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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 221 240 246
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 21 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.24% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £325 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
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
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Hampshire +25 13 £400 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £625 - 3
Berkshire +4 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £344 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 32 (84.21%) WebSphere
2 24 (63.16%) IBM
3 21 (55.26%) Web Services
4 19 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
6 14 (36.84%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) HTTP
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 14 (36.84%) IBM Integration Bus
7 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) SSL
7 12 (31.58%) SOAP
8 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) Ajax
9 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.68%) JDBC
10 9 (23.68%) J2EE
10 9 (23.68%) JMS
10 9 (23.68%) Python
10 9 (23.68%) Clustering
10 9 (23.68%) Jython
10 9 (23.68%) JNDI
10 9 (23.68%) CA Wily
10 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (23.68%) Korn
10 9 (23.68%) REST
10 9 (23.68%) Garbage Collection
11 8 (21.05%) High Availability
11 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration

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 32 (84.21%) WebSphere
2 19 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (15.79%) Apache TomEE
3 6 (15.79%) Confluence
3 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 6 (15.79%) JBoss
3 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.63%) Mule
6 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) HTTP
2 12 (31.58%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
1 7 (18.42%) JUnit
1 7 (18.42%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Ant
2 6 (15.79%) Gradle
2 6 (15.79%) Hudson
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) JMeter
2 6 (15.79%) jMock
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.53%) Introscope
4 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) JBehave
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Administrator
1 10 (26.32%) WebSphere Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Web Services
2 14 (36.84%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (31.58%) SOAP
4 10 (26.32%) Ajax
5 9 (23.68%) J2EE
5 9 (23.68%) JDBC
5 9 (23.68%) JMS
5 9 (23.68%) JNDI
5 9 (23.68%) REST
6 8 (21.05%) Java EE
7 7 (18.42%) Spring
7 7 (18.42%) XML
8 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) HTML
9 4 (10.53%) JSF
9 4 (10.53%) Middleware
9 4 (10.53%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (5.26%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.26%) Biometrics
3 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.26%) DataPower
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Garbage Collection
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (21.05%) High Availability
3 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) BDD
4 6 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Open Source
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
4 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.79%) User Stories
5 5 (13.16%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Bash Shell
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Jython
3 9 (23.68%) Korn
3 9 (23.68%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) Groovy
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) ISEB
4 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PA-DSS
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) CA Wily
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) Atlassian
4 6 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.63%) Capita
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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