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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 89 95
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.09% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £430 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
WebSphere MQ
England

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
477 382 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.21% 24.76% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 254 209
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) JSF
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) DataPower
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) BAPI
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) BAPI
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP