Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM MQSeries
London > Central London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 281 263
Rank change year-on-year +119 -18 -12
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 2 1 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.053% 0.012% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.067% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 34
Median daily rate £738 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.53% -17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £661 £388 £463
90th Percentile £784 £463 £538
London median daily rate £680 £600 £513
% change year-on-year +13.33% +17.07% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

MQSeries is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 532 1,483 1,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.18% 17.59% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 1,106 1,203
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £263 £330 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -1.25% -23.57%
10th Percentile £23.55 £17.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.25 £39.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.51 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.42% +68.34% -6.82%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Central London

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MQSeries in Central London.

Daily rate trend for MQSeries in Central London

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MQSeries in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for MQSeries in Central London

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Central London region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +78 1 £775 +82.35%
City of Westminster - 1 £700 -
MQSeries
London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Fuse
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Axway
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase