Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 February 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 109 92
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 -7
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.65% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.69% 0.95% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.09% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £575 -
% change year-on-year -26.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 217 210 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.59% 14.07% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 119 114
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £256 £188 £207
90th Percentile £588 £543 £468
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -16.34% -14.62%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.44
90th Percentile £80.88 £16.80 £20.85
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +56.67% -25.00% +17.65%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Glasgow

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) WSDL
2 5 (62.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) API Integration

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (62.50%) WSDL
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) API Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM