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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 230 222 220
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 23 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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
2217 2076 1912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.33% 23.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1173 1025
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 120
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Berkshire +10 14 £450 +10.76% 1
Hampshire -1 3 £400 -15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £319 -12.06%
Surrey +4 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 33 (68.75%) IBM
3 28 (58.33%) Linux
4 20 (41.67%) DB2
5 19 (39.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (37.50%) HTTP
7 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (31.25%) AIX
9 13 (27.08%) Web Services
10 12 (25.00%) SOAP
10 12 (25.00%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) Python
10 12 (25.00%) Finance
10 12 (25.00%) Introscope
10 12 (25.00%) DataPower
10 12 (25.00%) High Availability
11 11 (22.92%) Jython
11 11 (22.92%) SSL
11 11 (22.92%) JMS
11 11 (22.92%) Windows
12 10 (20.83%) Apache
12 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
12 10 (20.83%) XML
12 10 (20.83%) Solaris
12 10 (20.83%) UNIX
12 10 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (18.75%) Clustering
13 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
14 8 (16.67%) Middleware
14 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (39.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (20.83%) Apache
3 10 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 4 (8.33%) iPlanet
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (4.17%) JBoss
6 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.08%) Jetty
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) HTTP
2 11 (22.92%) SSL
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.58%) DNS
5 5 (10.42%) Firewall
6 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.17%) LDAP
7 2 (4.17%) FTP
7 2 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) DB2
2 7 (14.58%) Big Data
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Introscope
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.25%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.08%) jMock
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) SOAP
3 11 (22.92%) JMS
4 10 (20.83%) XML
5 8 (16.67%) Middleware
6 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (12.50%) WSDL
7 6 (12.50%) J2EE
7 6 (12.50%) Worklight
8 5 (10.42%) HTML
9 4 (8.33%) JDBC
9 4 (8.33%) JNDI
10 3 (6.25%) Spring
10 3 (6.25%) .NET
11 2 (4.17%) XSL
11 2 (4.17%) XSLT
11 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.17%) Struts
11 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) DataPower
2 9 (18.75%) Clustering
3 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) iSeries
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) AS400
5 2 (4.17%) HACMP
6 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) AIX
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 10 (20.83%) Solaris
4 10 (20.83%) UNIX
5 6 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) zOS
8 2 (4.17%) Android
8 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) High Availability
3 7 (14.58%) Low Latency
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.33%) SOA
5 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Release Management
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.17%) System Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.17%) TDD
7 2 (4.17%) BDD
7 2 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
1 12 (25.00%) Python
2 11 (22.92%) Jython
3 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.58%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Korn
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.25%) XPath
7 3 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) COBOL
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) JCL
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) SAPscript
9 1 (2.08%) ABAP
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) IBM Certification
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) OCFS2
1 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) IBM
2 6 (12.50%) Adobe
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) Google
5 3 (6.25%) Coremetrics
5 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Endeca
7 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) Sun
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