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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / South East
Rank - 246 260
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.19% 0.073%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.13% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 4
Median daily rate - £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £445
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1233 1500 1674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.11% 17.14% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 959 937
Median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 76
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.64 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -8.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.66 £52.86 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (75.00%) Kafka
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) NSubstitute
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NSubstitute
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (75.00%) Kafka
1 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
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