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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 615 572 564
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -8
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 46 77 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.77% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 34
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £402 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25

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
9848 9956 9591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 17.43% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6527 6296 5627
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 308 392
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 29 July 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 26 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 29 July 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 -37 38 £500 - 6
South East +19 16 £500 - 1
London -41 10 £550 +10.00% 2
North East - 8 £278 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £278 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £278 - 1
Buckinghamshire +20 7 £500 -
Berkshire +7 6 £513 -
Scotland +6 6 £335 -2.18% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Erskine - 4 £330 -
South West - 3 £393 -
Dorset - 3 £393 -
Bournemouth - 3 £393 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 -
Croydon - 2 £393 -
Marlow - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 £440 -
Bracknell -9 1 £488 -
High Wycombe - 1 £500 -
Paddington - 1 £550 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £440 -
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Suffolk - 1 £440 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 66 (52.80%) Java
2 61 (48.80%) Unix
3 53 (42.40%) Middleware
4 52 (41.60%) IBM
5 50 (40.00%) Oracle
6 47 (37.60%) WebSphere
7 45 (36.00%) ITIL
8 44 (35.20%) Windows
9 43 (34.40%) Finance
10 42 (33.60%) SOAP
11 41 (32.80%) J2EE
12 38 (30.40%) Axway
13 35 (28.00%) Solaris
14 34 (27.20%) Perl
15 33 (26.40%) AIX
16 31 (24.80%) REST
17 30 (24.00%) WebLogic
18 29 (23.20%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (22.40%) Linux
19 28 (22.40%) FTP
19 28 (22.40%) TIBCO
20 27 (21.60%) HTTP
20 27 (21.60%) SQL
21 26 (20.80%) Service Delivery
21 26 (20.80%) IBM Integration Bus
22 25 (20.00%) C++
23 24 (19.20%) SSL
23 24 (19.20%) Sun
23 24 (19.20%) Change Management
23 24 (19.20%) TOGAF

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 47 (37.60%) WebSphere
2 30 (24.00%) WebLogic
3 29 (23.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (16.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 21 (16.80%) Tuxedo
5 20 (16.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 18 (14.40%) AquaLogic
7 11 (8.80%) JBoss
8 9 (7.20%) iPlanet
9 8 (6.40%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 7 (5.60%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (5.60%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (3.20%) Apache
11 4 (3.20%) CICS
11 4 (3.20%) IIS
11 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
12 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.60%) MQSI
14 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (18.40%) BusinessWorks
2 18 (14.40%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (3.20%) BusinessWare
3 4 (3.20%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.60%) Global One
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.80%) Movex
5 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.80%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Office 365
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) FTP
2 27 (21.60%) HTTP
3 24 (19.20%) SSL
4 22 (17.60%) HTTPS
5 21 (16.80%) Firewall
6 17 (13.60%) LDAP
7 15 (12.00%) NAS
8 12 (9.60%) IPsec
8 12 (9.60%) Network Security
8 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
8 12 (9.60%) VPN
9 11 (8.80%) tcpdump
9 11 (8.80%) Wireshark
10 10 (8.00%) WinSCP
11 5 (4.00%) BIG-IP
11 5 (4.00%) SAN
12 4 (3.20%) PuTTY
13 3 (2.40%) Internet
13 3 (2.40%) SSH
14 1 (0.80%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) DB2
2 10 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.20%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.60%) UniData
8 1 (0.80%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.80%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) XMLSpy
2 7 (5.60%) ClearCase
2 7 (5.60%) JIRA
2 7 (5.60%) JUnit
3 5 (4.00%) Selenium
4 4 (3.20%) Build Forge
4 4 (3.20%) Burp Suite
4 4 (3.20%) DbUnit
4 4 (3.20%) JMeter
4 4 (3.20%) Spock
4 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.60%) Log4j
6 2 (1.60%) Maven
6 2 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (34.40%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Billing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (28.80%) Architect
2 27 (21.60%) Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Integration Architect
3 14 (11.20%) TIBCO Architect
4 13 (10.40%) Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Designer
6 10 (8.00%) Middleware Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) TOGAF Architect
10 5 (4.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.20%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.40%) Middleware
2 42 (33.60%) SOAP
3 41 (32.80%) J2EE
4 31 (24.80%) REST
5 26 (20.80%) IBM Integration Bus
6 21 (16.80%) TIBCO EMS
6 21 (16.80%) XML
7 19 (15.20%) JMS
8 13 (10.40%) Web Services
9 11 (8.80%) .NET
9 11 (8.80%) XSD
9 11 (8.80%) XSLT
10 10 (8.00%) JSON
10 10 (8.00%) WSDL
10 10 (8.00%) XSL
11 9 (7.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (6.40%) EDI
13 7 (5.60%) JSP
14 6 (4.80%) HTML
14 6 (4.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) SWIFT
2 11 (8.80%) iPad
3 8 (6.40%) Clustering
3 8 (6.40%) DataPower
4 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.80%) AS400
5 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.80%) Equities
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Derivative
6 4 (3.20%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.20%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.40%) FMCG
7 3 (2.40%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.40%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.40%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.80%) Unix
2 44 (35.20%) Windows
3 35 (28.00%) Solaris
4 33 (26.40%) AIX
5 28 (22.40%) Linux
6 22 (17.60%) OS/390
7 19 (15.20%) Windows Server
8 8 (6.40%) zOS
9 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.00%) ITIL
2 26 (20.80%) Service Delivery
3 24 (19.20%) Change Management
3 24 (19.20%) TOGAF
4 21 (16.80%) QMS
5 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 19 (15.20%) Problem Management
6 19 (15.20%) Release Management
7 16 (12.80%) EAI
8 15 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (12.00%) Security Management
8 15 (12.00%) SOA
9 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.40%) SDLC
11 12 (9.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (9.60%) Load Balancing
12 10 (8.00%) Project Management
13 7 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.60%) DevOps
13 7 (5.60%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (52.80%) Java
2 34 (27.20%) Perl
3 27 (21.60%) SQL
4 25 (20.00%) C++
5 22 (17.60%) C
6 20 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.60%) Python
8 8 (6.40%) C#
8 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.80%) COBOL
10 5 (4.00%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.80%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.80%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.80%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.80%) CLIST
11 1 (0.80%) JCL
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.80%) REXX
11 1 (0.80%) Scala
11 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.00%) Degree
4 12 (9.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (3.20%) CCSP
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.20%) CISM
5 4 (3.20%) CISSP
6 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.80%) HND
7 1 (0.80%) ISEB
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (8.00%) SEPA
2 7 (5.60%) HL7
3 5 (4.00%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.60%) Samba
2 12 (9.60%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.20%) ClearTrust
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Nagios
2 12 (9.60%) Puppet
3 7 (5.60%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (4.00%) OpenView
4 5 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.20%) BladeLogic
5 4 (3.20%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.20%) Control-M
6 3 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.40%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (41.60%) IBM
2 50 (40.00%) Oracle
3 38 (30.40%) Axway
4 28 (22.40%) TIBCO
5 24 (19.20%) Sun
6 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
7 17 (13.60%) F5
7 17 (13.60%) Fujitsu
7 17 (13.60%) Red Hat
7 17 (13.60%) VMware
8 15 (12.00%) CheckPoint
8 15 (12.00%) HP
8 15 (12.00%) NetApp
9 12 (9.60%) SAP
10 11 (8.80%) Remedy
11 9 (7.20%) BEA
12 8 (6.40%) Sybase
13 6 (4.80%) Cisco
14 5 (4.00%) CA
14 5 (4.00%) Cognos
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