Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 560 587 558
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 +33
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 5 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.081% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 38 34
London median daily rate - £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -
England median daily rate £375 £513 £484
% change year-on-year -26.83% +5.94% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 6,211 7,960 7,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.84% 17.39% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,278 5,607 5,267
London median daily rate £502 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 95
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.99 £13.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.86 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.69% +5.00% -

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

MQSeries
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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (20.00%) Serilog
4 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Storage Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (20.00%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Serilog
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Gluster
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Murex
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Reuters
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk