The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 129 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% - 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£438 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
861 694 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.89% 28.87% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 382 474
Average daily rate £398 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 41
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.10 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the East of England region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the East of England region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Windows

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UNIX Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) zOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Logistics
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Alias
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP