The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 18 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 122 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.28% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £384 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £373 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 2 £384 -
Bracknell - - - -
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (95.24%) IBM
3 19 (90.48%) DB2
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) Ab Initio
5 14 (66.67%) UNIX
5 14 (66.67%) AIX
5 14 (66.67%) Solaris
5 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 14 (66.67%) DataPower
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) iSeries
8 5 (23.81%) RPG IV
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) RPG
8 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (23.81%) Workflow
9 4 (19.05%) Toad
9 4 (19.05%) DataStage
9 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
9 4 (19.05%) ERwin
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
9 4 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Legal

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP GRC
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) DB2
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) DataStage
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Toad
1 4 (19.05%) ERwin
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (19.05%) RPG Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) AS400 Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (4.76%) BAPI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) DataPower
2 7 (33.33%) iSeries
3 2 (9.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
1 14 (66.67%) AIX
1 14 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) RPG IV
2 5 (23.81%) RPG
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) ABAP
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) IBM
2 14 (66.67%) Ab Initio
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Endeca
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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