Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 532 561 474
Rank change year-on-year +29 -87 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 53 77 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 74
London median daily rate £525 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.33% +2.38%
10th Percentile £420 £413 £413
90th Percentile £578 £648 £638
England median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 15,079 17,450 15,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.01% 37.84% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,276 13,278 11,283
London median daily rate £525 £513 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +4.06% +6.49%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 118 98
London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +12.26% +29.17%
10th Percentile £22.25 £20.03 £18.40
90th Percentile £101.50 £71.19 £53.94
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.69 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.30% +8.67%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in London

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in London

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in London

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in London

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -1 12 £550 +4.76% 7
South London +19 7 £550 -3.08%
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 39 (73.58%) WebSphere
2 28 (52.83%) Java
3 26 (49.06%) Banking
4 22 (41.51%) Spring
4 22 (41.51%) Finance
5 20 (37.74%) Java EE
6 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.96%) SQL
8 16 (30.19%) Oracle
8 16 (30.19%) JMS
9 15 (28.30%) XML
9 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
10 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
11 13 (24.53%) Middleware
11 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
11 13 (24.53%) Linux
12 12 (22.64%) OO
12 12 (22.64%) JUnit
12 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
12 12 (22.64%) IBM
13 11 (20.75%) Maven
13 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (20.75%) DevOps
14 10 (18.87%) Akka
14 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
14 10 (18.87%) Unix
14 10 (18.87%) Windows
15 9 (16.98%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (16.98%) Ajax
15 9 (16.98%) Extreme Programming

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 39 (73.58%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.32%) GlassFish
3 6 (11.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.66%) JCAPS
6 2 (3.77%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) CMS
7 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) FTP
2 3 (5.66%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) JUnit
2 11 (20.75%) Maven
3 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.98%) jMock
4 8 (15.09%) Subversion
5 6 (11.32%) Ant
6 5 (9.43%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.77%) GitLab
7 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (49.06%) Banking
2 22 (41.51%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Back Office
4 4 (7.55%) Wholesale Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Integration Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Middleware Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) Spring
2 20 (37.74%) Java EE
3 16 (30.19%) JMS
4 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
4 15 (28.30%) XML
5 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
6 13 (24.53%) Middleware
7 10 (18.87%) Akka
8 9 (16.98%) Ajax
8 9 (16.98%) IBM Integration Bus
8 9 (16.98%) jQuery
8 9 (16.98%) Spring MVC
9 7 (13.21%) JDBC
10 6 (11.32%) DOM
10 6 (11.32%) JSON
10 6 (11.32%) SAX
10 6 (11.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (11.32%) Web Services
11 5 (9.43%) Node.js
11 5 (9.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.77%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.77%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) OO
3 11 (20.75%) DevOps
4 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.98%) ATDD
5 9 (16.98%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (16.98%) Extreme Programming
5 9 (16.98%) Functional Programming
5 9 (16.98%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) Change Control
7 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (11.32%) SDLC
7 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Release Management
9 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.32%) XPath
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Java 8
7 1 (1.89%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) OCPJP
2 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
1 2 (3.77%) SEPA
1 2 (3.77%) TARGET2
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Control-M
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) IBM
3 9 (16.98%) MuleSoft
4 7 (13.21%) TIBCO
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) Sun
7 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.77%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.77%) New Relic
7 2 (3.77%) Splunk
8 1 (1.89%) FIS