The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 16 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.15% - 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
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
Cheshire

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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 37.11% 46.48% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 17
Average daily rate £390 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
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 Knutsford

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) JBoss
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) Middleware
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (40.00%) Jython
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) DB2
6 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (10.00%) Hudson
8 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (10.00%) FTP

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (60.00%) JBoss
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Server Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat