The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 105 122
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.47% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.28% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Median daily rate - £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
WebSphere MQ
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
512 526 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.11% 20.80% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 332 299
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.80 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £39.60 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) sed
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (25.00%) Korn

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) sed
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio