Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 110 130
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.044% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.17% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 - £428
10th Percentile £431 - £413
90th Percentile £444 - £468
Scotland median daily rate £394 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -7.35% +9.68% -8.82%
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 820 593 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.31% 26.15% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 392 332
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.53%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% +2.09% +6.25%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £19.85
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £35.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +21.37% -10.63%

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 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) ACF2
2 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ACF2
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle