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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 416 392 375
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 167 178 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.26% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 88 111
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£475 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -4 77 £500 +11.11% 8
South East +2 33 £475 +6.74% 1
North West -3 12 £400 +3.22% 2
Yorkshire -7 12 £500 +17.64% 2
East Midlands - 8 £450 -
East of England -19 4 £575 +130.00% 1
South West - - - - 1
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 311 (95.69%) WebSphere
2 202 (62.15%) IBM
3 161 (49.54%) Linux
4 129 (39.69%) Oracle
5 128 (39.38%) UNIX
6 102 (31.38%) Finance
7 96 (29.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 89 (27.38%) Windows
9 83 (25.54%) Middleware
10 77 (23.69%) Python
11 72 (22.15%) SQL
12 71 (21.85%) SOA
13 62 (19.08%) Clustering
14 60 (18.46%) Bash Shell
15 58 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (16.31%) WebLogic
17 52 (16.00%) Red Hat
18 51 (15.69%) AIX
18 51 (15.69%) DataPower
19 50 (15.38%) Java
20 44 (13.54%) VMware
21 43 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (12.92%) HTTP
23 38 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 37 (11.38%) Oracle RAC
25 36 (11.08%) Ruby
25 36 (11.08%) Puppet
25 36 (11.08%) Oracle Exadata
26 35 (10.77%) Amazon EC2
26 35 (10.77%) Amazon AWS

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 311 (95.69%) WebSphere
2 53 (16.31%) WebLogic
3 33 (10.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (5.85%) MQSeries
5 17 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.46%) NetWeaver
7 8 (2.46%) WebSphere Process Server
7 8 (2.46%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (2.15%) IIS
9 4 (1.23%) CICS
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.92%) FileNet
10 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.92%) Apache
11 2 (0.62%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.62%) CMS
11 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (2.15%) MS Office
2 6 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (6.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.31%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.77%) Amazon EC2
1 35 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.54%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
3 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.92%) HTTP
2 32 (9.85%) SSL
3 24 (7.38%) Firewall
4 19 (5.85%) FTP
5 14 (4.31%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.31%) HTTPS
6 12 (3.69%) DNS
7 9 (2.77%) SAN
7 9 (2.77%) LDAP
8 5 (1.54%) Multicast
8 5 (1.54%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.92%) DMZ
9 3 (0.92%) ATM
10 2 (0.62%) SMTP
11 1 (0.31%) SSH
11 1 (0.31%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.31%) NAS
11 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 33 (10.15%) Oracle Database
3 32 (9.85%) DB2
4 28 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.92%) ObjectStore
5 16 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.85%) SQLPlus
6 6 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.54%) Hazelcast
7 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.92%) DTS
9 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.62%) Informix
10 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (9.85%) JIRA
2 7 (2.15%) Maven
3 6 (1.85%) Introscope
4 3 (0.92%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.92%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.62%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) Gradle
6 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.31%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.31%) Ant
General
1 102 (31.38%) Finance
2 34 (10.46%) Banking
3 29 (8.92%) Financial Institution
4 17 (5.23%) Retail
5 8 (2.46%) Automotive
6 7 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.54%) Back Office
7 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.92%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.92%) French Language
8 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 74 (22.77%) Developer
2 60 (18.46%) Architect
3 40 (12.31%) Administrator
4 33 (10.15%) Consultant
5 29 (8.92%) WebSphere Administrator
6 25 (7.69%) Analyst
7 24 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.08%) WebSphere Developer
9 21 (6.46%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (5.54%) C++ Developer
11 17 (5.23%) Python Developer
11 17 (5.23%) Integration Architect
12 14 (4.31%) Applications Support
12 14 (4.31%) WebSphere Consultant
13 12 (3.69%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
15 9 (2.77%) Development Engineer
15 9 (2.77%) Systems Administrator
15 9 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
16 8 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (29.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 83 (25.54%) Middleware
3 33 (10.15%) Web Services
4 25 (7.69%) XML
5 23 (7.08%) JMS
6 20 (6.15%) HTML
7 17 (5.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (5.23%) Django
8 16 (4.92%) Twisted
8 16 (4.92%) ZeroMQ
9 15 (4.62%) J2EE
10 14 (4.31%) SOAP
11 13 (4.00%) REST
12 12 (3.69%) XSD
13 11 (3.38%) STL
13 11 (3.38%) .NET
13 11 (3.38%) WSDL
14 9 (2.77%) Dojo
15 8 (2.46%) XSLT
15 8 (2.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.08%) Clustering
2 58 (17.85%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (15.69%) DataPower
4 25 (7.69%) Hedge funds
5 18 (5.54%) iSeries
6 17 (5.23%) Credit Derivative
6 17 (5.23%) Derivative
7 15 (4.62%) Mobile App
8 14 (4.31%) Mainframe
9 12 (3.69%) Computer Science
10 10 (3.08%) SWIFT
11 9 (2.77%) N-Tier
12 7 (2.15%) HACMP
12 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
12 7 (2.15%) AS400
13 6 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.54%) IVR
15 4 (1.23%) PKI
16 3 (0.92%) Wiki
16 3 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 161 (49.54%) Linux
2 128 (39.38%) UNIX
3 89 (27.38%) Windows
4 51 (15.69%) AIX
5 38 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (10.77%) SELinux
7 26 (8.00%) Solaris
8 17 (5.23%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (4.92%) zOS
10 6 (1.85%) Android
11 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.62%) HPUX
13 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.85%) SOA
2 33 (10.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 26 (8.00%) High Availability
4 25 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 23 (7.08%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.15%) Migration
6 20 (6.15%) OO
7 18 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (5.23%) ITIL
9 16 (4.92%) OOD
9 16 (4.92%) DevOps
10 14 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (4.31%) TOGAF
11 11 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.38%) UML
12 10 (3.08%) ETL
12 10 (3.08%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.08%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.69%) Python
2 72 (22.15%) SQL
3 60 (18.46%) Bash Shell
4 50 (15.38%) Java
5 36 (11.08%) Ruby
6 32 (9.85%) Perl
7 26 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 20 (6.15%) C++
9 13 (4.00%) Korn
10 11 (3.38%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.77%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.46%) C#
12 8 (2.46%) VB
12 8 (2.46%) Jython
13 7 (2.15%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.15%) C
14 6 (1.85%) XPath
15 4 (1.23%) VBScript
16 3 (0.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.77%) Degree
2 9 (2.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.23%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.77%) QA
2 6 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.54%) SLA
4 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.38%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (4.62%) vCloud
4 13 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.69%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.54%) vSphere
7 5 (1.54%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.62%) RACF
8 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.31%) KVM
9 1 (0.31%) RHEV
9 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (11.08%) Puppet
2 30 (9.23%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (2.46%) Control-M
5 6 (1.85%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.23%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.92%) nmon
8 2 (0.62%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 202 (62.15%) IBM
2 129 (39.69%) Oracle
3 52 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 44 (13.54%) VMware
5 33 (10.15%) Remedy
6 30 (9.23%) SAP
7 28 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 17 (5.23%) Software AG
9 15 (4.62%) webMethods
10 14 (4.31%) TIBCO
11 12 (3.69%) HP
11 12 (3.69%) JBoss
12 10 (3.08%) Sun
13 7 (2.15%) Informatica
13 7 (2.15%) Intel
14 6 (1.85%) EMC
14 6 (1.85%) NetApp
15 5 (1.54%) Siebel
15 5 (1.54%) Dell
16 4 (1.23%) CA
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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