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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 60 76
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 1.15% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.00% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -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
219 200 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.15% 22.96% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 138 120
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 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 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries

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