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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 75 81 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.084% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 0.31% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £336
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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
248 325 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.45% 27.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (44.44%) zOS
4 4 (44.44%) DataPower
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (33.33%) LPAR
5 3 (33.33%) CICS
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (33.33%) DB2
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) Agresso
7 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
7 1 (11.11%) AIX
7 1 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
7 1 (11.11%) Eikon
7 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
7 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (33.33%) CICS
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Agresso
1 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
1 1 (11.11%) Eikon
1 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) DataPower
2 3 (33.33%) LPAR
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
1 1 (11.11%) IBM