The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 29 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 1.25% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £468 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +3.88%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.15% 25.89% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 25
Average daily rate £280 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £434 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+414.70% -15.00%
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Slough region.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle