The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 336 350 318
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 51 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.54% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 47
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £440 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6091 6296 5825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.65% 29.65% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4435 4440 4252
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 49
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +79.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £147.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the London region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 6 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
City of London +29 19 £575 +4.54% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 118 (99.16%) WebSphere
2 81 (68.07%) IBM
3 59 (49.58%) Linux
4 49 (41.18%) Finance
5 47 (39.50%) UNIX
6 43 (36.13%) Middleware
7 39 (32.77%) Oracle
8 28 (23.53%) Banking
9 27 (22.69%) WebLogic
10 26 (21.85%) Java
10 26 (21.85%) Python
11 24 (20.17%) Puppet
12 23 (19.33%) webMethods
13 22 (18.49%) Red Hat
13 22 (18.49%) Windows
13 22 (18.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 22 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (17.65%) Bash Shell
14 21 (17.65%) Solaris
15 19 (15.97%) AIX
16 18 (15.13%) SQL
17 17 (14.29%) DevOps
18 16 (13.45%) High Availability
18 16 (13.45%) TIBCO
18 16 (13.45%) Clustering
18 16 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (12.61%) DataPower
19 15 (12.61%) ITIL
20 14 (11.76%) Perl
20 14 (11.76%) SOA

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 118 (99.16%) WebSphere
2 27 (22.69%) WebLogic
3 14 (11.76%) TIBCO EMS
4 12 (10.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (6.72%) CICS
6 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.84%) Mule
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.84%) GemFire
7 1 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.84%) JBoss
7 1 (0.84%) Apache
7 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.36%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.68%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.68%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.68%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.84%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.84%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) SSL
2 7 (5.88%) SMTP
3 5 (4.20%) SAN
4 2 (1.68%) HTTP
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) Firewall
5 1 (0.84%) AMQP
5 1 (0.84%) Multicast
5 1 (0.84%) FTP
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) DB2
2 11 (9.24%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.20%) DataStage
6 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.84%) ERwin
2 1 (0.84%) Introscope
2 1 (0.84%) NUnit
General
1 49 (41.18%) Finance
2 28 (23.53%) Banking
3 12 (10.08%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.40%) Retail
5 8 (6.72%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.20%) Front Office
7 2 (1.68%) Back Office
7 2 (1.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.84%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (21.85%) Developer
2 17 (14.29%) Analyst
3 11 (9.24%) Consultant
3 11 (9.24%) Support Specialist
4 10 (8.40%) Messaging Specialist
4 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
5 9 (7.56%) Administrator
5 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Middleware Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.20%) WebSphere Consultant
8 5 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.13%) Middleware
2 22 (18.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (10.08%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (10.08%) XML
4 9 (7.56%) XSLT
5 8 (6.72%) FpML
6 7 (5.88%) .NET
7 5 (4.20%) Web Services
7 5 (4.20%) WCF
8 4 (3.36%) WPF
8 4 (3.36%) WinForms
8 4 (3.36%) MSMQ
9 3 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.52%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.68%) J2EE
10 2 (1.68%) Spring
11 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.45%) Clustering
3 15 (12.61%) DataPower
4 11 (9.24%) Derivative
5 9 (7.56%) Mainframe
5 9 (7.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (6.72%) Hedge funds
7 6 (5.04%) Replication
8 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.36%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (2.52%) Equities
9 3 (2.52%) iSeries
10 2 (1.68%) Open Source
10 2 (1.68%) IVR
10 2 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Linux
2 47 (39.50%) UNIX
3 22 (18.49%) Windows
4 21 (17.65%) Solaris
5 19 (15.97%) AIX
6 16 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (9.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (5.04%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.68%) zOS
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) DevOps
2 16 (13.45%) High Availability
3 15 (12.61%) ITIL
4 14 (11.76%) SOA
4 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.40%) Risk Management
5 10 (8.40%) Scrum
5 10 (8.40%) Change Control
6 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.04%) Multithreading
8 6 (5.04%) OO
9 4 (3.36%) ETL
9 4 (3.36%) OOD
9 4 (3.36%) Low Latency
10 3 (2.52%) Line Management
10 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.52%) Change Management
10 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) Java
1 26 (21.85%) Python
2 21 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 14 (11.76%) Perl
5 11 (9.24%) C#
5 11 (9.24%) Ruby
6 8 (6.72%) C
7 7 (5.88%) REXX
8 4 (3.36%) PHP
9 2 (1.68%) RPG
9 2 (1.68%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) VBA
10 1 (0.84%) XPath
10 1 (0.84%) Scala
10 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.84%) Jython
10 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.24%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) Degree
4 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.84%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) COBIT
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.24%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (7.56%) RACF
4 6 (5.04%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.04%) vCloud
5 4 (3.36%) KVM
5 4 (3.36%) RHEV
6 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) Puppet
2 10 (8.40%) SELinux
3 7 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
4 5 (4.20%) Control-M
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.68%) nmon
6 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (68.07%) IBM
2 39 (32.77%) Oracle
3 23 (19.33%) webMethods
4 22 (18.49%) Red Hat
5 16 (13.45%) TIBCO
6 13 (10.92%) VMware
7 10 (8.40%) Software AG
8 9 (7.56%) Atlassian
9 6 (5.04%) Remedy
10 5 (4.20%) HP
11 4 (3.36%) DevExpress
12 2 (1.68%) Cognos
12 2 (1.68%) Informatica
12 2 (1.68%) Charles River
12 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.68%) Murex
12 2 (1.68%) Misys
13 1 (0.84%) Sybase
13 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.84%) SAP
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