The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 35 28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.41% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
WebSphere MQ
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.68% 25.18% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 14
Average daily rate £370 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WebSphere MQ
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) DataPower
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) SAP