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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 181 189 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 15 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.67% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
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 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) WebSphere
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) IBM
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 11 (47.83%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Middleware
6 8 (34.78%) Remedy
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) High Availability
9 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
9 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (21.74%) Ruby
9 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
9 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
9 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 5 (21.74%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (17.39%) Control-M

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) WebSphere
2 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) CICS
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (8.70%) Misys Midas
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Multicast
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) International Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) Rendezvous
2 3 (13.04%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) OLE
4 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.04%) iSeries
5 2 (8.70%) DataPower
5 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.70%) Replication
6 1 (4.35%) Equities
6 1 (4.35%) IVR
6 1 (4.35%) Derivative
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) UNIX
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) SOA
1 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Cash Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) BPEL
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Database Security
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Python
1 5 (21.74%) Ruby
1 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) RPG
3 2 (8.70%) R
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) vCloud
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Control-M
3 3 (13.04%) SELinux
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) IBM
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) Remedy
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
6 2 (8.70%) Cognos
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) thinkFolio
6 2 (8.70%) Charles River
6 2 (8.70%) Murex
6 2 (8.70%) Misys
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Software AG
7 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) webMethods