The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK / England
Rank 451 501 483
Rank change year-on-year +50 -18  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 123 112 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.81% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 62
Median daily rate £495 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13030 13829 13075
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.58% 28.19% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9047 9693 8586
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 213 173
Median hourly rate £41.64 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.57% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in England

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in England

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in England

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +50 73 £525 -4.54% 5
South East +37 30 £465 +35.27%
East of England - 6 £500 -
North West +23 5 £360 -15.29% 2
East Midlands +3 5 £400 -
North East -14 2 £405 +28.57%
West Midlands +5 1 £425 -5.55%
South West -4 1 £460 +18.70%
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 201 (92.63%) WebSphere
2 132 (60.83%) IBM
3 94 (43.32%) Java
4 92 (42.40%) Linux
5 81 (37.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 71 (32.72%) Finance
7 69 (31.80%) Oracle
8 65 (29.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 58 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (26.73%) Unix
9 58 (26.73%) Middleware
10 48 (22.12%) Banking
11 47 (21.66%) JBoss
12 46 (21.20%) Tomcat
12 46 (21.20%) SQL
13 45 (20.74%) Shell Script
14 44 (20.28%) XML
15 42 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (18.43%) Red Hat
17 36 (16.59%) OO
18 35 (16.13%) Windows
18 35 (16.13%) Open Source
19 34 (15.67%) Security Cleared
20 31 (14.29%) Web Services
20 31 (14.29%) Spring
21 30 (13.82%) SOAP
21 30 (13.82%) DevOps
22 29 (13.36%) SC Cleared
22 29 (13.36%) SQL Server
22 29 (13.36%) Perl

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 201 (92.63%) WebSphere
2 65 (29.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 47 (21.66%) JBoss
4 46 (21.20%) Tomcat
5 28 (12.90%) WebLogic
6 19 (8.76%) Apache Geronimo
6 19 (8.76%) Apache TomEE
7 18 (8.29%) IIS
8 16 (7.37%) Apache
9 14 (6.45%) Mule
10 11 (5.07%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (2.30%) FileNet
12 5 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.84%) Confluence
13 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.84%) WebLogic Integration
13 4 (1.84%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.84%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.84%) Fredhopper
3 4 (1.84%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.38%) Exstream
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.84%) Boomi
2 4 (1.84%) IaaS
2 4 (1.84%) OpenShift
2 4 (1.84%) PaaS
2 4 (1.84%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.44%) HTTP
2 21 (9.68%) SSL
2 21 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.61%) LDAP
4 8 (3.69%) Network Security
5 7 (3.23%) DNS
5 7 (3.23%) FTP
5 7 (3.23%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.30%) AMQP
6 5 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.84%) Multicast
7 4 (1.84%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.38%) NAS
9 2 (0.92%) SMTP
9 2 (0.92%) SNMP
10 1 (0.46%) DHCP
10 1 (0.46%) Firewall
10 1 (0.46%) Internet
10 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.60%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.68%) DB2
4 15 (6.91%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.99%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.84%) Endeca
9 4 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.92%) DataStax
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (10.60%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.83%) Maven
3 16 (7.37%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.91%) JIRA
5 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.61%) JUnit
5 10 (4.61%) Mockito
5 10 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (3.69%) Subversion
7 7 (3.23%) Selenium
8 6 (2.76%) EasyMock
8 6 (2.76%) Hudson
9 4 (1.84%) Ant
9 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.38%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (32.72%) Finance
2 48 (22.12%) Banking
3 14 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.07%) Retail
5 7 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.92%) Billing
7 2 (0.92%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (29.03%) Developer
2 40 (18.43%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.98%) Architect
4 22 (10.14%) WebSphere Developer
5 19 (8.76%) WebSphere Specialist
6 18 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (7.83%) Analyst
8 14 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (5.53%) Consultant
10 10 (4.61%) Administrator
10 10 (4.61%) WebSphere Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Integration Architect
11 9 (4.15%) Integration Developer
12 8 (3.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
12 8 (3.69%) Messaging Engineer
13 7 (3.23%) Integration Specialist
13 7 (3.23%) Middleware Developer
13 7 (3.23%) WebSphere Consultant
13 7 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (37.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 58 (26.73%) Middleware
3 44 (20.28%) XML
4 31 (14.29%) Spring
4 31 (14.29%) Web Services
5 30 (13.82%) SOAP
6 28 (12.90%) J2EE
6 28 (12.90%) JMS
6 28 (12.90%) REST
7 26 (11.98%) HTML
8 22 (10.14%) CSS
9 20 (9.22%) Hibernate
10 19 (8.76%) .NET
11 17 (7.83%) RESTful
12 15 (6.91%) Ajax
12 15 (6.91%) JSP
12 15 (6.91%) XSLT
13 14 (6.45%) JSON
14 13 (5.99%) JPA
14 13 (5.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.98%) DataPower
3 11 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.61%) Clustering
5 8 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.76%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.30%) iSeries
9 4 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.84%) Equities
10 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.38%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.92%) Derivative
11 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.92%) Replication
12 1 (0.46%) AS400
12 1 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 92 (42.40%) Linux
2 58 (26.73%) Unix
3 42 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (16.13%) Windows
5 27 (12.44%) AIX
6 18 (8.29%) Solaris
7 12 (5.53%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.30%) zOS
11 2 (0.92%) SUSE
11 2 (0.92%) VMS
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.46%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.59%) OO
3 35 (16.13%) Open Source
4 30 (13.82%) DevOps
5 22 (10.14%) TDD
6 19 (8.76%) Configuration Management
6 19 (8.76%) SDLC
7 17 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (7.83%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.91%) Analytics
8 15 (6.91%) BDD
8 15 (6.91%) High Availability
9 13 (5.99%) SOA
9 13 (5.99%) UML
10 11 (5.07%) Change Management
10 11 (5.07%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.07%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.61%) Change Control
11 10 (4.61%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (43.32%) Java
2 46 (21.20%) SQL
3 45 (20.74%) Shell Script
4 29 (13.36%) Perl
5 27 (12.44%) Bash Shell
6 26 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.76%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.07%) C
8 11 (5.07%) C++
8 11 (5.07%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.61%) VB
10 6 (2.76%) Jython
10 6 (2.76%) Python
11 4 (1.84%) Korn
12 3 (1.38%) C#
12 3 (1.38%) XPath
13 2 (0.92%) DCL
13 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.92%) VB6
13 2 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.30%) Degree
4 3 (1.38%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.92%) CISA
5 2 (0.92%) CISM
5 2 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.76%) PA-DSS
3 5 (2.30%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.92%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.92%) MiFID
6 1 (0.46%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.46%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (4.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.46%) Docker
5 1 (0.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (8.76%) Puppet
2 9 (4.15%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 5 (2.30%) Ansible
4 5 (2.30%) Forum Sentry
5 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.84%) Nagios
6 2 (0.92%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.92%) Kibana
6 2 (0.92%) logstash
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 132 (60.83%) IBM
2 69 (31.80%) Oracle
3 40 (18.43%) Red Hat
4 25 (11.52%) Informatica
5 19 (8.76%) Microsoft
6 17 (7.83%) HP
7 15 (6.91%) Siebel
8 14 (6.45%) Axway
9 8 (3.69%) TIBCO
10 7 (3.23%) Serena
10 7 (3.23%) VMware
11 5 (2.30%) SAP
11 5 (2.30%) Sun
12 4 (1.84%) ATG
12 4 (1.84%) Dell
12 4 (1.84%) Demandware
12 4 (1.84%) hybris
12 4 (1.84%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.84%) Omniture
13 3 (1.38%) Kony
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £593 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago