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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 180 180 211
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 18 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.25% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 37 (86.05%) WebSphere
2 26 (60.47%) Finance
3 25 (58.14%) Linux
4 24 (55.81%) IBM
5 23 (53.49%) UNIX
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle
6 11 (25.58%) SSL
7 10 (23.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 9 (20.93%) JIRA
8 9 (20.93%) Banking
8 9 (20.93%) Remedy
8 9 (20.93%) Windows
8 9 (20.93%) Solaris
9 8 (18.60%) Java
10 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (16.28%) TIBCO
10 7 (16.28%) Control-M
10 7 (16.28%) Clustering
10 7 (16.28%) Firewall
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.95%) Multicast
11 6 (13.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Rendezvous
11 6 (13.95%) SOA
11 6 (13.95%) XML
11 6 (13.95%) AIX
12 5 (11.63%) Python
12 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
12 5 (11.63%) Middleware
12 5 (11.63%) zOS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (86.05%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.65%) WMQI
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.33%) Mule
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SSL
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) Multicast
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Exadata
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) Informix
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Ant
2 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.65%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (13.95%) XML
2 6 (13.95%) Rendezvous
3 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 4 (9.30%) JMS
4 4 (9.30%) XML Messaging
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (6.98%) .NET
6 2 (4.65%) XSLT
6 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.65%) FIXML
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Java EE
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
7 1 (2.33%) WPF
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) WinForms
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.98%) SWIFT
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.65%) DataPower
5 1 (2.33%) LPAR
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Derivative
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 5 (11.63%) zOS
6 3 (6.98%) i5/OS
6 3 (6.98%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (13.95%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (13.95%) SOA
3 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) TDD
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 2 (4.65%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.65%) Kanban
6 2 (4.65%) Feature Driven Development
6 2 (4.65%) BDD
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) Python
2 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) XPath
5 1 (2.33%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) OCFS2
1 3 (6.98%) GlusterFS
1 3 (6.98%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Control-M
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) SELinux
3 1 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) IBM
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) Remedy
4 7 (16.28%) TIBCO
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) Axway
5 3 (6.98%) Intel
6 2 (4.65%) Sybase
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Software AG
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
7 1 (2.33%) webMethods
7 1 (2.33%) ATG
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