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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 301 305 329
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 101 99 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.30% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 46
Average daily rate
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£485 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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City of London +33 21 £475 - 7
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WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 121 (97.58%) WebSphere
2 85 (68.55%) Oracle
3 84 (67.74%) Linux
4 73 (58.87%) IBM
5 56 (45.16%) Finance
5 56 (45.16%) Python
6 47 (37.90%) UNIX
7 42 (33.87%) Bash Shell
8 40 (32.26%) Windows
9 38 (30.65%) Middleware
10 36 (29.03%) WebLogic
11 33 (26.61%) SOA
12 32 (25.81%) SQL
12 32 (25.81%) Clustering
13 31 (25.00%) VMware
14 30 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (23.39%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (23.39%) Oracle RAC
15 29 (23.39%) Puppet
15 29 (23.39%) Oracle Exadata
15 29 (23.39%) Ruby
15 29 (23.39%) Financial Institution
15 29 (23.39%) SELinux
16 28 (22.58%) JIRA
17 25 (20.16%) Red Hat
18 24 (19.35%) Remedy
18 24 (19.35%) Hedge funds
19 21 (16.94%) Oracle EBS
19 21 (16.94%) Tivoli

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 121 (97.58%) WebSphere
2 36 (29.03%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.48%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (8.87%) MQSeries
5 8 (6.45%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.03%) IIS
8 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 3 (2.42%) Confluence
9 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.61%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.81%) CICS
10 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.81%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.81%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.39%) Amazon EC2
1 29 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.10%) SSL
2 9 (7.26%) Firewall
3 6 (4.84%) DNS
3 6 (4.84%) HTTPS
3 6 (4.84%) FTP
3 6 (4.84%) HTTP
3 6 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) Oracle Exadata
2 19 (15.32%) Oracle Database
3 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.48%) ObjectStore
4 13 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.45%) DB2
6 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) solidDB
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) JIRA
2 3 (2.42%) Subversion
2 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.81%) Gradle
4 1 (0.81%) JUnit
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 56 (45.16%) Finance
2 29 (23.39%) Financial Institution
3 19 (15.32%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) French Language
5 3 (2.42%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.61%) German Language
6 2 (1.61%) Front Office
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (19.35%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (11.29%) Python Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Applications Support
3 14 (11.29%) C++ Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Administrator
5 12 (9.68%) Consultant
6 11 (8.87%) Architect
7 10 (8.06%) WebSphere Administrator
8 9 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.26%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Development Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) WebSphere Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Messaging Consultant
12 4 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
12 4 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.65%) Middleware
2 14 (11.29%) Django
2 14 (11.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (10.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 13 (10.48%) Twisted
3 13 (10.48%) ZeroMQ
4 11 (8.87%) STL
5 6 (4.84%) WebCenter
5 6 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (4.03%) JMS
7 4 (3.23%) J2EE
8 3 (2.42%) Web Services
9 2 (1.61%) XML
9 2 (1.61%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.61%) JRules
9 2 (1.61%) Spring
9 2 (1.61%) EJB
9 2 (1.61%) JSP
9 2 (1.61%) Servlets
10 1 (0.81%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.81%) Clustering
2 24 (19.35%) Hedge funds
3 14 (11.29%) Credit Derivative
3 14 (11.29%) Derivative
4 11 (8.87%) DataPower
5 10 (8.06%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.23%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.42%) Kindle
7 3 (2.42%) Wiki
7 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) EFT
8 1 (0.81%) Tandem
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (67.74%) Linux
2 47 (37.90%) UNIX
3 40 (32.26%) Windows
4 29 (23.39%) SELinux
5 17 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.48%) AIX
7 11 (8.87%) Solaris
8 7 (5.65%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.61%) zOS
10 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.61%) SOA
2 17 (13.71%) Configuration Management
2 17 (13.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (11.29%) OO
5 13 (10.48%) OOD
5 13 (10.48%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.87%) ITIL
6 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.26%) DevOps
7 9 (7.26%) High Availability
8 7 (5.65%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.03%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.23%) Service Management
10 4 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.23%) IT Governance
10 4 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.16%) Python
2 42 (33.87%) Bash Shell
3 32 (25.81%) SQL
4 29 (23.39%) Ruby
5 15 (12.10%) C++
6 12 (9.68%) Perl
7 6 (4.84%) Java
8 5 (4.03%) Korn
9 4 (3.23%) VBScript
9 4 (3.23%) VB
10 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.61%) C
11 2 (1.61%) VBA
11 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (23.39%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (7.26%) vCloud
4 6 (4.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) NFS
6 1 (0.81%) KVM
6 1 (0.81%) RHEV
6 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (23.39%) Puppet
2 21 (16.94%) Tivoli
3 9 (7.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (3.23%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.81%) Control-M
5 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 85 (68.55%) Oracle
2 73 (58.87%) IBM
3 31 (25.00%) VMware
4 25 (20.16%) Red Hat
5 24 (19.35%) Remedy
6 11 (8.87%) webMethods
6 11 (8.87%) Software AG
7 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.84%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.23%) HP
9 4 (3.23%) Ab Initio
9 4 (3.23%) CA
10 3 (2.42%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.61%) Informatica
11 2 (1.61%) Sybase
11 2 (1.61%) Sun
12 1 (0.81%) Cognos
12 1 (0.81%) Siebel
12 1 (0.81%) Retek
12 1 (0.81%) Veritas
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