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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 92 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.081% 0.19% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 1.07% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £428 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.15
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
298 281 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.01% 17.38% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 157 219
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) zOS

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) CICS Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle