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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 373 390 373
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 220 178 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.26% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 81 106
Average daily rate
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£475 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +37 105 £500 +11.11% 7
South East -22 44 £475 +10.46%
East Midlands - 17 £438 - 1
Yorkshire +1 16 £500 +17.64% 5
North West -7 12 £438 +4.47% 1
East of England -25 3 £525 +110.00% 4
South West - - - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 296 (95.48%) WebSphere
2 186 (60.00%) IBM
3 159 (51.29%) Linux
4 125 (40.32%) Oracle
5 117 (37.74%) UNIX
6 93 (30.00%) Finance
7 92 (29.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 85 (27.42%) Windows
9 77 (24.84%) Middleware
10 74 (23.87%) Python
11 71 (22.90%) SQL
12 69 (22.26%) SOA
13 59 (19.03%) Clustering
14 57 (18.39%) Bash Shell
15 51 (16.45%) WebLogic
16 50 (16.13%) DataPower
17 48 (15.48%) AIX
18 47 (15.16%) Red Hat
19 45 (14.52%) Java
20 42 (13.55%) VMware
21 41 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (12.90%) HTTP
23 35 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 35 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
24 34 (10.97%) Ruby
24 34 (10.97%) Puppet
24 34 (10.97%) Oracle Exadata
25 33 (10.65%) Amazon EC2
25 33 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
25 33 (10.65%) SELinux

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 296 (95.48%) WebSphere
2 51 (16.45%) WebLogic
3 31 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (6.13%) MQSeries
5 17 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.58%) NetWeaver
7 8 (2.58%) WebSphere Process Server
7 8 (2.58%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (2.26%) IIS
9 4 (1.29%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.97%) FileNet
10 3 (0.97%) Apache
10 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.65%) CICS
11 2 (0.65%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.65%) CMS
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (2.26%) MS Office
2 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (6.77%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.65%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.65%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.65%) Amazon EC2
1 33 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) PaaS
3 2 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.90%) HTTP
2 32 (10.32%) SSL
3 25 (8.06%) Firewall
4 15 (4.84%) FTP
5 14 (4.52%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.52%) HTTPS
6 12 (3.87%) DNS
7 9 (2.90%) LDAP
8 8 (2.58%) SAN
9 5 (1.61%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.61%) Multicast
10 3 (0.97%) ATM
10 3 (0.97%) DMZ
11 1 (0.32%) Internet
11 1 (0.32%) SSH
11 1 (0.32%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
11 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.97%) Oracle Exadata
2 32 (10.32%) Oracle Database
3 30 (9.68%) DB2
4 28 (9.03%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.16%) ObjectStore
6 6 (1.94%) SQLPlus
6 6 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.97%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.97%) DTS
10 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.65%) Informix
Development Applications
1 32 (10.32%) JIRA
2 6 (1.94%) SoapUI
2 6 (1.94%) Introscope
3 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.61%) Maven
4 3 (0.97%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.65%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.65%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.32%) Gradle
6 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Ant
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 93 (30.00%) Finance
2 30 (9.68%) Banking
3 29 (9.35%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.52%) Retail
5 8 (2.58%) Automotive
6 7 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) French Language
8 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) German Language
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (21.94%) Developer
2 59 (19.03%) Architect
3 38 (12.26%) Administrator
4 31 (10.00%) Consultant
5 29 (9.35%) WebSphere Administrator
6 26 (8.39%) Analyst
7 23 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
9 20 (6.45%) WebSphere Developer
10 18 (5.81%) Integration Architect
10 18 (5.81%) C++ Developer
11 17 (5.48%) Python Developer
12 15 (4.84%) Applications Support
13 13 (4.19%) WebSphere Consultant
14 12 (3.87%) Support Analyst
15 9 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (2.90%) Development Engineer
16 8 (2.58%) WebSphere Architect
16 8 (2.58%) Cloud Engineer
16 8 (2.58%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (29.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 77 (24.84%) Middleware
3 32 (10.32%) Web Services
4 25 (8.06%) XML
5 23 (7.42%) HTML
6 21 (6.77%) JMS
7 17 (5.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (5.48%) Django
8 16 (5.16%) Twisted
8 16 (5.16%) ZeroMQ
9 15 (4.84%) J2EE
10 13 (4.19%) SOAP
10 13 (4.19%) REST
11 11 (3.55%) STL
11 11 (3.55%) XSD
11 11 (3.55%) WSDL
12 10 (3.23%) .NET
13 9 (2.90%) Dojo
14 8 (2.58%) JSON
15 7 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.03%) Clustering
2 50 (16.13%) DataPower
3 25 (8.06%) Hedge funds
4 20 (6.45%) iSeries
5 17 (5.48%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (5.48%) Derivative
6 14 (4.52%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.87%) Mainframe
8 10 (3.23%) SWIFT
9 9 (2.90%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.90%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.26%) HACMP
10 7 (2.26%) AS400
11 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.29%) PKI
13 3 (0.97%) Tandem
13 3 (0.97%) Wiki
13 3 (0.97%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 159 (51.29%) Linux
2 117 (37.74%) UNIX
3 85 (27.42%) Windows
4 48 (15.48%) AIX
5 35 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (10.65%) SELinux
7 22 (7.10%) Solaris
8 18 (5.81%) zOS
9 15 (4.84%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.29%) Android
12 2 (0.65%) HPUX
13 1 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.26%) SOA
2 30 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (7.42%) Software Engineering
3 23 (7.42%) High Availability
4 22 (7.10%) Configuration Management
5 20 (6.45%) OO
5 20 (6.45%) Migration
6 16 (5.16%) ITIL
6 16 (5.16%) OOD
7 15 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (4.52%) DevOps
9 13 (4.19%) E-Commerce
9 13 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.19%) TOGAF
10 12 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (3.23%) UML
11 10 (3.23%) ETL
11 10 (3.23%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.58%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.87%) Python
2 71 (22.90%) SQL
3 57 (18.39%) Bash Shell
4 45 (14.52%) Java
5 34 (10.97%) Ruby
6 29 (9.35%) Perl
7 24 (7.74%) Shell Script
8 20 (6.45%) C++
9 13 (4.19%) Korn
10 12 (3.87%) JavaScript
11 9 (2.90%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.58%) Jython
12 8 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.26%) C#
13 7 (2.26%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.26%) VB
14 6 (1.94%) C
15 4 (1.29%) VBScript
15 4 (1.29%) XPath
16 3 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.58%) Degree
4 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.29%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) QA
2 6 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.61%) SLA
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.19%) vCloud
4 10 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.61%) OCFS2
6 5 (1.61%) vSphere
7 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.32%) NFS
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (10.97%) Puppet
2 30 (9.68%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 9 (2.90%) Control-M
5 6 (1.94%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.29%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 186 (60.00%) IBM
2 125 (40.32%) Oracle
3 47 (15.16%) Red Hat
4 42 (13.55%) VMware
5 33 (10.65%) Remedy
6 31 (10.00%) SAP
7 28 (9.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (5.16%) Software AG
9 14 (4.52%) TIBCO
9 14 (4.52%) webMethods
10 12 (3.87%) JBoss
11 10 (3.23%) Sun
11 10 (3.23%) HP
12 7 (2.26%) Intel
12 7 (2.26%) Informatica
13 6 (1.94%) NetApp
13 6 (1.94%) EMC
14 5 (1.61%) Dell
14 5 (1.61%) Siebel
15 4 (1.29%) CA
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Rate: Negotiable upon skillset
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Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £300 - £600 per day
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