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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 227 228 225
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 25 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.73% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 17
Median daily rate £370 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £381 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2329 2539 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.95% 25.70% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1684 1281
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £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
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 25 September 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 +1 9 £400 -5.32% 1
Buckinghamshire +27 7 £375 -3.22%
East Sussex - 5 £344 - 1
Berkshire -13 2 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (71.70%) WebSphere
2 30 (56.60%) Web Services
3 27 (50.94%) IBM
4 26 (49.06%) Java
5 25 (47.17%) Finance
6 22 (41.51%) REST
7 19 (35.85%) JMS
8 18 (33.96%) Ajax
8 18 (33.96%) IBM Integration Bus
9 17 (32.08%) Java EE
9 17 (32.08%) Degree
9 17 (32.08%) SSL
9 17 (32.08%) JUnit
9 17 (32.08%) Linux
10 16 (30.19%) SOAP
10 16 (30.19%) Integration Testing
10 16 (30.19%) Maven
10 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (30.19%) Spring
10 16 (30.19%) Cucumber
10 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
11 15 (28.30%) User Stories
11 15 (28.30%) Functional Testing
11 15 (28.30%) Gradle
11 15 (28.30%) SoapUI
11 15 (28.30%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (28.30%) BDD
11 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (28.30%) Confluence
11 15 (28.30%) Hudson

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 (71.70%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.30%) Confluence
2 15 (28.30%) IIS
3 14 (26.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.66%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.77%) Apache TomEE
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) Mule
6 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.77%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SSL
2 15 (28.30%) HTTP
3 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.66%) FTP
4 3 (5.66%) WinSCP
5 2 (3.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) DB2
2 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) JUnit
2 16 (30.19%) Cucumber
2 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (30.19%) Maven
3 15 (28.30%) Ant
3 15 (28.30%) Gradle
3 15 (28.30%) Hudson
3 15 (28.30%) JIRA
3 15 (28.30%) JMeter
3 15 (28.30%) jMock
3 15 (28.30%) Selenium
3 15 (28.30%) SoapUI
3 15 (28.30%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.66%) Introscope
4 3 (5.66%) XMLSpy
5 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) JBehave
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Automation Test Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Administrator
4 10 (18.87%) WebSphere Administrator
5 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
5 8 (15.09%) QA Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 7 (13.21%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Developer in Test
6 7 (13.21%) Java Analyst Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Test Automation Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Specialist
8 5 (9.43%) Designer
8 5 (9.43%) QA Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) Web Services
2 22 (41.51%) REST
3 19 (35.85%) JMS
4 18 (33.96%) Ajax
4 18 (33.96%) IBM Integration Bus
5 17 (32.08%) Java EE
6 16 (30.19%) SOAP
6 16 (30.19%) Spring
7 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
8 11 (20.75%) XML
9 10 (18.87%) J2EE
10 9 (16.98%) JDBC
10 9 (16.98%) JNDI
11 6 (11.32%) Middleware
12 5 (9.43%) JSON
12 5 (9.43%) XSD
13 4 (7.55%) WSDL
13 4 (7.55%) XSLT
14 3 (5.66%) CSS
14 3 (5.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
1 15 (28.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (18.87%) Clustering
3 7 (13.21%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.19%) Integration Testing
2 15 (28.30%) BDD
2 15 (28.30%) Compatibility Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (28.30%) Domain-Driven Design
2 15 (28.30%) Functional Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Performance Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Regression Testing
2 15 (28.30%) System Integration Testing
2 15 (28.30%) TDD
2 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
2 15 (28.30%) User Stories
3 14 (26.42%) SOA
4 9 (16.98%) Garbage Collection
4 9 (16.98%) High Availability
5 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) Groovy
3 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.98%) Jython
4 9 (16.98%) Korn
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 15 (28.30%) ISEB
2 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
3 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) CA Wily
1 9 (16.98%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) IBM
2 15 (28.30%) Atlassian
2 15 (28.30%) Rally
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
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