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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK / England
Rank 464 493 440
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 101 102 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.75% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 84
Median daily rate £455 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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
12844 13593 12802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.98% 29.23% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8889 9451 8785
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 247 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +26 51 £525 +23.52% 7
South East +21 23 £436 +2.64% 1
North East - 9 £320 -
North West +12 7 £375 -
South West +10 6 £460 -22.03%
Yorkshire +3 2 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands -9 2 £366 -20.81% 1
East of England +1 1 £500 -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 231 (92.03%) WebSphere
2 141 (56.18%) IBM
3 123 (49.00%) Linux
4 97 (38.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 96 (38.25%) Oracle
6 94 (37.45%) Java
7 86 (34.26%) Finance
8 84 (33.47%) Unix
8 84 (33.47%) IBM Integration Bus
9 77 (30.68%) Middleware
10 64 (25.50%) JBoss
11 57 (22.71%) Red Hat
12 56 (22.31%) Windows
12 56 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (22.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 50 (19.92%) SQL
14 47 (18.73%) WebLogic
14 47 (18.73%) Banking
15 43 (17.13%) Perl
16 41 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (15.94%) Tomcat
18 38 (15.14%) AIX
19 37 (14.74%) Shell Script
20 36 (14.34%) HTTP
21 35 (13.94%) SOAP
21 35 (13.94%) Web Services
22 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
22 33 (13.15%) JMS
23 32 (12.75%) Puppet
23 32 (12.75%) Security Cleared

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
1 231 (92.03%) WebSphere
2 97 (38.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 64 (25.50%) JBoss
4 47 (18.73%) WebLogic
5 40 (15.94%) Tomcat
6 24 (9.56%) IIS
7 18 (7.17%) Apache
7 18 (7.17%) Apache Geronimo
7 18 (7.17%) Apache TomEE
8 16 (6.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (5.18%) Confluence
10 11 (4.38%) FileNet
11 10 (3.98%) WebSphere Portal
12 9 (3.59%) CICS
12 9 (3.59%) MQSeries
13 8 (3.19%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (2.79%) Mule
14 7 (2.79%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (8.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.20%) Exstream
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) GitHub
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.34%) HTTP
2 31 (12.35%) SSL
3 29 (11.55%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.37%) LDAP
5 10 (3.98%) DNS
5 10 (3.98%) FTP
6 9 (3.59%) Network Security
7 8 (3.19%) HTTPS
7 8 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.99%) AMQP
9 4 (1.59%) Multicast
10 3 (1.20%) Firewall
10 3 (1.20%) NAS
10 3 (1.20%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.20%) SMTP
10 3 (1.20%) SNMP
11 2 (0.80%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.80%) DHCP
12 1 (0.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.16%) DB2
2 23 (9.16%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.79%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.39%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.40%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 29 (11.55%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.97%) JIRA
3 18 (7.17%) Hudson
4 17 (6.77%) Maven
5 15 (5.98%) JUnit
6 14 (5.58%) Git (software)
7 12 (4.78%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.78%) Selenium
8 10 (3.98%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.59%) Subversion
10 8 (3.19%) Ant
10 8 (3.19%) JMeter
10 8 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.79%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.79%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.39%) Gradle
12 6 (2.39%) jMock
12 6 (2.39%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (34.26%) Finance
2 47 (18.73%) Banking
3 8 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.79%) Retail
5 5 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.80%) Back Office
6 2 (0.80%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (19.12%) Developer
2 37 (14.74%) Administrator
3 31 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.16%) Analyst
5 26 (10.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (10.36%) WebSphere Specialist
6 22 (8.76%) Architect
7 18 (7.17%) Consultant
7 18 (7.17%) WebSphere Administrator
8 13 (5.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 13 (5.18%) WebSphere Developer
8 13 (5.18%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 12 (4.78%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.98%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.98%) WebSphere Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
11 8 (3.19%) Integration Specialist
11 8 (3.19%) PowerShell Engineer
11 8 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (33.47%) IBM Integration Bus
2 77 (30.68%) Middleware
3 35 (13.94%) SOAP
3 35 (13.94%) Web Services
4 33 (13.15%) JMS
5 31 (12.35%) XML
6 26 (10.36%) Spring
7 25 (9.96%) J2EE
7 25 (9.96%) REST
8 20 (7.97%) HTML
8 20 (7.97%) Java EE
9 19 (7.57%) Hibernate
10 18 (7.17%) CSS
11 17 (6.77%) .NET
11 17 (6.77%) Ajax
11 17 (6.77%) Software Packaging
12 12 (4.78%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (3.98%) JAXB
14 9 (3.59%) JDBC
14 9 (3.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.16%) Clustering
3 21 (8.37%) DataPower
4 17 (6.77%) iSeries
5 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.79%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.39%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.39%) Replication
9 5 (1.99%) Equities
10 4 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.80%) Biometrics
12 2 (0.80%) Derivative
12 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 123 (49.00%) Linux
2 84 (33.47%) Unix
3 56 (22.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 56 (22.31%) Windows
4 38 (15.14%) AIX
5 30 (11.95%) Solaris
6 15 (5.98%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.19%) zOS
9 6 (2.39%) SUSE
9 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (11.95%) OO
3 29 (11.55%) DevOps
4 25 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (7.97%) Configuration Management
5 20 (7.97%) Open Source
6 19 (7.57%) TDD
7 18 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (7.17%) Unit Testing
8 15 (5.98%) Analytics
8 15 (5.98%) BDD
9 13 (5.18%) Change Control
9 13 (5.18%) High Availability
9 13 (5.18%) SDLC
9 13 (5.18%) SOA
10 12 (4.78%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.38%) Functional Testing
11 11 (4.38%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 94 (37.45%) Java
2 50 (19.92%) SQL
3 43 (17.13%) Perl
4 37 (14.74%) Shell Script
5 29 (11.55%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.98%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.98%) Jython
6 15 (5.98%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.58%) Python
8 8 (3.19%) Korn
8 8 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.39%) Groovy
9 6 (2.39%) VB
10 5 (1.99%) C
10 5 (1.99%) C++
11 4 (1.59%) C#
12 3 (1.20%) VBScript
13 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.80%) VB6
13 2 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.58%) Degree
4 11 (4.38%) ISEB
5 6 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) QA
2 6 (2.39%) PA-DSS
2 6 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.40%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.59%) Docker
5 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (12.75%) Puppet
2 27 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.19%) Control-M
4 7 (2.79%) Nagios
5 6 (2.39%) CA Wily
5 6 (2.39%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.39%) SCOM
6 5 (1.99%) Ansible
6 5 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.80%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 141 (56.18%) IBM
2 96 (38.25%) Oracle
3 57 (22.71%) Red Hat
4 26 (10.36%) Informatica
5 22 (8.76%) HP
6 21 (8.37%) Siebel
7 20 (7.97%) Axway
8 19 (7.57%) Sun
8 19 (7.57%) VMware
9 16 (6.37%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.59%) MuleSoft
10 9 (3.59%) TIBCO
11 8 (3.19%) Splunk
12 7 (2.79%) Atlassian
13 6 (2.39%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (2.39%) Intel
13 6 (2.39%) Intel Security
14 4 (1.59%) Citrix
14 4 (1.59%) IFS
14 4 (1.59%) Serena
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