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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 442 477 377
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -100
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 146 86 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.65% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 43 62
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £283 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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
13717 13313 11432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.37% 27.73% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9182 8926 7363
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 188 175 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +62 80 £425 -10.52% 14
South East -9 26 £413 +1.53% 1
East Midlands -11 9 £340 -12.25%
West Midlands -13 9 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -19 9 £400 -11.11% 1
North East -7 8 £283 +8.65%
Midlands -2 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £313 -
North West -24 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 264 (97.42%) WebSphere
2 162 (59.78%) IBM
3 123 (45.39%) Linux
4 86 (31.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 85 (31.37%) UNIX
5 85 (31.37%) Oracle
6 84 (31.00%) Java
7 81 (29.89%) Finance
8 79 (29.15%) Middleware
9 67 (24.72%) WebSphere Application Server
10 63 (23.25%) AIX
11 60 (22.14%) DataPower
12 53 (19.56%) DB2
13 50 (18.45%) Windows
14 48 (17.71%) XML
15 40 (14.76%) Solaris
15 40 (14.76%) SOA
16 39 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (13.28%) HTTP
17 36 (13.28%) SQL
17 36 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (12.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 35 (12.92%) SSL
18 35 (12.92%) JMS
18 35 (12.92%) Red Hat
19 33 (12.18%) Python
20 32 (11.81%) Web Services
21 31 (11.44%) Banking
22 30 (11.07%) Clustering
22 30 (11.07%) TIBCO

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 264 (97.42%) WebSphere
2 67 (24.72%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (10.33%) WebLogic
4 26 (9.59%) JBoss
5 19 (7.01%) Apache
5 19 (7.01%) MQSeries
6 18 (6.64%) IBM HTTP Server
7 15 (5.54%) IIS
8 13 (4.80%) WebSphere Portal
9 12 (4.43%) CICS
10 8 (2.95%) NetWeaver
11 7 (2.58%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.58%) iPlanet
12 6 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.85%) FileNet
13 5 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
14 3 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.37%) Endur
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.37%) ZaiNet
2 1 (0.37%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.11%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.28%) HTTP
2 35 (12.92%) SSL
3 19 (7.01%) Firewall
4 15 (5.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.43%) HTTPS
6 11 (4.06%) LDAP
7 9 (3.32%) DNS
8 8 (2.95%) DMZ
9 6 (2.21%) SAN
10 5 (1.85%) FTP
10 5 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.85%) Multicast
11 4 (1.48%) Network Security
12 3 (1.11%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.56%) DB2
2 20 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.43%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.58%) Big Data
6 7 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.21%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.85%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.48%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.11%) Informix
10 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.74%) MySQL
11 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.74%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.74%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.74%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (5.90%) Introscope
2 11 (4.06%) JIRA
3 9 (3.32%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.95%) Ant
4 8 (2.95%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.85%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.85%) Subversion
5 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.48%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (1.48%) Maven
6 4 (1.48%) Selenium
6 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.11%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.11%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.74%) JUnit
8 2 (0.74%) NUnit
8 2 (0.74%) Hudson
8 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 81 (29.89%) Finance
2 31 (11.44%) Banking
3 18 (6.64%) Retail
4 14 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.69%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.95%) Back Office
7 7 (2.58%) Front Office
8 6 (2.21%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.11%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (25.09%) Developer
2 46 (16.97%) Administrator
3 32 (11.81%) Analyst
3 32 (11.81%) Consultant
4 31 (11.44%) WebSphere Administrator
5 28 (10.33%) Architect
6 25 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.38%) WebSphere Consultant
8 18 (6.64%) WebSphere Developer
9 13 (4.80%) Messaging Specialist
9 13 (4.80%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.80%) Integration Architect
10 11 (4.06%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.06%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 9 (3.32%) WebSphere Architect
11 9 (3.32%) Support Specialist
11 9 (3.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.95%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (31.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 79 (29.15%) Middleware
3 48 (17.71%) XML
4 35 (12.92%) JMS
5 32 (11.81%) Web Services
6 26 (9.59%) .NET
7 24 (8.86%) HTML
8 21 (7.75%) Spring
9 19 (7.01%) J2EE
9 19 (7.01%) XSLT
10 18 (6.64%) TIBCO EMS
11 17 (6.27%) SOAP
12 16 (5.90%) WSDL
13 12 (4.43%) Hibernate
13 12 (4.43%) Struts
13 12 (4.43%) Servlets
14 11 (4.06%) J2SE
15 10 (3.69%) XSL
15 10 (3.69%) XSD
15 10 (3.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.14%) DataPower
2 36 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.07%) Clustering
4 15 (5.54%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.69%) Derivative
5 10 (3.69%) LPAR
6 9 (3.32%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.95%) iSeries
7 8 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.48%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.48%) Replication
10 3 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.11%) HACMP
10 3 (1.11%) AS400
10 3 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 123 (45.39%) Linux
2 85 (31.37%) UNIX
3 63 (23.25%) AIX
4 50 (18.45%) Windows
5 40 (14.76%) Solaris
6 35 (12.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (10.70%) zOS
8 12 (4.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.58%) Windows NT
12 6 (2.21%) HPUX
13 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.48%) Android
14 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.37%) VMS
16 1 (0.37%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.76%) SOA
2 39 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.86%) Migration
4 23 (8.49%) Configuration Management
4 23 (8.49%) ITIL
5 18 (6.64%) Scrum
5 18 (6.64%) High Availability
6 15 (5.54%) DevOps
7 12 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (4.43%) TDD
8 11 (4.06%) Load Balancing
8 11 (4.06%) Change Control
9 10 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (3.69%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.69%) Low Latency
10 9 (3.32%) ETL
10 9 (3.32%) MVC
10 9 (3.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (3.32%) BDD
10 9 (3.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.00%) Java
2 36 (13.28%) SQL
3 33 (12.18%) Python
4 26 (9.59%) Perl
5 17 (6.27%) C#
6 16 (5.90%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.54%) XPath
8 14 (5.17%) Jython
9 12 (4.43%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.06%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.58%) C
11 7 (2.58%) Korn
12 6 (2.21%) Ruby
13 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.48%) JCL
14 3 (1.11%) C++
14 3 (1.11%) COBOL
14 3 (1.11%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.74%) PHP
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.01%) Degree
3 12 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.06%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.58%) IBM Certification
6 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.80%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.95%) OCFS2
3 6 (2.21%) GlusterFS
3 6 (2.21%) GFS2
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) RACF
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) KVM
5 2 (0.74%) RHEV
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.90%) Puppet
2 12 (4.43%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.32%) Control-M
4 8 (2.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (2.21%) CA Wily
6 5 (1.85%) SELinux
7 4 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.11%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.37%) SCOM
10 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.37%) WMI
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 162 (59.78%) IBM
2 85 (31.37%) Oracle
3 35 (12.92%) Red Hat
4 30 (11.07%) TIBCO
5 22 (8.12%) SAP
6 18 (6.64%) webMethods
7 13 (4.80%) Software AG
8 12 (4.43%) VMware
9 11 (4.06%) Remedy
9 11 (4.06%) Informatica
9 11 (4.06%) Microsoft
10 10 (3.69%) HP
11 9 (3.32%) Siebel
11 9 (3.32%) Sybase
11 9 (3.32%) Axway
12 8 (2.95%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.95%) Intel
12 8 (2.95%) Sun
13 7 (2.58%) Adobe
13 7 (2.58%) Business Objects
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + 400+ dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago