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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / South East
Rank 215 239 229
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 22 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.73% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
Median daily rate £435 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £452 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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
1868 2189 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 26.68% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1425 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +28 16 £435 +0.57% 2
Surrey +21 5 £650 +52.94%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 40 (85.11%) WebSphere
2 31 (65.96%) IBM
3 30 (63.83%) Linux
4 27 (57.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (51.06%) IBM Integration Bus
6 23 (48.94%) Bash Shell
7 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
8 21 (44.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
8 21 (44.68%) Web Services
9 20 (42.55%) Red Hat
10 18 (38.30%) Shell Script
10 18 (38.30%) Tomcat
11 17 (36.17%) JBoss
11 17 (36.17%) Java
11 17 (36.17%) Open Source
11 17 (36.17%) Apache TomEE
11 17 (36.17%) Apache Geronimo
12 14 (29.79%) HTTP
13 13 (27.66%) Finance
13 13 (27.66%) REST
13 13 (27.66%) Analytics
14 12 (25.53%) JMS
15 11 (23.40%) SOAP
15 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (23.40%) Ajax
16 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (17.02%) Oracle
17 8 (17.02%) Spring
17 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing

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 40 (85.11%) WebSphere
2 27 (57.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (38.30%) Tomcat
4 17 (36.17%) Apache Geronimo
4 17 (36.17%) Apache TomEE
4 17 (36.17%) JBoss
5 6 (12.77%) Confluence
5 6 (12.77%) IIS
6 5 (10.64%) Apache
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.13%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) HTTPS
2 7 (14.89%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.89%) JUnit
2 7 (14.89%) Maven
3 6 (12.77%) Ant
3 6 (12.77%) Gradle
3 6 (12.77%) Hudson
3 6 (12.77%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) JMeter
3 6 (12.77%) jMock
3 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
3 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.51%) Introscope
5 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) JBehave
5 1 (2.13%) Mockito
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 10 (21.28%) WebSphere Specialist
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Server Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) IBM Integration Bus
2 21 (44.68%) Web Services
3 13 (27.66%) REST
4 12 (25.53%) JMS
5 11 (23.40%) Ajax
5 11 (23.40%) SOAP
6 8 (17.02%) Spring
7 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.89%) J2EE
7 7 (14.89%) Middleware
8 6 (12.77%) Java EE
8 6 (12.77%) JDBC
8 6 (12.77%) JNDI
9 5 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (10.64%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) JSF
9 5 (10.64%) XML
10 4 (8.51%) CSS
10 4 (8.51%) JAXB
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.26%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Open Source
2 13 (27.66%) Analytics
3 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
6 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.77%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Garbage Collection
7 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.77%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (12.77%) User Stories
8 5 (10.64%) High Availability
9 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Bash Shell
2 18 (38.30%) Shell Script
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) Groovy
4 6 (12.77%) Jython
4 6 (12.77%) Korn
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) ISEB
4 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) PA-DSS
2 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) CA Wily
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) IBM
2 20 (42.55%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Atlassian
4 6 (12.77%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
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