The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 30 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.63% - 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
WebSphere MQ
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 49 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.27% 24.38% 61.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 99
Average daily rate £375 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015, 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%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Google Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) iSeries
3 4 (66.67%) Coremetrics
3 4 (66.67%) Endeca
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) WSDL
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iSeries
2 3 (50.00%) AS400
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DataPower
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) Coremetrics
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Endeca