The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.066% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.71% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £418
% change year-on-year +14.86% -11.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 117 327 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.28% 21.50% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 184 116
Median daily rate £375 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing MQSeries as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat