The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.72% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 104 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.03% 25.68% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 44
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere MQ
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM