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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 170 212 175
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -37
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 26 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.063% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 0.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 20
Average daily rate
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£494 £455 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £451 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £531 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
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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
1609 1909 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.14% 30.06% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1425 1396
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -68.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (70.73%) IBM
3 28 (68.29%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) Linux
5 15 (36.59%) UNIX
5 15 (36.59%) Oracle
6 13 (31.71%) Middleware
7 12 (29.27%) Banking
8 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
9 10 (24.39%) SQL
9 10 (24.39%) Python
10 9 (21.95%) Clustering
10 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 8 (19.51%) Hedge funds
11 8 (19.51%) Puppet
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (19.51%) Financial Institution
11 8 (19.51%) VMware
11 8 (19.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
11 8 (19.51%) SOA
12 7 (17.07%) TIBCO
12 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
12 7 (17.07%) High Availability
12 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (17.07%) JIRA
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
3 8 (19.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.76%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) CICS
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Markit EDM
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.88%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.88%) Misys Midas
3 2 (4.88%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Multicast
2 1 (2.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Financial Institution
4 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
4 6 (14.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Developer
2 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Development Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Middleware
2 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 5 (12.20%) MSMQ
4 5 (12.20%) WinForms
4 5 (12.20%) WCF
5 4 (9.76%) WPF
6 3 (7.32%) WebCenter
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.88%) XML Messaging
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) Swing
8 1 (2.44%) EJB
8 1 (2.44%) JSP
8 1 (2.44%) Servlets
8 1 (2.44%) Struts
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) JMS
8 1 (2.44%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Clustering
2 8 (19.51%) Hedge funds
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 3 (7.32%) iSeries
5 2 (4.88%) DataPower
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) UNIX
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Solaris
4 4 (9.76%) AIX
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
1 8 (19.51%) SOA
2 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.07%) High Availability
2 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (12.20%) ETL
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.88%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
1 10 (24.39%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby
4 5 (12.20%) C
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) RPG
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (14.63%) GlusterFS
2 6 (14.63%) GFS2
2 6 (14.63%) OCFS2
3 2 (4.88%) KVM
3 2 (4.88%) RHEV
4 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) Control-M
2 5 (12.20%) SELinux
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) IBM
2 15 (36.59%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) TIBCO
5 6 (14.63%) Remedy
6 5 (12.20%) DevExpress
7 4 (9.76%) webMethods
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.32%) HP
9 2 (4.88%) Murex
9 2 (4.88%) Misys
9 2 (4.88%) Cognos
9 2 (4.88%) Charles River
10 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.44%) SAP
10 1 (2.44%) Informatica
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Software AG
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.44%) ATG
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