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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 23 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.46% 7.69% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.91% 28.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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
44 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.03% 27.47% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £293 £268 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £248 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) XPath
2 4 (57.14%) JSTL
2 4 (57.14%) XMLBeans
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Martini
2 4 (57.14%) Web 2.0
2 4 (57.14%) ATG
2 4 (57.14%) Log4j
2 4 (57.14%) Interwoven
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Elastic Path
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) XHTML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) Tridion
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) JMS

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (57.14%) Log4j
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) EJB
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) Servlets
2 4 (57.14%) Struts
2 4 (57.14%) XHTML
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) XMLBeans
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) JSTL
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Web 2.0
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) RAD
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) XPath
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Interwoven
2 4 (57.14%) ATG
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Martini
2 4 (57.14%) Elastic Path
3 3 (42.86%) HP