The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 35 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.18% 0.37% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 1.59% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £275 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.77%
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% -
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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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 21.89% 23.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Warwickshire region.

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 15 (100.00%) IBM
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (86.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) FTP
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Middleware
6 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) XSD
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) zOS
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) DataPower
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (13.33%) AS400
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) HTTP
8 2 (13.33%) UML
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
9 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) FTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) DataPower
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat