The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 30 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.43% - 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £379 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.81% -5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.52% 46.67% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 71 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +64.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere MQ.

1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) DataPower
4 2 (33.33%) iSeries
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (33.33%) Endeca
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Coremetrics
4 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (33.33%) Jython
4 2 (33.33%) HTML

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Server Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) HACMP
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Jython
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Endeca
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Coremetrics
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy