The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 91 93 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.25% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 0.92% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£340 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
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 -
WebSphere MQ
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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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
416 436 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.84% 27.65% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 247 175
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £340 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (84.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (84.21%) Middleware
3 13 (68.42%) SOA
4 11 (57.89%) SAP
5 10 (52.63%) DataPower
6 9 (47.37%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) HTTP
6 9 (47.37%) WSDL
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle
7 8 (42.11%) REST
8 7 (36.84%) XSD
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 6 (31.58%) DB2
9 6 (31.58%) HTML
9 6 (31.58%) Java
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) JMS
9 6 (31.58%) NetWeaver
9 6 (31.58%) DMZ
9 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
9 6 (31.58%) IBM
9 6 (31.58%) Software AG
9 6 (31.58%) Open Source
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) Clustering
9 6 (31.58%) Retail
9 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (31.58%) JSON

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) NetWeaver
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
2 6 (31.58%) DMZ
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Introscope
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
1 11 (57.89%) Integration Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Middleware
1 16 (84.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (47.37%) WSDL
2 9 (47.37%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) REST
4 7 (36.84%) XSD
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) JMS
5 6 (31.58%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (31.58%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) DataPower
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 6 (31.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) EAI
4 3 (15.79%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Software AG
4 5 (26.32%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) CA
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds