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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
London / City of London
Rank 146 143 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.72% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
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 £480 £435 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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
1075 969 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.94% 32.35% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 804 1250
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 £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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
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 16 January 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (57.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) Middleware
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
6 5 (26.32%) XSLT
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
7 4 (21.05%) Serena
7 4 (21.05%) Equities
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft

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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) CICS
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
1 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) AMQP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (42.11%) Middleware
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) XSLT
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) JMS
7 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Equities
1 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
1 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Serena
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Temenos
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
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