The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
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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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
576 409 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.29% 16.98% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 220 228
Median daily rate £400 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 39
Median hourly rate £12.75 £17.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.30% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.26 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.92 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the West Midlands region.

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase