The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 61 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 3.14% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -
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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 191 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.10% 25.47% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 106 103
Average daily rate £388 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (54.55%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) Introscope
5 5 (45.45%) JNDI
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) Jython
5 5 (45.45%) CA Wily
5 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) High Availability
5 5 (45.45%) Korn
5 5 (45.45%) JDBC
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
7 3 (27.27%) Dojo
7 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (18.18%) Worklight
8 2 (18.18%) Mobile App

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Introscope
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Portal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) J2EE
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) JDBC
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JNDI
3 3 (27.27%) Dojo
4 2 (18.18%) Worklight
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) Jython
1 5 (45.45%) Korn
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle