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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 312 342 336
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 102 87 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.09% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 45
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 £350 £383 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7388 7994 7788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.48% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5178 5789 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 74
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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 2 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 +40 22 £475 +5.55% 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 134 (94.37%) WebSphere
2 101 (71.13%) Linux
3 96 (67.61%) Oracle
4 83 (58.45%) IBM
5 67 (47.18%) Python
6 66 (46.48%) Finance
7 57 (40.14%) UNIX
8 50 (35.21%) Bash Shell
9 49 (34.51%) Middleware
10 44 (30.99%) Windows
11 40 (28.17%) WebLogic
12 38 (26.76%) SOA
13 36 (25.35%) VMware
13 36 (25.35%) Clustering
14 35 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (24.65%) SQL
15 34 (23.94%) Puppet
15 34 (23.94%) Oracle Exadata
15 34 (23.94%) Oracle RAC
15 34 (23.94%) Ruby
16 33 (23.24%) Amazon EC2
16 33 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (23.24%) SELinux
17 32 (22.54%) JIRA
17 32 (22.54%) Remedy
18 29 (20.42%) Financial Institution
19 28 (19.72%) Banking
20 27 (19.01%) Red Hat
21 25 (17.61%) Hedge funds
22 22 (15.49%) Tivoli

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 134 (94.37%) WebSphere
2 40 (28.17%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.15%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (7.75%) MQSeries
5 7 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.93%) WebSphere Process Server
6 5 (3.52%) IIS
7 4 (2.82%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.41%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.41%) CICS
8 2 (1.41%) CMS
8 2 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Office
2 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.11%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.70%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.24%) Amazon EC2
1 33 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) SSL
2 14 (9.86%) Firewall
3 8 (5.63%) HTTP
3 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.23%) FTP
4 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
5 5 (3.52%) DNS
5 5 (3.52%) Multicast
6 2 (1.41%) LDAP
7 1 (0.70%) VPN
7 1 (0.70%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.94%) Oracle Exadata
2 19 (13.38%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.27%) ObjectStore
3 16 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.93%) DB2
5 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.41%) Informix
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 32 (22.54%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.70%) Gradle
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) JUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.70%) NUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 66 (46.48%) Finance
2 29 (20.42%) Financial Institution
3 28 (19.72%) Banking
4 6 (4.23%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Back Office
5 3 (2.11%) French Language
5 3 (2.11%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.41%) German Language
6 2 (1.41%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) Developer
2 20 (14.08%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Python Developer
3 17 (11.97%) C++ Developer
4 14 (9.86%) Consultant
4 14 (9.86%) Applications Support
5 13 (9.15%) Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) WebSphere Administrator
8 9 (6.34%) Development Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Architect
9 8 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.93%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Support Specialist
11 6 (4.23%) WebSphere Specialist
11 6 (4.23%) Middleware Specialist
12 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.51%) Middleware
2 17 (11.97%) Django
2 17 (11.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (11.27%) Twisted
3 16 (11.27%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (7.75%) STL
5 9 (6.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (4.93%) JMS
7 6 (4.23%) J2EE
8 5 (3.52%) Rendezvous
8 5 (3.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (3.52%) WebCenter
9 3 (2.11%) Web Services
10 2 (1.41%) XML
10 2 (1.41%) EJB
10 2 (1.41%) JSP
10 2 (1.41%) Servlets
10 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Clustering
2 25 (17.61%) Hedge funds
3 17 (11.97%) Credit Derivative
3 17 (11.97%) Derivative
4 16 (11.27%) DataPower
5 10 (7.04%) SWIFT
6 6 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.82%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.11%) Wiki
8 3 (2.11%) Kindle
8 3 (2.11%) IVR
9 2 (1.41%) Tandem
9 2 (1.41%) Firmware
9 2 (1.41%) HACMP
10 1 (0.70%) EFT
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 101 (71.13%) Linux
2 57 (40.14%) UNIX
3 44 (30.99%) Windows
4 33 (23.24%) SELinux
5 18 (12.68%) AIX
6 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (9.15%) Solaris
8 10 (7.04%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.11%) zOS
10 2 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) SOA
2 19 (13.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (12.68%) Configuration Management
4 17 (11.97%) OO
5 16 (11.27%) OOD
5 16 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (9.15%) High Availability
7 13 (9.15%) DevOps
8 10 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.93%) ITIL
10 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.52%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.52%) Line Management
11 4 (2.82%) Test Planning
11 4 (2.82%) Data Analysis
11 4 (2.82%) IT Governance
11 4 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.18%) Python
2 50 (35.21%) Bash Shell
3 35 (24.65%) SQL
4 34 (23.94%) Ruby
5 18 (12.68%) C++
6 17 (11.97%) Perl
7 7 (4.93%) Korn
8 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.23%) Java
9 4 (2.82%) VBScript
9 4 (2.82%) VB
10 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.41%) VBA
11 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.41%) Jython
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) R
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.11%) Degree
3 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) ISO 9001
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.94%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (9.15%) vCloud
4 10 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.70%) NFS
8 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 34 (23.94%) Puppet
2 22 (15.49%) Tivoli
3 10 (7.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 9 (6.34%) Control-M
5 4 (2.82%) CA LISA
6 2 (1.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 96 (67.61%) Oracle
2 83 (58.45%) IBM
3 36 (25.35%) VMware
4 32 (22.54%) Remedy
5 27 (19.01%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.86%) TIBCO
7 13 (9.15%) webMethods
7 13 (9.15%) Software AG
8 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.82%) CA
10 3 (2.11%) HP
11 2 (1.41%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.41%) Sun
11 2 (1.41%) Sybase
12 1 (0.70%) Siebel
12 1 (0.70%) Informatica
12 1 (0.70%) Veritas
12 1 (0.70%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
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