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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 339 337 347
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 76 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.19% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 48
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £308 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7391 7839 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.20% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5314 5678 5442
Average daily rate £415 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +5 9 £443 +4.11% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 146 (94.81%) WebSphere
2 107 (69.48%) Linux
3 99 (64.29%) Oracle
4 97 (62.99%) IBM
5 73 (47.40%) Python
6 72 (46.75%) Finance
7 65 (42.21%) UNIX
8 56 (36.36%) Bash Shell
9 52 (33.77%) Middleware
10 45 (29.22%) Windows
11 43 (27.92%) WebLogic
12 41 (26.62%) SOA
12 41 (26.62%) Clustering
13 39 (25.32%) VMware
14 38 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (24.03%) Oracle RAC
15 37 (24.03%) Puppet
15 37 (24.03%) Oracle Exadata
15 37 (24.03%) Ruby
16 36 (23.38%) Amazon EC2
16 36 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
16 36 (23.38%) SELinux
17 32 (20.78%) JIRA
17 32 (20.78%) SQL
17 32 (20.78%) Remedy
17 32 (20.78%) Red Hat
18 31 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (19.48%) Banking
20 29 (18.83%) Financial Institution
21 25 (16.23%) Hedge funds

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 146 (94.81%) WebSphere
2 43 (27.92%) WebLogic
3 13 (8.44%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (6.49%) MQSeries
5 9 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
7 5 (3.25%) CICS
7 5 (3.25%) IIS
8 4 (2.60%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.30%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.30%) CMS
9 2 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.95%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.65%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.38%) Amazon EC2
1 36 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) SSL
2 13 (8.44%) Firewall
3 8 (5.19%) HTTP
3 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.90%) FTP
4 6 (3.90%) HTTPS
5 5 (3.25%) Multicast
5 5 (3.25%) DNS
6 3 (1.95%) SAN
6 3 (1.95%) SMTP
7 2 (1.30%) LDAP
8 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.03%) Oracle Exadata
2 21 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.39%) ObjectStore
3 16 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.14%) DB2
5 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.30%) Informix
6 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 32 (20.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 72 (46.75%) Finance
2 30 (19.48%) Banking
3 29 (18.83%) Financial Institution
4 10 (6.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.25%) Back Office
7 3 (1.95%) French Language
7 3 (1.95%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) German Language
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (18.18%) Developer
2 20 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (11.04%) Python Developer
3 17 (11.04%) C++ Developer
4 15 (9.74%) Consultant
5 13 (8.44%) Analyst
5 13 (8.44%) Applications Support
5 13 (8.44%) Administrator
6 12 (7.79%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) WebSphere Administrator
9 9 (5.84%) Architect
9 9 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Development Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Support Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Specialist
11 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.77%) Middleware
2 17 (11.04%) Django
2 17 (11.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (10.39%) Twisted
3 16 (10.39%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (7.14%) STL
5 10 (6.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (4.55%) JMS
7 5 (3.25%) Rendezvous
7 5 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (3.25%) J2EE
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (3.25%) WebCenter
8 3 (1.95%) Web Services
9 2 (1.30%) EJB
9 2 (1.30%) JSP
9 2 (1.30%) Servlets
10 1 (0.65%) JDBC
10 1 (0.65%) XML
10 1 (0.65%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.62%) Clustering
2 31 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (16.23%) Hedge funds
4 19 (12.34%) DataPower
5 17 (11.04%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (11.04%) Derivative
6 10 (6.49%) SWIFT
7 6 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.90%) Mainframe
8 5 (3.25%) IVR
9 3 (1.95%) Wiki
9 3 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.95%) Kindle
10 2 (1.30%) Tandem
10 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.30%) Replication
10 2 (1.30%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.30%) Firmware
10 2 (1.30%) HACMP
11 1 (0.65%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 107 (69.48%) Linux
2 65 (42.21%) UNIX
3 45 (29.22%) Windows
4 36 (23.38%) SELinux
5 23 (14.94%) AIX
6 17 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (9.74%) Solaris
8 13 (8.44%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.95%) zOS
10 2 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) SOA
2 20 (12.99%) Configuration Management
2 20 (12.99%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (11.69%) High Availability
4 17 (11.04%) OO
5 16 (10.39%) OOD
5 16 (10.39%) Software Engineering
5 16 (10.39%) DevOps
6 14 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (5.84%) ITIL
9 6 (3.90%) Project Management
9 6 (3.90%) Test Planning
10 5 (3.25%) Line Management
10 5 (3.25%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.25%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.60%) IT Governance
11 4 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (2.60%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.40%) Python
2 56 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 37 (24.03%) Ruby
4 32 (20.78%) SQL
5 22 (14.29%) Perl
6 17 (11.04%) C++
7 7 (4.55%) Korn
8 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.25%) Java
10 4 (2.60%) VBScript
11 3 (1.95%) VB
11 3 (1.95%) REXX
12 2 (1.30%) C
12 2 (1.30%) Jython
12 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.30%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.65%) VBA
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (24.03%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (10.39%) vCloud
4 13 (8.44%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.95%) RACF
8 2 (1.30%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.30%) KVM
8 2 (1.30%) RHEV
9 1 (0.65%) NFS
9 1 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (24.03%) Puppet
2 22 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 10 (6.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (5.19%) Control-M
5 4 (2.60%) CA LISA
6 3 (1.95%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.30%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.65%) nmon
Vendors
1 99 (64.29%) Oracle
2 97 (62.99%) IBM
3 39 (25.32%) VMware
4 32 (20.78%) Remedy
4 32 (20.78%) Red Hat
5 16 (10.39%) webMethods
5 16 (10.39%) Software AG
6 14 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.60%) CA
8 4 (2.60%) HP
9 2 (1.30%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.30%) Sun
10 1 (0.65%) Sybase
10 1 (0.65%) Siebel
10 1 (0.65%) Informatica
10 1 (0.65%) Veritas
10 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
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