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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 461 476 427
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -49
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 111 87 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.67% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 47
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£425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £580 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £450 £336
% change year-on-year
-10.94% +33.82%
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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +41 60 £450 -14.28% 10
South East -34 22 £413 -19.36% 1
East Midlands +4 11 £340 +4.61% 2
Midlands +3 2 - -
West Midlands -11 2 £399 -13.78% 1
North West -28 2 - -
South West -9 1 - -
East of England - 1 £313 -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 257 (98.09%) WebSphere
2 165 (62.98%) IBM
3 106 (40.46%) Linux
4 89 (33.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 85 (32.44%) Middleware
6 84 (32.06%) UNIX
7 74 (28.24%) Java
8 67 (25.57%) Finance
9 64 (24.43%) Oracle
10 58 (22.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 50 (19.08%) Windows
12 47 (17.94%) XML
13 44 (16.79%) AIX
14 41 (15.65%) SOA
15 40 (15.27%) Solaris
16 39 (14.89%) Web Services
16 39 (14.89%) Red Hat
17 38 (14.50%) DataPower
18 36 (13.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 35 (13.36%) Python
20 34 (12.98%) DB2
20 34 (12.98%) WebLogic
20 34 (12.98%) HTTP
21 32 (12.21%) SQL
22 31 (11.83%) Security Cleared
23 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (11.45%) Banking
23 30 (11.45%) Clustering
24 27 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
25 24 (9.16%) ITIL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 257 (98.09%) WebSphere
2 58 (22.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (12.98%) WebLogic
4 18 (6.87%) Apache
4 18 (6.87%) WebSphere Portal
5 15 (5.73%) IBM HTTP Server
6 14 (5.34%) JBoss
6 14 (5.34%) TIBCO EMS
7 13 (4.96%) IIS
8 9 (3.44%) MQSeries
9 8 (3.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.05%) NetWeaver
10 7 (2.67%) CICS
10 7 (2.67%) iPlanet
11 6 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.29%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.53%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.38%) Jetty
14 1 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Markit EDM
1 5 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.76%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (0.76%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.76%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.38%) Endur
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.67%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.98%) HTTP
2 21 (8.02%) SSL
3 16 (6.11%) Firewall
4 12 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.58%) HTTPS
5 10 (3.82%) DNS
6 9 (3.44%) FTP
7 8 (3.05%) DMZ
8 7 (2.67%) SAN
9 4 (1.53%) SMTP
9 4 (1.53%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.15%) LDAP
11 1 (0.38%) AMQP
11 1 (0.38%) Multicast
11 1 (0.38%) LAN
11 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.98%) DB2
2 20 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 9 (3.44%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.91%) DataStage
7 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.15%) Big Data
8 3 (1.15%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.15%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.76%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.76%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Introscope
2 8 (3.05%) Ant
3 7 (2.67%) JIRA
4 6 (2.29%) Maven
5 5 (1.91%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.53%) Subversion
6 4 (1.53%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.53%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.53%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.15%) JUnit
8 2 (0.76%) Gradle
9 1 (0.38%) jMock
9 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.38%) Hudson
9 1 (0.38%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.38%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 67 (25.57%) Finance
2 30 (11.45%) Banking
3 19 (7.25%) Retail
4 12 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.91%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.91%) Front Office
7 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Back Office
8 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) International Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (23.28%) Developer
2 47 (17.94%) Administrator
3 31 (11.83%) WebSphere Administrator
4 29 (11.07%) Consultant
5 25 (9.54%) Analyst
6 22 (8.40%) Architect
6 22 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.49%) WebSphere Consultant
8 16 (6.11%) WebSphere Developer
9 14 (5.34%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.58%) Integration Architect
12 11 (4.20%) Middleware Analyst
12 11 (4.20%) Support Specialist
13 10 (3.82%) C# Developer
13 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 10 (3.82%) Messaging Specialist
13 10 (3.82%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
14 9 (3.44%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (33.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 85 (32.44%) Middleware
3 47 (17.94%) XML
4 39 (14.89%) Web Services
5 23 (8.78%) JMS
6 22 (8.40%) XSLT
7 21 (8.02%) SOAP
8 18 (6.87%) .NET
9 17 (6.49%) J2EE
10 16 (6.11%) HTML
10 16 (6.11%) WSDL
10 16 (6.11%) Spring
11 14 (5.34%) XSD
12 12 (4.58%) REST
12 12 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (3.44%) Hibernate
15 8 (3.05%) FpML
15 8 (3.05%) J2SE
15 8 (3.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.50%) DataPower
2 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.45%) Clustering
3 12 (4.58%) Derivative
4 10 (3.82%) Open Source
5 8 (3.05%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.05%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.91%) iSeries
8 5 (1.91%) Replication
9 4 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.15%) HACMP
10 3 (1.15%) Equities
11 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.38%) HP Superdome
12 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 106 (40.46%) Linux
2 84 (32.06%) UNIX
3 50 (19.08%) Windows
4 44 (16.79%) AIX
5 40 (15.27%) Solaris
6 36 (13.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (6.87%) zOS
9 15 (5.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.29%) HPUX
13 4 (1.53%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.15%) Android
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.65%) SOA
2 27 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (9.16%) ITIL
4 21 (8.02%) Configuration Management
5 19 (7.25%) High Availability
6 18 (6.87%) DevOps
7 15 (5.73%) Scrum
8 12 (4.58%) Risk Management
9 11 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (3.82%) TDD
10 10 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (3.82%) Change Control
11 9 (3.44%) EAI
12 8 (3.05%) Project Management
12 8 (3.05%) OO
12 8 (3.05%) Low Latency
12 8 (3.05%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.05%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (28.24%) Java
2 35 (13.36%) Python
3 32 (12.21%) SQL
4 23 (8.78%) Perl
5 21 (8.02%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.73%) Jython
7 13 (4.96%) C#
8 12 (4.58%) XPath
9 9 (3.44%) Ruby
9 9 (3.44%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.67%) Korn
10 7 (2.67%) C
10 7 (2.67%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.91%) REXX
12 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.15%) VBScript
14 2 (0.76%) JCL
14 2 (0.76%) RPG
14 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.87%) Degree
3 16 (6.11%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.73%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.91%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.58%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.44%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.44%) OCFS2
3 7 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.29%) RACF
4 6 (2.29%) GlusterFS
4 6 (2.29%) GFS2
5 4 (1.53%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.53%) vCloud
5 4 (1.53%) vSphere
6 2 (0.76%) RHEV
6 2 (0.76%) KVM
7 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (8.40%) Puppet
2 14 (5.34%) Tivoli
3 12 (4.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (3.05%) SELinux
4 8 (3.05%) CA Wily
5 6 (2.29%) Control-M
6 5 (1.91%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) WMI
8 1 (0.38%) Netcool
8 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 165 (62.98%) IBM
2 64 (24.43%) Oracle
3 39 (14.89%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.02%) webMethods
4 21 (8.02%) SAP
5 19 (7.25%) TIBCO
6 16 (6.11%) Software AG
7 14 (5.34%) VMware
8 13 (4.96%) HP
9 11 (4.20%) Microsoft
10 10 (3.82%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.67%) AppDynamics
11 7 (2.67%) Intel
11 7 (2.67%) Adobe
11 7 (2.67%) Remedy
12 5 (1.91%) DevExpress
12 5 (1.91%) Informatica
12 5 (1.91%) Siebel
13 4 (1.53%) EMC
13 4 (1.53%) Sun
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