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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 109 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 13 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.73% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 2.54% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.77%
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
736 708 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.68% 28.73% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 387 314
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £26.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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
(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 -9 10 - -
Glasgow -3 1 £425 +13.33%
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (77.27%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) Middleware
4 10 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Banking
6 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Solaris
8 6 (27.27%) Migration
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) UNIX
9 5 (22.73%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) iSeries
10 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (13.64%) J2EE
11 3 (13.64%) JSP
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) SOA
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) BMC
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (13.64%) BPEL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) MQSeries
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
5 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) Apache
6 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) CICS
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) DMZ
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.55%) Introscope
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Middleware
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) JSP
5 2 (9.09%) Servlets
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) Struts
5 2 (9.09%) EJB
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) JMS
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) JSF
5 2 (9.09%) JTA
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) Dojo
5 2 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iSeries
2 3 (13.64%) DataPower
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Solaris
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) BPEL
4 2 (9.09%) AOP
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) BCP
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (9.09%) Control-M
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) IBM
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) BMC
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Yahoo!
5 2 (9.09%) Google
5 2 (9.09%) Kony