The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 400 376 399
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 199 218 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 1.53% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 108 81
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£435 £475 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
WebSphere MQ
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the England region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the England region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 95 £425 -15.00% 10
South East -20 42 £465 -2.15% 4
East of England +17 17 £350 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire -33 12 £425 -15.00% 2
South West - 10 £485 - 1
East Midlands -15 9 £435 -0.68% 1
West Midlands -14 6 £388 -16.21%
North West -37 6 £423 -3.42% 3
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 301 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 191 (55.52%) IBM
3 117 (34.01%) Linux
4 111 (32.27%) UNIX
5 107 (31.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 105 (30.52%) Finance
7 104 (30.23%) AIX
8 101 (29.36%) Java
8 101 (29.36%) Middleware
8 101 (29.36%) DataPower
9 82 (23.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 81 (23.55%) DB2
11 77 (22.38%) Oracle
12 72 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (20.64%) Windows
14 52 (15.12%) XML
15 50 (14.53%) SSL
16 47 (13.66%) Solaris
17 46 (13.37%) JMS
18 45 (13.08%) Web Services
19 44 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (11.05%) Banking
21 34 (9.88%) Shell Script
21 34 (9.88%) Spring
22 33 (9.59%) Migration
22 33 (9.59%) JBoss
23 32 (9.30%) SQL
24 31 (9.01%) SOA
25 29 (8.43%) Clustering
25 29 (8.43%) Mainframe

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 301 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 82 (23.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (9.59%) JBoss
4 21 (6.10%) MQSeries
5 18 (5.23%) Apache
6 17 (4.94%) IIS
7 16 (4.65%) CICS
8 13 (3.78%) WebLogic
9 12 (3.49%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (1.45%) FileNet
13 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.58%) WMQI
16 1 (0.29%) Confluence
16 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
16 1 (0.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.87%) MS Project
3 3 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.03%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.53%) SSL
2 25 (7.27%) HTTP
3 18 (5.23%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.23%) Firewall
4 12 (3.49%) Multicast
5 9 (2.62%) LDAP
6 5 (1.45%) DNS
6 5 (1.45%) FTP
6 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.16%) Network Security
7 4 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.87%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.29%) LAN
10 1 (0.29%) WAN
10 1 (0.29%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) NAS
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (23.55%) DB2
2 22 (6.40%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.20%) Big Data
4 11 (3.20%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.20%) Informix
5 9 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.45%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.87%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.87%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.58%) MySQL
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.52%) JIRA
2 12 (3.49%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.91%) Ant
5 9 (2.62%) ClearCase
6 8 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.03%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.03%) Selenium
7 7 (2.03%) Subversion
8 6 (1.74%) ClearQuest
8 6 (1.74%) Introscope
9 5 (1.45%) JUnit
9 5 (1.45%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.16%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.87%) jMock
11 3 (0.87%) Maven
12 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 105 (30.52%) Finance
2 38 (11.05%) Banking
3 26 (7.56%) Retail
4 12 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.20%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.62%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.33%) Back Office
8 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.16%) Front Office
10 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (27.03%) Developer
2 52 (15.12%) Consultant
3 51 (14.83%) Administrator
4 46 (13.37%) Analyst
5 41 (11.92%) Java Developer
6 36 (10.47%) WebSphere Administrator
7 31 (9.01%) Architect
8 30 (8.72%) WebSphere Consultant
9 19 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 17 (4.94%) Ab Initio Developer
11 15 (4.36%) Integration Architect
12 14 (4.07%) Applications Support
13 13 (3.78%) WebSphere Developer
13 13 (3.78%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
14 9 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
15 8 (2.33%) WebSphere Architect
15 8 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
16 7 (2.03%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (31.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 101 (29.36%) Middleware
3 52 (15.12%) XML
4 46 (13.37%) JMS
5 45 (13.08%) Web Services
6 34 (9.88%) Spring
7 26 (7.56%) SOAP
8 25 (7.27%) .NET
9 23 (6.69%) XSLT
10 22 (6.40%) HTML
11 19 (5.52%) J2EE
12 18 (5.23%) Struts
13 17 (4.94%) Rendezvous
14 16 (4.65%) Ajax
14 16 (4.65%) Java EE
15 15 (4.36%) XSL
16 14 (4.07%) CSS
17 13 (3.78%) Hibernate
17 13 (3.78%) jQuery
17 13 (3.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 101 (29.36%) DataPower
2 44 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.43%) Mainframe
3 29 (8.43%) Clustering
4 13 (3.78%) PKI
4 13 (3.78%) LPAR
5 12 (3.49%) iSeries
6 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.74%) AS400
8 6 (1.74%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.16%) Derivative
11 3 (0.87%) Equities
11 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 117 (34.01%) Linux
2 111 (32.27%) UNIX
3 104 (30.23%) AIX
4 71 (20.64%) Windows
5 47 (13.66%) Solaris
6 29 (8.43%) zOS
7 17 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.16%) Android
11 4 (1.16%) HPUX
12 3 (0.87%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.87%) VMS
12 3 (0.87%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.29%) MVS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (9.59%) Migration
3 31 (9.01%) SOA
4 27 (7.85%) OO
5 24 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 23 (6.69%) EAI
7 22 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (5.52%) E-Commerce
8 19 (5.52%) High Availability
9 18 (5.23%) Release Management
9 18 (5.23%) TDD
10 16 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.65%) Scrum
11 15 (4.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (3.49%) BDD
13 12 (3.49%) DevOps
14 11 (3.20%) Change Management
14 11 (3.20%) ITIL
15 10 (2.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 101 (29.36%) Java
2 34 (9.88%) Shell Script
3 32 (9.30%) SQL
4 20 (5.81%) Perl
4 20 (5.81%) Python
5 19 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 16 (4.65%) C#
7 13 (3.78%) XPath
8 12 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.62%) VB
11 5 (1.45%) JCL
11 5 (1.45%) Korn
12 4 (1.16%) Jython
12 4 (1.16%) VB6
12 4 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.87%) DCL
13 3 (0.87%) Ruby
13 3 (0.87%) C++
13 3 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.94%) IBM Certification
2 16 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.91%) Degree
4 7 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.49%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.87%) OCFS2
3 3 (0.87%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.87%) GFS2
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.29%) RACF
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.65%) Control-M
2 12 (3.49%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.03%) BladeLogic
3 7 (2.03%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (1.74%) Puppet
4 6 (1.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (1.16%) SCOM
5 4 (1.16%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.87%) SELinux
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.29%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 191 (55.52%) IBM
2 77 (22.38%) Oracle
3 26 (7.56%) TIBCO
4 23 (6.69%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.69%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.94%) Ab Initio
6 16 (4.65%) Remedy
7 15 (4.36%) MuleSoft
8 13 (3.78%) SAP
9 10 (2.91%) Sybase
10 9 (2.62%) Informatica
10 9 (2.62%) Axway
10 9 (2.62%) VMware
11 8 (2.33%) Google
12 7 (2.03%) Siebel
12 7 (2.03%) HP
13 6 (1.74%) Sun
13 6 (1.74%) Software AG
13 6 (1.74%) Coremetrics
14 5 (1.45%) Endeca
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £469 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago