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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 466 418 384
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 134 155 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.11% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 107
Average daily rate
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£480 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14334 14010 14522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.99% 29.19% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9604 9318 8834
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 252 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -39 60 £500 +8.69% 3
South East -27 22 £475 +4.97% 4
North West -2 19 £345 +2.22% 1
Yorkshire -12 8 £500 +17.64% 1
East of England -17 3 £513 +105.00%
East Midlands +3 2 £425 -10.52%
South West - - - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 328 (95.91%) WebSphere
2 219 (64.04%) IBM
3 173 (50.58%) Linux
4 147 (42.98%) UNIX
5 133 (38.89%) Oracle
6 104 (30.41%) Finance
7 99 (28.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 92 (26.90%) Windows
9 89 (26.02%) Middleware
10 86 (25.15%) Python
11 75 (21.93%) SOA
12 73 (21.35%) SQL
13 69 (20.18%) Bash Shell
14 63 (18.42%) AIX
14 63 (18.42%) Clustering
15 62 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
16 59 (17.25%) Red Hat
17 58 (16.96%) Java
17 58 (16.96%) WebLogic
18 55 (16.08%) DataPower
19 49 (14.33%) VMware
20 48 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 42 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
22 41 (11.99%) Ruby
22 41 (11.99%) Puppet
22 41 (11.99%) Oracle Exadata
22 41 (11.99%) HTTP
23 40 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 40 (11.70%) Amazon EC2
23 40 (11.70%) Amazon AWS

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 328 (95.91%) WebSphere
2 58 (16.96%) WebLogic
3 38 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (5.26%) MQSeries
5 15 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (4.09%) JBoss
7 10 (2.92%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.63%) CICS
9 8 (2.34%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (2.34%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (2.05%) NetWeaver
10 7 (2.05%) IIS
11 4 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.88%) Apache
12 3 (0.88%) FileNet
13 2 (0.58%) CMS
13 2 (0.58%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.75%) MS Office
2 5 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (6.43%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.29%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.70%) Amazon EC2
1 40 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.99%) HTTP
2 36 (10.53%) SSL
3 23 (6.73%) Firewall
3 23 (6.73%) FTP
4 14 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.80%) HTTPS
6 12 (3.51%) DNS
7 9 (2.63%) LDAP
7 9 (2.63%) SAN
8 7 (2.05%) SMTP
9 5 (1.46%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.46%) Multicast
10 3 (0.88%) ATM
11 2 (0.58%) DMZ
12 1 (0.29%) SSH
12 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.99%) Oracle Exadata
2 36 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 36 (10.53%) DB2
3 28 (8.19%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.68%) ObjectStore
4 16 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.75%) Hazelcast
6 6 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (1.75%) SQLPlus
7 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.88%) DTS
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.58%) Informix
10 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (9.36%) JIRA
2 8 (2.34%) Maven
3 5 (1.46%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.46%) Introscope
4 3 (0.88%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.58%) Ant
5 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.58%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.29%) Gradle
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 104 (30.41%) Finance
2 39 (11.40%) Banking
3 26 (7.60%) Financial Institution
4 18 (5.26%) Retail
5 10 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.34%) Automotive
7 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.46%) Back Office
9 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) French Language
9 3 (0.88%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (22.51%) Developer
2 58 (16.96%) Architect
3 43 (12.57%) Administrator
4 32 (9.36%) Analyst
5 30 (8.77%) WebSphere Administrator
6 29 (8.48%) Consultant
7 23 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (6.73%) WebSphere Developer
8 22 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.26%) C++ Developer
10 17 (4.97%) Integration Architect
10 17 (4.97%) Python Developer
11 14 (4.09%) WebSphere Consultant
11 14 (4.09%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (2.92%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.63%) Development Engineer
13 9 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (28.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 89 (26.02%) Middleware
3 34 (9.94%) Web Services
4 32 (9.36%) XML
5 23 (6.73%) JMS
6 19 (5.56%) HTML
7 17 (4.97%) Django
7 17 (4.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 16 (4.68%) Twisted
8 16 (4.68%) ZeroMQ
8 16 (4.68%) SOAP
9 14 (4.09%) XSD
9 14 (4.09%) J2EE
10 13 (3.80%) XSLT
11 12 (3.51%) REST
12 11 (3.22%) STL
13 10 (2.92%) WSDL
14 9 (2.63%) .NET
14 9 (2.63%) Spring
14 9 (2.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.42%) Clustering
2 62 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (16.08%) DataPower
4 22 (6.43%) Hedge funds
5 18 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 17 (4.97%) Credit Derivative
6 17 (4.97%) Derivative
7 16 (4.68%) iSeries
8 15 (4.39%) Mobile App
9 13 (3.80%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.63%) N-Tier
10 9 (2.63%) SWIFT
11 8 (2.34%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 7 (2.05%) HACMP
13 6 (1.75%) AS400
13 6 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.46%) IVR
15 4 (1.17%) PKI
16 3 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 173 (50.58%) Linux
2 147 (42.98%) UNIX
3 92 (26.90%) Windows
4 63 (18.42%) AIX
5 40 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (11.70%) SELinux
6 34 (9.94%) Solaris
7 22 (6.43%) Oracle Linux
8 16 (4.68%) zOS
9 8 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.05%) Android
11 3 (0.88%) HPUX
12 1 (0.29%) SUSE
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.93%) SOA
2 32 (9.36%) High Availability
3 31 (9.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 25 (7.31%) Software Engineering
4 25 (7.31%) Configuration Management
5 23 (6.73%) DevOps
6 19 (5.56%) OO
6 19 (5.56%) Migration
7 16 (4.68%) ITIL
7 16 (4.68%) OOD
7 16 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.09%) TOGAF
8 14 (4.09%) Unit Testing
9 13 (3.80%) Change Control
10 12 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (3.22%) UML
12 10 (2.92%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 86 (25.15%) Python
2 73 (21.35%) SQL
3 69 (20.18%) Bash Shell
4 58 (16.96%) Java
5 41 (11.99%) Ruby
6 39 (11.40%) Perl
7 25 (7.31%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.56%) C++
9 12 (3.51%) Korn
10 10 (2.92%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.63%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.34%) VB
13 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.05%) REXX
13 7 (2.05%) C
13 7 (2.05%) C#
13 7 (2.05%) Jython
13 7 (2.05%) XPath
14 6 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.34%) Degree
4 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.17%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.63%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 48 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (5.85%) vCloud
4 17 (4.97%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.80%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.05%) RACF
7 6 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (1.46%) OCFS2
8 5 (1.46%) vSphere
9 2 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.58%) KVM
9 2 (0.58%) RHEV
9 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.58%) Firmware
10 1 (0.29%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 41 (11.99%) Puppet
2 29 (8.48%) Tivoli
3 10 (2.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (2.34%) Control-M
5 7 (2.05%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (1.46%) CA Wily
7 4 (1.17%) CA LISA
7 4 (1.17%) nmon
8 2 (0.58%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 219 (64.04%) IBM
2 133 (38.89%) Oracle
3 59 (17.25%) Red Hat
4 49 (14.33%) VMware
5 34 (9.94%) Remedy
6 28 (8.19%) SAP
7 25 (7.31%) Microsoft
8 21 (6.14%) Software AG
9 20 (5.85%) webMethods
10 16 (4.68%) HP
11 14 (4.09%) TIBCO
12 10 (2.92%) Sun
13 9 (2.63%) Informatica
14 7 (2.05%) Axway
14 7 (2.05%) Siebel
15 6 (1.75%) EMC
15 6 (1.75%) Intel
15 6 (1.75%) NetApp
16 5 (1.46%) Dell
17 4 (1.17%) CA
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