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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 94 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.063% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.20% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
371 492 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.89% 31.02% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 252 170
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 41
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 +9 1 £425 -10.52%
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (85.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 15 (75.00%) SOA
4 10 (50.00%) IBM
4 10 (50.00%) HTTP
4 10 (50.00%) WSDL
4 10 (50.00%) SAP
4 10 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) XSD
5 9 (45.00%) DataPower
5 9 (45.00%) REST
6 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) JMS
7 7 (35.00%) HTTPS
7 7 (35.00%) NetWeaver
7 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 6 (30.00%) Intel
9 5 (25.00%) UNIX
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (20.00%) Middleware
11 3 (15.00%) SOAP
11 3 (15.00%) Windows
11 3 (15.00%) EAI
11 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
12 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (10.00%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (35.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (35.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
4 1 (5.00%) DMZ
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (50.00%) WSDL
2 10 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) XSD
3 9 (45.00%) REST
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) JMS
5 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) BAPI
9 1 (5.00%) Spring
9 1 (5.00%) JSF
9 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (5.00%) JAXP
9 1 (5.00%) JAXB
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) DataPower
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) EAI
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) UML
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Development
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) XPath
3 1 (5.00%) Groovy
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
1 10 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Intel
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Software AG
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow