The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 June 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.

IBM MQSeries
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% - 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% - 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 112 109 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.75% 16.64% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 77
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -54.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £29.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - -
MQSeries
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Log4j
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Log4j
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Talend