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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 432 450 399
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -51
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 148 101 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.78% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 41 87
Average daily rate
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£451 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 +13 61 £480 +5.49% 8
South West - 25 £505 - 1
South East -33 21 £500 +11.11% 4
North West -12 8 £290 -14.07% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £338 - 1
East of England - 6 £438 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £295 - 1
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 291 (95.72%) WebSphere
2 196 (64.47%) IBM
3 136 (44.74%) Linux
4 130 (42.76%) UNIX
5 106 (34.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 96 (31.58%) Oracle
7 92 (30.26%) Middleware
8 73 (24.01%) Finance
8 73 (24.01%) Java
9 65 (21.38%) Windows
10 57 (18.75%) Red Hat
11 53 (17.43%) Python
12 51 (16.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 51 (16.78%) SOA
13 50 (16.45%) WebLogic
14 49 (16.12%) SQL
14 49 (16.12%) AIX
15 44 (14.47%) Bash Shell
16 42 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (13.49%) Clustering
17 41 (13.49%) DataPower
18 38 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (12.50%) Solaris
19 37 (12.17%) Banking
20 36 (11.84%) XML
20 36 (11.84%) Puppet
21 34 (11.18%) VMware
22 33 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (10.53%) DB2
23 32 (10.53%) HTTP

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 291 (95.72%) WebSphere
2 51 (16.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 50 (16.45%) WebLogic
4 19 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
5 12 (3.95%) Apache
6 11 (3.62%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.62%) MQSeries
6 11 (3.62%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (3.29%) CICS
7 10 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.96%) IIS
9 8 (2.63%) JBoss
10 7 (2.30%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (1.32%) iPlanet
11 4 (1.32%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.66%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.66%) CMS
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.66%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.66%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.33%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.33%) Endur
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
1 26 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.30%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.53%) HTTP
2 27 (8.88%) SSL
3 17 (5.59%) Firewall
3 17 (5.59%) FTP
4 9 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.96%) DNS
5 7 (2.30%) SMTP
5 7 (2.30%) SAN
6 6 (1.97%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.64%) LDAP
7 5 (1.64%) DMZ
7 5 (1.64%) Multicast
8 1 (0.33%) SSH
8 1 (0.33%) NAS
8 1 (0.33%) LAN
8 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.53%) DB2
2 28 (9.21%) Oracle Exadata
3 23 (7.57%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.91%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.30%) ObjectStore
6 7 (2.30%) Hazelcast
7 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.64%) DataStage
8 5 (1.64%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.66%) Informix
10 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (6.58%) JIRA
2 9 (2.96%) Maven
3 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.32%) Introscope
5 3 (0.99%) Ant
6 2 (0.66%) JUnit
6 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.66%) Gradle
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.33%) ERwin
7 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 73 (24.01%) Finance
2 37 (12.17%) Banking
3 21 (6.91%) Retail
4 18 (5.92%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.64%) Front Office
6 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (20.07%) Developer
2 42 (13.82%) Administrator
3 37 (12.17%) Architect
4 36 (11.84%) Analyst
5 30 (9.87%) Consultant
6 26 (8.55%) WebSphere Administrator
7 21 (6.91%) WebSphere Developer
8 18 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (5.59%) WebSphere Consultant
10 14 (4.61%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.62%) Middleware Analyst
13 10 (3.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 10 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.96%) UNIX Administrator
14 9 (2.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.96%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (34.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 92 (30.26%) Middleware
3 36 (11.84%) XML
4 31 (10.20%) Web Services
5 20 (6.58%) XSLT
6 18 (5.92%) FIX Protocol
7 16 (5.26%) JMS
8 15 (4.93%) HTML
9 13 (4.28%) SOAP
10 11 (3.62%) J2EE
10 11 (3.62%) XSD
10 11 (3.62%) Spring
11 9 (2.96%) .NET
12 8 (2.63%) WSDL
12 8 (2.63%) XML Schema
12 8 (2.63%) FpML
12 8 (2.63%) Dojo
13 7 (2.30%) SAX
13 7 (2.30%) DOM
13 7 (2.30%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.49%) Clustering
1 41 (13.49%) DataPower
2 38 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.93%) Hedge funds
3 15 (4.93%) iSeries
3 15 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.61%) Mainframe
5 13 (4.28%) Derivative
6 9 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.63%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.30%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.97%) HACMP
10 5 (1.64%) IVR
10 5 (1.64%) Open Source
11 4 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.32%) Replication
12 3 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 136 (44.74%) Linux
2 130 (42.76%) UNIX
3 65 (21.38%) Windows
4 49 (16.12%) AIX
5 42 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (12.50%) Solaris
7 19 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.92%) zOS
9 17 (5.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.63%) Android
12 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.99%) HPUX
12 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.33%) SUSE
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.78%) SOA
2 26 (8.55%) DevOps
3 23 (7.57%) Configuration Management
4 21 (6.91%) High Availability
5 17 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 15 (4.93%) Change Control
7 15 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.61%) ITIL
9 13 (4.28%) OO
9 13 (4.28%) Unit Testing
10 12 (3.95%) Project Management
11 11 (3.62%) Migration
11 11 (3.62%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.62%) OOD
12 10 (3.29%) Risk Management
13 8 (2.63%) Scrum
13 8 (2.63%) TOGAF
14 7 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.01%) Java
2 53 (17.43%) Python
3 49 (16.12%) SQL
4 44 (14.47%) Bash Shell
5 30 (9.87%) Perl
6 28 (9.21%) Ruby
7 17 (5.59%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.96%) C++
9 8 (2.63%) REXX
9 8 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.63%) XPath
10 7 (2.30%) Jython
10 7 (2.30%) C
11 6 (1.97%) C#
12 5 (1.64%) Korn
13 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.66%) RPG
14 2 (0.66%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.61%) DV Cleared
2 14 (4.61%) Degree
3 13 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.64%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 33 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.54%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (4.61%) VMware ESX
3 14 (4.61%) vCloud
4 9 (2.96%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.30%) RACF
6 5 (1.64%) vSphere
7 4 (1.32%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.66%) KVM
8 2 (0.66%) RHEV
8 2 (0.66%) Firmware
8 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (11.84%) Puppet
2 26 (8.55%) SELinux
3 23 (7.57%) Tivoli
4 15 (4.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 9 (2.96%) Control-M
6 8 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
7 4 (1.32%) nmon
8 2 (0.66%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.33%) SCCM
9 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 196 (64.47%) IBM
2 96 (31.58%) Oracle
3 57 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 34 (11.18%) VMware
5 23 (7.57%) Remedy
6 21 (6.91%) Software AG
7 18 (5.92%) SAP
8 17 (5.59%) Microsoft
8 17 (5.59%) webMethods
9 12 (3.95%) HP
10 9 (2.96%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.97%) Sun
12 5 (1.64%) EMC
12 5 (1.64%) Informatica
12 5 (1.64%) NetApp
12 5 (1.64%) Siebel
13 4 (1.32%) Axway
13 4 (1.32%) Intel
13 4 (1.32%) Dell
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