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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 310 372 292
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -80
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 80 31 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 0.44% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 43
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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
6920 6988 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.60% 30.77% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5120 4602
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 17 91
Average hourly rate £22.18 £40.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.55% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +15 24 £425 -6.59% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Bromley - 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 142 (97.26%) WebSphere
2 83 (56.85%) IBM
3 71 (48.63%) Linux
4 65 (44.52%) Finance
5 57 (39.04%) Oracle
6 55 (37.67%) UNIX
7 41 (28.08%) Middleware
8 38 (26.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 35 (23.97%) AIX
9 35 (23.97%) Java
10 31 (21.23%) Windows
11 30 (20.55%) TIBCO
11 30 (20.55%) DataPower
11 30 (20.55%) Banking
12 26 (17.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 25 (17.12%) Solaris
14 22 (15.07%) SQL
15 21 (14.38%) Python
15 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (12.33%) webMethods
16 18 (12.33%) SSL
16 18 (12.33%) MQSeries
16 18 (12.33%) WebLogic
16 18 (12.33%) XML
16 18 (12.33%) TIBCO EMS
17 16 (10.96%) Migration
17 16 (10.96%) ITIL
17 16 (10.96%) Puppet
18 15 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (9.59%) Investment Banking

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 142 (97.26%) WebSphere
2 26 (17.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (12.33%) WebLogic
3 18 (12.33%) MQSeries
4 8 (5.48%) JBoss
5 6 (4.11%) CICS
6 5 (3.42%) Apache
6 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.74%) IIS
7 4 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.68%) Mule
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.68%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.42%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) Endur
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.68%) ZaiNet
2 1 (0.68%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) SSL
2 5 (3.42%) Firewall
2 5 (3.42%) HTTP
2 5 (3.42%) Multicast
3 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.05%) LDAP
3 3 (2.05%) BIG-IP
3 3 (2.05%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) AMQP
4 1 (0.68%) FTP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.48%) DB2
3 7 (4.79%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.42%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (1.37%) Informix
6 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) JIRA
2 4 (2.74%) Introscope
3 2 (1.37%) NUnit
3 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.37%) Ant
3 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) Hudson
4 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 65 (44.52%) Finance
2 30 (20.55%) Banking
3 14 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.16%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.48%) Back Office
6 7 (4.79%) Front Office
6 7 (4.79%) Retail
7 6 (4.11%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.05%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Developer
2 26 (17.81%) Consultant
3 19 (13.01%) Analyst
4 18 (12.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 15 (10.27%) Administrator
6 14 (9.59%) Java Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Messaging Specialist
8 12 (8.22%) Architect
9 11 (7.53%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.53%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.16%) Support Specialist
11 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (5.48%) WebSphere Developer
11 8 (5.48%) WebSphere Architect
11 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
11 8 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.79%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
12 7 (4.79%) WebSphere Administrator
13 6 (4.11%) WebSphere Specialist
14 5 (3.42%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.08%) Middleware
2 38 (26.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 18 (12.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 18 (12.33%) XML
4 13 (8.90%) .NET
5 10 (6.85%) WCF
6 9 (6.16%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (6.16%) Rendezvous
6 9 (6.16%) Spring
7 8 (5.48%) JMS
8 6 (4.11%) XSLT
8 6 (4.11%) WPF
9 5 (3.42%) GWT
9 5 (3.42%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.42%) WinForms
10 4 (2.74%) Java EE
10 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.74%) FpML
11 3 (2.05%) Web Services
11 3 (2.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.55%) DataPower
2 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.53%) Clustering
4 10 (6.85%) Derivative
5 9 (6.16%) Hedge funds
5 9 (6.16%) Mainframe
6 8 (5.48%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.11%) LPAR
8 4 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.74%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.05%) iSeries
9 3 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (2.05%) Replication
9 3 (2.05%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.37%) Equities
10 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.68%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 71 (48.63%) Linux
2 55 (37.67%) UNIX
3 35 (23.97%) AIX
4 31 (21.23%) Windows
5 25 (17.12%) Solaris
6 13 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.85%) zOS
8 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.05%) Windows NT
11 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.37%) HPUX
13 1 (0.68%) VMS
13 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.68%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.96%) ITIL
1 16 (10.96%) Migration
2 15 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.53%) Scrum
3 11 (7.53%) SOA
4 9 (6.16%) Risk Management
5 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (5.48%) High Availability
5 8 (5.48%) DevOps
6 6 (4.11%) Patch Management
6 6 (4.11%) OO
6 6 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.11%) Change Management
7 5 (3.42%) ETL
7 5 (3.42%) Multithreading
7 5 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.42%) Validation
8 4 (2.74%) Low Latency
8 4 (2.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.97%) Java
2 22 (15.07%) SQL
3 21 (14.38%) Python
4 13 (8.90%) C#
5 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.16%) Perl
7 6 (4.11%) Ruby
7 6 (4.11%) C
8 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.05%) C++
9 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.37%) PHP
9 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.37%) XPath
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
10 1 (0.68%) JCL
10 1 (0.68%) Jython
10 1 (0.68%) DCL
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.11%) OCFS2
2 6 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.11%) GlusterFS
2 6 (4.11%) GFS2
3 2 (1.37%) RACF
3 2 (1.37%) KVM
3 2 (1.37%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) Puppet
2 9 (6.16%) Control-M
3 5 (3.42%) SELinux
4 4 (2.74%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.05%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (56.85%) IBM
2 57 (39.04%) Oracle
3 30 (20.55%) TIBCO
4 18 (12.33%) webMethods
5 12 (8.22%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.53%) Remedy
7 9 (6.16%) Sybase
7 9 (6.16%) VMware
8 7 (4.79%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.42%) DevExpress
9 5 (3.42%) Software AG
10 4 (2.74%) HP
10 4 (2.74%) Solace
11 3 (2.05%) Altiris
11 3 (2.05%) F5
11 3 (2.05%) Informatica
12 2 (1.37%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.68%) Sun
13 1 (0.68%) Misys
13 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
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