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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 457 456 452
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 163 176 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 94 90
Median daily rate £400 £432 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
15488 14952 14282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10420 9423
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 £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 269 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -25 56 £425 - 7
South East 0 26 £370 -17.77% 3
Yorkshire +19 25 £500 +17.64% 2
North West +34 24 £400 -7.78% 4
South West +21 11 £400 -24.88%
North East - 9 £310 -
East Midlands -8 6 £365 -15.99% 1
West Midlands -30 4 £400 +3.22% 2
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 283 (89.27%) WebSphere
2 162 (51.10%) IBM
3 133 (41.96%) Linux
4 132 (41.64%) Java
5 129 (40.69%) Finance
6 111 (35.02%) IBM Integration Bus
7 108 (34.07%) Oracle
8 102 (32.18%) Unix
9 94 (29.65%) Middleware
10 90 (28.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 85 (26.81%) Windows
12 72 (22.71%) SQL
13 68 (21.45%) Web Services
14 64 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (19.56%) AIX
16 50 (15.77%) Banking
17 48 (15.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 47 (14.83%) DataPower
18 47 (14.83%) Perl
18 47 (14.83%) JMS
19 45 (14.20%) HTTP
20 44 (13.88%) SSL
21 42 (13.25%) SOAP
22 41 (12.93%) Solaris
22 41 (12.93%) REST
23 40 (12.62%) DB2
23 40 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
24 39 (12.30%) OO
24 39 (12.30%) Red Hat
25 37 (11.67%) WebLogic

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
1 283 (89.27%) WebSphere
2 90 (28.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (11.67%) WebLogic
4 36 (11.36%) JBoss
5 32 (10.09%) IIS
6 27 (8.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 26 (8.20%) Confluence
8 20 (6.31%) WebSphere Portal
9 18 (5.68%) CICS
10 16 (5.05%) Apache
11 15 (4.73%) MQSeries
12 13 (4.10%) FileNet
13 12 (3.79%) Tomcat
14 10 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (2.84%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 9 (2.84%) WebLogic Portal
16 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
16 8 (2.52%) WebSphere Process Server
17 5 (1.58%) iPlanet
18 4 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (2.52%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.21%) MS Project
3 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (6.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.63%) Exstream
4 2 (0.63%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.63%) Staffware
4 2 (0.63%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.32%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) OpenShift
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.20%) HTTP
2 44 (13.88%) SSL
3 25 (7.89%) FTP
4 16 (5.05%) LDAP
4 16 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.15%) Network Security
6 9 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.89%) DNS
7 6 (1.89%) Firewall
8 5 (1.58%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.58%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.63%) Internet
9 2 (0.63%) NAS
10 1 (0.32%) DHCP
10 1 (0.32%) DMZ
10 1 (0.32%) Intranet
10 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.32%) SMTP
10 1 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.62%) DB2
2 33 (10.41%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.26%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.42%) ObjectStore
5 12 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.95%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.63%) MS Access
13 2 (0.63%) MySQL
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (8.52%) JIRA
2 25 (7.89%) Hudson
3 24 (7.57%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.26%) JUnit
5 22 (6.94%) Ant
6 21 (6.62%) Cucumber
7 20 (6.31%) jMock
7 20 (6.31%) SoapUI
8 18 (5.68%) JMeter
8 18 (5.68%) Maven
9 17 (5.36%) Selenium
10 16 (5.05%) Gradle
10 16 (5.05%) WebDriver
11 12 (3.79%) Git (software)
12 10 (3.15%) Subversion
13 8 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (2.21%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.21%) Introscope
15 5 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (40.69%) Finance
2 50 (15.77%) Banking
3 12 (3.79%) Retail
4 8 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Back Office
7 4 (1.26%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (29.34%) Developer
2 51 (16.09%) Administrator
3 49 (15.46%) Analyst
4 33 (10.41%) Architect
5 31 (9.78%) WebSphere Administrator
6 30 (9.46%) WebSphere Developer
7 27 (8.52%) Java Developer
8 25 (7.89%) Consultant
8 25 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 23 (7.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 21 (6.62%) Middleware Developer
11 18 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.68%) Test Analyst
12 17 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.36%) WebSphere Specialist
13 15 (4.73%) Analyst Developer
13 15 (4.73%) WebSphere Consultant
14 14 (4.42%) C++ Developer
14 14 (4.42%) Python Developer
15 13 (4.10%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (35.02%) IBM Integration Bus
2 94 (29.65%) Middleware
3 68 (21.45%) Web Services
4 47 (14.83%) JMS
5 42 (13.25%) SOAP
6 41 (12.93%) REST
7 36 (11.36%) XML
8 32 (10.09%) J2EE
9 29 (9.15%) Java EE
9 29 (9.15%) Spring
10 25 (7.89%) Ajax
10 25 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 21 (6.62%) XSLT
12 18 (5.68%) .NET
13 17 (5.36%) Software Packaging
14 15 (4.73%) JDBC
15 14 (4.42%) Django
15 14 (4.42%) STL
15 14 (4.42%) Twisted
15 14 (4.42%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.83%) DataPower
2 40 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (10.73%) Clustering
4 21 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (5.99%) Computer Science
6 18 (5.68%) iSeries
7 12 (3.79%) Replication
8 10 (3.15%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.52%) Equities
9 8 (2.52%) Fixed Income
10 7 (2.21%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.89%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.58%) Derivative
12 5 (1.58%) User Experience
13 4 (1.26%) Tandem
14 3 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
15 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
15 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (41.96%) Linux
2 102 (32.18%) Unix
3 85 (26.81%) Windows
4 62 (19.56%) AIX
5 48 (15.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (12.93%) Solaris
7 23 (7.26%) zOS
8 13 (4.10%) SUSE
9 8 (2.52%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (12.30%) OO
3 31 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (8.83%) SOA
5 27 (8.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (7.57%) DevOps
6 24 (7.57%) TDD
7 23 (7.26%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (6.62%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (6.62%) Functional Testing
9 20 (6.31%) Migration
10 19 (5.99%) Integration Testing
10 19 (5.99%) Unit Testing
11 18 (5.68%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.36%) BDD
13 16 (5.05%) Compatibility Testing
13 16 (5.05%) Performance Testing
13 16 (5.05%) Regression Testing
13 16 (5.05%) User Stories
14 15 (4.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 132 (41.64%) Java
2 72 (22.71%) SQL
3 47 (14.83%) Perl
4 33 (10.41%) Python
5 25 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 24 (7.57%) Jython
7 18 (5.68%) Bash Shell
7 18 (5.68%) C++
8 16 (5.05%) Groovy
9 14 (4.42%) Korn
10 10 (3.15%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.84%) C#
12 7 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.21%) XPath
13 5 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.26%) C
15 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.32%) VB
16 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (9.78%) Degree
2 26 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.62%) ISEB
3 21 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.05%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.63%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.62%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) ISO15022
2 3 (0.95%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.79%) Docker
3 9 (2.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.95%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 32 (10.09%) Puppet
2 21 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.47%) CA Wily
4 9 (2.84%) SCOM
5 8 (2.52%) Control-M
6 7 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (2.21%) Nagios
6 7 (2.21%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.95%) Ansible
8 2 (0.63%) DameWare
8 2 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.63%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 162 (51.10%) IBM
2 108 (34.07%) Oracle
3 39 (12.30%) Red Hat
4 23 (7.26%) Sun
5 22 (6.94%) Informatica
5 22 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 22 (6.94%) VMware
6 21 (6.62%) HP
7 17 (5.36%) Atlassian
7 17 (5.36%) Axway
7 17 (5.36%) Siebel
8 16 (5.05%) Rally
9 12 (3.79%) Intel
10 8 (2.52%) Serena
11 7 (2.21%) Intel Security
11 7 (2.21%) SAP
11 7 (2.21%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.58%) Software AG
12 5 (1.58%) Splunk
12 5 (1.58%) webMethods
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