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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 55 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% 0.67% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 2.75% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +5.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
120 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.58% 24.38% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 66 68
Median daily rate £375 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 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 -19 1 £525 +2.43%
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (62.50%) iSeries
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) DB2
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) CICS
6 1 (12.50%) zOS
6 1 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (12.50%) CICS
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iSeries
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware