 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £510 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 24 (66.67%) SOAP
2 21 (58.33%) TIBCO
2 21 (58.33%) BusinessWorks
2 21 (58.33%) TOGAF
2 21 (58.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 21 (58.33%) Axway
3 18 (50.00%) REST
4 17 (47.22%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) Middleware
6 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (22.22%) IBM
8 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) Service Design
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 6 (16.67%) Unix
10 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.89%) SAP
11 5 (13.89%) COBOL
11 5 (13.89%) Smalltalk
11 5 (13.89%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Micro Focus
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming
12 4 (11.11%) SOA
12 4 (11.11%) FTP
12 4 (11.11%) HTTP
12 4 (11.11%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Java

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 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) MQSI
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (58.33%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) FTP
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.33%) SSL
2 3 (8.33%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) NSubstitute
1 3 (8.33%) NUnit
1 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) TIBCO Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Integration Architect
4 11 (30.56%) Developer
5 10 (27.78%) Middleware Architect
6 6 (16.67%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Architect
7 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
8 4 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (8.33%) Designer
10 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Lead C# Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Middleware Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Smalltalk Developer
10 1 (2.78%) SOA Developer
10 1 (2.78%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) SOAP
2 21 (58.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 18 (50.00%) REST
4 14 (38.89%) Middleware
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) XSD
5 4 (11.11%) XSLT
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (8.33%) JMS
6 3 (8.33%) JSON
6 3 (8.33%) Kafka
6 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (8.33%) WSDL
6 3 (8.33%) XSL
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) DataPower
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) TOGAF
2 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Service Design
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.33%) EAI
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) OO
8 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) SOLID
9 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) COBOL
1 5 (13.89%) Smalltalk
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Axway
1 21 (58.33%) TIBCO
2 8 (22.22%) IBM
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Micro Focus
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.78%) BEA
5 1 (2.78%) BMC
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Opsware
5 1 (2.78%) Qualys
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas