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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 457 418 388
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 142 128 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.95% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 61 100
Average daily rate
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£480 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £390 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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
14038 13437 13412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.62% 28.38% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9737 8901 8337
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
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 164 252 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -16 63 £483 +8.42% 19
South East -28 20 £500 +5.26% 2
South West - 18 £493 - 4
North West +6 13 £290 -3.33% 2
East of England - 7 £444 - 1
Yorkshire -8 3 £355 -12.88% 2
East Midlands +2 2 £295 -37.89% 1
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 346 (95.84%) WebSphere
2 224 (62.05%) IBM
3 172 (47.65%) Linux
4 150 (41.55%) UNIX
5 129 (35.73%) Oracle
6 111 (30.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 103 (28.53%) Middleware
8 98 (27.15%) Windows
9 97 (26.87%) Finance
10 75 (20.78%) SOA
11 73 (20.22%) Python
12 69 (19.11%) SQL
13 67 (18.56%) Red Hat
14 63 (17.45%) Java
15 60 (16.62%) WebLogic
16 58 (16.07%) AIX
16 58 (16.07%) Bash Shell
17 56 (15.51%) Clustering
18 55 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (13.57%) WebSphere Application Server
20 48 (13.30%) VMware
20 48 (13.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 48 (13.30%) DataPower
21 47 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (12.47%) Puppet
23 41 (11.36%) Banking
24 40 (11.08%) Oracle RAC
25 39 (10.80%) Ruby
25 39 (10.80%) Oracle Exadata
25 39 (10.80%) HTTP

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 346 (95.84%) WebSphere
2 60 (16.62%) WebLogic
3 49 (13.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (5.26%) MQSeries
5 16 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (4.16%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.88%) WebSphere Portal
8 11 (3.05%) JBoss
8 11 (3.05%) CICS
8 11 (3.05%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (2.22%) IIS
10 7 (1.94%) Apache
10 7 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.94%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.55%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.55%) CMS
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.55%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.11%) MS Office
2 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (5.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.55%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.55%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 38 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.39%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.80%) HTTP
2 28 (7.76%) SSL
3 21 (5.82%) FTP
4 20 (5.54%) Firewall
5 12 (3.32%) HTTPS
5 12 (3.32%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.77%) DNS
7 8 (2.22%) SAN
8 7 (1.94%) LDAP
8 7 (1.94%) SMTP
9 6 (1.66%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.39%) Multicast
11 3 (0.83%) ATM
12 2 (0.55%) DMZ
13 1 (0.28%) LAN
13 1 (0.28%) WAN
13 1 (0.28%) NAS
13 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.80%) Oracle Exadata
2 38 (10.53%) DB2
3 34 (9.42%) Oracle Database
4 31 (8.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.88%) ObjectStore
7 7 (1.94%) Hazelcast
7 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.66%) SQLPlus
9 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.39%) DataStage
9 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (8.31%) JIRA
2 9 (2.49%) Maven
3 6 (1.66%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.83%) Ant
4 3 (0.83%) Introscope
5 2 (0.55%) Gradle
5 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.55%) JUnit
5 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.28%) ERwin
6 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 97 (26.87%) Finance
2 41 (11.36%) Banking
3 22 (6.09%) Financial Institution
4 20 (5.54%) Retail
5 9 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.11%) Back Office
8 3 (0.83%) Front Office
8 3 (0.83%) French Language
8 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (19.39%) Developer
2 52 (14.40%) Architect
3 49 (13.57%) Administrator
4 38 (10.53%) Analyst
5 36 (9.97%) Consultant
6 32 (8.86%) WebSphere Administrator
7 24 (6.65%) WebSphere Developer
7 24 (6.65%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (6.09%) Support Analyst
9 21 (5.82%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
11 16 (4.43%) C++ Developer
12 15 (4.16%) Python Developer
13 14 (3.88%) Applications Support
13 14 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (3.32%) Java Developer
14 12 (3.32%) Support Specialist
14 12 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (2.77%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 9 (2.49%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (30.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 103 (28.53%) Middleware
3 36 (9.97%) XML
4 34 (9.42%) Web Services
5 23 (6.37%) JMS
6 19 (5.26%) HTML
7 15 (4.16%) XSLT
7 15 (4.16%) XSD
7 15 (4.16%) SOAP
7 15 (4.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 15 (4.16%) Django
8 14 (3.88%) Twisted
8 14 (3.88%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (3.32%) REST
9 12 (3.32%) WSDL
9 12 (3.32%) J2EE
10 11 (3.05%) Spring
11 9 (2.49%) STL
11 9 (2.49%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.51%) Clustering
2 55 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (13.30%) DataPower
4 19 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 19 (5.26%) Derivative
5 17 (4.71%) Mainframe
6 15 (4.16%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.16%) iSeries
6 15 (4.16%) Credit Derivative
7 14 (3.88%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.32%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.49%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.22%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.94%) HACMP
11 7 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.39%) IVR
13 4 (1.11%) PKI
13 4 (1.11%) Replication
14 3 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 172 (47.65%) Linux
2 150 (41.55%) UNIX
3 98 (27.15%) Windows
4 58 (16.07%) AIX
5 48 (13.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (10.53%) Solaris
6 38 (10.53%) SELinux
7 23 (6.37%) Oracle Linux
8 17 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.16%) zOS
10 13 (3.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.22%) Android
11 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.11%) HPUX
13 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) SUSE
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.78%) SOA
2 30 (8.31%) DevOps
3 28 (7.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 28 (7.76%) Configuration Management
4 27 (7.48%) High Availability
5 24 (6.65%) Software Engineering
6 18 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (4.99%) OO
7 17 (4.71%) ITIL
7 17 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (4.43%) OOD
9 13 (3.60%) Unit Testing
10 12 (3.32%) Change Control
10 12 (3.32%) Migration
10 12 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.32%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.05%) Project Management
12 10 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (2.77%) Risk Management
13 8 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 73 (20.22%) Python
2 69 (19.11%) SQL
3 63 (17.45%) Java
4 58 (16.07%) Bash Shell
5 39 (10.80%) Ruby
6 37 (10.25%) Perl
7 23 (6.37%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.71%) C++
9 10 (2.77%) Korn
9 10 (2.77%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.49%) C
10 9 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.22%) XPath
11 8 (2.22%) REXX
12 6 (1.66%) Jython
12 6 (1.66%) VB
13 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.39%) VBScript
13 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.05%) Degree
4 10 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.83%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.77%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (11.08%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (5.54%) vCloud
4 17 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.88%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.94%) RACF
7 6 (1.66%) vSphere
8 5 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (1.39%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.55%) Firmware
9 2 (0.55%) KVM
9 2 (0.55%) RHEV
10 1 (0.28%) NFS
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (12.47%) Puppet
2 32 (8.86%) Tivoli
3 14 (3.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 9 (2.49%) Control-M
5 8 (2.22%) OMEGAMON
6 4 (1.11%) nmon
6 4 (1.11%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.83%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.55%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 224 (62.05%) IBM
2 129 (35.73%) Oracle
3 67 (18.56%) Red Hat
4 48 (13.30%) VMware
5 32 (8.86%) Remedy
6 23 (6.37%) Microsoft
6 23 (6.37%) SAP
7 17 (4.71%) HP
7 17 (4.71%) Software AG
8 16 (4.43%) webMethods
9 13 (3.60%) TIBCO
10 8 (2.22%) Sun
11 7 (1.94%) Siebel
12 6 (1.66%) NetApp
12 6 (1.66%) CA
12 6 (1.66%) Informatica
12 6 (1.66%) EMC
12 6 (1.66%) Intel
13 5 (1.39%) Dell
13 5 (1.39%) Axway
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 225-345 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago