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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 497 442 465
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 99 153 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.20% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 45
Average daily rate £441 £450 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 39 £506 +11.87% 4
North West -3 18 £375 - 1
South East +5 14 £356 -19.03% 4
South West -11 7 £450 -12.19% 4
East Midlands -18 7 - - 2
Yorkshire -21 7 £500 +53.84% 1
West Midlands -11 6 £450 +3.44%
East of England -1 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (85.94%) WebSphere
2 130 (52.21%) IBM
3 94 (37.75%) Finance
4 90 (36.14%) Java
5 88 (35.34%) Unix
6 85 (34.14%) Middleware
7 83 (33.33%) Linux
8 82 (32.93%) IBM Integration Bus
9 81 (32.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 69 (27.71%) Oracle
11 57 (22.89%) Shell Script
12 54 (21.69%) DB2
13 52 (20.88%) Web Services
13 52 (20.88%) AIX
14 47 (18.88%) SSL
15 46 (18.47%) Windows
16 44 (17.67%) XML
16 44 (17.67%) HTTP
17 42 (16.87%) SQL
17 42 (16.87%) Solaris
18 41 (16.47%) Banking
19 40 (16.06%) Clustering
20 39 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (15.26%) J2EE
22 37 (14.86%) DataPower
23 36 (14.46%) SOAP
24 31 (12.45%) JMS
25 30 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
26 29 (11.65%) Security Cleared
27 28 (11.24%) WebLogic

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 214 (85.94%) WebSphere
2 81 (32.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (11.24%) WebLogic
4 24 (9.64%) Apache
5 15 (6.02%) IIS
6 13 (5.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (5.22%) JBoss
6 13 (5.22%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.82%) WebSphere Process Server
8 11 (4.42%) WebSphere Portal
9 10 (4.02%) MQSeries
10 8 (3.21%) Mule
11 6 (2.41%) iPlanet
12 5 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (2.01%) PowerExchange
12 5 (2.01%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.61%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (1.20%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.80%) Documaker
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) BASE24
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.40%) Exstream
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.88%) SSL
2 44 (17.67%) HTTP
3 22 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.62%) DNS
5 8 (3.21%) SMTP
5 8 (3.21%) SNMP
6 7 (2.81%) Firewall
7 5 (2.01%) FTP
7 5 (2.01%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.20%) Internet
9 2 (0.80%) Intranet
9 2 (0.80%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.80%) LDAP
9 2 (0.80%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.40%) AMQP
10 1 (0.40%) Multicast
10 1 (0.40%) NAS
10 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.40%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.69%) DB2
2 20 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.42%) Big Data
5 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.01%) Informix
6 5 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.01%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.61%) MySQL
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.20%) HBase
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.80%) MS Access
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (7.63%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.83%) JIRA
3 15 (6.02%) Maven
4 11 (4.42%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.61%) Ant
5 9 (3.61%) ClearCase
5 9 (3.61%) Introscope
5 9 (3.61%) JUnit
5 9 (3.61%) Subversion
6 8 (3.21%) Hudson
7 7 (2.81%) ClearQuest
7 7 (2.81%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.81%) Selenium
8 6 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.01%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.61%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.61%) Mockito
11 3 (1.20%) Gerrit
General
1 94 (37.75%) Finance
2 41 (16.47%) Banking
3 14 (5.62%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.82%) Retail
6 7 (2.81%) Back Office
6 7 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (28.11%) Developer
2 36 (14.46%) Consultant
3 34 (13.65%) Administrator
4 32 (12.85%) Analyst
5 29 (11.65%) Java Developer
6 26 (10.44%) Applications Support
6 26 (10.44%) WebSphere Administrator
7 22 (8.84%) Architect
7 22 (8.84%) WebSphere Consultant
8 20 (8.03%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 15 (6.02%) Applications Support Analyst
9 15 (6.02%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.42%) Linux Support
10 11 (4.42%) WebSphere Architect
11 10 (4.02%) WebSphere Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Applications Consultant
12 9 (3.61%) Middleware Architect
12 9 (3.61%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.21%) Ab Initio Developer
13 8 (3.21%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (34.14%) Middleware
2 82 (32.93%) IBM Integration Bus
3 52 (20.88%) Web Services
4 44 (17.67%) XML
5 38 (15.26%) J2EE
6 36 (14.46%) SOAP
7 31 (12.45%) JMS
8 23 (9.24%) Spring
9 20 (8.03%) XSLT
10 19 (7.63%) REST
11 17 (6.83%) JDBC
12 13 (5.22%) JNDI
13 12 (4.82%) Apache Camel
13 12 (4.82%) Hibernate
13 12 (4.82%) HTML
13 12 (4.82%) JSON
14 10 (4.02%) XSD
15 9 (3.61%) .NET
15 9 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
16 8 (3.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.06%) Clustering
2 37 (14.86%) DataPower
3 30 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.02%) Mainframe
5 12 (4.82%) Equities
6 11 (4.42%) Fixed Income
7 10 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.61%) Derivative
8 9 (3.61%) Online Banking
9 8 (3.21%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.81%) Cryptography
11 6 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.41%) iSeries
12 5 (2.01%) AS400
12 5 (2.01%) Biometrics
12 5 (2.01%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.34%) Unix
2 83 (33.33%) Linux
3 52 (20.88%) AIX
4 46 (18.47%) Windows
5 42 (16.87%) Solaris
6 16 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.22%) zOS
8 6 (2.41%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) HPUX
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (8.84%) SOA
3 21 (8.43%) High Availability
4 15 (6.02%) EAI
4 15 (6.02%) OO
5 14 (5.62%) Migration
5 14 (5.62%) Unit Testing
6 13 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (4.82%) ETL
7 12 (4.82%) ITIL
8 11 (4.42%) Garbage Collection
9 10 (4.02%) Low Latency
9 10 (4.02%) TDD
9 10 (4.02%) Workflow
10 9 (3.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.21%) Multithreading
11 8 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.21%) UML
12 7 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 90 (36.14%) Java
2 57 (22.89%) Shell Script
3 42 (16.87%) SQL
4 27 (10.84%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.64%) Perl
6 20 (8.03%) Jython
6 20 (8.03%) Korn
7 18 (7.23%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.83%) Python
9 10 (4.02%) JavaScript
10 8 (3.21%) C#
11 5 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.61%) AWK
12 4 (1.61%) sed
12 4 (1.61%) VB
12 4 (1.61%) XPath
13 2 (0.80%) C
13 2 (0.80%) C++
13 2 (0.80%) JCL
13 2 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.43%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.62%) Degree
4 9 (3.61%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) IBM Certification
6 4 (1.61%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) ISEB
7 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) vCloud
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.80%) RACF
3 2 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (4.42%) CA Wily
1 11 (4.42%) Control-M
2 8 (3.21%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.20%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (1.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.80%) DameWare
4 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 130 (52.21%) IBM
2 69 (27.71%) Oracle
3 21 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.62%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.82%) Ab Initio
6 11 (4.42%) TIBCO
7 10 (4.02%) Informatica
7 10 (4.02%) MuleSoft
8 9 (3.61%) VMware
9 6 (2.41%) Sybase
10 5 (2.01%) Remedy
11 4 (1.61%) SAP
11 4 (1.61%) Sun
11 4 (1.61%) webMethods
12 3 (1.20%) Charles River
12 3 (1.20%) Fiserv
12 3 (1.20%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.20%) HP
13 2 (0.80%) Google
13 2 (0.80%) LexisNexis
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago