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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 139 162 198
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +36
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 14 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.67% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
Average daily rate £525 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Finance
1 18 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (70.83%) Unix
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (45.83%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (41.67%) Middleware
8 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
9 8 (33.33%) SQL
10 7 (29.17%) Banking
10 7 (29.17%) JIRA
10 7 (29.17%) Maven
10 7 (29.17%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) IBM
10 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
10 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
10 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
10 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
12 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
12 5 (20.83%) Equities
12 5 (20.83%) Derivative
12 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
12 5 (20.83%) J2EE
12 5 (20.83%) Ant
12 5 (20.83%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
4 4 (16.67%) Mule
5 3 (12.50%) Apache
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (8.33%) WMQI
7 1 (4.17%) IIS
7 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Documaker
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) AMQP
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) EasyMock
3 4 (16.67%) JUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Mockito
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Gerrit
4 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Deployment Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (41.67%) Middleware
3 7 (29.17%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.67%) Java EE
5 4 (16.67%) JAXB
5 4 (16.67%) JMS
5 4 (16.67%) JPA
5 4 (16.67%) JSON
5 4 (16.67%) JSP
5 4 (16.67%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) Spring
5 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 3 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Derivative
1 5 (20.83%) Equities
1 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
2 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Unix
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (16.67%) Microservices
3 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (12.50%) AOP
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
4 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C++
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Control-M
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Informatica
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (4.17%) Charles River
5 1 (4.17%) Fiserv
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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