Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 July 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 204 191
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.064% 0.086% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.46% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median daily rate - - £439
England median daily rate £513 £488 £445
% change year-on-year +5.13% +9.55% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 762 875 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.15% 18.88% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 532 467
East of England median daily rate £450 £446 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +8.12% +10.00%
10th Percentile £248 £238 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 38
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% - -9.57%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £41.18
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.22 £19.72
% change year-on-year -1.08% +2.54% +3.78%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the East of England

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MQSeries in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in the East of England

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in the East of England

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -7 3 - - 2
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) DNA
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RAD

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Log4j
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DNA
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) ATG
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Martini
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Demandware
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Path
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sun