The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 of England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 141 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.44% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £250 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -20.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 689 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.50% 28.96% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 375 428
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 70
Average hourly rate £33.73 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.66 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WebSphere MQ
England

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 30 July 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
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
WebSphere MQ
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (33.33%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle