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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 135 175 203
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 22 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.57% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 6
Median daily rate £550 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
1123 1651 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.59% 29.97% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1303 1419
Median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £16.64 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 26 (78.79%) WebSphere
2 20 (60.61%) Unix
3 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Java
3 19 (57.58%) Finance
4 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 15 (45.45%) IBM
5 13 (39.39%) AIX
5 13 (39.39%) IBM Integration Bus
5 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
6 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) Banking
7 10 (30.30%) Middleware
7 10 (30.30%) XML
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) J2EE
8 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
9 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
9 8 (24.24%) JMS
9 8 (24.24%) Maven
9 8 (24.24%) JIRA
9 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
10 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (21.21%) Java EE
10 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
10 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking

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 26 (78.79%) WebSphere
2 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.15%) Mule
4 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (9.09%) Apache
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (6.06%) WMQI
7 1 (3.03%) IIS
7 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Documaker
1 1 (3.03%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) FTP
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) AMQP
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
1 8 (24.24%) Maven
2 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
2 7 (21.21%) JUnit
3 6 (18.18%) Ant
4 5 (15.15%) EasyMock
4 5 (15.15%) Mockito
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.09%) Gerrit
5 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
6 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) jMock
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Back Office
6 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Deployment Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (30.30%) Middleware
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) J2EE
4 8 (24.24%) JMS
5 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
5 7 (21.21%) Java EE
5 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
7 5 (15.15%) CSS
7 5 (15.15%) JAXB
7 5 (15.15%) JPA
7 5 (15.15%) JSON
7 5 (15.15%) JSP
7 5 (15.15%) REST
7 5 (15.15%) SOAP
7 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
8 3 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Derivative
1 6 (18.18%) Equities
1 6 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 5 (15.15%) DataPower
2 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Unix
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) AIX
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (12.12%) SUSE
5 4 (12.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 3 (9.09%) Windows
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (21.21%) OO
2 7 (21.21%) SOA
2 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) BDD
3 5 (15.15%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Microservices
3 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
3 5 (15.15%) UML
3 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) ETL
4 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) AOP
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
3 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Python
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) Perl
8 3 (9.09%) C
8 3 (9.09%) C++
9 2 (6.06%) Scala
10 1 (3.03%) XPath
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) vCloud
2 1 (3.03%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.03%) Samba
2 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) IBM
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Software AG
2 4 (12.12%) webMethods
3 3 (9.09%) Sybase
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Charles River
5 1 (3.03%) DataSynapse
5 1 (3.03%) Fiserv
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Reuters
5 1 (3.03%) Solace
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) WorldPay