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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
Rank 465 512 485
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 121 110 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.74% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 68 59
Median daily rate £465 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £429 £435
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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
13858 14790 14052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.53% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9615 10193 9304
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 252 194
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +69 117 £475 +7.64% 8
London +45 65 £525 - 5
South East +34 28 £436 +20.34% 2
Hampshire +30 21 £435 +2.35% 2
City of London +10 17 £575 +6.97% 2
Winchester - 8 £430 -
Surrey +15 5 £650 +52.94%
South West +6 5 £460 +2.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £315 -
North East - 5 £315 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £315 -
Scotland +22 4 £403 -17.43%
North West +17 4 £356 -16.17%
East Midlands -2 4 £400 -
Somerset - 4 - -
Wimbledon - 4 £550 -
Guildford - 4 £625 -
Yeovil - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +16 2 £550 +10.00%
Manchester +5 2 £375 +15.38%
West Midlands +5 2 £366 -18.61% 1
Glasgow +2 2 £355 -18.15%
Sheffield -1 2 £550 +10.00%
South Yorkshire -2 2 £550 +10.00%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £525 -
Watford - 2 £500 -
East of England - 2 £500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 224 (92.56%) WebSphere
2 139 (57.44%) IBM
3 121 (50.00%) Linux
4 92 (38.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 91 (37.60%) Oracle
6 86 (35.54%) Java
6 86 (35.54%) Finance
7 80 (33.06%) IBM Integration Bus
8 78 (32.23%) Unix
9 69 (28.51%) Middleware
10 64 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (26.03%) Red Hat
12 62 (25.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 59 (24.38%) JBoss
14 56 (23.14%) Banking
15 53 (21.90%) SQL
16 48 (19.83%) Windows
17 46 (19.01%) WebLogic
17 46 (19.01%) Shell Script
18 45 (18.60%) Tomcat
19 39 (16.12%) AIX
19 39 (16.12%) Security Cleared
20 35 (14.46%) XML
20 35 (14.46%) Perl
21 34 (14.05%) OO
21 34 (14.05%) SC Cleared
22 33 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (13.64%) SQL Server
23 32 (13.22%) Bash Shell
24 31 (12.81%) Puppet

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
1 224 (92.56%) WebSphere
2 92 (38.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 59 (24.38%) JBoss
4 46 (19.01%) WebLogic
5 45 (18.60%) Tomcat
6 22 (9.09%) IIS
7 21 (8.68%) Apache Geronimo
7 21 (8.68%) Apache TomEE
8 16 (6.61%) Apache
9 10 (4.13%) FileNet
9 10 (4.13%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (3.72%) Mule
11 8 (3.31%) Confluence
11 8 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (2.89%) WebSphere Portal
13 6 (2.48%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (2.48%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
15 4 (1.65%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Project
3 3 (1.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (9.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.24%) Exstream
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) GitHub
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Boomi
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.81%) SSL
2 26 (10.74%) HTTP
3 24 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.79%) LDAP
5 9 (3.72%) Network Security
6 8 (3.31%) DNS
6 8 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.89%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.48%) FTP
9 5 (2.07%) AMQP
10 4 (1.65%) Multicast
11 3 (1.24%) NAS
11 3 (1.24%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.83%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.83%) DHCP
12 2 (0.83%) Firewall
12 2 (0.83%) SAN
12 2 (0.83%) SMTP
12 2 (0.83%) SNMP
13 1 (0.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.50%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.68%) DB2
4 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.41%) solidDB
13 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (11.57%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.26%) Maven
3 19 (7.85%) JIRA
4 15 (6.20%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.37%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.37%) JUnit
6 11 (4.55%) Hudson
6 11 (4.55%) Selenium
7 9 (3.72%) Mockito
8 8 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.31%) Subversion
8 8 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.48%) Ant
9 6 (2.48%) EasyMock
9 6 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.07%) JMeter
10 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.65%) Introscope
11 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.24%) MSBuild
General
1 86 (35.54%) Finance
2 56 (23.14%) Banking
3 11 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.31%) Retail
5 6 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.65%) Back Office
7 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (22.73%) Developer
2 38 (15.70%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.50%) Administrator
4 23 (9.50%) WebSphere Specialist
5 21 (8.68%) Analyst
5 21 (8.68%) Consultant
6 20 (8.26%) Architect
7 17 (7.02%) WebSphere Developer
8 15 (6.20%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.37%) WebSphere Administrator
10 12 (4.96%) WebSphere Engineer
11 11 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 10 (4.13%) WebSphere Consultant
12 10 (4.13%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
13 8 (3.31%) Integration Architect
13 8 (3.31%) Integration Specialist
13 8 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
14 7 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (33.06%) IBM Integration Bus
2 69 (28.51%) Middleware
3 35 (14.46%) XML
4 30 (12.40%) SOAP
4 30 (12.40%) Spring
5 29 (11.98%) J2EE
5 29 (11.98%) Web Services
6 28 (11.57%) JMS
7 26 (10.74%) REST
8 23 (9.50%) HTML
9 20 (8.26%) CSS
10 19 (7.85%) Hibernate
10 19 (7.85%) Software Packaging
11 17 (7.02%) Java EE
12 16 (6.61%) Ajax
13 14 (5.79%) .NET
14 12 (4.96%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (4.96%) JPA
14 12 (4.96%) JSP
14 12 (4.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.50%) DataPower
3 19 (7.85%) Clustering
4 11 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.72%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.89%) iSeries
8 7 (2.89%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.65%) Equities
9 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.24%) Replication
10 3 (1.24%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.83%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.83%) Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (50.00%) Linux
2 78 (32.23%) Unix
3 62 (25.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (19.83%) Windows
5 39 (16.12%) AIX
6 23 (9.50%) Solaris
7 13 (5.37%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.31%) zOS
10 7 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.24%) SUSE
13 2 (0.83%) VMS
14 1 (0.41%) HPUX
14 1 (0.41%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.05%) OO
3 30 (12.40%) DevOps
4 24 (9.92%) TDD
5 22 (9.09%) Open Source
6 21 (8.68%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.44%) BDD
8 18 (7.44%) Unit Testing
9 17 (7.02%) Analytics
10 15 (6.20%) Change Control
11 14 (5.79%) SOA
12 13 (5.37%) High Availability
12 13 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (5.37%) SDLC
12 13 (5.37%) UML
13 12 (4.96%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.96%) Multithreading
14 10 (4.13%) Cryptography
14 10 (4.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (35.54%) Java
2 53 (21.90%) SQL
3 46 (19.01%) Shell Script
4 35 (14.46%) Perl
5 32 (13.22%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.44%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.55%) Python
9 9 (3.72%) C++
9 9 (3.72%) Jython
9 9 (3.72%) VB
10 8 (3.31%) C
11 6 (2.48%) Korn
12 3 (1.24%) C#
12 3 (1.24%) Groovy
12 3 (1.24%) VBScript
13 2 (0.83%) DCL
13 2 (0.83%) VB6
13 2 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (16.12%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.72%) Degree
4 5 (2.07%) ISEB
5 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
2 6 (2.48%) PA-DSS
2 6 (2.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.24%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.41%) ISO15022
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) SEPA
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.24%) Docker
4 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (12.81%) Puppet
2 26 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.31%) Forum Sentry
4 5 (2.07%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.65%) Nagios
6 3 (1.24%) Ansible
6 3 (1.24%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.24%) Control-M
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.41%) SCOM
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 139 (57.44%) IBM
2 91 (37.60%) Oracle
3 63 (26.03%) Red Hat
4 28 (11.57%) Informatica
5 24 (9.92%) HP
6 23 (9.50%) Siebel
7 22 (9.09%) Axway
8 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
9 14 (5.79%) VMware
10 12 (4.96%) Sun
11 9 (3.72%) TIBCO
12 8 (3.31%) MuleSoft
13 5 (2.07%) Citrix
13 5 (2.07%) Serena
14 4 (1.65%) Splunk
15 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
15 3 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
15 3 (1.24%) IFS
15 3 (1.24%) Intel
15 3 (1.24%) Kony
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