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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 142 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.48% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £439 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
603 609 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.20% 20.21% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 479
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 5 £439 +3.23%
Glasgow +4 2 £475 +11.76%
Stirling - 1 £350 -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 4 (21.05%) Ab Initio
5 4 (21.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) AIX
5 4 (21.05%) zOS
5 4 (21.05%) Apache
5 4 (21.05%) DataPower
6 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) iPlanet
6 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
6 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (21.05%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) iPlanet
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (5.26%) CICS
5 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eikon
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Markit EDM
1 1 (5.26%) thinkFolio
1 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DataStage
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) CICS Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) WSDL
5 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) AIX
1 4 (21.05%) zOS
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
2 2 (10.53%) SDLC
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) API Design
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Kanban
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Ab Initio
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) FactSet
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft