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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 123 115 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 9 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.49% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.62% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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
606 802 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.98% 30.40% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 487 374
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.74 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £78.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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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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 -5 7 £425 -15.00% 1
Glasgow -5 1 £425 -
WebSphere MQ
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WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) DataPower
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (21.43%) Markit EDM
6 3 (21.43%) zOS
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) DB2
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (14.29%) CICS
7 2 (14.29%) Control-M
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) LPAR
7 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
7 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) VMware

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 2 (14.29%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (7.14%) Eikon
2 1 (7.14%) Agresso
2 1 (7.14%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) LPAR
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C++
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Control-M
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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