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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 51 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.83% 0.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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
106 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.04% 27.48% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 54
Average daily rate £330 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -8 3 £513 +5.12%
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (40.00%) DMZ
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) iSeries
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) SOA

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
1 2 (40.00%) Software AG