The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 75 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 1.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Edinburgh region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Middleware
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (26.67%) MQSeries
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) AIX
8 2 (13.33%) Solaris
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) BCP
8 2 (13.33%) Control-M
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (26.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) CICS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) Introscope
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) BCP
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) BPEL
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle