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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 96 99 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 0.96% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
531 415 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.56% 23.34% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 267 250
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £375 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) HTTP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) FTP
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Test Management
5 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (25.00%) AIX
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) Clustering
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
8 2 (12.50%) Grails
8 2 (12.50%) React

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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) FTP
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) WinSCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Hazelcast
3 2 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) OAT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) OAT Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Grails
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Test Management
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Jython
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) DameWare
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) LexisNexis
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat