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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 326 325 297
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 98 87 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.22% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 45
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
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 £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
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 23 £450 -5.26% 4
Bromley - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 156 (95.12%) WebSphere
2 89 (54.27%) IBM
3 69 (42.07%) Linux
4 67 (40.85%) Finance
5 55 (33.54%) UNIX
6 53 (32.32%) Oracle
7 46 (28.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 43 (26.22%) AIX
9 38 (23.17%) DataPower
10 34 (20.73%) Middleware
11 33 (20.12%) Windows
12 32 (19.51%) TIBCO
13 29 (17.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (17.68%) Banking
14 27 (16.46%) Java
15 24 (14.63%) SSL
15 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (14.02%) Solaris
17 18 (10.98%) TIBCO EMS
17 18 (10.98%) Python
17 18 (10.98%) MQSeries
17 18 (10.98%) SQL
18 17 (10.37%) .NET
18 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (10.37%) Migration
19 16 (9.76%) XML
19 16 (9.76%) ITIL
19 16 (9.76%) webMethods
20 14 (8.54%) zOS
20 14 (8.54%) Relational Database

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 156 (95.12%) WebSphere
2 29 (17.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (10.98%) MQSeries
4 10 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.49%) JBoss
6 8 (4.88%) CICS
7 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.05%) Apache
8 5 (3.05%) IIS
9 4 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.61%) Mule
11 1 (0.61%) Confluence
11 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.61%) WMQI
11 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.63%) SSL
2 8 (4.88%) Firewall
3 7 (4.27%) Multicast
4 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.05%) HTTP
6 3 (1.83%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.83%) SAN
6 3 (1.83%) LDAP
7 2 (1.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.61%) WAN
8 1 (0.61%) FTP
8 1 (0.61%) AMQP
8 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.10%) DB2
3 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.05%) Sybase IQ
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.83%) Informix
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) JIRA
2 4 (2.44%) Introscope
2 4 (2.44%) Subversion
3 3 (1.83%) Ant
3 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.22%) NUnit
4 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.61%) Hudson
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) jMock
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 67 (40.85%) Finance
2 29 (17.68%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Retail
3 11 (6.71%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.88%) Back Office
6 6 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (19.51%) Consultant
2 31 (18.90%) Developer
3 24 (14.63%) Administrator
4 21 (12.80%) Analyst
4 21 (12.80%) WebSphere Consultant
5 16 (9.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 15 (9.15%) Architect
7 13 (7.93%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.93%) Messaging Specialist
8 12 (7.32%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.88%) WebSphere Developer
9 8 (4.88%) WebSphere Architect
9 8 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.66%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 6 (3.66%) WebSphere Specialist
10 6 (3.66%) Support Specialist
11 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
12 4 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 34 (20.73%) Middleware
3 18 (10.98%) TIBCO EMS
4 17 (10.37%) .NET
5 16 (9.76%) XML
6 11 (6.71%) JMS
7 10 (6.10%) Rendezvous
7 10 (6.10%) Spring
7 10 (6.10%) WCF
8 6 (3.66%) WPF
8 6 (3.66%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.05%) Java EE
9 5 (3.05%) Web Services
9 5 (3.05%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.05%) WinForms
9 5 (3.05%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.05%) GWT
10 3 (1.83%) jQuery
10 3 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.17%) DataPower
2 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.93%) Mainframe
4 11 (6.71%) Clustering
5 8 (4.88%) LPAR
6 7 (4.27%) Derivative
7 5 (3.05%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.44%) iSeries
8 4 (2.44%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.83%) Replication
9 3 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.22%) Equities
10 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.07%) Linux
2 55 (33.54%) UNIX
3 43 (26.22%) AIX
4 33 (20.12%) Windows
5 23 (14.02%) Solaris
6 14 (8.54%) zOS
7 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.44%) HPUX
11 3 (1.83%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.83%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.37%) Migration
1 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (9.76%) ITIL
3 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (6.10%) Change Management
4 10 (6.10%) Scrum
4 10 (6.10%) Risk Management
5 9 (5.49%) TDD
5 9 (5.49%) SOA
6 8 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.88%) OO
6 8 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (3.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (3.66%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.05%) ETL
8 5 (3.05%) Release Management
8 5 (3.05%) Validation
8 5 (3.05%) High Availability
9 4 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.46%) Java
2 18 (10.98%) SQL
2 18 (10.98%) Python
3 13 (7.93%) C#
4 10 (6.10%) Perl
5 9 (5.49%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.05%) C
7 3 (1.83%) Ruby
7 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.83%) C++
8 2 (1.22%) PHP
8 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.22%) XPath
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) Scala
9 1 (0.61%) Korn
9 1 (0.61%) JCL
9 1 (0.61%) Jython
9 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.83%) OCFS2
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.83%) GlusterFS
2 3 (1.83%) GFS2
3 2 (1.22%) RACF
3 2 (1.22%) KVM
3 2 (1.22%) RHEV
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) Control-M
2 10 (6.10%) Tivoli
3 9 (5.49%) Puppet
4 6 (3.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.44%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.83%) SELinux
7 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 89 (54.27%) IBM
2 53 (32.32%) Oracle
3 32 (19.51%) TIBCO
4 16 (9.76%) webMethods
5 10 (6.10%) Sybase
6 9 (5.49%) Remedy
6 9 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.66%) VMware
7 6 (3.66%) HP
8 5 (3.05%) Software AG
8 5 (3.05%) DevExpress
9 4 (2.44%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.44%) Solace
9 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.83%) Informatica
10 3 (1.83%) Altiris
10 3 (1.83%) Axway
10 3 (1.83%) Intel
10 3 (1.83%) F5
11 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
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