The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 392 319 319
Rank change year-on-year
-73 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 20 70 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 1.12% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 65
Average daily rate £453 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £675 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £373 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -36 5 £413 -17.50% 9
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (62.65%) WebSphere
2 40 (48.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 33 (39.76%) IBM
4 28 (33.73%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 27 (32.53%) Middleware
6 24 (28.92%) UNIX
7 23 (27.71%) Finance
8 22 (26.51%) Linux
8 22 (26.51%) Java
9 20 (24.10%) Banking
10 19 (22.89%) DB2
10 19 (22.89%) Windows
11 17 (20.48%) Mainframe
12 16 (19.28%) Oracle
13 15 (18.07%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
16 11 (13.25%) Java EE
17 10 (12.05%) Financial Institution
18 9 (10.84%) Hibernate
18 9 (10.84%) Spring
18 9 (10.84%) Investment Banking
19 8 (9.64%) Firewall
19 8 (9.64%) IIS
19 8 (9.64%) .NET
19 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
20 7 (8.43%) JMS
20 7 (8.43%) J2EE
20 7 (8.43%) SQL
20 7 (8.43%) Change Management

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (62.65%) WebSphere
2 28 (33.73%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 15 (18.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (9.64%) IIS
4 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.02%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.61%) Confluence
8 1 (1.20%) Apache
8 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Mingle
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.20%) Documaker
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) DB2
2 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Maven
1 6 (7.23%) JUnit
2 5 (6.02%) jMock
3 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 4 (4.82%) Hudson
3 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.82%) Ant
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Gradle
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Banking
3 10 (12.05%) Financial Institution
4 9 (10.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) German Language
6 2 (2.41%) Front Office
7 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Architect
2 17 (20.48%) Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Integration Architect
3 9 (10.84%) Consultant
3 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.23%) Administrator
5 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.61%) Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) Server Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (2.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 27 (32.53%) Middleware
3 11 (13.25%) Java EE
4 9 (10.84%) Hibernate
4 9 (10.84%) Spring
5 8 (9.64%) .NET
6 7 (8.43%) JMS
6 7 (8.43%) J2EE
6 7 (8.43%) Ajax
6 7 (8.43%) WCF
7 5 (6.02%) XML
7 5 (6.02%) Struts
7 5 (6.02%) Spring MVC
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (4.82%) WebCenter
8 4 (4.82%) SOAP
9 3 (3.61%) Web Services
10 2 (2.41%) GWT
10 2 (2.41%) Spring Security
10 2 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.82%) DataPower
3 3 (3.61%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.61%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.41%) Blog
4 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.20%) HACMP
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) UNIX
2 22 (26.51%) Linux
3 19 (22.89%) Windows
4 6 (7.23%) AIX
4 6 (7.23%) Solaris
5 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) zOS
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
3 7 (8.43%) Change Management
3 7 (8.43%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (7.23%) ITIL
5 5 (6.02%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.02%) Release Management
5 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.02%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.82%) MVC
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) SOA
7 3 (3.61%) ETL
7 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.61%) Migration
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Java
2 7 (8.43%) SQL
3 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) VBA
6 1 (1.20%) Jython
6 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Control-M
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) IBM
2 16 (19.28%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) Ab Initio
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.02%) F5
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.41%) webMethods
8 2 (2.41%) Software AG
8 2 (2.41%) JBoss
9 1 (1.20%) Cognos
9 1 (1.20%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) Sybase
9 1 (1.20%) Informatica
9 1 (1.20%) Retek
9 1 (1.20%) Lombardi
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