The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 83 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.088% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 0.31% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £338 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -22.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £390 £440
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
433 325 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.44% 28.71% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 207 258
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £290 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) SAX
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) DOM
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) J2SE
4 6 (50.00%) JMS
4 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 6 (50.00%) XPath
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) Grails
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Android
4 6 (50.00%) Hazelcast
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) SAX
2 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) DOM
2 6 (50.00%) XSLT
2 6 (50.00%) J2SE
2 6 (50.00%) JMS
2 6 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (50.00%) Servlets
2 6 (50.00%) Grails
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) IBM