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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 481 492 484
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 114 127 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.85% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 58 87
Median daily rate £400 £425 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £504 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
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
14382 14883 13960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.19% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 10434 9696
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 242 161
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 44 £500 +23.07% 4
South East +19 21 £400 -5.88% 4
North West +3 19 £400 +0.31%
North East - 16 £318 -
Yorkshire +18 7 £450 +13.20% 1
South West +10 4 - -
East of England +5 1 £500 -
West Midlands -18 1 £308 -35.26%
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 247 (93.56%) WebSphere
2 143 (54.17%) IBM
3 106 (40.15%) Java
3 106 (40.15%) Linux
4 103 (39.02%) Oracle
5 102 (38.64%) Unix
6 95 (35.98%) Finance
7 91 (34.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 89 (33.71%) IBM Integration Bus
9 86 (32.58%) Middleware
10 62 (23.48%) Windows
11 55 (20.83%) Perl
12 54 (20.45%) SQL
13 48 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (17.80%) JBoss
15 46 (17.42%) AIX
16 45 (17.05%) Red Hat
16 45 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 44 (16.67%) Web Services
17 44 (16.67%) WebLogic
18 43 (16.29%) Banking
19 40 (15.15%) HTTP
20 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
20 39 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (14.02%) XML
22 35 (13.26%) SSL
23 34 (12.88%) SOAP
24 31 (11.74%) Shell Script
25 30 (11.36%) J2EE
25 30 (11.36%) DataPower

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
1 247 (93.56%) WebSphere
2 91 (34.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 47 (17.80%) JBoss
4 44 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 21 (7.95%) Tomcat
6 20 (7.58%) IIS
7 19 (7.20%) IBM HTTP Server
8 17 (6.44%) WebSphere Portal
9 15 (5.68%) FileNet
10 14 (5.30%) Apache
11 12 (4.55%) CICS
11 12 (4.55%) Confluence
11 12 (4.55%) SharePoint
12 10 (3.79%) MQSeries
13 9 (3.41%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (2.27%) Apache TomEE
17 5 (1.89%) IBM Transformation Extender
18 3 (1.14%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (3.79%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.65%) MS Project
4 5 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (7.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.14%) Exstream
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.76%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.76%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.76%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.76%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.38%) Movex
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) GitHub
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.15%) HTTP
2 35 (13.26%) SSL
3 23 (8.71%) TCP/IP
4 20 (7.58%) LDAP
5 13 (4.92%) FTP
6 9 (3.41%) Network Security
7 8 (3.03%) DNS
7 8 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.89%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.14%) Firewall
9 3 (1.14%) NAS
9 3 (1.14%) SMTP
9 3 (1.14%) SNMP
10 2 (0.76%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.76%) DHCP
10 2 (0.76%) Internet
11 1 (0.38%) AMQP
11 1 (0.38%) DMZ
11 1 (0.38%) Intranet
11 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.47%) DB2
3 17 (6.44%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.76%) MySQL
12 2 (0.76%) ObjectStore
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.06%) Hudson
2 16 (6.06%) Subversion
3 14 (5.30%) JIRA
4 11 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.17%) JUnit
4 11 (4.17%) Maven
5 10 (3.79%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (3.41%) Ant
6 9 (3.41%) SoapUI
7 8 (3.03%) JMeter
7 8 (3.03%) Selenium
8 7 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.27%) Gradle
9 6 (2.27%) Introscope
9 6 (2.27%) jMock
9 6 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.27%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (35.98%) Finance
2 43 (16.29%) Banking
3 13 (4.92%) Retail
4 10 (3.79%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (21.59%) Developer
2 47 (17.80%) Administrator
3 41 (15.53%) Analyst
4 27 (10.23%) WebSphere Administrator
5 26 (9.85%) Architect
6 23 (8.71%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.71%) WebSphere Developer
7 22 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.95%) Consultant
9 20 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 20 (7.58%) WebSphere Specialist
10 14 (5.30%) Middleware Developer
10 14 (5.30%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 12 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 12 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
12 11 (4.17%) Middleware Analyst
13 10 (3.79%) Analyst Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Integration Specialist
13 10 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (33.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 86 (32.58%) Middleware
3 44 (16.67%) Web Services
4 37 (14.02%) XML
5 34 (12.88%) SOAP
6 30 (11.36%) J2EE
7 28 (10.61%) JMS
8 21 (7.95%) REST
9 19 (7.20%) .NET
10 18 (6.82%) Spring
11 17 (6.44%) XSLT
12 16 (6.06%) Software Packaging
13 15 (5.68%) Java EE
13 15 (5.68%) JDBC
14 13 (4.92%) Ajax
15 12 (4.55%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.55%) HTML
16 11 (4.17%) CSS
17 10 (3.79%) JNDI
18 8 (3.03%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.36%) DataPower
3 25 (9.47%) Clustering
4 20 (7.58%) iSeries
5 11 (4.17%) Equities
6 10 (3.79%) Fixed Income
7 8 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.03%) Replication
8 7 (2.65%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.52%) Tandem
11 3 (1.14%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.14%) User Experience
12 2 (0.76%) Biometrics
12 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (40.15%) Linux
2 102 (38.64%) Unix
3 62 (23.48%) Windows
4 46 (17.42%) AIX
5 45 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (10.98%) Solaris
7 13 (4.92%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.17%) zOS
9 8 (3.03%) SUSE
10 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (9.47%) DevOps
2 25 (9.47%) OO
3 21 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (7.20%) Configuration Management
4 19 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (6.82%) SOA
6 16 (6.06%) High Availability
7 15 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 13 (4.92%) Migration
8 13 (4.92%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (4.92%) Unit Testing
9 12 (4.55%) Change Control
9 12 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 12 (4.55%) SDLC
9 12 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.55%) Workflow
10 11 (4.17%) Functional Testing
11 10 (3.79%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.15%) Java
2 55 (20.83%) Perl
3 54 (20.45%) SQL
4 31 (11.74%) Shell Script
5 24 (9.09%) Jython
6 17 (6.44%) Bash Shell
6 17 (6.44%) Python
7 12 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.17%) Korn
8 11 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.27%) Groovy
10 4 (1.52%) C#
10 4 (1.52%) XPath
11 3 (1.14%) C++
11 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.14%) VB
11 3 (1.14%) VBScript
12 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.30%) Degree
4 11 (4.17%) ISEB
5 6 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) PA-DSS
2 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.52%) Docker
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (10.98%) Puppet
2 24 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.79%) CA Wily
4 9 (3.41%) Control-M
4 9 (3.41%) SCOM
5 7 (2.65%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.52%) Nagios
8 3 (1.14%) Ansible
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.76%) SCCM
10 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (54.17%) IBM
2 103 (39.02%) Oracle
3 45 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 28 (10.61%) Microsoft
5 24 (9.09%) Informatica
6 22 (8.33%) HP
6 22 (8.33%) Sun
7 20 (7.58%) Siebel
7 20 (7.58%) VMware
8 19 (7.20%) Axway
9 10 (3.79%) Serena
10 9 (3.41%) MuleSoft
11 8 (3.03%) Intel
12 7 (2.65%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.65%) Intel Security
12 7 (2.65%) Splunk
13 6 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (2.27%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.89%) Citrix
14 5 (1.89%) SAP
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