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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 104 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.89% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £365 £432 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +1.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
492 424 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.15% 26.29% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 263 218
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+493.75% -78.66%
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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire -2 4 £398 -7.55%
Derbyshire +4 2 £300 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) DataPower
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) WSDL
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSD
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) BAPI
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (20.00%) JSF

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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Migration Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (30.00%) BAPI
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) WSDL
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSD
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) HP