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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 328 381 319
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -62
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 65 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.086% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.29% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 37
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £439 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6625 6924 6198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.78% 29.69% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4948 4552
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £24.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 April 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 1 April 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 +42 26 £494 +8.51% 8
Hounslow - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 119 (99.17%) WebSphere
2 75 (62.50%) IBM
3 53 (44.17%) Linux
4 51 (42.50%) Finance
5 42 (35.00%) Oracle
6 41 (34.17%) UNIX
7 39 (32.50%) Middleware
8 30 (25.00%) Java
9 29 (24.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 27 (22.50%) Banking
11 25 (20.83%) WebLogic
12 22 (18.33%) TIBCO
13 21 (17.50%) Windows
13 21 (17.50%) Puppet
14 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (16.67%) SQL
14 20 (16.67%) Python
15 19 (15.83%) webMethods
16 18 (15.00%) AIX
16 18 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (14.17%) Solaris
17 17 (14.17%) XML
17 17 (14.17%) Red Hat
17 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (14.17%) DataPower
18 15 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
19 14 (11.67%) DevOps
19 14 (11.67%) Bash Shell
20 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 119 (99.17%) WebSphere
2 25 (20.83%) WebLogic
3 18 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (4.17%) JBoss
5 5 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.33%) CICS
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.67%) IIS
8 2 (1.67%) Apache
8 2 (1.67%) Mule
9 1 (0.83%) GemFire
9 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.67%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.67%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.83%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.83%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.50%) SAN
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) SMTP
4 1 (0.83%) Multicast
4 1 (0.83%) AMQP
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.00%) DB2
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.17%) DataStage
6 3 (2.50%) Sybase IQ
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.67%) Ant
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Hudson
3 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.83%) Maven
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) NUnit
3 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.83%) Introscope
3 1 (0.83%) ERwin
3 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (42.50%) Finance
2 27 (22.50%) Banking
3 11 (9.17%) Retail
4 10 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.00%) Retail Banking
7 5 (4.17%) Front Office
8 3 (2.50%) Back Office
9 2 (1.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.83%) Advertising
10 1 (0.83%) International Banking
10 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Developer
2 17 (14.17%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Consultant
4 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Support Specialist
5 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 10 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 10 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
5 10 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 9 (7.50%) WebSphere Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Middleware Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.50%) Middleware
2 29 (24.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 17 (14.17%) XML
4 10 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (6.67%) .NET
6 7 (5.83%) XSLT
7 6 (5.00%) FpML
7 6 (5.00%) WCF
7 6 (5.00%) Spring
8 5 (4.17%) WinForms
8 5 (4.17%) WPF
8 5 (4.17%) MSMQ
8 5 (4.17%) Web Services
9 4 (3.33%) JMS
10 3 (2.50%) WebCenter
10 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.50%) GWT
10 3 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.50%) Rendezvous
10 3 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.17%) DataPower
3 12 (10.00%) Derivative
3 12 (10.00%) Clustering
4 8 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.33%) Replication
7 3 (2.50%) Equities
7 3 (2.50%) iSeries
7 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.67%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.83%) LPAR
9 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.17%) Linux
2 41 (34.17%) UNIX
3 21 (17.50%) Windows
4 18 (15.00%) AIX
5 17 (14.17%) Solaris
6 15 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.50%) zOS
10 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.67%) DevOps
3 13 (10.83%) ITIL
3 13 (10.83%) SOA
4 11 (9.17%) Scrum
4 11 (9.17%) High Availability
5 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.00%) OO
7 6 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.00%) Change Control
8 5 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.17%) ETL
9 4 (3.33%) OOD
9 4 (3.33%) Low Latency
10 3 (2.50%) Validation
10 3 (2.50%) Migration
10 3 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.00%) Java
2 20 (16.67%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) Python
3 14 (11.67%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.00%) C#
5 9 (7.50%) Perl
6 8 (6.67%) Ruby
7 6 (5.00%) C
8 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.67%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) RPG
8 2 (1.67%) C++
8 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.67%) REXX
9 1 (0.83%) R
9 1 (0.83%) Jython
9 1 (0.83%) XPath
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) JCL
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.17%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.50%) Degree
4 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (5.00%) OCFS2
3 6 (5.00%) GlusterFS
3 6 (5.00%) GFS2
4 4 (3.33%) RACF
5 3 (2.50%) vCloud
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.67%) RHEV
6 2 (1.67%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (17.50%) Puppet
2 7 (5.83%) SELinux
3 6 (5.00%) Control-M
4 2 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (62.50%) IBM
2 42 (35.00%) Oracle
3 22 (18.33%) TIBCO
4 19 (15.83%) webMethods
5 17 (14.17%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.17%) VMware
7 9 (7.50%) Atlassian
8 7 (5.83%) Remedy
9 6 (5.00%) Software AG
10 5 (4.17%) DevExpress
11 4 (3.33%) Sybase
11 4 (3.33%) HP
12 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.67%) Cognos
12 2 (1.67%) Charles River
12 2 (1.67%) Informatica
12 2 (1.67%) Murex
12 2 (1.67%) Misys
13 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.83%) ATG
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