The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 22 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% - 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.89% 23.15% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 9
Average daily rate £550 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -46.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Presales

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM