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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 128 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.15
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
626 638 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.48% 20.01% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 304 428
Median daily rate £348 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Stirling - 5 £350 -
Glasgow +5 4 £300 -
Edinburgh -6 1 £428 +0.58%
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (52.94%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) DB2
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Ab Initio
6 3 (17.65%) Clustering
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) XSLT
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (11.76%) AIX
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (11.76%) Control-M
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware
7 2 (11.76%) Mainframe

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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) CICS
4 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) CICS Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) PowerHA
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Ab Initio