Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 November 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.14% 1.03% 3.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 3.61% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median daily rate - - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 83 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.78% 28.62% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 9
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.81% +26.73%
10th Percentile £244 £180 £198
90th Percentile £576 £538 £478
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £30.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +103.13%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) JDBC
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) RAD
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Log4j
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Mockito
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Talend

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Log4j
1 5 (100.00%) Mockito
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) JDBC
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) JSTL
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) RAD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Management
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) DNA
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Martini
3 1 (20.00%) Demandware
3 1 (20.00%) Elastic Path
3 1 (20.00%) hybris