The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 150 131 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.097% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.44% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
816 678 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 21.83% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 410 337
Average daily rate £375 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.60 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.25 £157.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Hazelcast
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) J2SE
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) SAX
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Environment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Grails
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) DOM
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
1 2 (66.67%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware