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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 116 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 2.30% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £425 £440 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -18.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
404 564 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.51% 28.13% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 267 252
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.42 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016. 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
Farnborough +9 1 - -
Basingstoke -4 1 £425 - 1
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (90.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (71.43%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) IBM
5 13 (61.90%) XML
6 12 (57.14%) Middleware
7 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (33.33%) XSLT
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) ClearCase
9 6 (28.57%) JMS
9 6 (28.57%) ClearQuest
9 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (23.81%) DataPower
10 5 (23.81%) Big Data
10 5 (23.81%) Biometrics
10 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (23.81%) HTTP
10 5 (23.81%) DB2
11 4 (19.05%) AIX
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) WSDL
11 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
11 4 (19.05%) High Availability
12 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
12 3 (14.29%) Records Management
12 3 (14.29%) Case Management
12 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (90.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 6 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Business Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) Middleware
3 7 (33.33%) XSLT
4 6 (28.57%) JMS
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (19.05%) WSDL
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 2 (9.52%) J2SE
7 2 (9.52%) JDBC
7 2 (9.52%) JSF
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) JSP
7 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) Spring
7 2 (9.52%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Biometrics
1 5 (23.81%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) HACMP
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Case Management
3 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 3 (14.29%) Records Management
3 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Jython
2 1 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.76%) Endeca
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft