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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 52 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 1.01% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 3.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£398 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
134 132 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.79% 26.56% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 29
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Axway
2 3 (75.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Axway
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel