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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 126 146 119
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £525 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
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 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
886 969 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.32% 30.62% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 606 378
Average daily rate £369 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire - 16 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
WebSphere MQ
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Java
1 16 (88.89%) Middleware
2 15 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (83.33%) OO
2 15 (83.33%) EAI
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 15 (83.33%) Spring
2 15 (83.33%) MuleSoft
3 11 (61.11%) Apache
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) SOAP
6 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
6 7 (38.89%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
8 2 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
9 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
9 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (5.56%) Line Management
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (5.56%) PKI
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
1 16 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Graduate
3 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Trainee
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Middleware
2 15 (83.33%) Spring
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 7 (38.89%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 3 (16.67%) Apache CXF
5 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) Struts
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) EJB
7 1 (5.56%) JSP
7 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) EAI
1 15 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 15 (83.33%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.56%) B2B
3 1 (5.56%) B2C
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) E-business
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Imperva
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