The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 31 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 23 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.31% - 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 5
Median daily rate £525 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 150 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 38.58% 29.07% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 108 36
Median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 23 £525 -
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Middleware
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle
3 14 (58.33%) WebSphere
4 13 (54.17%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (54.17%) Java
4 13 (54.17%) CICS
5 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 12 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Perl
6 11 (45.83%) zOS
7 10 (41.67%) Intel
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) DB2
7 10 (41.67%) AIX
7 10 (41.67%) Solaris
7 10 (41.67%) SUSE
7 10 (41.67%) Replication
7 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (41.67%) Feasibility Study
8 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
9 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (33.33%) IBM
10 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (25.00%) iSeries
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.83%) MS Visio

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 14 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 13 (54.17%) CICS
3 12 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (16.67%) FileNet
6 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (8.33%) Apache
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) DB2
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Middleware Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Server Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Middleware
2 13 (54.17%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) JDBC
4 1 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Replication
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) iSeries
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) zOS
4 10 (41.67%) AIX
4 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (41.67%) Solaris
4 10 (41.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) Perl
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Jython
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Intel
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) IFS