The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 569 523 544
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +21
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 82 101 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 1.01% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 33
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £399 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £413 £356
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
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 across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10345 10012 9383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 18.49% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6885 6203 5865
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 359 315
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 70 £494 -1.25% 8
South East +14 29 £500 +11.11%
London -57 19 £393 -21.50% 4
Buckinghamshire - 18 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £288 - 2
North East - 12 £288 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £287 - 2
Berkshire -6 9 £525 +16.66%
South West +6 7 £393 -34.58%
Scotland -5 7 £335 -14.88% 1
Dorset - 6 £393 -
Bournemouth - 6 £393 -
Croydon - 5 £393 -
Cardiff - 5 £413 -
High Wycombe - 5 £500 -
South Wales - 5 £413 -
Wales - 5 £413 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Erskine - 4 £330 -
Marlow - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
East of England +3 2 £439 - 1
Reading -5 2 £280 -34.11%
Paddington - 2 £550 -
Middlesex - 2 £525 -
City of London +27 1 - - 4
Glasgow 0 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £438 -
Suffolk - 1 £440 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 70 (50.72%) Java
2 66 (47.83%) IBM
3 61 (44.20%) Unix
4 55 (39.86%) Middleware
5 52 (37.68%) SOAP
6 46 (33.33%) Oracle
6 46 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 44 (31.88%) Windows
8 41 (29.71%) Finance
8 41 (29.71%) J2EE
9 39 (28.26%) ITIL
9 39 (28.26%) REST
10 36 (26.09%) HTTP
11 34 (24.64%) SQL
12 33 (23.91%) Axway
13 32 (23.19%) AIX
13 32 (23.19%) Linux
13 32 (23.19%) FTP
14 31 (22.46%) Solaris
15 30 (21.74%) XML
16 29 (21.01%) HTTPS
17 28 (20.29%) Perl
18 27 (19.57%) C++
19 26 (18.84%) HP
19 26 (18.84%) TIBCO
19 26 (18.84%) TOGAF
20 25 (18.12%) WebSphere Application Server
20 25 (18.12%) JMS
20 25 (18.12%) IBM Integration Bus
21 24 (17.39%) WebLogic

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills 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 46 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 25 (18.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 16 (11.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (11.59%) Tuxedo
5 15 (10.87%) Oracle Application Server
6 14 (10.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 13 (9.42%) AquaLogic
8 11 (7.97%) JBoss
9 10 (7.25%) CICS
9 10 (7.25%) iPlanet
10 9 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (5.07%) Apache
11 7 (5.07%) IIS
12 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
12 6 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
14 2 (1.45%) MQSI
15 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
15 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
1 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
2 13 (9.42%) OpenText MBPM
3 6 (4.35%) BusinessWare
3 6 (4.35%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.45%) Global One
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.09%) HTTP
2 32 (23.19%) FTP
3 29 (21.01%) HTTPS
4 21 (15.22%) Firewall
5 19 (13.77%) SSL
6 17 (12.32%) WinSCP
7 15 (10.87%) LDAP
8 13 (9.42%) NAS
9 11 (7.97%) IPsec
9 11 (7.97%) Network Security
9 11 (7.97%) TCP/IP
9 11 (7.97%) VPN
10 10 (7.25%) tcpdump
10 10 (7.25%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.90%) BIG-IP
11 4 (2.90%) PuTTY
11 4 (2.90%) SAN
12 2 (1.45%) Internet
12 2 (1.45%) SSH
13 1 (0.72%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) DB2
2 7 (5.07%) Easytrieve
2 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.35%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.17%) Big Data
5 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.45%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.45%) UniData
7 1 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) XMLSpy
2 14 (10.14%) ClearCase
3 7 (5.07%) JIRA
3 7 (5.07%) JUnit
4 5 (3.62%) Selenium
4 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.90%) Build Forge
5 4 (2.90%) Burp Suite
5 4 (2.90%) DbUnit
5 4 (2.90%) JMeter
5 4 (2.90%) Spock
6 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.45%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.45%) Log4j
7 2 (1.45%) Maven
7 2 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.72%) NUnit
8 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.17%) Back Office
5 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (31.16%) Architect
2 26 (18.84%) Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Integration Architect
3 14 (10.14%) TIBCO Architect
4 13 (9.42%) Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Designer
5 10 (7.25%) Middleware Architect
5 10 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.52%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.35%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Information Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) TOGAF Architect
9 5 (3.62%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.86%) Middleware
2 52 (37.68%) SOAP
3 41 (29.71%) J2EE
4 39 (28.26%) REST
5 30 (21.74%) XML
6 25 (18.12%) IBM Integration Bus
6 25 (18.12%) JMS
7 21 (15.22%) TIBCO EMS
8 19 (13.77%) Web Services
9 18 (13.04%) JSON
9 18 (13.04%) WSDL
9 18 (13.04%) XSLT
10 17 (12.32%) XSD
10 17 (12.32%) XSL
11 14 (10.14%) EDI
12 13 (9.42%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (7.97%) .NET
14 10 (7.25%) HTML
15 7 (5.07%) ISPF
15 7 (5.07%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) SWIFT
2 14 (10.14%) DataPower
3 10 (7.25%) iPad
4 9 (6.52%) Equities
5 8 (5.80%) AS400
5 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.07%) Clustering
6 7 (5.07%) Derivative
6 7 (5.07%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.62%) FMCG
8 4 (2.90%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.17%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.45%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.45%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.20%) Unix
2 44 (31.88%) Windows
3 32 (23.19%) AIX
3 32 (23.19%) Linux
4 31 (22.46%) Solaris
5 20 (14.49%) Windows Server
6 17 (12.32%) OS/390
7 15 (10.87%) zOS
8 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) ITIL
2 26 (18.84%) TOGAF
3 23 (16.67%) EAI
3 23 (16.67%) SOA
4 21 (15.22%) Change Management
5 20 (14.49%) Service Delivery
6 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (11.59%) Release Management
8 15 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 15 (10.87%) QMS
9 14 (10.14%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (10.14%) Problem Management
10 12 (8.70%) SDLC
11 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (7.97%) Load Balancing
12 10 (7.25%) Project Management
12 10 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (7.25%) Security Management
13 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.72%) Java
2 34 (24.64%) SQL
3 28 (20.29%) Perl
4 27 (19.57%) C++
5 20 (14.49%) Shell Script
6 17 (12.32%) C
7 12 (8.70%) COBOL
8 11 (7.97%) Python
9 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.52%) JCL
10 8 (5.80%) Assembly Language
10 8 (5.80%) REXX
11 7 (5.07%) C#
11 7 (5.07%) CLIST
12 3 (2.17%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.72%) Scala
13 1 (0.72%) XPath
13 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.42%) Degree
4 10 (7.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (4.35%) CCSP
5 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.35%) CISM
5 6 (4.35%) CISSP
6 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) HND
8 1 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) HL7
1 14 (10.14%) SEPA
2 8 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.90%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.97%) Samba
3 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.35%) ClearTrust
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
1 14 (10.14%) Nagios
2 11 (7.97%) Puppet
3 7 (5.07%) Control-M
4 6 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.90%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.90%) OpenView
5 4 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.72%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) IBM
2 46 (33.33%) Oracle
3 33 (23.91%) Axway
4 26 (18.84%) HP
4 26 (18.84%) TIBCO
5 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 18 (13.04%) Remedy
5 18 (13.04%) Sun
6 16 (11.59%) CheckPoint
7 15 (10.87%) F5
7 15 (10.87%) Red Hat
7 15 (10.87%) VMware
8 13 (9.42%) CA
8 13 (9.42%) NetApp
8 13 (9.42%) SAP
9 12 (8.70%) Fujitsu
9 12 (8.70%) Sybase
10 10 (7.25%) BEA
11 6 (4.35%) Vitria
12 5 (3.62%) Cisco
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