The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +31.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
Wales

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 Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 152 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.06% 22.82% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 96 70
Median daily rate £370 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Spock
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Burp Suite
2 4 (80.00%) JSTS
2 4 (80.00%) DbUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Burp Suite
2 4 (80.00%) DbUnit
2 4 (80.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Spock
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) JSTS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Atlassian