The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 78 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.72% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 2.88% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £250 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +10.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
WebSphere MQ
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
236 243 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.05% 25.13% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 158 135
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (66.67%) AWK
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Ab Initio
3 4 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (66.67%) Korn
3 4 (66.67%) sed
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) DataPower
6 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) AWK
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Korn
1 4 (66.67%) sed
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Ab Initio
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle