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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 339 337 386
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +49
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 78 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.18% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 15
Median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
6960 6798 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.03% 30.66% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5356 4885 5081
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.18 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.61% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 15 £466 +3.61%
Bromley -7 4 £556 - 1
Canary Wharf +6 1 £685 +24.54%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 109 (89.34%) WebSphere
2 73 (59.84%) Linux
3 70 (57.38%) IBM
4 53 (43.44%) Finance
5 51 (41.80%) Java
6 47 (38.52%) AIX
7 39 (31.97%) IBM Integration Bus
8 38 (31.15%) Unix
9 35 (28.69%) Oracle
9 35 (28.69%) Middleware
10 32 (26.23%) DataPower
11 31 (25.41%) Banking
11 31 (25.41%) SQL
12 27 (22.13%) Shell Script
13 26 (21.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 26 (21.31%) Python
14 25 (20.49%) Windows
14 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (19.67%) Bash Shell
16 23 (18.85%) JMS
17 22 (18.03%) Solaris
17 22 (18.03%) OO
18 21 (17.21%) Web Services
19 20 (16.39%) C++
20 17 (13.93%) SSL
20 17 (13.93%) J2EE
21 16 (13.11%) DB2
21 16 (13.11%) XML
22 15 (12.30%) ITIL
22 15 (12.30%) Hibernate

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 109 (89.34%) WebSphere
2 26 (21.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (11.48%) Apache
4 12 (9.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (9.02%) IIS
6 10 (8.20%) WebSphere Process Server
7 9 (7.38%) iPlanet
7 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
7 9 (7.38%) WebLogic
7 9 (7.38%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (4.92%) Mule
9 3 (2.46%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (1.64%) WMQI
11 1 (0.82%) CICS
11 1 (0.82%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.82%) Node.js
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Documaker
1 1 (0.82%) Exstream
1 1 (0.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) SSL
2 11 (9.02%) DNS
3 10 (8.20%) FTP
4 9 (7.38%) HTTP
5 7 (5.74%) Firewall
6 3 (2.46%) NAS
7 2 (1.64%) SAN
7 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.82%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) DB2
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.20%) ObjectStore
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.46%) MySQL
5 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.64%) Big Data
6 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.82%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) JUnit
2 11 (9.02%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.02%) JIRA
3 10 (8.20%) Ant
3 10 (8.20%) Maven
4 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.92%) jMock
6 5 (4.10%) EasyMock
6 5 (4.10%) Mockito
6 5 (4.10%) Selenium
6 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.46%) Gerrit
8 3 (2.46%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.64%) Log4j
9 2 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 53 (43.44%) Finance
2 31 (25.41%) Banking
3 11 (9.02%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.46%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Developer
2 20 (16.39%) Architect
3 19 (15.57%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Consultant
4 17 (13.93%) WebSphere Consultant
5 15 (12.30%) WebSphere Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Applications Consultant
7 11 (9.02%) Middleware Developer
8 10 (8.20%) C++ Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Python Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Server Consultant
9 9 (7.38%) WebSphere Server Consultant
10 8 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (6.56%) WebSphere Architect
11 7 (5.74%) Java WebSphere Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.74%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Java Middleware Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.97%) IBM Integration Bus
2 35 (28.69%) Middleware
3 23 (18.85%) JMS
4 21 (17.21%) Web Services
5 17 (13.93%) J2EE
6 16 (13.11%) XML
7 15 (12.30%) Hibernate
8 14 (11.48%) Spring
9 13 (10.66%) REST
10 12 (9.84%) Java EE
10 12 (9.84%) SOAP
11 11 (9.02%) ZeroMQ
12 10 (8.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (8.20%) Django
12 10 (8.20%) STL
12 10 (8.20%) Twisted
13 8 (6.56%) GWT
14 7 (5.74%) JAXB
14 7 (5.74%) JSP
14 7 (5.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.23%) DataPower
2 11 (9.02%) Derivative
3 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.38%) Clustering
4 9 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (6.56%) Equities
6 7 (5.74%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.28%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (3.28%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.64%) CMDB
9 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.64%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (59.84%) Linux
2 47 (38.52%) AIX
3 38 (31.15%) Unix
4 25 (20.49%) Windows
5 22 (18.03%) Solaris
6 10 (8.20%) zOS
7 8 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (6.56%) SUSE
7 8 (6.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.03%) OO
3 15 (12.30%) ITIL
3 15 (12.30%) Multithreading
4 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (10.66%) Change Management
5 13 (10.66%) SOA
6 12 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (9.02%) TDD
8 10 (8.20%) OOD
9 9 (7.38%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (7.38%) SDLC
9 9 (7.38%) UML
10 7 (5.74%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.92%) ATDD
11 6 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (4.92%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (4.92%) Functional Programming
11 6 (4.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.80%) Java
2 31 (25.41%) SQL
3 27 (22.13%) Shell Script
4 26 (21.31%) Python
5 24 (19.67%) Bash Shell
6 20 (16.39%) C++
7 12 (9.84%) PL/SQL
8 10 (8.20%) C
8 10 (8.20%) Perl
9 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.74%) C#
11 3 (2.46%) Jython
11 3 (2.46%) Korn
11 3 (2.46%) XPath
12 2 (1.64%) Scala
13 1 (0.82%) ES6
13 1 (0.82%) VB
13 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) ISO15022
1 3 (2.46%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.46%) PowerHA
1 3 (2.46%) vCloud
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) Samba
2 2 (1.64%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.82%) KVM
3 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Tivoli
2 9 (7.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (4.10%) Netcool
3 5 (4.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (1.64%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.64%) Control-M
4 2 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 70 (57.38%) IBM
2 35 (28.69%) Oracle
3 13 (10.66%) webMethods
4 10 (8.20%) Software AG
5 6 (4.92%) Google
5 6 (4.92%) VMware
6 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.28%) Sybase
8 3 (2.46%) Citrix
8 3 (2.46%) Veritas
9 2 (1.64%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.64%) BMC
9 2 (1.64%) DataSynapse
9 2 (1.64%) Informatica
9 2 (1.64%) Reuters
9 2 (1.64%) Solace
9 2 (1.64%) Splunk
9 2 (1.64%) Sun
9 2 (1.64%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.82%) Charles River
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