The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 62 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.58% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 2.42% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 165 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.72% 24.02% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 93 91
Average daily rate £368 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
WebSphere MQ
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WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) Jython
4 5 (50.00%) JNDI
4 5 (50.00%) CA Wily
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Korn
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) JDBC
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) Introscope
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (30.00%) Worklight
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Dojo
6 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Linux

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Introscope
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) JNDI
3 5 (50.00%) JDBC
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Worklight
5 3 (30.00%) Dojo
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Jython
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (50.00%) Korn
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) COBOL
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle