The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 153 147 197
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +50
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.90% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £490 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
-12.35% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1207 1115 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.39% 31.75% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 936 1374
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the City of London region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the City of London region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (52.17%) XML
5 11 (47.83%) Java
6 10 (43.48%) Middleware
7 9 (39.13%) Oracle
7 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 9 (39.13%) IBM
8 8 (34.78%) Unix
8 8 (34.78%) Perl
8 8 (34.78%) .NET
9 7 (30.43%) XSLT
9 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
9 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
9 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
10 6 (26.09%) Banking
10 6 (26.09%) Retail
10 6 (26.09%) Subversion
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
10 6 (26.09%) Serena
10 6 (26.09%) Equities
10 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) CICS
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
1 4 (17.39%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware Developer
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Programmer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (52.17%) XML
3 10 (43.48%) Middleware
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) XSLT
7 3 (13.04%) JMS
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.70%) EJB
8 2 (8.70%) FpML
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE
8 2 (8.70%) JDBC
8 2 (8.70%) JSP
8 2 (8.70%) ODBC
8 2 (8.70%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) Servlets
8 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (8.70%) XML Messaging
9 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Equities
1 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
1 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Perl
3 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) IBM
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Serena
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) Temenos