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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 101 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.04% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
454 383 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.10% 29.26% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 249 219
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Ant
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) EAI
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE 5
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Spring

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE 5
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) EAI
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BMC