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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 457 442 405
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -37
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 108 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 64
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£435 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.12%
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
12530 12253 11041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.27% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7828 7071
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 230 289
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +14 51 £450 -18.18% 15
South East -16 23 £378 -26.34% 5
East Midlands - 11 - - 5
South West -6 7 £535 +87.71% 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £325 -27.77% 2
West Midlands -1 5 £435 -5.94% 1
North West -28 2 - - 2
East of England - - - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 252 (98.05%) WebSphere
2 168 (65.37%) IBM
3 116 (45.14%) Linux
4 91 (35.41%) UNIX
5 84 (32.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 82 (31.91%) Middleware
7 68 (26.46%) Java
8 67 (26.07%) Oracle
9 65 (25.29%) Finance
10 55 (21.40%) Windows
11 52 (20.23%) WebSphere Application Server
12 48 (18.68%) AIX
12 48 (18.68%) Red Hat
13 44 (17.12%) Solaris
14 42 (16.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (15.18%) Web Services
15 39 (15.18%) XML
16 38 (14.79%) WebLogic
17 37 (14.40%) Python
18 36 (14.01%) SOA
19 33 (12.84%) HTTP
19 33 (12.84%) Clustering
20 32 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (12.06%) DataPower
21 31 (12.06%) Security Cleared
21 31 (12.06%) DB2
21 31 (12.06%) SQL
22 28 (10.89%) Banking
23 26 (10.12%) ITIL
24 25 (9.73%) Perl

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 252 (98.05%) WebSphere
2 52 (20.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (14.79%) WebLogic
4 17 (6.61%) Apache
5 16 (6.23%) WebSphere Portal
6 15 (5.84%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (5.45%) TIBCO EMS
8 12 (4.67%) IIS
9 10 (3.89%) Tomcat
10 9 (3.50%) JBoss
10 9 (3.50%) CICS
11 8 (3.11%) NetWeaver
12 7 (2.72%) iPlanet
13 6 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (2.33%) MQSeries
13 6 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.39%) Mule
15 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.56%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.78%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.78%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.78%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.72%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.84%) HTTP
2 23 (8.95%) SSL
3 16 (6.23%) Firewall
4 12 (4.67%) HTTPS
4 12 (4.67%) FTP
5 10 (3.89%) DNS
6 9 (3.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.50%) SAN
7 8 (3.11%) DMZ
8 7 (2.72%) SMTP
9 4 (1.56%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.17%) LDAP
11 1 (0.39%) LAN
11 1 (0.39%) WAN
11 1 (0.39%) AMQP
11 1 (0.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.06%) DB2
2 24 (9.34%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.67%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle Exadata
5 11 (4.28%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.33%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.95%) DataStage
9 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.17%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.78%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.39%) Adabas
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Introscope
2 9 (3.50%) Maven
3 6 (2.33%) JIRA
4 5 (1.95%) Ant
5 4 (1.56%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
5 4 (1.56%) Subversion
6 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.78%) Gradle
7 2 (0.78%) JUnit
8 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.39%) ERwin
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Hudson
8 1 (0.39%) NUnit
8 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
General
1 65 (25.29%) Finance
2 28 (10.89%) Banking
3 18 (7.00%) Retail
4 12 (4.67%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.95%) Front Office
7 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (19.07%) Developer
2 47 (18.29%) Administrator
3 29 (11.28%) WebSphere Administrator
4 27 (10.51%) Analyst
4 27 (10.51%) Consultant
5 20 (7.78%) Architect
6 16 (6.23%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.45%) WebSphere Consultant
8 11 (4.28%) UNIX Administrator
8 11 (4.28%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.28%) WebSphere Developer
8 11 (4.28%) Support Specialist
8 11 (4.28%) Middleware Analyst
9 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 10 (3.89%) Integration Architect
9 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 10 (3.89%) Messaging Specialist
10 9 (3.50%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 82 (31.91%) Middleware
3 39 (15.18%) Web Services
3 39 (15.18%) XML
4 19 (7.39%) XSLT
5 18 (7.00%) SOAP
5 18 (7.00%) .NET
6 15 (5.84%) JMS
7 14 (5.45%) XSD
8 13 (5.06%) WSDL
9 12 (4.67%) J2EE
9 12 (4.67%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (4.28%) Spring
10 11 (4.28%) REST
11 10 (3.89%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (3.89%) HTML
12 8 (3.11%) JSON
12 8 (3.11%) FpML
13 6 (2.33%) SAX
13 6 (2.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.84%) Clustering
2 32 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (12.06%) DataPower
4 11 (4.28%) Derivative
4 11 (4.28%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.89%) Open Source
6 9 (3.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (3.11%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.72%) Replication
8 7 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.56%) iSeries
9 4 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.17%) Equities
10 3 (1.17%) HACMP
10 3 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.17%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.78%) IVR
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 116 (45.14%) Linux
2 91 (35.41%) UNIX
3 55 (21.40%) Windows
4 48 (18.68%) AIX
5 44 (17.12%) Solaris
6 42 (16.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (7.00%) zOS
9 17 (6.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.89%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.33%) Android
12 6 (2.33%) HPUX
13 4 (1.56%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.39%) CentOS
16 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.01%) SOA
2 26 (10.12%) ITIL
3 24 (9.34%) Configuration Management
4 22 (8.56%) DevOps
5 20 (7.78%) High Availability
6 18 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.84%) Change Control
7 15 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.67%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.28%) Scrum
10 11 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (3.50%) Project Management
13 8 (3.11%) Load Balancing
14 7 (2.72%) OO
14 7 (2.72%) Change Management
15 6 (2.33%) EAI
15 6 (2.33%) Software Engineering
15 6 (2.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.46%) Java
2 37 (14.40%) Python
3 31 (12.06%) SQL
4 25 (9.73%) Perl
4 25 (9.73%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.84%) Jython
6 13 (5.06%) C#
7 11 (4.28%) Ruby
8 10 (3.89%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.50%) XPath
9 9 (3.50%) C
10 8 (3.11%) REXX
11 7 (2.72%) Korn
12 4 (1.56%) PHP
12 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.17%) VBScript
13 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.78%) VB
14 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.00%) Degree
3 16 (6.23%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.95%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.17%) VCP4
8 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.50%) RACF
4 7 (2.72%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.33%) vCloud
6 4 (1.56%) KVM
6 4 (1.56%) RHEV
6 4 (1.56%) vSphere
7 3 (1.17%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (9.34%) Puppet
2 14 (5.45%) Tivoli
3 12 (4.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 10 (3.89%) SELinux
5 8 (3.11%) CA Wily
5 8 (3.11%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (1.95%) Control-M
7 4 (1.56%) nmon
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.39%) WMI
9 1 (0.39%) SCCM
9 1 (0.39%) Netcool
9 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 168 (65.37%) IBM
2 67 (26.07%) Oracle
3 48 (18.68%) Red Hat
4 23 (8.95%) webMethods
5 18 (7.00%) Software AG
6 17 (6.61%) SAP
7 16 (6.23%) TIBCO
7 16 (6.23%) VMware
8 15 (5.84%) HP
9 9 (3.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (3.50%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.72%) AppDynamics
10 7 (2.72%) Informatica
10 7 (2.72%) Siebel
10 7 (2.72%) Intel
11 6 (2.33%) Adobe
11 6 (2.33%) Remedy
11 6 (2.33%) Axway
12 4 (1.56%) DevExpress
12 4 (1.56%) Sun
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