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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 116 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 9 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 1.06% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 4.34% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
Average daily rate
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£353 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £471 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
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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
792 599 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.11% 24.41% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 294 235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 5 £355 -21.11% 2
Glasgow -17 4 £350 -8.19% 1
Stirling - - - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (92.31%) IBM
3 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
5 6 (46.15%) JSP
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) DataPower
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) DMZ
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) JBoss
8 3 (23.08%) J2EE
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) WebLogic Portal

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (23.08%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DMZ
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (46.15%) JSP
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) EJB
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) JMS
5 2 (15.38%) Servlets
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Struts
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) JSF
5 2 (15.38%) JTA
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) Dojo
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) DataPower
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) BPEL
3 2 (15.38%) AOP
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Legato
1 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Yahoo!
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Kony
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
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