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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 331 338 304
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 67 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.87% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +26 23 £400 -15.78% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 116 (95.08%) WebSphere
2 80 (65.57%) IBM
3 62 (50.82%) Linux
4 53 (43.44%) UNIX
5 51 (41.80%) Oracle
6 48 (39.34%) Finance
7 47 (38.52%) Middleware
8 34 (27.87%) Banking
9 32 (26.23%) WebLogic
9 32 (26.23%) Python
10 29 (23.77%) Puppet
11 27 (22.13%) Bash Shell
12 26 (21.31%) Red Hat
13 24 (19.67%) Java
14 22 (18.03%) Windows
15 21 (17.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 21 (17.21%) DevOps
16 20 (16.39%) High Availability
16 20 (16.39%) Clustering
16 20 (16.39%) AIX
17 19 (15.57%) SOA
18 18 (14.75%) VMware
18 18 (14.75%) Solaris
18 18 (14.75%) Perl
18 18 (14.75%) DataPower
18 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (13.93%) FIX Protocol
19 17 (13.93%) SQL
19 17 (13.93%) webMethods

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 116 (95.08%) WebSphere
2 32 (26.23%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (6.56%) CICS
5 2 (1.64%) CMS
5 2 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.82%) Mule
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.82%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.64%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.82%) Endur
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.82%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.82%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) SSL
2 7 (5.74%) SMTP
3 6 (4.92%) Firewall
4 5 (4.10%) SAN
4 5 (4.10%) Multicast
5 3 (2.46%) HTTP
6 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.82%) FTP
7 1 (0.82%) LAN
7 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 11 (9.02%) DB2
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.10%) DataStage
6 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) Informix
7 2 (1.64%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) ERwin
2 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.82%) NUnit
2 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
General
1 48 (39.34%) Finance
2 34 (27.87%) Banking
3 15 (12.30%) Investment Banking
4 12 (9.84%) Retail
5 9 (7.38%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.10%) Front Office
7 3 (2.46%) Back Office
8 2 (1.64%) Legal
9 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.82%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (18.85%) Developer
2 19 (15.57%) Analyst
3 11 (9.02%) Consultant
3 11 (9.02%) Support Specialist
3 11 (9.02%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (7.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 8 (6.56%) Administrator
5 8 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Middleware Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.52%) Middleware
2 21 (17.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 17 (13.93%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (9.84%) XML
5 9 (7.38%) XSLT
6 8 (6.56%) FpML
7 5 (4.10%) Web Services
7 5 (4.10%) Rendezvous
8 4 (3.28%) J2EE
9 3 (2.46%) .NET
9 3 (2.46%) JMS
9 3 (2.46%) WebCenter
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.64%) Twisted
10 2 (1.64%) ZeroMQ
10 2 (1.64%) Spring
10 2 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.64%) WCF
10 2 (1.64%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Clustering
2 18 (14.75%) DataPower
2 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.20%) Derivative
4 9 (7.38%) Hedge funds
5 8 (6.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (6.56%) Mainframe
6 7 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (4.92%) Replication
8 5 (4.10%) IVR
9 4 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.46%) iSeries
11 2 (1.64%) Equities
11 2 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.64%) Open Source
11 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.64%) HACMP
12 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (50.82%) Linux
2 53 (43.44%) UNIX
3 22 (18.03%) Windows
4 20 (16.39%) AIX
5 18 (14.75%) Solaris
6 16 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (8.20%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (8.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) zOS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) DevOps
2 20 (16.39%) High Availability
3 19 (15.57%) SOA
4 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.84%) Change Control
6 10 (8.20%) Scrum
6 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.56%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.56%) ITIL
8 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.92%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.92%) OOD
9 6 (4.92%) OO
10 5 (4.10%) Project Management
10 5 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.28%) Line Management
12 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.46%) Incident Management
12 3 (2.46%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) Python
2 27 (22.13%) Bash Shell
3 24 (19.67%) Java
4 18 (14.75%) Perl
5 17 (13.93%) SQL
6 16 (13.11%) Ruby
7 7 (5.74%) C#
7 7 (5.74%) REXX
8 6 (4.92%) C
9 4 (3.28%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.64%) R
11 2 (1.64%) Jython
11 2 (1.64%) Korn
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.64%) RPG
11 2 (1.64%) C++
12 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.82%) VB
12 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.11%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (8.20%) VMware ESX
3 10 (8.20%) vCloud
4 8 (6.56%) RACF
5 4 (3.28%) KVM
5 4 (3.28%) RHEV
6 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (23.77%) Puppet
2 14 (11.48%) SELinux
3 10 (8.20%) Control-M
4 7 (5.74%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.64%) nmon
6 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (65.57%) IBM
2 51 (41.80%) Oracle
3 26 (21.31%) Red Hat
4 18 (14.75%) VMware
5 17 (13.93%) webMethods
6 14 (11.48%) Remedy
6 14 (11.48%) TIBCO
7 12 (9.84%) Software AG
8 9 (7.38%) Atlassian
9 5 (4.10%) HP
10 2 (1.64%) thinkFolio
10 2 (1.64%) Charles River
10 2 (1.64%) Cognos
10 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.64%) Murex
10 2 (1.64%) Misys
11 1 (0.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.82%) Sybase
11 1 (0.82%) Citrix
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