The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 114 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.57% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 2.18% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Average daily rate
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- £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
WebSphere MQ
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -2 6 - - 4
Glasgow - - - - 1
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (73.68%) IBM
3 10 (52.63%) Middleware
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (31.58%) Solaris
7 6 (31.58%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) MQSeries
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (21.05%) UNIX
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) iSeries
10 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
10 3 (15.79%) BPEL
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
10 3 (15.79%) J2EE
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) BMC
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (47.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (21.05%) MQSeries
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 2 (10.53%) Apache
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (10.53%) GlassFish
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (5.26%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (10.53%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Middleware
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) JMS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) EJB
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) JSP
4 2 (10.53%) Servlets
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) Struts
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) JSF
4 2 (10.53%) JTA
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) Struts2
4 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.79%) BPEL
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) AOP
4 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) BMC
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Yahoo!
5 2 (10.53%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) Kony