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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / London
Rank 333 387 364
Rank change year-on-year +54 -23  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 73 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 33
Median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £669 £599
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 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 6787 7044 6350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.83% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5054 5271 4592
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 26
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £58.50
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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
City of London -2 16 £575 +9.52%
Canary Wharf -4 2 £573 -16.42%
Wimbledon - 2 £550 -
Bromley - 2 £525 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 104 (93.69%) WebSphere
2 67 (60.36%) IBM
3 54 (48.65%) Java
4 50 (45.05%) Finance
5 45 (40.54%) Banking
5 45 (40.54%) IBM Integration Bus
6 38 (34.23%) Linux
7 31 (27.93%) Middleware
7 31 (27.93%) Windows
8 30 (27.03%) SQL
9 29 (26.13%) Oracle
10 26 (23.42%) Unix
10 26 (23.42%) XML
11 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
13 22 (19.82%) Spring
14 18 (16.22%) J2EE
14 18 (16.22%) IIS
15 17 (15.32%) Shell Script
15 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
16 16 (14.41%) Perl
17 15 (13.51%) SOAP
17 15 (13.51%) JIRA
17 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
17 15 (13.51%) High Availability
17 15 (13.51%) SDLC
18 14 (12.61%) Mule
18 14 (12.61%) TDD
18 14 (12.61%) Maven
18 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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
1 104 (93.69%) WebSphere
2 18 (16.22%) IIS
3 14 (12.61%) Mule
3 14 (12.61%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (8.11%) Apache
6 7 (6.31%) JBoss
6 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (3.60%) Confluence
8 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.80%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.80%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Office
1 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.70%) Exstream
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.90%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) GitHub
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.01%) SSL
3 7 (6.31%) FTP
3 7 (6.31%) HTTP
4 5 (4.50%) AMQP
4 5 (4.50%) DNS
5 4 (3.60%) Multicast
5 4 (3.60%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.70%) NAS
6 3 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.90%) DHCP
8 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) DB2
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.31%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.60%) Endeca
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.80%) DataStax
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.90%) HBase
8 1 (0.90%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.90%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) JIRA
2 14 (12.61%) Maven
3 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (6.31%) JUnit
7 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.41%) EasyMock
7 6 (5.41%) Mockito
7 6 (5.41%) Selenium
8 5 (4.50%) Hudson
9 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.70%) Ant
10 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.70%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.70%) Subversion
11 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 50 (45.05%) Finance
2 45 (40.54%) Banking
3 14 (12.61%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.01%) Retail
5 7 (6.31%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.60%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Billing
7 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Front Office
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.41%) Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) WebSphere Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Integration Architect
7 8 (7.21%) Messaging Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) WebSphere Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Integration Specialist
8 7 (6.31%) PowerShell Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) WebSphere Specialist
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Middleware Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Release Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Designer
10 5 (4.50%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
11 4 (3.60%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.54%) IBM Integration Bus
2 31 (27.93%) Middleware
3 26 (23.42%) XML
4 22 (19.82%) Spring
5 18 (16.22%) J2EE
6 15 (13.51%) SOAP
7 14 (12.61%) Web Services
8 13 (11.71%) .NET
8 13 (11.71%) CSS
8 13 (11.71%) HTML
8 13 (11.71%) JMS
9 12 (10.81%) REST
10 11 (9.91%) Hibernate
11 10 (9.01%) Java EE
12 9 (8.11%) JSP
12 9 (8.11%) XSLT
13 8 (7.21%) JSON
14 7 (6.31%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (6.31%) Apache Camel
14 7 (6.31%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) DataPower
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.31%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.50%) Clustering
7 4 (3.60%) Equities
8 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.70%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.80%) iSeries
9 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.90%) Derivative
10 1 (0.90%) Fintech
10 1 (0.90%) PKI
10 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Linux
2 31 (27.93%) Windows
3 26 (23.42%) Unix
4 12 (10.81%) Solaris
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.50%) AIX
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.70%) zOS
9 2 (1.80%) VMS
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.51%) High Availability
2 15 (13.51%) SDLC
3 14 (12.61%) TDD
4 13 (11.71%) BDD
4 13 (11.71%) OO
5 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (9.01%) Change Management
6 10 (9.01%) Open Source
7 9 (8.11%) Microservices
7 9 (8.11%) SOA
7 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.21%) ITIL
8 8 (7.21%) UML
9 7 (6.31%) DevOps
9 7 (6.31%) EAI
9 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.65%) Java
2 30 (27.03%) SQL
3 17 (15.32%) Shell Script
4 16 (14.41%) Perl
5 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
6 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.91%) C
7 11 (9.91%) C++
8 10 (9.01%) VB
9 9 (8.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) C#
11 3 (2.70%) Python
11 3 (2.70%) XPath
12 2 (1.80%) DCL
12 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.80%) VB6
12 2 (1.80%) VBScript
13 1 (0.90%) Korn
13 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.80%) CISA
3 2 (1.80%) CISM
3 2 (1.80%) CISSP
4 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) ISO20022
1 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) FedRAMP
2 2 (1.80%) MiFID
3 1 (0.90%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.90%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) HDFS
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.60%) Ansible
2 4 (3.60%) Nagios
2 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) Kibana
3 2 (1.80%) logstash
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.90%) Control-M
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 67 (60.36%) IBM
2 29 (26.13%) Oracle
3 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.21%) Informatica
4 8 (7.21%) TIBCO
5 7 (6.31%) Serena
6 4 (3.60%) ATG
6 4 (3.60%) Demandware
6 4 (3.60%) hybris
6 4 (3.60%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.60%) Omniture
7 3 (2.70%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.70%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.70%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) Remedy
7 3 (2.70%) Splunk
7 3 (2.70%) VMware
8 2 (1.80%) Citrix
9 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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