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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 141 110 128
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
496 360 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.95% 16.13% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 310
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Escenic
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Struts

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Escenic
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Java RMI
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) RUP
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) IBM