The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 379 390 352
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 224 186 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.30% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 89 128
Average daily rate
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£468 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £431
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +18 216 £470 +7.42% 20
London +27 102 £500 +5.26% 7
South East +6 50 £475 +25.00% 2
City of London +27 20 £475 - 4
East Midlands +20 19 £450 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -9 18 £460 +22.66% 1
Hampshire 0 17 £447 +38.66% 1
Yorkshire +9 12 £425 -5.55% 1
Berkshire -10 11 £500 +16.27% 1
West Yorkshire +10 9 £425 -5.55% 1
Halifax - 8 £425 - 1
North West -5 7 £438 +7.69% 2
Reading +4 6 £575 +14.42%
Cheshire +1 6 £450 +16.12%
Coventry -10 6 £469 +44.23%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £425 - 1
Surrey - 5 £450 -
Nottingham - 5 - - 1
Scotland -34 4 £350 -15.15% 1
Sheffield +2 2 £500 -
South Yorkshire +1 2 £500 -
Glasgow -2 2 £375 -11.76%
East of England -22 2 £600 +140.00% 3
Edinburgh -32 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford +7 1 £450 +50.00%
Manchester -8 1 £425 - 2
Bedford - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 3
Slough - - - -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 316 (96.93%) WebSphere
2 205 (62.88%) IBM
3 154 (47.24%) Linux
4 128 (39.26%) Oracle
5 120 (36.81%) UNIX
6 99 (30.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 94 (28.83%) Finance
8 90 (27.61%) Windows
9 73 (22.39%) Middleware
10 68 (20.86%) SQL
11 66 (20.25%) Python
12 63 (19.33%) SOA
13 57 (17.48%) Clustering
13 57 (17.48%) AIX
13 57 (17.48%) WebLogic
14 54 (16.56%) DataPower
15 51 (15.64%) Bash Shell
16 44 (13.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 44 (13.50%) Red Hat
17 42 (12.88%) DB2
18 40 (12.27%) VMware
19 39 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (11.66%) Java
21 37 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 37 (11.35%) Root Cause Analysis
22 35 (10.74%) Oracle Database
22 35 (10.74%) SQL Server
22 35 (10.74%) Tivoli
23 33 (10.12%) HTTP
24 32 (9.82%) Web Services

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 316 (96.93%) WebSphere
2 57 (17.48%) WebLogic
3 44 (13.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (6.13%) MQSeries
5 17 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (3.37%) IIS
7 10 (3.07%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.76%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (2.45%) WebSphere Portal
9 8 (2.45%) NetWeaver
9 8 (2.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.84%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.92%) Apache
12 3 (0.92%) FileNet
12 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.61%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (2.15%) MS Office
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (6.44%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.61%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.31%) Documaker
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.20%) Amazon EC2
1 30 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) PaaS
3 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.12%) HTTP
2 30 (9.20%) SSL
3 24 (7.36%) Firewall
4 19 (5.83%) FTP
5 17 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.21%) DNS
6 14 (4.29%) HTTPS
7 10 (3.07%) SAN
8 9 (2.76%) LDAP
9 7 (2.15%) DMZ
10 5 (1.53%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.92%) ATM
13 1 (0.31%) VPN
13 1 (0.31%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.31%) InfiniBand
13 1 (0.31%) SSH
13 1 (0.31%) Internet
13 1 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.88%) DB2
2 35 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.74%) Oracle Database
3 31 (9.51%) Oracle Exadata
4 14 (4.29%) ObjectStore
4 14 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.84%) SQLPlus
5 6 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.92%) Big Data
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.92%) DTS
8 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (7.98%) JIRA
2 6 (1.84%) Introscope
2 6 (1.84%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.92%) Maven
4 3 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.61%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.61%) Ant
5 2 (0.61%) JUnit
5 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.61%) Subversion
5 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.31%) Mockito
6 1 (0.31%) Gradle
6 1 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) Lombardi
General
1 94 (28.83%) Finance
2 32 (9.82%) Banking
3 29 (8.90%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.91%) Retail
5 11 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.15%) Automotive
7 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.92%) Advertising
9 3 (0.92%) French Language
9 3 (0.92%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) Front Office
10 2 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (19.02%) Architect
1 62 (19.02%) Developer
2 53 (16.26%) Administrator
3 44 (13.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 32 (9.82%) Analyst
5 29 (8.90%) Consultant
6 21 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.44%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (5.83%) Integration Architect
8 18 (5.52%) WebSphere Developer
9 17 (5.21%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.91%) C++ Developer
11 15 (4.60%) Python Developer
12 13 (3.99%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (2.76%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (2.76%) WebSphere Architect
13 9 (2.76%) Development Engineer
14 8 (2.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (30.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 73 (22.39%) Middleware
3 32 (9.82%) Web Services
4 26 (7.98%) XML
5 24 (7.36%) HTML
6 15 (4.60%) J2EE
6 15 (4.60%) JMS
6 15 (4.60%) Django
6 15 (4.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (4.29%) Twisted
7 14 (4.29%) ZeroMQ
8 13 (3.99%) REST
9 12 (3.68%) SOAP
10 11 (3.37%) STL
10 11 (3.37%) XSD
10 11 (3.37%) WSDL
10 11 (3.37%) Dojo
11 10 (3.07%) .NET
12 8 (2.45%) JSON
12 8 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.48%) Clustering
2 54 (16.56%) DataPower
3 24 (7.36%) Hedge funds
4 15 (4.60%) Credit Derivative
4 15 (4.60%) Derivative
5 14 (4.29%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.68%) iSeries
6 12 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.37%) N-Tier
8 10 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.07%) SWIFT
9 7 (2.15%) Replication
10 6 (1.84%) AS400
11 5 (1.53%) HACMP
12 4 (1.23%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.92%) PKI
13 3 (0.92%) Kindle
13 3 (0.92%) Wiki
14 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
14 2 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 154 (47.24%) Linux
2 120 (36.81%) UNIX
3 90 (27.61%) Windows
4 57 (17.48%) AIX
5 37 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (9.82%) Solaris
7 30 (9.20%) SELinux
8 26 (7.98%) zOS
9 13 (3.99%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.92%) SUSE
12 2 (0.61%) Android
12 2 (0.61%) HPUX
13 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.33%) SOA
2 37 (11.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 28 (8.59%) ITIL
4 24 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (6.75%) Configuration Management
6 21 (6.44%) High Availability
7 20 (6.13%) E-Commerce
8 18 (5.52%) OO
9 17 (5.21%) Migration
9 17 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.91%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.29%) OOD
13 12 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.68%) DevOps
14 10 (3.07%) UML
14 10 (3.07%) ETL
14 10 (3.07%) Incident Management
15 9 (2.76%) TOGAF
16 8 (2.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (20.86%) SQL
2 66 (20.25%) Python
3 51 (15.64%) Bash Shell
4 38 (11.66%) Java
5 30 (9.20%) Shell Script
5 30 (9.20%) Ruby
6 21 (6.44%) Perl
7 17 (5.21%) C++
8 14 (4.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.37%) Korn
9 11 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.45%) VB
12 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.15%) C#
13 6 (1.84%) C
13 6 (1.84%) Jython
14 4 (1.23%) VBScript
15 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) IBM Certification
4 5 (1.53%) Degree
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) QA
2 6 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.23%) SLA
4 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.51%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (3.99%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.07%) vCloud
5 7 (2.15%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.53%) OCFS2
7 5 (1.53%) vSphere
8 2 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.31%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) KVM
9 1 (0.31%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 35 (10.74%) Tivoli
2 30 (9.20%) Puppet
3 15 (4.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 7 (2.15%) BladeLogic
5 6 (1.84%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.23%) CA LISA
6 4 (1.23%) nmon
7 3 (0.92%) Control-M
8 1 (0.31%) Legato
8 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 205 (62.88%) IBM
2 128 (39.26%) Oracle
3 44 (13.50%) Red Hat
4 40 (12.27%) VMware
5 31 (9.51%) SAP
6 25 (7.67%) Microsoft
6 25 (7.67%) Remedy
7 15 (4.60%) JBoss
8 13 (3.99%) HP
8 13 (3.99%) Software AG
9 12 (3.68%) TIBCO
10 11 (3.37%) webMethods
10 11 (3.37%) Informatica
11 9 (2.76%) Intel
11 9 (2.76%) Sun
12 7 (2.15%) Ab Initio
13 6 (1.84%) EMC
13 6 (1.84%) Siebel
14 5 (1.53%) Dell
14 5 (1.53%) NetApp
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago