The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Watford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 19 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.54% 1.16% 11.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.92% 3.70% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £30.40
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.30% 31.40% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £260 £413 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +108.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £340 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £468 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.50% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
MQSeries
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
1 19 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
1 19 (100.00%) Finance
1 19 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 19 (100.00%) Retail
2 16 (84.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (84.21%) DB2
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) J2EE
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) XML
4 12 (63.16%) HP
5 10 (52.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle
6 9 (47.37%) HTTP
6 9 (47.37%) Sun
6 9 (47.37%) Degree
7 7 (36.84%) XPath
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (36.84%) Web 2.0
7 7 (36.84%) Subversion
7 7 (36.84%) Content Management
7 7 (36.84%) XMLBeans
7 7 (36.84%) Ajax
7 7 (36.84%) Log4j

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) WebSphere
2 10 (52.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
4 6 (31.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (31.58%) IIS
5 3 (15.79%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 7 (36.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) DB2
2 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Ant
1 7 (36.84%) JUnit
1 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
1 7 (36.84%) Log4j
1 7 (36.84%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
4 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Maven
General
1 19 (100.00%) Finance
1 19 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 19 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Service Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) J2EE
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) XSLT
2 7 (36.84%) Struts
2 7 (36.84%) JMS
2 7 (36.84%) Servlets
2 7 (36.84%) XMLBeans
2 7 (36.84%) Ajax
3 6 (31.58%) Flash
4 4 (21.05%) XHTML
4 4 (21.05%) JDBC
4 4 (21.05%) JSP
4 4 (21.05%) EJB
4 4 (21.05%) JSTL
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) HPUX
3 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) AIX
4 6 (31.58%) SUSE
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (36.84%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) Content Management
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) System Testing
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) RAD
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) XPath
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (31.58%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (63.16%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Sun
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Interwoven
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) Dell
6 4 (21.05%) ATG
6 4 (21.05%) Blue Martini
6 4 (21.05%) Elastic Path