Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 January 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 459 565 552
Rank change year-on-year +106 -13 +3
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 44 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 55
London median daily rate £700 £600 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +22.45% -0.25%
10th Percentile £527 £451 £413
90th Percentile £848 £600 £570
England median daily rate £700 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +33.33% +10.53% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -14.63% - -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,469 7,483 7,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.91% 16.96% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,133 5,296 5,711
London median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 97
London median hourly rate £25.68 £24.11 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +7.16% +20.82%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.30 £12.65
90th Percentile £47.18 £54.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year - +3.41% -3.30%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in London

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MQSeries in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MQSeries in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in London

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Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 28 January 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
South London +52 12 £720 +60.00%
Central London +74 4 £725 +38.10% 3
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 43 (97.73%) Java
2 42 (95.45%) Oracle
3 40 (90.91%) SQL
3 40 (90.91%) XML
3 40 (90.91%) ActiveMQ
3 40 (90.91%) JSON
3 40 (90.91%) RabbitMQ
3 40 (90.91%) Apache Camel
4 39 (88.64%) MuleSoft
4 39 (88.64%) Red Hat Fuse
4 39 (88.64%) Axway
4 39 (88.64%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (88.64%) Hibernate
4 39 (88.64%) JBoss
4 39 (88.64%) WebLogic
4 39 (88.64%) PL/SQL
4 39 (88.64%) SQL Server
4 39 (88.64%) Sybase
4 39 (88.64%) MSMQ
4 39 (88.64%) Red Hat
5 38 (86.36%) T-SQL
6 37 (84.09%) Security Cleared
7 35 (79.55%) AWS
8 34 (77.27%) SC Cleared
8 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (75.00%) JIRA
9 33 (75.00%) Confluence
9 33 (75.00%) Azure
10 32 (72.73%) Waterfall
11 26 (59.09%) Stakeholder Engagement

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 39 (88.64%) JBoss
1 39 (88.64%) Red Hat Fuse
1 39 (88.64%) WebLogic
2 33 (75.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 35 (79.55%) AWS
2 33 (75.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (88.64%) PostgreSQL
1 39 (88.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Ignite
2 2 (4.55%) Data Lake
2 2 (4.55%) KDB
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.64%) Public Sector
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Architect
2 22 (50.00%) Applications Architect
3 19 (43.18%) Technical Architect
4 12 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Applications Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Security Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Security Architect
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) ActiveMQ
1 40 (90.91%) Apache Camel
1 40 (90.91%) JSON
1 40 (90.91%) RabbitMQ
1 40 (90.91%) XML
2 39 (88.64%) Hibernate
2 39 (88.64%) MSMQ
3 14 (31.82%) REST
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) Swagger
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
1 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) CentOS
2 1 (2.27%) Debian
2 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Waterfall
3 26 (59.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 13 (29.55%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps
6 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.55%) Due Diligence
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) High-Frequency Trading
6 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.55%) QA Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) Java
2 40 (90.91%) SQL
3 39 (88.64%) PL/SQL
4 38 (86.36%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (84.09%) Security Cleared
2 34 (77.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Oracle
2 39 (88.64%) Axway
2 39 (88.64%) MuleSoft
2 39 (88.64%) Red Hat
2 39 (88.64%) Sybase
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Solace
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.27%) Mercator
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Sparx