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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 66 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.86% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 0.88% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.05% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
WebSphere MQ
Scotland

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
224 226 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.95% 25.08% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 94 156
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £403 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £65.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +381.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) PowerHA
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (14.29%) DataStage
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DataPower
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle