The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
WebSphere MQ
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.67% 21.67% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 72
Median daily rate £300 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.33 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +27.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere MQ
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM