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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 47 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 25 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.46% 0.35% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 1.54% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £300 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
WebSphere MQ
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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
271 195 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.86% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 98 139
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (97.37%) DB2
3 36 (94.74%) IBM
4 35 (92.11%) DataPower
5 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (63.16%) AIX
6 24 (63.16%) Solaris
7 20 (52.63%) JMS
8 19 (50.00%) Finance
9 17 (44.74%) Linux
9 17 (44.74%) UNIX
10 16 (42.11%) Ab Initio
10 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
11 15 (39.47%) IBM Certification
11 15 (39.47%) Clustering
11 15 (39.47%) Windows
11 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (31.58%) High Availability
12 12 (31.58%) HTTP
13 11 (28.95%) Middleware
13 11 (28.95%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
15 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
15 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (21.05%) Big Data
15 8 (21.05%) Low Latency
16 7 (18.42%) SSL
16 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
17 6 (15.79%) Web Services
18 5 (13.16%) XML

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (28.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 7 (18.42%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (97.37%) DB2
2 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Ab Initio Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) JMS
2 11 (28.95%) Middleware
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) SOAP
5 4 (10.53%) WSDL
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) HTML
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) XSD
7 1 (2.63%) XSL
7 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (92.11%) DataPower
2 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (39.47%) Clustering
3 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.63%) iSeries
6 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) AIX
1 24 (63.16%) Solaris
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) UNIX
3 15 (39.47%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) zOS
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) High Availability
3 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Low Latency
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Analytics
8 1 (2.63%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Release Management
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) XPath
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) IBM
2 16 (42.11%) Ab Initio
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Endeca
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Coremetrics
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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