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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 71 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 2.36% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £325 £563 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +23.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
231 212 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.45% 24.20% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 129 140
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (93.75%) IBM
3 13 (81.25%) DB2
4 11 (68.75%) DataPower
5 10 (62.50%) AIX
5 10 (62.50%) Solaris
5 10 (62.50%) HTTP
6 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
7 7 (43.75%) Clustering
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) Ab Initio
7 7 (43.75%) JMS
7 7 (43.75%) Unix
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 6 (37.50%) SSL
8 6 (37.50%) IBM Certification
8 6 (37.50%) Cryptography
8 6 (37.50%) Middleware
8 6 (37.50%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (25.00%) AWK
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (25.00%) Korn
10 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (25.00%) sed
11 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) iPlanet
5 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Ab Initio Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (43.75%) JMS
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) DataPower
2 7 (43.75%) Clustering
3 6 (37.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) AIX
1 10 (62.50%) Solaris
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) RUP
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) AWK
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Korn
2 4 (25.00%) sed
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) IBM Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) Ab Initio
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) FairCom
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
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