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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 352 357 325
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 61 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 35
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£480 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
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
6744 7049 6496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.86% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5124 5077 4723
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 69
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £77.50 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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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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 15 £400 -3.61% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 125 (93.98%) WebSphere
2 87 (65.41%) IBM
3 77 (57.89%) Linux
4 67 (50.38%) Oracle
5 62 (46.62%) UNIX
6 50 (37.59%) Python
7 49 (36.84%) Middleware
7 49 (36.84%) Finance
8 43 (32.33%) Bash Shell
9 39 (29.32%) WebLogic
10 36 (27.07%) Puppet
11 34 (25.56%) Banking
12 31 (23.31%) SOA
13 30 (22.56%) Windows
13 30 (22.56%) Clustering
13 30 (22.56%) VMware
14 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
15 28 (21.05%) Ruby
15 28 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
16 26 (19.55%) SELinux
16 26 (19.55%) Amazon EC2
16 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (18.05%) Red Hat
18 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (16.54%) DevOps
19 22 (16.54%) Remedy
19 22 (16.54%) AIX
19 22 (16.54%) DataPower
20 21 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 125 (93.98%) WebSphere
2 39 (29.32%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (6.77%) CICS
5 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.26%) IIS
7 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.50%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.50%) CMS
7 2 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.75%) Mule
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.75%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Office
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.26%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.50%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.50%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.75%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.75%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.55%) Amazon EC2
1 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) SSL
2 7 (5.26%) SMTP
3 6 (4.51%) Firewall
4 5 (3.76%) Multicast
5 4 (3.01%) HTTP
5 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.26%) FTP
7 2 (1.50%) DNS
7 2 (1.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.50%) SAN
8 1 (0.75%) LDAP
8 1 (0.75%) LAN
8 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
2 13 (9.77%) DB2
3 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.26%) ObjectStore
5 5 (3.76%) DataStage
6 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.50%) Informix
7 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 20 (15.04%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 49 (36.84%) Finance
2 34 (25.56%) Banking
3 17 (12.78%) Financial Institution
4 12 (9.02%) Retail
4 12 (9.02%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Front Office
6 3 (2.26%) Back Office
7 2 (1.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Developer
2 21 (15.79%) Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Support Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 10 (7.52%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Consultant
6 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.02%) Support Specialist
7 7 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Development Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Middleware Analyst
8 6 (4.51%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.51%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.76%) Architect
9 5 (3.76%) Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.84%) Middleware
2 21 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 17 (12.78%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (8.27%) XML
5 9 (6.77%) XSLT
6 8 (6.02%) FpML
7 7 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (5.26%) Django
7 7 (5.26%) Twisted
7 7 (5.26%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (3.76%) Rendezvous
9 4 (3.01%) J2EE
10 3 (2.26%) Web Services
11 2 (1.50%) JMS
11 2 (1.50%) STL
11 2 (1.50%) OLE
11 2 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.75%) Worklight
12 1 (0.75%) WebCenter
12 1 (0.75%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) Clustering
2 23 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (16.54%) DataPower
4 15 (11.28%) Hedge funds
5 13 (9.77%) Derivative
6 8 (6.02%) Mainframe
7 7 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (3.76%) IVR
10 4 (3.01%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.26%) Replication
11 3 (2.26%) iSeries
11 3 (2.26%) SWIFT
12 2 (1.50%) HACMP
12 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.50%) Wiki
13 1 (0.75%) Tandem
13 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.89%) Linux
2 62 (46.62%) UNIX
3 30 (22.56%) Windows
4 22 (16.54%) AIX
5 17 (12.78%) Solaris
6 14 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (10.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.75%) zOS
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) SOA
2 22 (16.54%) DevOps
3 21 (15.79%) High Availability
4 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.02%) Change Control
6 11 (8.27%) OO
6 11 (8.27%) OOD
7 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.51%) Scrum
10 6 (4.51%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.51%) Project Management
10 6 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.76%) Line Management
12 4 (3.01%) ITIL
12 4 (3.01%) Multithreading
13 3 (2.26%) IT Governance
13 3 (2.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) Python
2 43 (32.33%) Bash Shell
3 28 (21.05%) Ruby
4 21 (15.79%) SQL
5 19 (14.29%) Java
5 19 (14.29%) Perl
6 7 (5.26%) C++
6 7 (5.26%) REXX
7 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.01%) C
7 4 (3.01%) C#
8 2 (1.50%) Jython
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.50%) RPG
8 2 (1.50%) Korn
8 2 (1.50%) R
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (10.53%) vCloud
3 14 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.26%) RACF
5 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.50%) Firmware
6 2 (1.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.50%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.50%) KVM
6 2 (1.50%) RHEV
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (27.07%) Puppet
2 26 (19.55%) SELinux
3 9 (6.77%) Control-M
4 7 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
5 6 (4.51%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.50%) nmon
8 1 (0.75%) SCCM
8 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 87 (65.41%) IBM
2 67 (50.38%) Oracle
3 30 (22.56%) VMware
4 24 (18.05%) Red Hat
5 22 (16.54%) Remedy
6 16 (12.03%) webMethods
6 16 (12.03%) Software AG
7 9 (6.77%) TIBCO
8 6 (4.51%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.50%) Murex
10 2 (1.50%) Misys
10 2 (1.50%) HP
10 2 (1.50%) Cognos
10 2 (1.50%) thinkFolio
10 2 (1.50%) Charles River
11 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.75%) SAP
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix
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