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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 138 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.13% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.05% -5.55%
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
666 619 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.66% 20.94% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 291 480
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Glasgow +4 6 £300 -29.41%
Stirling - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh -17 1 £428 +0.58%
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) zOS
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Apache
5 4 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (20.00%) Middleware
5 4 (20.00%) DB2
5 4 (20.00%) DataPower
6 3 (15.00%) High Availability
6 3 (15.00%) PowerHA
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Clustering
6 3 (15.00%) iPlanet
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle

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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) iPlanet
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (5.00%) CICS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DataStage
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) CICS Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) DataPower
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) AIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) zOS
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) High Availability
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Kanban
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) PowerHA
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle