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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 105 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.050% 0.16% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.78% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £500 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £441 £430
% change year-on-year
-1.41% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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
383 510 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.11% 19.96% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 317 328
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 1 £500 +42.85%
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Mule
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Axway
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel