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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 307 324 326
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 101 91 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.20% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 52
Average daily rate
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£500 £468 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £431
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
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 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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City of London +31 20 £475 - 5
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England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 122 (97.60%) WebSphere
2 88 (70.40%) Linux
3 87 (69.60%) Oracle
4 75 (60.00%) IBM
5 59 (47.20%) Python
6 57 (45.60%) Finance
7 47 (37.60%) UNIX
8 44 (35.20%) Bash Shell
9 41 (32.80%) Windows
10 40 (32.00%) Middleware
11 37 (29.60%) WebLogic
12 34 (27.20%) SOA
13 33 (26.40%) SQL
13 33 (26.40%) Clustering
14 32 (25.60%) VMware
15 31 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
16 30 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
16 30 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (24.00%) Oracle Exadata
16 30 (24.00%) Puppet
16 30 (24.00%) Ruby
16 30 (24.00%) SELinux
17 29 (23.20%) Financial Institution
18 26 (20.80%) Red Hat
18 26 (20.80%) JIRA
19 24 (19.20%) Hedge funds
19 24 (19.20%) Remedy
20 22 (17.60%) Tivoli
21 21 (16.80%) Oracle EBS

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 122 (97.60%) WebSphere
2 37 (29.60%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.40%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (8.80%) MQSeries
5 8 (6.40%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (4.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.60%) CICS
8 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.60%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.80%) Confluence
9 1 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.80%) Documaker
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
1 30 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) SSL
2 9 (7.20%) Firewall
3 6 (4.80%) HTTPS
3 6 (4.80%) FTP
3 6 (4.80%) HTTP
3 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.80%) DNS
4 2 (1.60%) SAN
4 2 (1.60%) LDAP
5 1 (0.80%) VPN
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 20 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.20%) ObjectStore
4 14 (11.20%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.40%) DB2
6 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) solidDB
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.80%) Gradle
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) Subversion
3 1 (0.80%) NUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.80%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.80%) JUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (45.60%) Finance
2 29 (23.20%) Financial Institution
3 19 (15.20%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.40%) French Language
4 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Front Office
5 2 (1.60%) Back Office
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (20.80%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (12.00%) C++ Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Python Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Applications Support
5 12 (9.60%) Administrator
5 12 (9.60%) Consultant
6 10 (8.00%) Architect
7 9 (7.20%) Development Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) WebSphere Administrator
7 9 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.20%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
10 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
10 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.00%) Middleware
2 15 (12.00%) Django
2 15 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (11.20%) ZeroMQ
3 14 (11.20%) Twisted
4 12 (9.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 11 (8.80%) STL
6 6 (4.80%) WebCenter
6 6 (4.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (4.00%) JMS
8 4 (3.20%) J2EE
9 3 (2.40%) Web Services
10 2 (1.60%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.60%) XML
10 2 (1.60%) JSP
10 2 (1.60%) Servlets
10 2 (1.60%) EJB
10 2 (1.60%) Spring
10 2 (1.60%) JRules
11 1 (0.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.40%) Clustering
2 24 (19.20%) Hedge funds
3 15 (12.00%) Credit Derivative
3 15 (12.00%) Derivative
4 12 (9.60%) DataPower
5 10 (8.00%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.20%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.40%) Kindle
7 3 (2.40%) Wiki
7 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.60%) Tandem
9 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.80%) EFT
9 1 (0.80%) Replication
9 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (70.40%) Linux
2 47 (37.60%) UNIX
3 41 (32.80%) Windows
4 30 (24.00%) SELinux
5 17 (13.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.00%) AIX
7 12 (9.60%) Solaris
8 8 (6.40%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.40%) zOS
10 2 (1.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) SOA
2 17 (13.60%) Configuration Management
3 16 (12.80%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (12.00%) OO
5 14 (11.20%) OOD
5 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.00%) High Availability
6 10 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.00%) DevOps
7 9 (7.20%) ITIL
8 5 (4.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.20%) Service Management
9 4 (3.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.20%) IT Governance
9 4 (3.20%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.20%) Python
2 44 (35.20%) Bash Shell
3 33 (26.40%) SQL
4 30 (24.00%) Ruby
5 16 (12.80%) C++
6 13 (10.40%) Perl
7 6 (4.80%) Java
8 5 (4.00%) Korn
9 4 (3.20%) VBScript
9 4 (3.20%) VB
10 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.60%) C
11 2 (1.60%) VBA
11 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) C#
12 1 (0.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.20%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.40%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (8.00%) vCloud
4 7 (5.60%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.80%) RHEV
7 1 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.80%) KVM
7 1 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (24.00%) Puppet
2 22 (17.60%) Tivoli
3 10 (8.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (3.20%) CA LISA
5 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 87 (69.60%) Oracle
2 75 (60.00%) IBM
3 32 (25.60%) VMware
4 26 (20.80%) Red Hat
5 24 (19.20%) Remedy
6 10 (8.00%) webMethods
6 10 (8.00%) Software AG
7 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.80%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.20%) HP
9 4 (3.20%) CA
10 2 (1.60%) Sun
10 2 (1.60%) Informatica
10 2 (1.60%) Sybase
10 2 (1.60%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.80%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.80%) Cognos
11 1 (0.80%) Siebel
11 1 (0.80%) Veritas
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