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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 403 443 409
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 154 96 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.79% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 35 70
Average daily rate
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£450 £455 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £584 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 +25 65 £438 -7.89% 22
South East -16 27 £470 -1.05% 3
South West - 25 £505 - 1
East Midlands - 10 £295 - 4
Yorkshire -5 6 £325 -27.77%
East of England - 5 £428 - 1
North West -3 4 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 265 (96.01%) WebSphere
2 177 (64.13%) IBM
3 124 (44.93%) Linux
4 109 (39.49%) UNIX
5 95 (34.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 93 (33.70%) Middleware
7 78 (28.26%) Oracle
8 77 (27.90%) Java
9 69 (25.00%) Finance
10 59 (21.38%) Red Hat
11 56 (20.29%) Windows
12 49 (17.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 48 (17.39%) AIX
14 46 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
15 43 (15.58%) WebLogic
16 41 (14.86%) SOA
17 40 (14.49%) Solaris
18 39 (14.13%) Python
19 38 (13.77%) XML
20 36 (13.04%) SQL
21 35 (12.68%) DataPower
22 34 (12.32%) Banking
23 33 (11.96%) Perl
24 31 (11.23%) Clustering
24 31 (11.23%) Web Services
24 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
25 30 (10.87%) HTTP
26 29 (10.51%) Puppet
27 28 (10.14%) Bash Shell
27 28 (10.14%) Security Cleared

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 265 (96.01%) WebSphere
2 46 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (15.58%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.25%) WebSphere Portal
5 15 (5.43%) Apache
5 15 (5.43%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.62%) IIS
8 9 (3.26%) CICS
9 8 (2.90%) JBoss
9 8 (2.90%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (2.17%) MQSeries
10 6 (2.17%) NetWeaver
10 6 (2.17%) iPlanet
10 6 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.72%) CMS
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.72%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.72%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.36%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.54%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.87%) HTTP
2 20 (7.25%) SSL
3 15 (5.43%) Firewall
4 14 (5.07%) FTP
5 10 (3.62%) SAN
6 9 (3.26%) DNS
7 7 (2.54%) DMZ
7 7 (2.54%) SMTP
8 6 (2.17%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.81%) Multicast
9 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.45%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.09%) LDAP
12 1 (0.36%) NAS
12 1 (0.36%) LAN
12 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.14%) DB2
2 22 (7.97%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.80%) Oracle Exadata
4 13 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.99%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.26%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.81%) DataStage
9 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.09%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.72%) ObjectStore
11 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.72%) Informix
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Maven
1 12 (4.35%) JIRA
2 8 (2.90%) Introscope
3 4 (1.45%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.45%) Subversion
3 4 (1.45%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.09%) Ant
5 2 (0.72%) JUnit
5 2 (0.72%) Gradle
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) Hudson
6 1 (0.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.36%) ERwin
6 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 69 (25.00%) Finance
2 34 (12.32%) Banking
3 18 (6.52%) Retail
4 14 (5.07%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.45%) Front Office
8 3 (1.09%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (18.12%) Developer
2 46 (16.67%) Administrator
3 32 (11.59%) Analyst
4 29 (10.51%) Consultant
5 27 (9.78%) WebSphere Administrator
6 26 (9.42%) Architect
7 18 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.16%) WebSphere Consultant
9 16 (5.80%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.99%) Middleware Analyst
11 11 (3.99%) WebSphere Developer
11 11 (3.99%) WebSphere Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.99%) UNIX Administrator
11 11 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.99%) Support Specialist
12 10 (3.62%) Designer
13 9 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (34.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 93 (33.70%) Middleware
3 38 (13.77%) XML
4 31 (11.23%) Web Services
5 22 (7.97%) XSLT
6 20 (7.25%) JMS
7 17 (6.16%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (5.43%) Spring
9 13 (4.71%) SOAP
10 11 (3.99%) XSD
10 11 (3.99%) .NET
11 10 (3.62%) J2EE
12 9 (3.26%) REST
12 9 (3.26%) Grails
12 9 (3.26%) SAX
12 9 (3.26%) WSDL
12 9 (3.26%) XML Schema
12 9 (3.26%) DOM
12 9 (3.26%) Servlets
12 9 (3.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) DataPower
2 31 (11.23%) Clustering
2 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.71%) iSeries
5 10 (3.62%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.62%) Derivative
6 9 (3.26%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (2.54%) Open Source
8 7 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.54%) Replication
8 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.81%) IVR
10 5 (1.81%) HACMP
11 4 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 124 (44.93%) Linux
2 109 (39.49%) UNIX
3 56 (20.29%) Windows
4 49 (17.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (17.39%) AIX
6 40 (14.49%) Solaris
7 20 (7.25%) zOS
7 20 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 14 (5.07%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.26%) Android
12 6 (2.17%) HPUX
13 4 (1.45%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.36%) CentOS
16 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.86%) SOA
2 26 (9.42%) Configuration Management
2 26 (9.42%) DevOps
3 20 (7.25%) High Availability
4 19 (6.88%) ITIL
5 17 (6.16%) Unit Testing
5 17 (6.16%) Change Control
6 16 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (4.71%) Software Engineering
9 12 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 11 (3.99%) Project Management
11 10 (3.62%) Scrum
11 10 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.54%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.54%) OO
13 6 (2.17%) OOD
13 6 (2.17%) EAI
13 6 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (27.90%) Java
2 39 (14.13%) Python
3 36 (13.04%) SQL
4 33 (11.96%) Perl
5 28 (10.14%) Bash Shell
6 16 (5.80%) Ruby
7 12 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.99%) XPath
8 11 (3.99%) Jython
9 8 (2.90%) C
9 8 (2.90%) C#
9 8 (2.90%) REXX
10 5 (1.81%) Korn
11 4 (1.45%) PHP
12 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.09%) C++
13 2 (0.72%) RPG
13 2 (0.72%) VBScript
13 2 (0.72%) VB
13 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.88%) Degree
3 17 (6.16%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.45%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.62%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.62%) VMware ESX
3 10 (3.62%) vCloud
4 8 (2.90%) RACF
5 6 (2.17%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.45%) KVM
6 4 (1.45%) RHEV
6 4 (1.45%) vSphere
7 3 (1.09%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.72%) Firmware
8 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (10.51%) Puppet
2 14 (5.07%) Tivoli
2 14 (5.07%) SELinux
3 12 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 10 (3.62%) Control-M
5 8 (2.90%) OMEGAMON
6 4 (1.45%) nmon
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.72%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.36%) SCCM
8 1 (0.36%) Netcool
8 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 177 (64.13%) IBM
2 78 (28.26%) Oracle
3 59 (21.38%) Red Hat
4 21 (7.61%) VMware
5 19 (6.88%) Software AG
6 18 (6.52%) webMethods
7 16 (5.80%) SAP
7 16 (5.80%) HP
8 14 (5.07%) Remedy
8 14 (5.07%) TIBCO
9 13 (4.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.26%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.54%) Siebel
12 6 (2.17%) Adobe
12 6 (2.17%) Informatica
12 6 (2.17%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.17%) Axway
13 5 (1.81%) Intel
13 5 (1.81%) Sun
14 4 (1.45%) NetApp
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