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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 97 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% - 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £360 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.05% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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
441 339 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 22.50% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 233 216
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 7 (50.00%) DB2
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (35.71%) Middleware
6 4 (28.57%) SNMP
6 4 (28.57%) SMTP
6 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (21.43%) React
7 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) Hazelcast
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SMTP
2 4 (28.57%) SNMP
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 3 (21.43%) WinSCP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) Hazelcast
2 3 (21.43%) MS Access
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 3 (21.43%) Toad
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Grails
4 3 (21.43%) React
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) DameWare
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) LexisNexis
4 2 (14.29%) VMware