Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 490 499
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 113 103 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 51
London median daily rate £486 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +17.65% -11.92%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £619 £638 £613
England median daily rate £436 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +2.05% +0.59% -9.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 16,837 14,580 14,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.88% 35.54% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,068 10,943 10,759
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 75 87
London median hourly rate £33.54 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +28.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £20.00 £20.60 £15.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £80.45 £58.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 -26 31 £500 -13.04%
South London -44 2 £450 -18.18%
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 99 (87.61%) WebSphere
2 71 (62.83%) Banking
3 62 (54.87%) IBM
4 61 (53.98%) Finance
5 44 (38.94%) Java
6 42 (37.17%) SQL
7 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (32.74%) Windows
9 35 (30.97%) IBM Integration Bus
10 32 (28.32%) Linux
11 29 (25.66%) Configuration Management
11 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (24.78%) XML
13 27 (23.89%) .NET
14 26 (23.01%) MSMQ
15 24 (21.24%) Unix
15 24 (21.24%) Puppet
15 24 (21.24%) REST
16 21 (18.58%) QA
16 21 (18.58%) Mentoring
17 20 (17.70%) SOA
17 20 (17.70%) Scrum
18 19 (16.81%) Web Services
18 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
18 19 (16.81%) DevOps
19 18 (15.93%) TeamCity
19 18 (15.93%) SOAP
19 18 (15.93%) IIS
19 18 (15.93%) Perl
20 17 (15.04%) Oracle

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 99 (87.61%) WebSphere
2 18 (15.93%) IIS
3 11 (9.73%) MQSeries
4 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.19%) JBoss
6 5 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.65%) Apache
7 3 (2.65%) Mule
7 3 (2.65%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.77%) CICS
8 2 (1.77%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.77%) MQSI
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) SSL
2 3 (2.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.19%) Redis
3 6 (5.31%) Blockchain
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) TeamCity
2 17 (15.04%) MSBuild
2 17 (15.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (11.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.85%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.08%) HP UFT
5 8 (7.08%) Selenium
6 5 (4.42%) Maven
6 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.54%) Hudson
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
8 2 (1.77%) Introscope
8 2 (1.77%) Toad
9 1 (0.88%) JIRA
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (62.83%) Banking
2 61 (53.98%) Finance
3 6 (5.31%) Front Office
4 5 (4.42%) Back Office
5 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Analyst
2 25 (22.12%) Developer
3 17 (15.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.04%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.04%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Applications Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Integration Specialist
5 13 (11.50%) Applications Support
6 12 (10.62%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) PowerShell Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Financial Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) QA Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) QA Automation Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Test Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.97%) IBM Integration Bus
2 28 (24.78%) XML
3 27 (23.89%) .NET
4 26 (23.01%) MSMQ
5 24 (21.24%) REST
6 19 (16.81%) Web Services
7 18 (15.93%) SOAP
8 16 (14.16%) Middleware
9 11 (9.73%) HTML
10 10 (8.85%) RESTful
11 9 (7.96%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (6.19%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (6.19%) Gherkin
13 6 (5.31%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (4.42%) JMS
14 5 (4.42%) XSD
14 5 (4.42%) XSLT
15 4 (3.54%) HTML5
15 4 (3.54%) Spring
15 4 (3.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Online Banking
2 12 (10.62%) SWIFT
3 7 (6.19%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) DataPower
5 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.77%) Derivative
7 2 (1.77%) PACS
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Windows
2 32 (28.32%) Linux
3 24 (21.24%) Unix
4 16 (14.16%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.66%) Configuration Management
2 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (18.58%) Mentoring
4 20 (17.70%) Scrum
4 20 (17.70%) SOA
5 19 (16.81%) DevOps
6 17 (15.04%) Task Automation
7 16 (14.16%) Application Performance Management
7 16 (14.16%) Performance Management
8 15 (13.27%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.96%) Integration Testing
11 8 (7.08%) API Integration
11 8 (7.08%) Regression Testing
12 7 (6.19%) Change Management
12 7 (6.19%) Coaching
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.19%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (6.19%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.94%) Java
2 42 (37.17%) SQL
3 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
4 18 (15.93%) Perl
5 15 (13.27%) XPath
6 13 (11.50%) C++
7 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.08%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.08%) Ruby
10 7 (6.19%) PHP
11 5 (4.42%) Python
12 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.65%) Tcl
13 2 (1.77%) C#
14 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) QA
2 8 (7.08%) MiFID
3 7 (6.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.65%) SEPA
4 3 (2.65%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.88%) EMIR
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (21.24%) Puppet
2 7 (6.19%) Ansible
3 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (54.87%) IBM
2 17 (15.04%) Oracle
3 16 (14.16%) AppDynamics
3 16 (14.16%) Dynatrace
4 14 (12.39%) New Relic
5 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.08%) RedGate
7 6 (5.31%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.65%) ION Trading
8 3 (2.65%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.77%) Apigee
9 2 (1.77%) CA
9 2 (1.77%) Calypso
9 2 (1.77%) Citrix
9 2 (1.77%) Sybase
9 2 (1.77%) VMware
10 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.88%) WorldPay