The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 115 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 7 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 0.83% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 3.19% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £447 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% +38.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £425 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £473 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
WebSphere MQ
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
526 533 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.72% 26.08% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 303 323
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Basingstoke - 4 £370 - 1
Farnborough -7 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £488 -
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) DB2
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
5 5 (45.45%) Google
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
5 5 (45.45%) Analytics
6 4 (36.36%) System Testing
6 4 (36.36%) iSeries
6 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Coremetrics
6 4 (36.36%) Release Management
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) AIX
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
7 3 (27.27%) Mobile Commerce

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) WSDL
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iSeries
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Certification
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Google
3 4 (36.36%) Coremetrics
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Endeca
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle