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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 487 439 391
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -48
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 142 176 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.21% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 101
Median daily rate £423 £426 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.15
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
14750 14509 13567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.56% 28.07% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10406 9947 8898
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 193
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 65 £488 +8.33% 6
South East -3 29 £351 -22.11% 4
Yorkshire +13 20 £513 +20.58% 2
South West +3 8 £413 -14.94%
East Midlands -1 8 £365 -12.57% 1
North West -1 7 £389 +3.60% 1
West Midlands -42 3 £400 -
North East -50 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 259 (88.10%) WebSphere
2 166 (56.46%) IBM
3 134 (45.58%) Linux
4 120 (40.82%) Java
5 119 (40.48%) Finance
6 105 (35.71%) IBM Integration Bus
7 92 (31.29%) Unix
8 90 (30.61%) Oracle
9 83 (28.23%) Middleware
10 82 (27.89%) AIX
11 77 (26.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 73 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (24.49%) Windows
14 70 (23.81%) Web Services
15 67 (22.79%) DataPower
16 64 (21.77%) SQL
17 52 (17.69%) Banking
18 51 (17.35%) SSL
19 50 (17.01%) JMS
20 46 (15.65%) XML
21 44 (14.97%) SOAP
21 44 (14.97%) DB2
21 44 (14.97%) REST
22 43 (14.63%) J2EE
23 42 (14.29%) HTTP
24 40 (13.61%) OO
24 40 (13.61%) Shell Script
25 39 (13.27%) Python
25 39 (13.27%) Perl
25 39 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 259 (88.10%) WebSphere
2 77 (26.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 26 (8.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 25 (8.50%) IIS
6 21 (7.14%) Confluence
7 16 (5.44%) WebSphere Portal
8 13 (4.42%) JBoss
9 12 (4.08%) CICS
10 11 (3.74%) Apache
11 10 (3.40%) MQSeries
11 10 (3.40%) WebSphere Process Server
12 9 (3.06%) FileNet
12 9 (3.06%) SharePoint
13 8 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (2.72%) Tomcat
14 7 (2.38%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 6 (2.04%) iPlanet
16 5 (1.70%) Mule
16 5 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.68%) Exstream
4 2 (0.68%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.68%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.68%) Staffware
4 2 (0.68%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.34%) Documaker
5 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.34%) Movex
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.02%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.35%) SSL
2 42 (14.29%) HTTP
3 22 (7.48%) FTP
4 14 (4.76%) DNS
5 12 (4.08%) Firewall
5 12 (4.08%) LDAP
6 10 (3.40%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.72%) Network Security
8 7 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.04%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.70%) WinSCP
11 4 (1.36%) NAS
12 3 (1.02%) Internet
12 3 (1.02%) SMTP
12 3 (1.02%) SNMP
13 2 (0.68%) Intranet
13 2 (0.68%) SAN
14 1 (0.34%) LAN
14 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
14 1 (0.34%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.97%) DB2
2 24 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.76%) ObjectStore
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.02%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.02%) PowerCenter
8 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.68%) MS Access
9 2 (0.68%) MySQL
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (10.20%) JIRA
2 29 (9.86%) JUnit
3 26 (8.84%) Cucumber
4 22 (7.48%) Ant
4 22 (7.48%) Maven
5 21 (7.14%) jMock
6 20 (6.80%) Jenkins
7 19 (6.46%) Selenium
8 18 (6.12%) SoapUI
9 15 (5.10%) Hudson
10 14 (4.76%) Gradle
10 14 (4.76%) JMeter
10 14 (4.76%) WebDriver
11 12 (4.08%) Subversion
12 9 (3.06%) Git (software)
13 7 (2.38%) Introscope
13 7 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.70%) EasyMock
14 5 (1.70%) Mockito
15 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (40.48%) Finance
2 52 (17.69%) Banking
3 14 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 14 (4.76%) Retail
4 9 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.04%) Back Office
6 4 (1.36%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.36%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Front Office
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (36.05%) Developer
2 40 (13.61%) Administrator
3 36 (12.24%) Analyst
4 34 (11.56%) Architect
4 34 (11.56%) Java Developer
5 29 (9.86%) WebSphere Administrator
6 27 (9.18%) WebSphere Developer
7 24 (8.16%) Consultant
8 22 (7.48%) Middleware Developer
8 22 (7.48%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 19 (6.46%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 15 (5.10%) Analyst Developer
10 15 (5.10%) WebSphere Consultant
11 14 (4.76%) C++ Developer
11 14 (4.76%) Python Developer
11 14 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.08%) Designer
12 12 (4.08%) WebSphere Specialist
13 11 (3.74%) QA Engineer
13 11 (3.74%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (35.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 83 (28.23%) Middleware
3 70 (23.81%) Web Services
4 50 (17.01%) JMS
5 46 (15.65%) XML
6 44 (14.97%) REST
6 44 (14.97%) SOAP
7 43 (14.63%) J2EE
8 33 (11.22%) Spring
9 31 (10.54%) Hibernate
10 30 (10.20%) Java EE
11 22 (7.48%) Ajax
12 19 (6.46%) XSLT
13 17 (5.78%) JDBC
14 14 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 14 (4.76%) Django
14 14 (4.76%) STL
14 14 (4.76%) Twisted
14 14 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
15 13 (4.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.79%) DataPower
2 35 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.52%) Clustering
4 22 (7.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (5.78%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.76%) Equities
7 13 (4.42%) Mainframe
8 12 (4.08%) Fixed Income
9 10 (3.40%) Derivative
10 8 (2.72%) Replication
11 6 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.04%) iSeries
11 6 (2.04%) SWIFT
11 6 (2.04%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.70%) User Experience
13 4 (1.36%) Data Centre
13 4 (1.36%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.36%) Tandem
14 3 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 134 (45.58%) Linux
2 92 (31.29%) Unix
3 82 (27.89%) AIX
4 72 (24.49%) Windows
5 39 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (10.88%) Solaris
7 18 (6.12%) zOS
8 15 (5.10%) SUSE
9 8 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (2.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.04%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.61%) OO
3 35 (11.90%) SOA
4 30 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (9.86%) TDD
6 24 (8.16%) Migration
7 23 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (7.82%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (6.80%) ITIL
10 19 (6.46%) BDD
11 18 (6.12%) Change Management
11 18 (6.12%) Multithreading
12 17 (5.78%) DevOps
13 16 (5.44%) Integration Testing
13 16 (5.44%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (5.10%) High Availability
15 14 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
15 14 (4.76%) OOD
15 14 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (40.82%) Java
2 64 (21.77%) SQL
3 40 (13.61%) Shell Script
4 39 (13.27%) Perl
4 39 (13.27%) Python
5 35 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 24 (8.16%) C++
7 22 (7.48%) Jython
8 16 (5.44%) Korn
9 15 (5.10%) JavaScript
10 14 (4.76%) Groovy
11 12 (4.08%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.40%) C
12 10 (3.40%) C#
13 7 (2.38%) XPath
14 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.36%) COBOL
16 2 (0.68%) Scala
16 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 22 (7.48%) Degree
2 15 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.76%) ISEB
3 14 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.02%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.02%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (3.40%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.06%) Docker
3 3 (1.02%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.68%) Samba
4 2 (0.68%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (6.80%) Puppet
2 14 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.08%) CA Wily
4 11 (3.74%) Tivoli
5 9 (3.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (1.70%) Control-M
6 5 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.70%) Netcool
6 5 (1.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (1.36%) Nagios
7 4 (1.36%) SCOM
8 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.68%) DameWare
8 2 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.68%) SCCM
8 2 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 166 (56.46%) IBM
2 90 (30.61%) Oracle
3 25 (8.50%) Red Hat
4 22 (7.48%) Informatica
5 21 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 17 (5.78%) HP
7 15 (5.10%) webMethods
8 13 (4.42%) Atlassian
8 13 (4.42%) Axway
8 13 (4.42%) Rally
8 13 (4.42%) Siebel
8 13 (4.42%) Software AG
9 11 (3.74%) SAP
9 11 (3.74%) Sun
9 11 (3.74%) VMware
10 8 (2.72%) Intel
10 8 (2.72%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.38%) Serena
12 6 (2.04%) Google
13 3 (1.02%) Splunk
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