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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 78 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.99% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 5.61% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
334 196 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.42% 17.69% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 77 49
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Legato
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Legato
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss