The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 71 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.94% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 2.76% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£350 £363 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
259 217 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.98% 34.07% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 108 115
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Glasgow region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) JSP
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) DataPower
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) DMZ
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) UIKit
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (28.57%) Struts2
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Kony
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (28.57%) GlassFish
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DMZ
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (85.71%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) UIKit
3 2 (28.57%) Struts2
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) EJB
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) BPEL
3 2 (28.57%) AOP
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Kony
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Yahoo!
2 2 (28.57%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware