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 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.62% - 4.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% - 14.58%
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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 32 22 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.88% 16.18% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 9
Median daily rate £375 £210 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £110 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
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 Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

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 Watford 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 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 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