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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 162 190 174
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 23 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.085% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.29% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 27
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £470 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £610 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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
1582 1729 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.89% 29.46% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1262 1298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (70.59%) IBM
3 22 (64.71%) Finance
4 16 (47.06%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) Oracle
6 13 (38.24%) UNIX
7 12 (35.29%) Middleware
8 10 (29.41%) Python
8 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
9 9 (26.47%) Clustering
10 8 (23.53%) Financial Institution
10 8 (23.53%) VMware
10 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 8 (23.53%) Hedge funds
10 8 (23.53%) Puppet
10 8 (23.53%) High Availability
10 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Windows
11 7 (20.59%) SOA
11 7 (20.59%) Solaris
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (17.65%) JIRA
12 6 (17.65%) Ruby
12 6 (17.65%) TIBCO
12 6 (17.65%) C

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.76%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) CICS
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (11.76%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (5.88%) Misys Midas
2 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) AMQP
2 1 (2.94%) Multicast
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 7 (20.59%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) International Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) WinForms
3 4 (11.76%) WCF
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (11.76%) MSMQ
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (8.82%) WebCenter
4 3 (8.82%) WPF
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) OLE
6 1 (2.94%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 8 (23.53%) Hedge funds
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Derivative
4 4 (11.76%) Replication
5 3 (8.82%) iSeries
5 3 (8.82%) Equities
6 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.88%) DataPower
7 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.94%) IVR
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Solaris
4 5 (14.71%) AIX
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
1 8 (23.53%) High Availability
2 7 (20.59%) SOA
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
3 6 (17.65%) C
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) RPG
7 2 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) R
8 1 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (8.82%) KVM
3 3 (8.82%) RHEV
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) SELinux
3 4 (11.76%) Control-M
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) IBM
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 6 (17.65%) Remedy
5 4 (11.76%) webMethods
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) DevExpress
6 2 (5.88%) Cognos
6 2 (5.88%) Murex
6 2 (5.88%) Misys
6 2 (5.88%) Charles River
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Software AG
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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