Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for WebSphere MQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 124 122
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.52% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +19.72%
10th Percentile £388 £413 £376
90th Percentile £434 £438 £448
Scotland median daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -8.82% - +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere MQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 716 576 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.61% 26.72% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 343 358
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £267 £265 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £523
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £32.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +51.80% -18.28%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) REST

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM