The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £455 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 203 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.46% 26.30% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 77
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) DB2
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) Ab Initio
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Endeca
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Coremetrics
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Ab Initio Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) AIX
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Ab Initio
3 1 (14.29%) Endeca
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Coremetrics