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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 236 234 215
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 29 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.20% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 13
Median daily rate £350 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £331 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median 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
2384 2409 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.76% 25.57% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1533 1216
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +16 12 - - 1
Hampshire +10 7 £425 +6.25% 2
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £310 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (72.34%) WebSphere
2 26 (55.32%) IBM
3 24 (51.06%) Finance
4 23 (48.94%) Java
5 22 (46.81%) Web Services
6 20 (42.55%) REST
7 18 (38.30%) JMS
8 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.04%) SSL
9 14 (29.79%) SOAP
9 14 (29.79%) JUnit
9 14 (29.79%) IIS
9 14 (29.79%) Java EE
9 14 (29.79%) IBM Integration Bus
10 13 (27.66%) JIRA
10 13 (27.66%) QA
10 13 (27.66%) Selenium
10 13 (27.66%) jMock
10 13 (27.66%) Compatibility Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Integration Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (27.66%) Groovy
10 13 (27.66%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
10 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (27.66%) Hudson
10 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
10 13 (27.66%) Confluence
10 13 (27.66%) Cucumber

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 34 (72.34%) WebSphere
2 14 (29.79%) IIS
3 13 (27.66%) Confluence
4 12 (25.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (12.77%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (4.26%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) SSL
2 12 (25.53%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.38%) FTP
4 3 (6.38%) WinSCP
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Intranet
5 1 (2.13%) S/MIME
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) JUnit
2 13 (27.66%) Ant
2 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
2 13 (27.66%) Gradle
2 13 (27.66%) Hudson
2 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.66%) JIRA
2 13 (27.66%) JMeter
2 13 (27.66%) jMock
2 13 (27.66%) Maven
2 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
2 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.51%) Introscope
4 3 (6.38%) XMLSpy
5 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) QA Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Java Analyst Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Designer
5 7 (14.89%) Developer in Test
5 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Test Automation Developer
5 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Administrator
6 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) QA Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) Web Services
2 20 (42.55%) REST
3 18 (38.30%) JMS
4 14 (29.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (29.79%) Java EE
4 14 (29.79%) SOAP
5 13 (27.66%) Ajax
5 13 (27.66%) Hibernate
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
6 10 (21.28%) XML
7 9 (19.15%) J2EE
7 9 (19.15%) Middleware
8 7 (14.89%) JDBC
8 7 (14.89%) JNDI
9 6 (12.77%) JSON
9 6 (12.77%) XSD
10 4 (8.51%) XSLT
11 3 (6.38%) WSDL
11 3 (6.38%) XSL
12 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
1 11 (23.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (21.28%) Clustering
2 10 (21.28%) DataPower
3 3 (6.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) BDD
2 13 (27.66%) Compatibility Testing
2 13 (27.66%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (27.66%) Domain-Driven Design
2 13 (27.66%) Functional Testing
2 13 (27.66%) Integration Testing
2 13 (27.66%) Regression Testing
2 13 (27.66%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (27.66%) TDD
2 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
3 12 (25.53%) Performance Testing
3 12 (25.53%) SOA
4 11 (23.40%) User Stories
5 9 (19.15%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) Garbage Collection
6 7 (14.89%) High Availability
6 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.64%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) Groovy
3 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.89%) Jython
3 7 (14.89%) Korn
3 7 (14.89%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) COBOL
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISEB
1 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) CA Wily
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (6.38%) Nagios
4 2 (4.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) IBM
2 12 (25.53%) Atlassian
2 12 (25.53%) Rally
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Charles River
6 1 (2.13%) Fiserv
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Software AG
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) webMethods
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