The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 141 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.094% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£396 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
520 612 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 21.72% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 353 291
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £396 -
Bristol - - - - 1
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle