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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 244 236 214
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 21 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.52% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 19
Median daily rate £350 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £393 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median 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
2334 2560 2307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.13% 26.11% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1673 1304
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.50 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
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 27 August 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 - 8 £375 -
Hampshire 0 4 £393 -6.54% 2
East Sussex - 3 £351 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £310 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Berkshire -20 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (74.51%) WebSphere
2 27 (52.94%) Web Services
2 27 (52.94%) IBM
3 23 (45.10%) Finance
4 22 (43.14%) Java
5 21 (41.18%) SSL
6 20 (39.22%) REST
7 19 (37.25%) SOAP
8 18 (35.29%) JMS
9 15 (29.41%) HTTP
9 15 (29.41%) Java EE
10 14 (27.45%) Degree
10 14 (27.45%) IBM Integration Bus
10 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (27.45%) Linux
10 14 (27.45%) JUnit
10 14 (27.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (25.49%) Functional Testing
11 13 (25.49%) Hudson
11 13 (25.49%) Confluence
11 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
11 13 (25.49%) BDD
11 13 (25.49%) Gradle
11 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
11 13 (25.49%) User Stories
11 13 (25.49%) SoapUI
11 13 (25.49%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (25.49%) Rally
11 13 (25.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (25.49%) IIS

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 38 (74.51%) WebSphere
2 13 (25.49%) Confluence
2 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 13 (25.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.92%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) SSL
2 15 (29.41%) HTTP
3 5 (9.80%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.88%) FTP
4 3 (5.88%) WinSCP
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) JUnit
2 13 (25.49%) Ant
2 13 (25.49%) Cucumber
2 13 (25.49%) Gradle
2 13 (25.49%) Hudson
2 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.49%) JIRA
2 13 (25.49%) JMeter
2 13 (25.49%) jMock
2 13 (25.49%) Maven
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
2 13 (25.49%) SoapUI
2 13 (25.49%) WebDriver
3 5 (9.80%) Introscope
4 3 (5.88%) XMLSpy
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Administrator
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 10 (19.61%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) QA Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Designer
5 7 (13.73%) Developer in Test
5 7 (13.73%) Java Analyst Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) QA Automation Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) Web Services
2 20 (39.22%) REST
3 19 (37.25%) SOAP
4 18 (35.29%) JMS
5 15 (29.41%) Java EE
6 14 (27.45%) IBM Integration Bus
7 13 (25.49%) Ajax
7 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
7 13 (25.49%) Spring
8 12 (23.53%) J2EE
8 12 (23.53%) XML
9 11 (21.57%) JDBC
9 11 (21.57%) JNDI
10 6 (11.76%) JSON
10 6 (11.76%) Middleware
10 6 (11.76%) XSD
11 4 (7.84%) WSDL
11 4 (7.84%) XSLT
12 3 (5.88%) XSL
13 1 (1.96%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Clustering
1 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
1 13 (25.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (19.61%) DataPower
3 3 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (27.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (25.49%) BDD
2 13 (25.49%) Compatibility Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (25.49%) Domain-Driven Design
2 13 (25.49%) Functional Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Integration Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Regression Testing
2 13 (25.49%) SOA
2 13 (25.49%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (25.49%) TDD
2 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
2 13 (25.49%) User Stories
3 11 (21.57%) Garbage Collection
3 11 (21.57%) High Availability
4 9 (17.65%) Migration
5 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.80%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Groovy
3 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) Jython
3 11 (21.57%) Korn
3 11 (21.57%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) COBOL
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 13 (25.49%) ISEB
2 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) CA Wily
2 7 (13.73%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) IBM
2 13 (25.49%) Atlassian
2 13 (25.49%) Rally
3 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) Capita
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
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