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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 72 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 18 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.20% 0.062% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
362 409 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.07% 25.39% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 219 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014. 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 - 6 £425 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) WebSphere
1 21 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 18 (75.00%) SOA
3 14 (58.33%) IBM
4 11 (45.83%) HTTP
4 11 (45.83%) WSDL
4 11 (45.83%) SAP
4 11 (45.83%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) XSD
4 11 (45.83%) DataPower
5 10 (41.67%) REST
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) JMS
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
7 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
7 8 (33.33%) NetWeaver
7 8 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (29.17%) Intel
9 6 (25.00%) Middleware
9 6 (25.00%) UNIX
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (12.50%) Firewall
12 3 (12.50%) Clustering
12 3 (12.50%) EAI
12 3 (12.50%) SOAP
12 3 (12.50%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) HTTP
2 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (45.83%) WSDL
2 11 (45.83%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) XSD
3 10 (41.67%) REST
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) JMS
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) BAPI
9 1 (4.17%) JAXP
9 1 (4.17%) JAXB
9 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
9 1 (4.17%) XSLT
9 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) DataPower
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.50%) EAI
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Release Management
3 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) UML
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (4.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) SAP
3 7 (29.17%) Intel
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (8.33%) Software AG
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix