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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 67 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 1.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 4.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £490 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 283 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.21% 28.30% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 151 69
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 5 (71.43%) DataPower
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) High Availability
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) IBM Certification
5 3 (42.86%) ATM
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
6 1 (14.29%) PKI
6 1 (14.29%) Tandem

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) DataPower
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Tandem
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio