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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 462 452 421
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 156 161 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.15% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 75 87
Median daily rate £425 £425 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.05% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
14362 13965 13653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.99% 27.89% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10242 9525 9029
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 196 198
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 June 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 June 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 -13 88 £531 +25.00% 8
South East +5 29 £350 -17.64% 7
Yorkshire +9 12 £525 +31.25% 1
North East -54 9 £330 +16.81%
North West -3 8 £360 -4.00%
South West +1 6 £413 -14.94%
East Midlands -8 4 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 235 (87.69%) WebSphere
2 146 (54.48%) IBM
3 137 (51.12%) Linux
4 110 (41.04%) Finance
5 109 (40.67%) Java
6 91 (33.96%) IBM Integration Bus
7 85 (31.72%) Unix
8 81 (30.22%) AIX
9 80 (29.85%) Oracle
10 76 (28.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 71 (26.49%) Middleware
11 71 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (24.63%) Web Services
13 64 (23.88%) Windows
14 59 (22.01%) SQL
15 58 (21.64%) DataPower
16 46 (17.16%) SSL
16 46 (17.16%) JMS
17 45 (16.79%) DB2
17 45 (16.79%) Banking
18 42 (15.67%) XML
19 41 (15.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 40 (14.93%) OO
20 40 (14.93%) Shell Script
21 39 (14.55%) REST
22 36 (13.43%) Solaris
22 36 (13.43%) Python
23 35 (13.06%) SOAP
23 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (12.69%) J2EE

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
1 235 (87.69%) WebSphere
2 76 (28.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (10.82%) WebLogic
4 27 (10.07%) IIS
5 26 (9.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 19 (7.09%) Confluence
7 18 (6.72%) WebSphere Portal
8 16 (5.97%) Apache
9 15 (5.60%) WebSphere Process Server
10 13 (4.85%) JBoss
11 11 (4.10%) MQSeries
12 10 (3.73%) iPlanet
12 10 (3.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (3.73%) Tomcat
13 8 (2.99%) CICS
14 7 (2.61%) FileNet
15 6 (2.24%) PowerExchange
15 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
16 5 (1.87%) Mule
16 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 11 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (6.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.75%) Exstream
4 2 (0.75%) Staffware
5 1 (0.37%) Documaker
5 1 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.37%) Movex
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.16%) SSL
2 33 (12.31%) HTTP
3 20 (7.46%) FTP
4 16 (5.97%) DNS
5 10 (3.73%) Firewall
5 10 (3.73%) LDAP
5 10 (3.73%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.99%) Network Security
7 7 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.24%) WinSCP
9 4 (1.49%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.49%) NAS
9 4 (1.49%) SMTP
9 4 (1.49%) SNMP
10 2 (0.75%) Internet
10 2 (0.75%) Intranet
10 2 (0.75%) SAN
11 1 (0.37%) LAN
11 1 (0.37%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.79%) DB2
2 24 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.22%) ObjectStore
4 13 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.24%) PowerCenter
6 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.87%) MySQL
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.49%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.12%) MS Access
9 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.75%) Big Data
10 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (11.19%) JIRA
2 28 (10.45%) JUnit
3 25 (9.33%) Cucumber
4 24 (8.96%) Ant
5 23 (8.58%) Maven
6 21 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 20 (7.46%) jMock
8 18 (6.72%) Selenium
9 16 (5.97%) SoapUI
10 13 (4.85%) Gradle
10 13 (4.85%) Hudson
10 13 (4.85%) JMeter
10 13 (4.85%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.73%) Git (software)
11 10 (3.73%) Subversion
12 6 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.87%) EasyMock
13 5 (1.87%) Introscope
13 5 (1.87%) Mockito
14 4 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 110 (41.04%) Finance
2 45 (16.79%) Banking
3 12 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.10%) Retail
5 8 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.61%) Back Office
7 4 (1.49%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.49%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (36.19%) Developer
2 34 (12.69%) Java Developer
3 30 (11.19%) Administrator
3 30 (11.19%) Architect
4 27 (10.07%) Analyst
5 26 (9.70%) Consultant
6 23 (8.58%) WebSphere Developer
7 20 (7.46%) WebSphere Administrator
8 18 (6.72%) WebSphere Consultant
9 17 (6.34%) Middleware Developer
10 16 (5.97%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
11 14 (5.22%) Applications Consultant
11 14 (5.22%) C++ Developer
11 14 (5.22%) Python Developer
11 14 (5.22%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
12 13 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (4.48%) Analyst Developer
13 12 (4.48%) Designer
14 11 (4.10%) QA Engineer
14 11 (4.10%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (33.96%) IBM Integration Bus
2 71 (26.49%) Middleware
3 66 (24.63%) Web Services
4 46 (17.16%) JMS
5 42 (15.67%) XML
6 39 (14.55%) REST
7 35 (13.06%) SOAP
8 34 (12.69%) J2EE
9 33 (12.31%) Spring
10 30 (11.19%) Hibernate
11 28 (10.45%) Java EE
12 20 (7.46%) Ajax
13 16 (5.97%) XSLT
14 15 (5.60%) XSD
15 14 (5.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 14 (5.22%) Django
15 14 (5.22%) STL
15 14 (5.22%) Twisted
15 14 (5.22%) ZeroMQ
16 11 (4.10%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.64%) DataPower
2 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.58%) Clustering
4 21 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (6.34%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.22%) Mainframe
7 12 (4.48%) Equities
8 11 (4.10%) Derivative
9 10 (3.73%) Fixed Income
10 7 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.24%) Informatics
11 6 (2.24%) iSeries
11 6 (2.24%) Replication
12 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.87%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.87%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.49%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.12%) FMCG
14 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 137 (51.12%) Linux
2 85 (31.72%) Unix
3 81 (30.22%) AIX
4 64 (23.88%) Windows
5 41 (15.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (13.43%) Solaris
7 19 (7.09%) zOS
8 13 (4.85%) SUSE
9 8 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (2.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.24%) Windows Server
11 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.37%) HPUX
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.93%) OO
3 34 (12.69%) SOA
4 29 (10.82%) TDD
5 27 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (8.21%) Migration
7 20 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (7.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 20 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 19 (7.09%) ITIL
9 18 (6.72%) BDD
9 18 (6.72%) DevOps
9 18 (6.72%) Multithreading
10 17 (6.34%) Workflow
11 16 (5.97%) Change Management
12 15 (5.60%) ETL
12 15 (5.60%) System Integration Testing
13 14 (5.22%) Integration Testing
13 14 (5.22%) OOD
14 13 (4.85%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (40.67%) Java
2 59 (22.01%) SQL
3 40 (14.93%) Shell Script
4 36 (13.43%) Python
5 34 (12.69%) Perl
6 33 (12.31%) Bash Shell
7 23 (8.58%) C++
8 15 (5.60%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.22%) Jython
10 13 (4.85%) Groovy
10 13 (4.85%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.10%) Korn
12 10 (3.73%) C
13 9 (3.36%) C#
14 6 (2.24%) XPath
15 4 (1.49%) COBOL
16 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.75%) Scala
17 2 (0.75%) VBScript
18 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (8.96%) Degree
2 14 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.85%) ISEB
3 13 (4.85%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.60%) QA
2 6 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.12%) ISO15022
3 3 (1.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 10 (3.73%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.36%) Docker
3 3 (1.12%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.12%) vCloud
4 2 (0.75%) Samba
4 2 (0.75%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.37%) KVM
5 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (7.46%) Puppet
2 13 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.48%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 7 (2.61%) CA Wily
6 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.87%) Netcool
6 5 (1.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 4 (1.49%) Control-M
8 3 (1.12%) DameWare
8 3 (1.12%) Nagios
8 3 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.37%) SCCM
10 1 (0.37%) SCOM
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 146 (54.48%) IBM
2 80 (29.85%) Oracle
3 25 (9.33%) Red Hat
4 24 (8.96%) Informatica
5 19 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 17 (6.34%) HP
7 15 (5.60%) webMethods
8 13 (4.85%) Axway
8 13 (4.85%) Siebel
8 13 (4.85%) VMware
9 12 (4.48%) Atlassian
9 12 (4.48%) Rally
9 12 (4.48%) Software AG
10 11 (4.10%) Sun
11 8 (2.99%) SAP
12 6 (2.24%) Google
12 6 (2.24%) Intel
12 6 (2.24%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.49%) Serena
14 3 (1.12%) Citrix
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