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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 47 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.30% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.10% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £402 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.60% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
110 91 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.72% 27.49% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 65
Average daily rate £410 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WebSphere MQ
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP