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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 7 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.91% 2.82% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.21% 9.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
76 113 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.77% 28.97% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 78 87
Average daily rate £304 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +8 7 £500 +8.10% 1
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (66.67%) iSeries
4 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) IBM

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Administrator
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) iSeries
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM