The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 66 60
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.58% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £379
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
289 194 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.22% 24.31% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 87 88
Average daily rate £395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.83 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.98% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £38.77 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £140.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Cheshire region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM