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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 313 314 329
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 100 101 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.39% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
7290 7254 7705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.10% 30.91% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5309 5138 5528
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 70
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 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
City of London -10 22 £450 -5.26% 2
Bromley - 4 £500 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 163 (91.57%) WebSphere
2 84 (47.19%) IBM
3 71 (39.89%) Linux
4 69 (38.76%) UNIX
5 63 (35.39%) Finance
6 58 (32.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 54 (30.34%) Oracle
8 53 (29.78%) DataPower
9 51 (28.65%) AIX
10 42 (23.60%) Middleware
11 36 (20.22%) Windows
12 34 (19.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 33 (18.54%) TIBCO
13 33 (18.54%) Banking
14 32 (17.98%) SSL
15 31 (17.42%) Java
16 25 (14.04%) XML
17 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (11.80%) Solaris
19 19 (10.67%) MQSeries
19 19 (10.67%) .NET
20 18 (10.11%) Python
21 17 (9.55%) Migration
21 17 (9.55%) JIRA
22 16 (8.99%) SQL
22 16 (8.99%) Control-M
22 16 (8.99%) Shell Script
23 15 (8.43%) Rendezvous
23 15 (8.43%) Mainframe
23 15 (8.43%) zOS

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 163 (91.57%) WebSphere
2 34 (19.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (10.67%) MQSeries
4 12 (6.74%) JBoss
5 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.49%) IIS
6 8 (4.49%) CICS
7 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.81%) Apache
9 4 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.12%) WMQI
11 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.56%) Mule
12 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.56%) Confluence
12 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.98%) SSL
2 13 (7.30%) Firewall
3 12 (6.74%) Multicast
4 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.81%) DNS
6 4 (2.25%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.25%) HTTP
7 3 (1.69%) LDAP
7 3 (1.69%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.12%) FTP
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
1 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.62%) DB2
3 8 (4.49%) Informix
4 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.81%) Sybase IQ
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.69%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (9.55%) JIRA
2 6 (3.37%) Subversion
3 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.25%) Introscope
3 4 (2.25%) Ant
4 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.69%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) jMock
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (35.39%) Finance
2 33 (18.54%) Banking
3 15 (8.43%) Retail
4 10 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 8 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.49%) Back Office
7 3 (1.69%) Front Office
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (20.22%) Consultant
2 30 (16.85%) Developer
3 29 (16.29%) Administrator
4 25 (14.04%) Analyst
5 23 (12.92%) WebSphere Consultant
6 17 (9.55%) WebSphere Administrator
7 15 (8.43%) Architect
8 14 (7.87%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Messaging Specialist
11 8 (4.49%) WebSphere Developer
11 8 (4.49%) WebSphere Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Specialist
13 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
14 5 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Engineer
14 5 (2.81%) C# Developer
15 4 (2.25%) Support Specialist
15 4 (2.25%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 42 (23.60%) Middleware
3 25 (14.04%) XML
4 19 (10.67%) .NET
5 15 (8.43%) Rendezvous
6 12 (6.74%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (6.18%) JMS
7 11 (6.18%) WCF
8 8 (4.49%) WPF
8 8 (4.49%) .NET Framework
8 8 (4.49%) Spring
8 8 (4.49%) XSLT
9 7 (3.93%) Web Services
10 6 (3.37%) Ajax
10 6 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (2.81%) GWT
11 5 (2.81%) Java EE
11 5 (2.81%) XSL
11 5 (2.81%) HTML
11 5 (2.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.78%) DataPower
2 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.43%) Mainframe
4 9 (5.06%) Clustering
4 9 (5.06%) PKI
5 8 (4.49%) LPAR
6 6 (3.37%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.81%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.81%) Derivative
8 4 (2.25%) iSeries
9 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.12%) Equities
10 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) AS400
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.89%) Linux
2 69 (38.76%) UNIX
3 51 (28.65%) AIX
4 36 (20.22%) Windows
5 21 (11.80%) Solaris
6 15 (8.43%) zOS
7 8 (4.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.25%) HPUX
11 3 (1.69%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.69%) VMS
11 3 (1.69%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (9.55%) Migration
2 15 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (7.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 11 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (6.18%) SOA
5 9 (5.06%) ITIL
5 9 (5.06%) Change Management
6 8 (4.49%) TDD
6 8 (4.49%) Scrum
6 8 (4.49%) OO
7 7 (3.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (3.93%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.93%) Release Management
7 7 (3.93%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.37%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.37%) Unit Testing
8 6 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.81%) SDLC
9 5 (2.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.42%) Java
2 18 (10.11%) Python
3 16 (8.99%) Shell Script
3 16 (8.99%) SQL
4 12 (6.74%) C#
5 11 (6.18%) Perl
5 11 (6.18%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.81%) C++
8 4 (2.25%) VB
8 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.25%) VB6
8 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.69%) XPath
9 3 (1.69%) DCL
9 3 (1.69%) Ruby
9 3 (1.69%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Korn
10 1 (0.56%) JCL
10 1 (0.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (2.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.69%) OCFS2
3 3 (1.69%) GlusterFS
3 3 (1.69%) GFS2
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (8.99%) Control-M
2 10 (5.62%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 6 (3.37%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (2.81%) Puppet
4 5 (2.81%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.69%) SCOM
5 3 (1.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 84 (47.19%) IBM
2 54 (30.34%) Oracle
3 33 (18.54%) TIBCO
4 14 (7.87%) Remedy
5 12 (6.74%) webMethods
6 10 (5.62%) Sybase
7 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.93%) Software AG
9 6 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.37%) VMware
10 5 (2.81%) Informatica
11 4 (2.25%) Solace
12 3 (1.69%) Altiris
12 3 (1.69%) Axway
12 3 (1.69%) DevExpress
12 3 (1.69%) F5
12 3 (1.69%) Intel
12 3 (1.69%) HP
13 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.12%) Serena
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