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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 163 192 170
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 23 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 0.51% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £342 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £580 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
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% -
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 (90.63%) WebSphere
2 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 21 (65.63%) IBM
3 18 (56.25%) Oracle
4 16 (50.00%) UNIX
4 16 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Middleware
6 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
7 10 (31.25%) Remedy
7 10 (31.25%) Clustering
7 10 (31.25%) JIRA
8 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
8 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (28.13%) Python
8 9 (28.13%) Hedge funds
8 9 (28.13%) Puppet
8 9 (28.13%) High Availability
9 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.00%) SOA
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (21.88%) Ruby
10 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle Exadata
10 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
11 5 (15.63%) Control-M
11 5 (15.63%) Solaris
11 5 (15.63%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (90.63%) WebSphere
2 11 (34.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) CICS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.25%) Misys Midas
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) Multicast
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
3 8 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) Rendezvous
2 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (9.38%) WebCenter
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) OLE
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 9 (28.13%) Hedge funds
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) Replication
4 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (9.38%) iSeries
6 2 (6.25%) DataPower
6 2 (6.25%) Derivative
6 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.25%) Equities
7 1 (3.13%) IVR
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) UNIX
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Solaris
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
1 9 (28.13%) High Availability
2 8 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) BPEL
6 1 (3.13%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Ruby
2 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) R
6 2 (6.25%) RPG
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (9.38%) KVM
3 3 (9.38%) RHEV
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Control-M
2 5 (15.63%) SELinux
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) IBM
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle
3 10 (31.25%) Remedy
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) TIBCO
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) webMethods
8 2 (6.25%) thinkFolio
8 2 (6.25%) Cognos
8 2 (6.25%) Murex
8 2 (6.25%) Misys
8 2 (6.25%) Charles River
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Software AG
9 1 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
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