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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 228 208 187
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 42 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 1.87% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 28
Average daily rate
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£465 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £370 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
2577 2302 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.00% 25.17% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1301 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +13 30 £475 - 1
Hampshire -11 11 £428 +0.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £425 -20.93% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 58 (86.57%) IBM
3 49 (73.13%) DB2
4 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (58.21%) DataPower
6 28 (41.79%) AIX
6 28 (41.79%) Linux
7 26 (38.81%) Solaris
8 25 (37.31%) JMS
9 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (35.82%) Finance
10 21 (31.34%) UNIX
11 20 (29.85%) Clustering
12 19 (28.36%) Windows
13 18 (26.87%) HTTP
14 17 (25.37%) Java
14 17 (25.37%) Ab Initio
14 17 (25.37%) Shell Script
14 17 (25.37%) Middleware
14 17 (25.37%) High Availability
14 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (23.88%) XML
15 16 (23.88%) IBM Certification
16 13 (19.40%) Web Services
16 13 (19.40%) SOAP
17 11 (16.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 11 (16.42%) SSL
18 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
18 10 (14.93%) Low Latency
18 10 (14.93%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.49%) Jetty
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) HTTP
2 11 (16.42%) SSL
3 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.99%) FTP
4 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (73.13%) DB2
2 10 (14.93%) Big Data
3 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.99%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Selenium
1 7 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (10.45%) SoapUI
2 5 (7.46%) TestComplete
2 5 (7.46%) ClearQuest
2 5 (7.46%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.48%) Introscope
5 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) jMock
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Ab Initio Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Tester
7 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.49%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) JMS
2 17 (25.37%) Middleware
3 16 (23.88%) XML
4 13 (19.40%) Web Services
4 13 (19.40%) SOAP
5 11 (16.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (11.94%) HTML
7 7 (10.45%) XSLT
8 6 (8.96%) WSDL
8 6 (8.96%) .NET
9 5 (7.46%) J2EE
10 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.48%) JDBC
11 3 (4.48%) Spring
11 3 (4.48%) JNDI
12 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.99%) BAPI
12 2 (2.99%) MDX
12 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 39 (58.21%) DataPower
2 20 (29.85%) Clustering
3 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.94%) Cryptography
4 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.96%) iSeries
6 4 (5.97%) AS400
7 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.99%) Statistics
7 2 (2.99%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.49%) HACMP
8 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) AIX
1 28 (41.79%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) Solaris
3 21 (31.34%) UNIX
4 19 (28.36%) Windows
5 4 (5.97%) Android
5 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) High Availability
3 10 (14.93%) Low Latency
3 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.45%) Analytics
5 6 (8.96%) Release Management
5 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
5 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.46%) System Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.97%) Manual Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.97%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (4.48%) SOA
8 3 (4.48%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (2.99%) ETL
9 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Java
1 17 (25.37%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.46%) C#
2 5 (7.46%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) Jython
4 3 (4.48%) Korn
5 2 (2.99%) XPath
5 2 (2.99%) JCL
5 2 (2.99%) SAPscript
5 2 (2.99%) ABAP
5 2 (2.99%) COBOL
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) IBM Certification
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) IBM
2 17 (25.37%) Ab Initio
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Google
5 6 (8.96%) Coremetrics
6 5 (7.46%) Endeca
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle
8 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £469 per day
Posted: 6 days ago