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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 405 373 386
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 185 216 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.56% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 104 73
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£425 £470 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
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
14402 13879 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.07% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9876 9038 8764
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 202 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 -14 101 £425 -15.00% 11
South East -34 35 £470 -1.05% 2
East of England +10 9 - -
West Midlands -4 9 £400 -13.04%
South West - 9 £485 -
East Midlands -18 8 £418 -7.22% 1
Yorkshire -25 7 £425 - 2
North East -24 3 £348 +3.73% 2
North West -22 2 £375 -14.28%
Midlands -1 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 285 (89.91%) WebSphere
2 183 (57.73%) IBM
3 115 (36.28%) Linux
4 105 (33.12%) UNIX
5 97 (30.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 95 (29.97%) DataPower
7 94 (29.65%) Finance
8 90 (28.39%) Middleware
8 90 (28.39%) AIX
9 83 (26.18%) Java
10 72 (22.71%) Oracle
10 72 (22.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 67 (21.14%) Windows
12 66 (20.82%) DB2
13 60 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (15.46%) XML
15 47 (14.83%) SSL
16 44 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (12.93%) Solaris
18 38 (11.99%) JMS
19 37 (11.67%) Web Services
19 37 (11.67%) Banking
20 33 (10.41%) TIBCO
20 33 (10.41%) SQL
21 32 (10.09%) JBoss
22 31 (9.78%) SOA
22 31 (9.78%) Migration
23 30 (9.46%) Shell Script
24 28 (8.83%) .NET
25 27 (8.52%) Clustering

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 285 (89.91%) WebSphere
2 72 (22.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (10.09%) JBoss
4 20 (6.31%) MQSeries
5 16 (5.05%) IIS
6 14 (4.42%) CICS
6 14 (4.42%) Apache
7 12 (3.79%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.47%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (1.58%) FileNet
12 4 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.63%) WMQI
15 1 (0.32%) iPlanet
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.95%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.83%) SSL
2 24 (7.57%) HTTP
3 21 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.31%) Firewall
5 12 (3.79%) Multicast
6 9 (2.84%) LDAP
7 6 (1.89%) DNS
8 5 (1.58%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.58%) FTP
8 5 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.26%) Network Security
9 4 (1.26%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.95%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
11 1 (0.32%) AMQP
11 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.32%) LAN
11 1 (0.32%) WAN
11 1 (0.32%) SAN
11 1 (0.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.82%) DB2
2 21 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.15%) Big Data
5 9 (2.84%) Informix
6 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.58%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.95%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.95%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.36%) JIRA
2 12 (3.79%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.47%) Ant
4 10 (3.15%) Introscope
4 10 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.52%) Jasmine
6 7 (2.21%) Subversion
7 6 (1.89%) Selenium
7 6 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.26%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.26%) TestComplete
8 4 (1.26%) JUnit
8 4 (1.26%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.63%) jMock
10 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 94 (29.65%) Finance
2 37 (11.67%) Banking
3 23 (7.26%) Retail
4 11 (3.47%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.15%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.52%) Back Office
7 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Front Office
9 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.63%) Automotive
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (24.61%) Developer
2 49 (15.46%) Administrator
3 45 (14.20%) Consultant
4 44 (13.88%) Analyst
5 35 (11.04%) WebSphere Administrator
6 31 (9.78%) Java Developer
7 28 (8.83%) Architect
8 25 (7.89%) WebSphere Consultant
9 18 (5.68%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 16 (5.05%) WebSphere Developer
12 13 (4.10%) Applications Support
12 13 (4.10%) Ab Initio Developer
13 12 (3.79%) Integration Architect
14 10 (3.15%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
14 10 (3.15%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
15 9 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.84%) Messaging Specialist
16 8 (2.52%) Applications Support Analyst
16 8 (2.52%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (30.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 90 (28.39%) Middleware
3 49 (15.46%) XML
4 38 (11.99%) JMS
5 37 (11.67%) Web Services
6 28 (8.83%) .NET
7 25 (7.89%) Spring
8 23 (7.26%) SOAP
9 22 (6.94%) HTML
10 18 (5.68%) Struts
10 18 (5.68%) XSLT
10 18 (5.68%) J2EE
11 15 (4.73%) Rendezvous
11 15 (4.73%) XSL
11 15 (4.73%) Ajax
12 14 (4.42%) Java EE
12 14 (4.42%) CSS
13 12 (3.79%) Hibernate
13 12 (3.79%) TIBCO EMS
13 12 (3.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 95 (29.97%) DataPower
2 44 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.52%) Clustering
4 23 (7.26%) Mainframe
5 12 (3.79%) LPAR
6 11 (3.47%) iSeries
7 10 (3.15%) PKI
8 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.89%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.58%) Derivative
11 5 (1.58%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.26%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.26%) AS400
12 4 (1.26%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 115 (36.28%) Linux
2 105 (33.12%) UNIX
3 90 (28.39%) AIX
4 67 (21.14%) Windows
5 41 (12.93%) Solaris
6 23 (7.26%) zOS
7 17 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.26%) HPUX
13 3 (0.95%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.95%) VMS
13 3 (0.95%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.95%) Android
13 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) MVS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (9.78%) Migration
2 31 (9.78%) SOA
3 21 (6.62%) Configuration Management
4 19 (5.99%) OO
4 19 (5.99%) High Availability
5 18 (5.68%) Release Management
6 17 (5.36%) E-Commerce
6 17 (5.36%) ITIL
7 16 (5.05%) TDD
8 15 (4.73%) EAI
8 15 (4.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (4.73%) Scrum
8 15 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (4.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 12 (3.79%) Low Latency
10 12 (3.79%) Change Management
11 11 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.47%) BDD
12 10 (3.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.18%) Java
2 33 (10.41%) SQL
3 30 (9.46%) Shell Script
4 25 (7.89%) Python
5 21 (6.62%) Perl
6 18 (5.68%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.36%) C#
8 15 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.42%) XPath
10 11 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.84%) VB
12 7 (2.21%) Jython
13 6 (1.89%) Korn
14 5 (1.58%) C++
15 4 (1.26%) VB6
15 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.26%) JCL
16 3 (0.95%) C
16 3 (0.95%) DCL
16 3 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (3.79%) IBM Certification
2 11 (3.47%) Degree
2 11 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) RHCE
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) OCFS2
3 3 (0.95%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.95%) GFS2
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.05%) Control-M
2 11 (3.47%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (1.89%) CA Wily
3 6 (1.89%) Puppet
3 6 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (1.58%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.95%) SCOM
5 3 (0.95%) SELinux
6 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 183 (57.73%) IBM
2 72 (22.71%) Oracle
3 33 (10.41%) TIBCO
4 23 (7.26%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.68%) Microsoft
6 16 (5.05%) SAP
7 14 (4.42%) Remedy
8 13 (4.10%) Ab Initio
8 13 (4.10%) webMethods
9 11 (3.47%) Informatica
10 10 (3.15%) Sybase
11 9 (2.84%) Software AG
11 9 (2.84%) VMware
11 9 (2.84%) Axway
11 9 (2.84%) MuleSoft
12 7 (2.21%) Siebel
12 7 (2.21%) HP
13 6 (1.89%) Sun
13 6 (1.89%) Google
14 5 (1.58%) Coremetrics
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