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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.97% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
103 105 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.33% 27.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 41
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Liverpool - 1 £500 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) REST

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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM