The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 91 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 3.25% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £373 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
445 338 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.59% 26.18% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 179 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £364 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
England

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 18 April 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £325 -20.00% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
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