The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 233 239 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 29 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.36% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 18
Median daily rate £350 £450 £472
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% -4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £348 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.15
WebSphere MQ
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2351 2507 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.63% 26.18% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1601 1222
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 35 47
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Buckinghamshire +21 12 £375 +17.64%
Hampshire +3 8 £400 +3.22% 2
East Sussex - 4 £350 -
West Sussex - 3 £310 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 42 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (53.57%) IBM
3 29 (51.79%) Web Services
4 27 (48.21%) Finance
5 23 (41.07%) Java
5 23 (41.07%) SSL
6 21 (37.50%) REST
7 20 (35.71%) JMS
7 20 (35.71%) SOAP
8 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.36%) HTTP
9 16 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (28.57%) Java EE
10 15 (26.79%) Clustering
10 15 (26.79%) IIS
10 15 (26.79%) JUnit
10 15 (26.79%) Linux
11 14 (25.00%) Ant
11 14 (25.00%) ISEB
11 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 14 (25.00%) JMeter
11 14 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 14 (25.00%) Ajax
11 14 (25.00%) Maven
11 14 (25.00%) TDD
11 14 (25.00%) Spring
11 14 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (25.00%) Hudson
11 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 14 (25.00%) Confluence

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 42 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (26.79%) IIS
4 14 (25.00%) Confluence
5 5 (8.93%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.57%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) SSL
2 17 (30.36%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.36%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) FTP
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) Intranet
5 1 (1.79%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) JUnit
2 14 (25.00%) Ant
2 14 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (25.00%) Gradle
2 14 (25.00%) Hudson
2 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.00%) JIRA
2 14 (25.00%) JMeter
2 14 (25.00%) jMock
2 14 (25.00%) Maven
2 14 (25.00%) Selenium
2 14 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 14 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.71%) Introscope
4 3 (5.36%) XMLSpy
5 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Administrator
2 13 (23.21%) WebSphere Administrator
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) QA Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 8 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Java Analyst Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Designer
6 7 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 7 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) Web Services
2 21 (37.50%) REST
3 20 (35.71%) JMS
3 20 (35.71%) SOAP
4 16 (28.57%) Java EE
5 14 (25.00%) Ajax
5 14 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 14 (25.00%) Spring
6 13 (23.21%) IBM Integration Bus
6 13 (23.21%) J2EE
7 12 (21.43%) JDBC
7 12 (21.43%) JNDI
7 12 (21.43%) XML
8 9 (16.07%) Middleware
9 6 (10.71%) JSON
9 6 (10.71%) XSD
10 4 (7.14%) WSDL
10 4 (7.14%) XSLT
11 3 (5.36%) XSL
12 1 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Clustering
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.43%) DataPower
2 12 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.36%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) FMCG
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Unix
5 3 (5.36%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) BDD
2 14 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 14 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 14 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (25.00%) TDD
2 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (23.21%) Performance Testing
3 13 (23.21%) SOA
4 12 (21.43%) Garbage Collection
4 12 (21.43%) High Availability
4 12 (21.43%) User Stories
5 9 (16.07%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.93%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) Groovy
3 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 12 (21.43%) Jython
3 12 (21.43%) Korn
3 12 (21.43%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) COBOL
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) ISEB
1 14 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (23.21%) Degree
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) CA Wily
2 7 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.36%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) IBM
2 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
2 13 (23.21%) Rally
3 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Software AG
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods
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