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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +0.57%
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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 266 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.31% 28.18% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 186 139
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Knutsford +8 1 £338 -20.58%
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) JMS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (16.67%) SSL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) Dojo
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSF
2 1 (16.67%) JTA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (16.67%) Struts2
2 1 (16.67%) UIKit
2 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (16.67%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) AOP
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Kony
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Yahoo!