The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 124 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.25% 0.94% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 3.98% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £325 £283 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £256 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £348 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
WebSphere MQ
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
302 201 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.53% 23.59% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 128 80
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% -55.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the North East region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Tyne and Wear -64 4 £325 +15.04%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) OO
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 12 (92.31%) HP
3 11 (84.62%) Software Packaging
4 8 (61.54%) Change Control
4 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
5 7 (53.85%) Workflow
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (53.85%) Network Security
5 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (46.15%) Confluence
4 4 (30.77%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (53.85%) LDAP
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Cloud Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) DataPower
3 4 (30.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Change Control
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
2 12 (92.31%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Sun