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 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 332 341
Rank change year-on-year -54 +9  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 38 86 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 1.24% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 44
Median daily rate £525 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.32% +26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £374 £425
% change year-on-year +10.36% -12.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.80

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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7432 6937 7308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.80% 32.45% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5323 5305
Median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London -6 11 £480 +14.28% 2
Hayes - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
WebSphere MQ
England

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

1 103 (92.79%) WebSphere
2 78 (70.27%) IBM
3 69 (62.16%) Java
4 52 (46.85%) Finance
5 44 (39.64%) Banking
6 40 (36.04%) IBM Integration Bus
7 30 (27.03%) SQL
7 30 (27.03%) Oracle
7 30 (27.03%) XML
8 28 (25.23%) Middleware
9 26 (23.42%) SOAP
10 24 (21.62%) Linux
11 23 (20.72%) Web Services
11 23 (20.72%) Spring
11 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (20.72%) REST
12 22 (19.82%) SDLC
12 22 (19.82%) SOA
13 20 (18.02%) JMS
13 20 (18.02%) Unix
13 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
14 19 (17.12%) Mule
14 19 (17.12%) IIS
14 19 (17.12%) Windows
15 18 (16.22%) J2EE
16 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
16 17 (15.32%) HTML
16 17 (15.32%) OO
16 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.41%) Shell Script

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
1 103 (92.79%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.12%) IIS
2 19 (17.12%) Mule
3 14 (12.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
5 9 (8.11%) Apache
6 8 (7.21%) JBoss
7 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
8 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (4.50%) Apache Solr
10 4 (3.60%) Apache Spark
10 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
10 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (2.70%) Apache Pig
11 3 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (1.80%) CMS
12 2 (1.80%) Confluence
12 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.90%) Exstream
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.50%) HTTP
2 5 (4.50%) Network Security
2 5 (4.50%) SSL
3 4 (3.60%) AMQP
3 4 (3.60%) FTP
3 4 (3.60%) Multicast
4 3 (2.70%) DNS
5 2 (1.80%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.90%) LAN
6 1 (0.90%) NAS
6 1 (0.90%) SAN
6 1 (0.90%) SMS
6 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) DB2
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) Endeca
5 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.50%) DataStax
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.70%) HBase
7 3 (2.70%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.80%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Maven
2 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.91%) JIRA
4 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (6.31%) Hudson
7 7 (6.31%) JUnit
8 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.41%) EasyMock
8 6 (5.41%) Mockito
8 6 (5.41%) Selenium
8 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.70%) Ant
9 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.70%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.80%) Gradle
10 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.90%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (46.85%) Finance
2 44 (39.64%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.01%) Retail
5 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.70%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Billing
7 2 (1.80%) International Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Front Office
8 1 (0.90%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (30.63%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Architect
2 20 (18.02%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Integration Specialist
7 8 (7.21%) Messaging Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Integration Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Integration Developer
8 7 (6.31%) WebSphere Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Applications Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Java Architect
9 6 (5.41%) PowerShell Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Release Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) IBM Integration Bus
2 30 (27.03%) XML
3 28 (25.23%) Middleware
4 26 (23.42%) SOAP
5 23 (20.72%) REST
5 23 (20.72%) Spring
5 23 (20.72%) Web Services
6 20 (18.02%) JMS
7 18 (16.22%) J2EE
8 17 (15.32%) HTML
9 14 (12.61%) CSS
10 12 (10.81%) Hibernate
11 11 (9.91%) .NET
11 11 (9.91%) JSP
12 10 (9.01%) RESTful
13 9 (8.11%) HTML5
14 8 (7.21%) Java EE
14 8 (7.21%) JSON
15 7 (6.31%) JPA
15 7 (6.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) DataPower
2 11 (9.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.41%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.50%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.60%) Equities
8 3 (2.70%) Clustering
8 3 (2.70%) Derivative
8 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.80%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Unix
3 19 (17.12%) Windows
4 11 (9.91%) Solaris
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.60%) AIX
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) zOS
8 2 (1.80%) VMS
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.82%) SDLC
2 22 (19.82%) SOA
3 17 (15.32%) OO
4 16 (14.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (14.41%) Open Source
5 15 (13.51%) TDD
6 12 (10.81%) BDD
6 12 (10.81%) High Availability
6 12 (10.81%) Microservices
7 11 (9.91%) Change Management
7 11 (9.91%) ITIL
8 9 (8.11%) EAI
9 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.21%) Load Balancing
9 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.21%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.21%) UML
9 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.16%) Java
2 30 (27.03%) SQL
3 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
5 13 (11.71%) C
5 13 (11.71%) C++
5 13 (11.71%) Perl
5 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
5 13 (11.71%) XPath
6 9 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.31%) VB
8 4 (3.60%) Python
9 3 (2.70%) C#
10 2 (1.80%) DCL
10 2 (1.80%) Korn
11 1 (0.90%) Jython
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.90%) VB6
11 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) CISA
2 5 (4.50%) CISM
2 5 (4.50%) CISSP
3 4 (3.60%) IBM Certification
4 2 (1.80%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) FedRAMP
1 5 (4.50%) MiFID
1 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 15022
3 1 (0.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (5.41%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.70%) HDFS
4 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.90%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.50%) Kibana
2 5 (4.50%) logstash
3 4 (3.60%) Ansible
3 4 (3.60%) Nagios
3 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.60%) Puppet
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 78 (70.27%) IBM
2 30 (27.03%) Oracle
3 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.21%) Informatica
4 8 (7.21%) TIBCO
5 7 (6.31%) Demandware
6 6 (5.41%) ATG
6 6 (5.41%) Cloudera
6 6 (5.41%) hybris
6 6 (5.41%) Omniture
7 5 (4.50%) Serena
8 4 (3.60%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.70%) Remedy
10 2 (1.80%) Adobe
10 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.80%) Calypso
10 2 (1.80%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.80%) Google
10 2 (1.80%) Splunk
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