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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 77 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £379
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
WebSphere MQ
Scotland

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
254 350 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.58% 27.54% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 208 83
Average daily rate £351 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (26.67%) DataPower
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (20.00%) Markit EDM
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) CICS
7 3 (20.00%) zOS
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
8 2 (13.33%) Control-M
8 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) DB2
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) AIX
8 2 (13.33%) Solaris
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (20.00%) CICS
5 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (6.67%) Eikon
2 1 (6.67%) Agresso
2 1 (6.67%) thinkFolio
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
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 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DataPower
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) LPAR
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) BPEL
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
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