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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 384 360 377
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 57 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.01% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 40
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £360 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £502 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7942 7400 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.69% 32.08% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5505 5371
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +7 11 £500 +17.64% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 140 (96.55%) WebSphere
2 77 (53.10%) IBM
3 71 (48.97%) Linux
4 68 (46.90%) Finance
5 64 (44.14%) IBM Integration Bus
6 52 (35.86%) Middleware
6 52 (35.86%) Java
7 45 (31.03%) Windows
8 41 (28.28%) SQL
9 39 (26.90%) Oracle
9 39 (26.90%) Unix
10 37 (25.52%) Banking
11 34 (23.45%) Web Services
12 24 (16.55%) SQL Server
12 24 (16.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 23 (15.86%) JMS
14 22 (15.17%) Python
15 20 (13.79%) XML
15 20 (13.79%) AIX
15 20 (13.79%) OO
15 20 (13.79%) Perl
16 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (12.41%) Shell Script
17 18 (12.41%) C++
17 18 (12.41%) .NET
17 18 (12.41%) Solaris
18 17 (11.72%) DataPower
18 17 (11.72%) XSLT
19 16 (11.03%) IIS
20 15 (10.34%) Microsoft

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
1 140 (96.55%) WebSphere
2 24 (16.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (11.03%) IIS
4 12 (8.28%) Apache
5 9 (6.21%) MQSeries
6 8 (5.52%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 7 (4.83%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 7 (4.83%) JBoss
8 6 (4.14%) Confluence
8 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.45%) iPlanet
9 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
9 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (1.38%) CICS
11 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.69%) FileNet
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.38%) MS Office
1 2 (1.38%) MS Project
1 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.38%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.38%) Exstream
2 2 (1.38%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.38%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.38%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.69%) Movex
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) GitHub
2 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.34%) SSL
2 13 (8.97%) FTP
3 11 (7.59%) HTTP
4 6 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.45%) DNS
6 2 (1.38%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.38%) Firewall
6 2 (1.38%) NAS
7 1 (0.69%) DHCP
7 1 (0.69%) DMZ
7 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) ObjectStore
3 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.59%) DB2
4 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.69%) Big Data
10 1 (0.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Subversion
2 8 (5.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (4.83%) JIRA
4 5 (3.45%) Ant
4 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.45%) JUnit
4 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.76%) Hudson
5 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.76%) jMock
6 3 (2.07%) Introscope
6 3 (2.07%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.07%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (2.07%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.38%) JMeter
7 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (46.90%) Finance
2 37 (25.52%) Banking
3 12 (8.28%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.83%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.14%) Back Office
7 4 (2.76%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (38.62%) Developer
2 22 (15.17%) WebSphere Developer
3 20 (13.79%) Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Architect
4 18 (12.41%) Middleware Developer
5 16 (11.03%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 14 (9.66%) C++ Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Python Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Java Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Administrator
9 11 (7.59%) Consultant
10 10 (6.90%) WebSphere Architect
11 8 (5.52%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Applications Support
11 8 (5.52%) Integration Architect
11 8 (5.52%) Integration Specialist
11 8 (5.52%) Middleware Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.52%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (44.14%) IBM Integration Bus
2 52 (35.86%) Middleware
3 34 (23.45%) Web Services
4 23 (15.86%) JMS
5 20 (13.79%) XML
6 18 (12.41%) .NET
7 17 (11.72%) XSLT
8 14 (9.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (9.66%) Django
8 14 (9.66%) STL
8 14 (9.66%) Twisted
8 14 (9.66%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (8.28%) REST
10 10 (6.90%) J2EE
10 10 (6.90%) Java EE
10 10 (6.90%) SOAP
11 8 (5.52%) FpML
11 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.52%) Spring
12 6 (4.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) DataPower
2 11 (7.59%) Clustering
3 9 (6.21%) iSeries
4 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.52%) Equities
4 8 (5.52%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.14%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.45%) Derivative
6 5 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.76%) Tandem
8 3 (2.07%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.69%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 71 (48.97%) Linux
2 45 (31.03%) Windows
3 39 (26.90%) Unix
4 20 (13.79%) AIX
5 18 (12.41%) Solaris
6 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.14%) zOS
8 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.38%) SUSE
10 2 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.79%) OO
2 19 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.66%) Multithreading
3 14 (9.66%) OOD
4 11 (7.59%) Change Management
4 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (7.59%) ITIL
5 10 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 10 (6.90%) Migration
6 9 (6.21%) Release Management
7 8 (5.52%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.52%) SDLC
8 7 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.83%) ETL
8 7 (4.83%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.83%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (4.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.14%) UML
10 5 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.86%) Java
2 41 (28.28%) SQL
3 22 (15.17%) Python
4 20 (13.79%) Perl
5 18 (12.41%) C++
5 18 (12.41%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.21%) C#
7 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.83%) XPath
8 6 (4.14%) Jython
9 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.76%) Korn
10 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.07%) C
12 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.69%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Certification
2 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.07%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.69%) HL7
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) PowerHA
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Nagios
2 3 (2.07%) Ansible
2 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.07%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.38%) SCOM
3 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.69%) Control-M
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 77 (53.10%) IBM
2 39 (26.90%) Oracle
3 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.52%) Serena
5 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.83%) Splunk
6 5 (3.45%) MuleSoft
6 5 (3.45%) Software AG
6 5 (3.45%) webMethods
7 4 (2.76%) Informatica
7 4 (2.76%) Sun
7 4 (2.76%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.07%) VMware
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco
9 2 (1.38%) Citrix
9 2 (1.38%) F5
9 2 (1.38%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.38%) HP
10 1 (0.69%) Talend
10 1 (0.69%) WSO2