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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 382 329 331
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 63 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 52
Median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £453
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
7728 7530 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.55% 31.74% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 5533 5172
Median daily rate £450 £440 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +19 13 £500 +17.64% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 136 (95.10%) WebSphere
2 77 (53.85%) IBM
3 69 (48.25%) Linux
4 64 (44.76%) Finance
5 57 (39.86%) IBM Integration Bus
6 53 (37.06%) Java
7 43 (30.07%) Middleware
8 40 (27.97%) Windows
9 38 (26.57%) Unix
9 38 (26.57%) SQL
10 36 (25.17%) Oracle
11 33 (23.08%) Banking
12 32 (22.38%) Web Services
13 30 (20.98%) AIX
14 28 (19.58%) Python
15 26 (18.18%) Perl
16 25 (17.48%) JMS
16 25 (17.48%) DataPower
17 24 (16.78%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (15.38%) OO
19 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
19 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (13.99%) XML
20 20 (13.99%) Shell Script
21 18 (12.59%) C++
21 18 (12.59%) Solaris
22 17 (11.89%) XSLT
22 17 (11.89%) .NET
23 14 (9.79%) STL
23 14 (9.79%) OOD

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
1 136 (95.10%) WebSphere
2 24 (16.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (8.39%) IIS
4 9 (6.29%) Apache
4 9 (6.29%) MQSeries
5 8 (5.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (5.59%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (4.90%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 7 (4.90%) JBoss
6 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.50%) iPlanet
7 5 (3.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.10%) Confluence
10 2 (1.40%) CICS
11 1 (0.70%) FileNet
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.70%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.40%) MS Office
1 2 (1.40%) MS Project
1 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.40%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.40%) Exstream
2 2 (1.40%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.40%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.40%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.70%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.70%) Movex
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) FTP
2 12 (8.39%) SSL
3 10 (6.99%) HTTP
4 4 (2.80%) DNS
4 4 (2.80%) NAS
5 2 (1.40%) Firewall
5 2 (1.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.70%) LDAP
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.79%) ObjectStore
3 12 (8.39%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.69%) DB2
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.40%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.70%) Big Data
10 1 (0.70%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Subversion
2 8 (5.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (4.90%) JUnit
4 6 (4.20%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.20%) jMock
5 5 (3.50%) Ant
5 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.80%) Hudson
6 4 (2.80%) JIRA
6 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.10%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.10%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.40%) Introscope
9 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.70%) JMeter
9 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 64 (44.76%) Finance
2 33 (23.08%) Banking
3 11 (7.69%) Retail
4 8 (5.59%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.20%) Back Office
7 4 (2.80%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 62 (43.36%) Developer
2 23 (16.08%) WebSphere Developer
3 19 (13.29%) Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) Architect
3 19 (13.29%) Middleware Developer
4 16 (11.19%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 15 (10.49%) Java Developer
6 14 (9.79%) C++ Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Python Developer
7 12 (8.39%) Administrator
7 12 (8.39%) WebSphere Architect
8 10 (6.99%) Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) Integration Architect
9 9 (6.29%) WebSphere Consultant
10 8 (5.59%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Middleware Analyst
11 7 (4.90%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.90%) Linux Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 43 (30.07%) Middleware
3 32 (22.38%) Web Services
4 25 (17.48%) JMS
5 20 (13.99%) XML
6 17 (11.89%) .NET
6 17 (11.89%) XSLT
7 14 (9.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (9.79%) Django
7 14 (9.79%) STL
7 14 (9.79%) Twisted
7 14 (9.79%) ZeroMQ
8 12 (8.39%) REST
9 11 (7.69%) Java EE
10 10 (6.99%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.29%) SOAP
11 9 (6.29%) Spring
12 8 (5.59%) FpML
12 8 (5.59%) J2EE
13 6 (4.20%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) DataPower
2 10 (6.99%) Clustering
2 10 (6.99%) iSeries
3 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.59%) Equities
3 8 (5.59%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.20%) SWIFT
5 5 (3.50%) Derivative
5 5 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.80%) Tandem
7 3 (2.10%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.40%) CMDB
8 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.70%) FMCG
9 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.25%) Linux
2 40 (27.97%) Windows
3 38 (26.57%) Unix
4 30 (20.98%) AIX
5 18 (12.59%) Solaris
6 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.20%) zOS
7 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.10%) SUSE
8 3 (2.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) OO
2 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.79%) Multithreading
3 14 (9.79%) OOD
4 11 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (6.99%) Asset Management
5 10 (6.99%) Change Management
5 10 (6.99%) ITIL
5 10 (6.99%) Migration
5 10 (6.99%) SOA
6 9 (6.29%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.59%) Release Management
7 8 (5.59%) SDLC
8 7 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.90%) ETL
8 7 (4.90%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (4.20%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (4.20%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.06%) Java
2 38 (26.57%) SQL
3 28 (19.58%) Python
4 26 (18.18%) Perl
5 20 (13.99%) Shell Script
6 18 (12.59%) C++
7 11 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.29%) C#
9 7 (4.90%) XPath
10 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.80%) Jython
11 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.10%) C
12 3 (2.10%) Korn
13 2 (1.40%) Scala
13 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.70%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.70%) ES6
14 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.10%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.40%) Samba
2 2 (1.40%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (3.50%) Netcool
3 5 (3.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (2.80%) Nagios
5 3 (2.10%) Ansible
5 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.10%) Puppet
6 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.40%) SCCM
6 2 (1.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.70%) Control-M
7 1 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 77 (53.85%) IBM
2 36 (25.17%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.59%) Serena
5 7 (4.90%) webMethods
6 6 (4.20%) Software AG
6 6 (4.20%) Splunk
7 4 (2.80%) Informatica
7 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.10%) Sun
8 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.40%) BMC
9 2 (1.40%) Cisco
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix
9 2 (1.40%) DataSynapse
9 2 (1.40%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.40%) HP
9 2 (1.40%) Reuters
9 2 (1.40%) Solace
9 2 (1.40%) Veritas
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