Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 507 462
Rank change year-on-year -23 -45 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 104 108 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.70% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 65
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £410 £363 £330
90th Percentile £638 £613 £558
England median daily rate £438 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +8.02% -4.71% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 17463 15419 15021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.32% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13339 11542 11183
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 92
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +9 29 £484 +13.82% 2
South London -30 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 96 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 57 (54.81%) IBM
3 54 (51.92%) Finance
4 46 (44.23%) Java
5 43 (41.35%) Banking
6 36 (34.62%) Windows
7 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (28.85%) SQL
9 29 (27.88%) IBM Integration Bus
10 26 (25.00%) XML
10 26 (25.00%) Middleware
11 25 (24.04%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (22.12%) Linux
13 22 (21.15%) .NET
13 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
14 21 (20.19%) Oracle
14 21 (20.19%) Unix
15 20 (19.23%) SOA
16 18 (17.31%) Puppet
16 18 (17.31%) DevOps
17 16 (15.38%) MSMQ
17 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 16 (15.38%) Shell Script
18 15 (14.42%) Scrum
18 15 (14.42%) HTML
18 15 (14.42%) Web Services
18 15 (14.42%) IIS
19 14 (13.46%) SOAP
19 14 (13.46%) Perl
19 14 (13.46%) PowerShell

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 96 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.42%) IIS
3 11 (10.58%) MQSeries
3 11 (10.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (7.69%) JBoss
5 6 (5.77%) Apache
6 4 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.85%) Mule
7 3 (2.88%) CICS
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) SMS
1 4 (3.85%) SSL
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.92%) Network Security
3 2 (1.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) DHCP
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.73%) Redis
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.88%) DB2
4 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.92%) DataStax
5 2 (1.92%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.96%) HBase
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 13 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 11 (10.58%) MSBuild
2 11 (10.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (9.62%) Maven
4 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.81%) Hudson
6 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.85%) Ant
7 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.85%) Subversion
8 3 (2.88%) Gradle
8 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.92%) Introscope
10 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.96%) ProC
10 1 (0.96%) Selenium
10 1 (0.96%) Toad
General
1 54 (51.92%) Finance
2 43 (41.35%) Banking
3 9 (8.65%) Back Office
4 6 (5.77%) Front Office
5 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) International Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
4 13 (12.50%) Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) PowerShell Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Integration Specialist
7 9 (8.65%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.73%) AWS Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Integration Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.77%) Ruby Automation Tester
10 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.77%) Tester
10 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 26 (25.00%) Middleware
2 26 (25.00%) XML
3 22 (21.15%) .NET
4 16 (15.38%) MSMQ
5 15 (14.42%) HTML
5 15 (14.42%) Web Services
6 14 (13.46%) SOAP
7 12 (11.54%) JMS
8 11 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (10.58%) REST
8 11 (10.58%) Spring
9 8 (7.69%) FpML
9 8 (7.69%) HTML5
10 7 (6.73%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (6.73%) Gherkin
11 6 (5.77%) J2EE
11 6 (5.77%) JDBC
11 6 (5.77%) RESTful
11 6 (5.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) SWIFT
2 7 (6.73%) Online Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.81%) Replication
5 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Derivative
5 4 (3.85%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.88%) DataPower
7 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.92%) PACS
7 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Linux
3 21 (20.19%) Unix
4 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.69%) AIX
7 3 (2.88%) Solaris
7 3 (2.88%) SUSE
7 3 (2.88%) zOS
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
4 20 (19.23%) SOA
5 18 (17.31%) DevOps
6 15 (14.42%) Scrum
7 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.58%) Task Automation
10 10 (9.62%) Application Performance Management
10 10 (9.62%) Integration Testing
10 10 (9.62%) Performance Management
11 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.73%) Coaching
12 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.73%) ITIL
12 7 (6.73%) Load Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Re-Platforming
12 7 (6.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) Java
2 30 (28.85%) SQL
3 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 14 (13.46%) Perl
4 14 (13.46%) PowerShell
5 13 (12.50%) XPath
6 11 (10.58%) C++
7 7 (6.73%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) Ruby
8 4 (3.85%) Tcl
9 3 (2.88%) C#
10 2 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.92%) Korn
10 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.92%) VBA
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) PMP
3 2 (1.92%) CISA
3 2 (1.92%) CISM
3 2 (1.92%) CISSP
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) MiFID
2 9 (8.65%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.69%) QA
4 3 (2.88%) SEPA
4 3 (2.88%) TARGET2
5 2 (1.92%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.96%) HDFS
4 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Ansible
3 5 (4.81%) Terraform
4 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.92%) Kibana
5 2 (1.92%) logstash
5 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) IBM
2 21 (20.19%) Oracle
3 11 (10.58%) Bloomberg
4 10 (9.62%) AppDynamics
4 10 (9.62%) Dynatrace
4 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.69%) New Relic
6 7 (6.73%) RedGate
7 5 (4.81%) Citrix
8 4 (3.85%) Charles River
8 4 (3.85%) Fiserv
8 4 (3.85%) ION Trading
8 4 (3.85%) Reuters
8 4 (3.85%) VMware
9 3 (2.88%) Calypso
9 3 (2.88%) Intel
9 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.92%) Sybase