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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 83 83
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.88% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere MQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 260 312 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 28.95% 20.53% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 179 165
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

WebSphere MQ
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat