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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / North West
Rank 134 142 147
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.42% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 1.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Median daily rate £360 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £444 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.97% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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
833 1052 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.73% 27.85% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 685 537
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +4 3 £360 -4.95%
Cheshire +24 1 £338 -20.58%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 26 (96.30%) WebSphere
2 14 (51.85%) Middleware
3 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (40.74%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle
5 10 (37.04%) DB2
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) IBM
5 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 9 (33.33%) JBoss
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
8 7 (25.93%) SOAP
8 7 (25.93%) HTTP
8 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) XML
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) HTML
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) AIX
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.81%) HTML5

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 26 (96.30%) WebSphere
2 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (33.33%) JBoss
3 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 5 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Apache
8 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) SMTP
3 2 (7.41%) SNMP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) DB2
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.81%) Hudson
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Middleware
2 7 (25.93%) SOAP
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) EJB
5 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (11.11%) JMS
6 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Spring Security
6 3 (11.11%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) AIX
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) AOP
5 1 (3.70%) BPEL
5 1 (3.70%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Jython
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Kony
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Yahoo!