The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 473 461 411
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -50
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 161 206 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.26% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 98 118
Median daily rate £420 £429 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
15889 16310 15708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 27.96% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11016 11043 9971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 289 217
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -20 154 £420 -3.44% 12
London -22 63 £500 +17.64% 6
Yorkshire +20 28 £525 +23.52%
South Yorkshire - 23 £525 -
Sheffield - 23 £525 -
South East -8 21 £350 -26.26% 3
North West +28 19 £400 -5.32% 1
City of London +27 13 £500 +17.64% 1
Swindon +15 10 £400 -13.97%
Wiltshire +9 10 £400 -13.97%
South West +7 10 £400 -17.52%
Manchester +2 10 £388 -17.55% 1
East Midlands -3 8 £398 -8.51%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £375 -
Scotland +12 7 £405 -4.70%
West Yorkshire -2 5 £400 -5.88%
Lancashire - 5 £455 -
Leicestershire +12 4 £398 -8.03%
Leicester +7 4 £398 -8.03%
Hampshire 0 4 £393 -6.54% 2
Glasgow +14 3 £405 -
Halifax -5 3 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands -35 3 £400 - 1
Skelmersdale - 3 - -
Stirling - 3 - -
Burgess Hill - 3 £310 -
Coventry - 3 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £351 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £310 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 290 (90.06%) WebSphere
2 169 (52.48%) IBM
3 132 (40.99%) Linux
4 127 (39.44%) Java
5 121 (37.58%) Finance
6 107 (33.23%) IBM Integration Bus
7 102 (31.68%) Oracle
8 96 (29.81%) Unix
9 85 (26.40%) Windows
10 83 (25.78%) Middleware
11 80 (24.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 77 (23.91%) AIX
13 66 (20.50%) SQL
14 62 (19.25%) Web Services
15 60 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (17.08%) DataPower
17 51 (15.84%) Perl
18 49 (15.22%) Banking
19 47 (14.60%) DB2
19 47 (14.60%) HTTP
20 46 (14.29%) JMS
21 44 (13.66%) SSL
22 43 (13.35%) XML
22 43 (13.35%) Solaris
22 43 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 42 (13.04%) SOAP
24 39 (12.11%) Python
25 38 (11.80%) REST
26 37 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
27 35 (10.87%) OO

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 290 (90.06%) WebSphere
2 80 (24.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (9.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 26 (8.07%) IIS
5 25 (7.76%) WebLogic
6 24 (7.45%) JBoss
7 22 (6.83%) Confluence
8 19 (5.90%) CICS
9 17 (5.28%) WebSphere Portal
10 14 (4.35%) MQSeries
11 13 (4.04%) Apache
12 12 (3.73%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 9 (2.80%) FileNet
13 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
14 8 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
17 5 (1.55%) iPlanet
17 5 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 5 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.17%) MS Project
2 7 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.86%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.62%) Exstream
4 2 (0.62%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.62%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.62%) Staffware
4 2 (0.62%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.31%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.93%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.60%) HTTP
2 44 (13.66%) SSL
3 26 (8.07%) FTP
4 14 (4.35%) LDAP
5 13 (4.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.48%) Network Security
7 7 (2.17%) DNS
7 7 (2.17%) Firewall
7 7 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.55%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.55%) WinSCP
9 4 (1.24%) NAS
10 3 (0.93%) Internet
11 2 (0.62%) Intranet
11 2 (0.62%) SAN
12 1 (0.31%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.31%) SMTP
12 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.60%) DB2
2 32 (9.94%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.35%) ObjectStore
5 12 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.93%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.62%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.62%) MS Access
12 2 (0.62%) MySQL
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.62%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 23 (7.14%) JIRA
2 21 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 21 (6.52%) JUnit
3 19 (5.90%) Ant
3 19 (5.90%) Hudson
3 19 (5.90%) jMock
4 17 (5.28%) SoapUI
5 16 (4.97%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.35%) JMeter
6 14 (4.35%) Maven
7 13 (4.04%) Gradle
7 13 (4.04%) Selenium
7 13 (4.04%) WebDriver
8 11 (3.42%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.11%) Subversion
10 8 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.17%) Introscope
12 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 121 (37.58%) Finance
2 49 (15.22%) Banking
3 11 (3.42%) Retail
4 9 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.86%) Back Office
7 4 (1.24%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.24%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (31.06%) Developer
2 51 (15.84%) Administrator
3 47 (14.60%) Analyst
4 35 (10.87%) Architect
5 31 (9.63%) WebSphere Administrator
5 31 (9.63%) WebSphere Developer
6 29 (9.01%) Java Developer
7 26 (8.07%) Consultant
8 23 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 22 (6.83%) Middleware Developer
10 20 (6.21%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 17 (5.28%) Test Analyst
12 16 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.97%) WebSphere Consultant
13 15 (4.66%) Analyst Developer
13 15 (4.66%) WebSphere Specialist
14 14 (4.35%) C++ Developer
14 14 (4.35%) Python Developer
15 13 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (33.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 83 (25.78%) Middleware
3 62 (19.25%) Web Services
4 46 (14.29%) JMS
5 43 (13.35%) XML
6 42 (13.04%) SOAP
7 38 (11.80%) REST
8 30 (9.32%) J2EE
9 28 (8.70%) Spring
10 26 (8.07%) Java EE
11 24 (7.45%) XSLT
12 23 (7.14%) Hibernate
13 21 (6.52%) Ajax
14 18 (5.59%) .NET
15 15 (4.66%) JDBC
16 14 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 14 (4.35%) Django
16 14 (4.35%) STL
16 14 (4.35%) Twisted
16 14 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.08%) DataPower
2 37 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.87%) Clustering
4 18 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.97%) iSeries
6 14 (4.35%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.73%) Replication
8 8 (2.48%) Equities
8 8 (2.48%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.86%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.55%) Derivative
10 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.55%) User Experience
11 4 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.24%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.24%) Tandem
12 3 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (40.99%) Linux
2 96 (29.81%) Unix
3 85 (26.40%) Windows
4 77 (23.91%) AIX
5 43 (13.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (13.35%) Solaris
6 25 (7.76%) zOS
7 15 (4.66%) SUSE
8 6 (1.86%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) HPUX
12 1 (0.31%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (10.87%) OO
3 33 (10.25%) SOA
4 26 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (7.76%) Migration
6 22 (6.83%) TDD
7 20 (6.21%) System Integration Testing
8 19 (5.90%) DevOps
8 19 (5.90%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (5.59%) Functional Testing
10 17 (5.28%) High Availability
11 16 (4.97%) Unit Testing
12 15 (4.66%) SDLC
13 14 (4.35%) Change Management
13 14 (4.35%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.35%) Integration Testing
13 14 (4.35%) ITIL
13 14 (4.35%) Multithreading
13 14 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.44%) Java
2 66 (20.50%) SQL
3 51 (15.84%) Perl
4 39 (12.11%) Python
5 26 (8.07%) Shell Script
6 23 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 23 (7.14%) Jython
7 19 (5.90%) C++
8 14 (4.35%) Korn
9 13 (4.04%) Groovy
10 10 (3.11%) C#
11 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.17%) XPath
12 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.55%) C
14 4 (1.24%) COBOL
14 4 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.31%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.39%) Degree
2 19 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.59%) ISEB
4 15 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.04%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.24%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.28%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) ISO15022
2 3 (0.93%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.42%) Docker
3 8 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (1.86%) PowerHA
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.62%) Samba
7 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (7.45%) Puppet
2 17 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.73%) CA Wily
4 11 (3.42%) Control-M
5 10 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (2.80%) SCOM
6 9 (2.80%) Tivoli
7 7 (2.17%) Nagios
7 7 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (1.55%) Netcool
8 5 (1.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (0.93%) Ansible
9 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.62%) DameWare
10 2 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.62%) SCCM
10 2 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 169 (52.48%) IBM
2 102 (31.68%) Oracle
3 28 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 21 (6.52%) VMware
6 20 (6.21%) Informatica
7 19 (5.90%) Sun
8 17 (5.28%) HP
9 14 (4.35%) Atlassian
10 13 (4.04%) Axway
10 13 (4.04%) Rally
10 13 (4.04%) Siebel
11 12 (3.73%) Intel
12 9 (2.80%) SAP
13 8 (2.48%) Serena
13 8 (2.48%) webMethods
14 7 (2.17%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.17%) Software AG
15 6 (1.86%) Splunk
15 6 (1.86%) TIBCO
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