The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 491 500 450
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -50
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 108 70 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 0.77% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 53
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MQSeries within the UK.

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MQSeries
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MQSeries Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries within the UK.

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MQSeries
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +30 100 £445 -6.31% 11
London +10 49 £474 +2.43% 6
East of England +5 10 £445 -
Berkshire -1 9 £450 -10.00%
South East -26 9 £450 -10.00%
Hertfordshire 0 8 - -
City of London +18 7 £510 +18.26% 2
South West -6 3 £396 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £396 -
Scotland -10 2 £387 -16.29% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £413 -
Edinburgh - - - - 3
Leeds - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Pontefract - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 73 (46.79%) Oracle
2 58 (37.18%) Java
2 58 (37.18%) XML
3 50 (32.05%) IBM
4 42 (26.92%) Finance
4 42 (26.92%) WebSphere
5 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (25.00%) .NET
6 35 (22.44%) UNIX
7 34 (21.79%) SOA
8 32 (20.51%) SQL Server
9 30 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 30 (19.23%) WebLogic
9 30 (19.23%) MVC
10 28 (17.95%) Banking
10 28 (17.95%) OOP
11 27 (17.31%) Windows
11 27 (17.31%) C#
12 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 26 (16.67%) Linux
13 25 (16.03%) JBoss
13 25 (16.03%) Middleware
14 24 (15.38%) HTML
14 24 (15.38%) jQuery
15 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
16 22 (14.10%) Unit Testing
16 22 (14.10%) AngularJS
16 22 (14.10%) SQL
16 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP
16 22 (14.10%) TIBCO

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 42 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 30 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 25 (16.03%) JBoss
4 20 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (10.90%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (9.62%) IIS
7 14 (8.97%) CICS
8 11 (7.05%) Apache
8 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
9 10 (6.41%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (3.21%) JCAPS
12 4 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (1.28%) GemFire
14 2 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (1.28%) iPlanet
14 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
14 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Office
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.92%) BusinessWare
1 3 (1.92%) Loan IQ
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.97%) HTTP
3 9 (5.77%) FTP
4 7 (4.49%) Firewall
4 7 (4.49%) LDAP
5 3 (1.92%) DMZ
6 2 (1.28%) VLAN
6 2 (1.28%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.28%) NAS
6 2 (1.28%) FCoE
6 2 (1.28%) ISDN
6 2 (1.28%) WAN
6 2 (1.28%) SAN
6 2 (1.28%) DNS
6 2 (1.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.64%) SSL
7 1 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
7 1 (0.64%) IPsec
7 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.82%) DB2
3 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.05%) DataStage
5 10 (6.41%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.28%) QualityStage
10 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.64%) QlikView
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.46%) JUnit
1 21 (13.46%) JIRA
2 20 (12.82%) Talend Open Studio
3 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.54%) Selenium
3 18 (11.54%) Ant
4 10 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.49%) NUnit
7 4 (2.56%) Introscope
8 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.28%) Subversion
9 2 (1.28%) Maven
9 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.64%) Toad
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Banking
3 20 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.13%) Front Office
6 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 64 (41.03%) Developer
2 25 (16.03%) Architect
3 19 (12.18%) Software Engineer
4 18 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (9.62%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.97%) Consultant
7 12 (7.69%) Analyst
8 10 (6.41%) Programmer
8 10 (6.41%) BizTalk Developer
9 9 (5.77%) DataStage Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Applications Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.21%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.21%) WebSphere Consultant
13 5 (3.21%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (37.18%) XML
2 39 (25.00%) .NET
3 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 25 (16.03%) Middleware
5 24 (15.38%) HTML
5 24 (15.38%) jQuery
6 22 (14.10%) AngularJS
7 21 (13.46%) WCF
8 20 (12.82%) Apache Camel
8 20 (12.82%) PhoneGap
9 19 (12.18%) HTML5
9 19 (12.18%) Web Services
10 18 (11.54%) CSS
10 18 (11.54%) CSS3
10 18 (11.54%) JSON
11 17 (10.90%) REST
12 13 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (7.69%) Java EE
14 11 (7.05%) Rendezvous
14 11 (7.05%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.49%) Clustering
4 6 (3.85%) DataPower
5 5 (3.21%) VSAM
6 4 (2.56%) PKI
6 4 (2.56%) Derivative
6 4 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.56%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.28%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.64%) iSeries
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) UNIX
2 27 (17.31%) Windows
3 26 (16.67%) Linux
4 17 (10.90%) zOS
5 12 (7.69%) AIX
6 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.85%) Solaris
8 4 (2.56%) MVS
9 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.28%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.28%) SUSE
10 2 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.79%) SOA
3 30 (19.23%) MVC
4 28 (17.95%) OOP
5 22 (14.10%) Unit Testing
6 21 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 18 (11.54%) UML
8 17 (10.90%) EAI
9 14 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.69%) Release Management
11 11 (7.05%) Web Application Development
11 11 (7.05%) Migration
12 10 (6.41%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.77%) ITIL
13 9 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (5.13%) Multithreading
14 8 (5.13%) OO
15 7 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (3.85%) Load Balancing
16 6 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.18%) Java
2 30 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.31%) C#
4 22 (14.10%) SQL
5 20 (12.82%) Python
5 20 (12.82%) Ruby
6 11 (7.05%) XPath
6 11 (7.05%) XQuery
6 11 (7.05%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.05%) COBOL
7 10 (6.41%) JCL
8 9 (5.77%) REXX
9 7 (4.49%) Assembly Language
9 7 (4.49%) C++
10 6 (3.85%) C
11 4 (2.56%) Perl
11 4 (2.56%) VB
11 4 (2.56%) Pascal
12 2 (1.28%) C-shell
12 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.41%) Degree
4 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) RACF
1 2 (1.28%) Samba
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (1.28%) KVM
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) CA Wily
2 3 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.28%) OpenView
4 1 (0.64%) MOM
4 1 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (46.79%) Oracle
2 50 (32.05%) IBM
3 22 (14.10%) TIBCO
4 20 (12.82%) Talend
5 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.49%) SAP
7 6 (3.85%) CA
8 5 (3.21%) Murex
9 4 (2.56%) Sybase
9 4 (2.56%) 29West
10 3 (1.92%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.92%) Cognos
10 3 (1.92%) Misys
10 3 (1.92%) Calypso
10 3 (1.92%) Sun
10 3 (1.92%) Vitria
10 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.28%) Kofax
11 2 (1.28%) Veritas
11 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
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