The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 114 124
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 £33.95
% change year-on-year
- -30.04%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
450 371 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.49% 17.07% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 210 225
Average daily rate £365 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 32
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.35 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Firebug
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JSP

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Firebug
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SOA Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SOA Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO