The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 79 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 1.26% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 6.88% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 189 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.91% 18.35% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WebSphere MQ
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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 30 July 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%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
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%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
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

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 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 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BCP
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Legato
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO