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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 169 192 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 23 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 0.50% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £336
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere MQ.

1 47 (92.16%) WebSphere
2 38 (74.51%) Finance
3 34 (66.67%) IBM
4 27 (52.94%) Linux
5 22 (43.14%) UNIX
6 15 (29.41%) Oracle
7 12 (23.53%) Banking
8 11 (21.57%) Middleware
8 11 (21.57%) Python
9 10 (19.61%) Solaris
9 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
9 10 (19.61%) Remedy
9 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
9 10 (19.61%) JIRA
10 9 (17.65%) Hedge funds
10 9 (17.65%) Control-M
10 9 (17.65%) Financial Institution
10 9 (17.65%) Clustering
10 9 (17.65%) Windows
11 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (15.69%) SQL
11 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.69%) VMware
11 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
11 8 (15.69%) Puppet
11 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
11 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.73%) High Availability

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (92.16%) WebSphere
2 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
3 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Markit EDM
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.96%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SSL
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) Multicast
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) AMQP
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.92%) Informix
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 38 (74.51%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 9 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Development Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Middleware
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (11.76%) .NET
4 5 (9.80%) WCF
4 5 (9.80%) WinForms
4 5 (9.80%) MSMQ
5 4 (7.84%) Rendezvous
5 4 (7.84%) WPF
5 4 (7.84%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.88%) WebCenter
7 2 (3.92%) JMS
7 2 (3.92%) XML
7 2 (3.92%) XML Messaging
7 2 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.96%) Java EE
8 1 (1.96%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.96%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (1.96%) OLE
8 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Hedge funds
1 9 (17.65%) Clustering
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Derivative
4 3 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.92%) Equities
5 2 (3.92%) iSeries
5 2 (3.92%) DataPower
6 1 (1.96%) LPAR
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 22 (43.14%) UNIX
3 10 (19.61%) Solaris
4 9 (17.65%) Windows
5 5 (9.80%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) zOS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) i5/OS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.96%) HPUX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
1 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
2 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (13.73%) High Availability
2 7 (13.73%) SOA
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) ETL
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.92%) OO
7 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.92%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Python
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby
4 5 (9.80%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) C
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) Korn
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) RPG
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (11.76%) GlusterFS
2 6 (11.76%) GFS2
2 6 (11.76%) OCFS2
3 2 (3.92%) RHEV
3 2 (3.92%) KVM
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Control-M
2 8 (15.69%) Puppet
3 5 (9.80%) SELinux
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) IBM
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle
3 10 (19.61%) Remedy
3 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) DevExpress
6 4 (7.84%) webMethods
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.92%) Charles River
8 2 (3.92%) Murex
8 2 (3.92%) Solace
9 1 (1.96%) Axway
9 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.96%) Misys
9 1 (1.96%) ATG
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.96%) Cognos
9 1 (1.96%) Informatica
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