The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 444 496 404
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -92
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 150 104 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.69% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 69
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £379
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +48 137 £400 -12.08% 10
London +63 80 £425 -6.07% 8
City of London +37 25 £494 +31.66% 5
South East -5 22 £425 -17.07% 1
East Midlands +11 10 £340 +4.61%
Berkshire -1 10 £450 +17.26% 1
Yorkshire -14 10 £400 -11.11%
Scotland -1 9 £425 -5.55%
Reading +7 8 £425 +10.74%
Edinburgh +5 7 £425 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £350 -41.66%
Milton Keynes -2 6 £350 -41.66%
West Midlands -13 6 £425 -8.10% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 5 £274 +7.45%
Tyne and Wear +5 5 £274 +7.45%
North East -4 5 £274 +7.45%
Harrogate - 5 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
Warwickshire +2 4 £425 -3.40%
South Yorkshire -7 4 £513 +5.12%
Hampshire -10 4 £402 -
Nottinghamshire -3 3 - -
Nottingham -6 3 - -
Sheffield -7 3 £513 +5.12%
Northamptonshire - 3 £340 -
Farnborough - 3 £381 -
Wiltshire +13 2 - -
Midlands +3 2 - -
South West +1 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 306 (97.76%) WebSphere
2 183 (58.47%) IBM
3 121 (38.66%) Linux
4 108 (34.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 90 (28.75%) UNIX
5 90 (28.75%) Middleware
6 89 (28.43%) Oracle
7 81 (25.88%) Finance
8 80 (25.56%) Java
9 77 (24.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 61 (19.49%) DataPower
11 60 (19.17%) AIX
12 59 (18.85%) Windows
13 51 (16.29%) XML
14 46 (14.70%) DB2
14 46 (14.70%) SOA
15 45 (14.38%) Solaris
16 42 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (13.10%) Red Hat
18 40 (12.78%) HTTP
18 40 (12.78%) Web Services
19 38 (12.14%) WebLogic
20 37 (11.82%) SQL
21 33 (10.54%) Security Cleared
22 32 (10.22%) Banking
22 32 (10.22%) TIBCO
23 30 (9.58%) Python
23 30 (9.58%) JMS
23 30 (9.58%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 306 (97.76%) WebSphere
2 77 (24.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (12.14%) WebLogic
4 22 (7.03%) MQSeries
4 22 (7.03%) JBoss
5 20 (6.39%) WebSphere Portal
6 19 (6.07%) Apache
7 15 (4.79%) IIS
7 15 (4.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (3.83%) CICS
9 10 (3.19%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (2.56%) NetWeaver
11 7 (2.24%) iPlanet
12 6 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.64%) Mule
14 2 (0.64%) FileNet
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.96%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.64%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.64%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Endur
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Agresso
5 1 (0.32%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.24%) OpenShift
2 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.78%) HTTP
2 28 (8.95%) SSL
3 19 (6.07%) Firewall
4 16 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.83%) HTTPS
6 10 (3.19%) DNS
7 8 (2.56%) DMZ
8 7 (2.24%) SAN
9 6 (1.92%) LDAP
9 6 (1.92%) FTP
10 5 (1.60%) Multicast
11 4 (1.28%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.64%) AMQP
12 2 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.32%) Internet
13 1 (0.32%) LAN
13 1 (0.32%) WAN
13 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.70%) DB2
2 26 (8.31%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.83%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
6 6 (1.92%) Big Data
7 5 (1.60%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (1.60%) DataStage
8 4 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.96%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (5.11%) Introscope
2 10 (3.19%) JIRA
3 8 (2.56%) Ant
4 7 (2.24%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.92%) Subversion
5 6 (1.92%) Maven
6 5 (1.60%) ClearCase
6 5 (1.60%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.64%) Hudson
9 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.64%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.64%) Selenium
9 2 (0.64%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.64%) NUnit
9 2 (0.64%) JUnit
9 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 81 (25.88%) Finance
2 32 (10.22%) Banking
3 21 (6.71%) Retail
4 10 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.60%) Front Office
6 5 (1.60%) Back Office
7 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) International Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (21.41%) Developer
2 48 (15.34%) Administrator
3 41 (13.10%) Consultant
4 37 (11.82%) Architect
5 35 (11.18%) Analyst
6 34 (10.86%) WebSphere Administrator
7 26 (8.31%) WebSphere Consultant
8 24 (7.67%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.75%) WebSphere Developer
10 14 (4.47%) Integration Architect
11 13 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.15%) Messaging Specialist
11 13 (4.15%) Designer
12 12 (3.83%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.83%) Support Specialist
13 11 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 11 (3.51%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.51%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 11 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
14 10 (3.19%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (34.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 90 (28.75%) Middleware
3 51 (16.29%) XML
4 40 (12.78%) Web Services
5 30 (9.58%) JMS
6 23 (7.35%) SOAP
7 22 (7.03%) .NET
8 21 (6.71%) J2EE
9 20 (6.39%) Spring
9 20 (6.39%) HTML
10 19 (6.07%) XSLT
10 19 (6.07%) TIBCO EMS
11 18 (5.75%) WSDL
12 12 (3.83%) REST
13 11 (3.51%) XSD
14 10 (3.19%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (3.19%) Servlets
14 10 (3.19%) Hibernate
15 9 (2.88%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.49%) DataPower
2 30 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.27%) Clustering
4 13 (4.15%) Derivative
5 12 (3.83%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.19%) Open Source
7 9 (2.88%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.56%) LPAR
8 8 (2.56%) iSeries
8 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.60%) Replication
9 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.96%) Equities
11 3 (0.96%) HACMP
11 3 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 121 (38.66%) Linux
2 90 (28.75%) UNIX
3 60 (19.17%) AIX
4 59 (18.85%) Windows
5 45 (14.38%) Solaris
6 41 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (8.63%) zOS
8 20 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.60%) HPUX
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.28%) Android
12 4 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.28%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.32%) CentOS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.70%) SOA
2 42 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (8.95%) Migration
4 25 (7.99%) Configuration Management
4 25 (7.99%) ITIL
5 20 (6.39%) Scrum
6 18 (5.75%) High Availability
7 17 (5.43%) DevOps
8 12 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (3.83%) Risk Management
9 11 (3.51%) TDD
9 11 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (3.51%) Low Latency
10 10 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (3.19%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.88%) ETL
11 9 (2.88%) EAI
11 9 (2.88%) OO
12 8 (2.56%) Change Control
12 8 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.56%) Java
2 37 (11.82%) SQL
3 30 (9.58%) Python
4 20 (6.39%) Perl
5 16 (5.11%) Jython
5 16 (5.11%) C#
6 15 (4.79%) Bash Shell
7 13 (4.15%) XPath
8 10 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.56%) Korn
9 8 (2.56%) C
9 8 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.92%) Ruby
11 5 (1.60%) C++
12 4 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.96%) VBScript
14 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.64%) RPG
14 2 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.07%) Degree
3 17 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.92%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.88%) OCFS2
3 7 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.92%) GlusterFS
4 6 (1.92%) GFS2
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.64%) RHEV
6 2 (0.64%) KVM
6 2 (0.64%) RACF
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (6.71%) Puppet
2 13 (4.15%) Tivoli
3 12 (3.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 11 (3.51%) Control-M
5 8 (2.56%) CA Wily
6 5 (1.60%) SELinux
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.32%) Netcool
8 1 (0.32%) WMI
8 1 (0.32%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.32%) SCCM
8 1 (0.32%) SCOM
8 1 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 183 (58.47%) IBM
2 89 (28.43%) Oracle
3 41 (13.10%) Red Hat
4 32 (10.22%) TIBCO
5 25 (7.99%) SAP
6 18 (5.75%) webMethods
7 16 (5.11%) Microsoft
8 15 (4.79%) VMware
9 13 (4.15%) Software AG
10 12 (3.83%) Atlassian
11 11 (3.51%) HP
12 10 (3.19%) Remedy
13 8 (2.56%) Siebel
13 8 (2.56%) Informatica
14 7 (2.24%) Intel
14 7 (2.24%) Adobe
14 7 (2.24%) Sun
14 7 (2.24%) AppDynamics
15 6 (1.92%) Sybase
16 5 (1.60%) EMC
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