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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 114 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 11 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.075% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 0.32% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 14
Average daily rate £488 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £468 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
621 621 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.68% 23.42% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 361 325
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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 -1 8 £494 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £434 -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) Middleware
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) SSL
4 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 5 (20.00%) HTTP
4 5 (20.00%) WSDL
4 5 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (20.00%) SOAP
4 5 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Ab Initio
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) Unix
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) IIS
5 4 (16.00%) zOS
5 4 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (12.00%) DataPower
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Portal

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (12.00%) iPlanet
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eikon
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (4.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
1 5 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DataStage
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) WSDL
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) zOS
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) SDLC
2 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.00%) FactSet
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Pega
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO