The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 96 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 19 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.36% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 1.32% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 21
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£450 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £253 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £431
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
598 530 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.53% 26.92% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 304 286
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £23.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Coventry -11 6 £475 +46.15%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (82.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 20 (71.43%) IBM
4 18 (64.29%) SAP
5 17 (60.71%) UNIX
6 13 (46.43%) DataPower
7 11 (39.29%) Windows
8 10 (35.71%) zOS
8 10 (35.71%) Migration
9 8 (28.57%) Middleware
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Automotive
11 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
11 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
11 6 (21.43%) PLM
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
11 6 (21.43%) Data Mapping
11 6 (21.43%) SAP Data Services
11 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (21.43%) SOA
11 6 (21.43%) ETL
11 6 (21.43%) Web Services
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
12 5 (17.86%) FTP
12 5 (17.86%) HTTP
12 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
12 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
12 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
12 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) FTP
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Integration Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (28.57%) Middleware
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) EDI
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) DataPower
2 4 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) zOS
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Data Mapping
2 6 (21.43%) SOA
2 6 (21.43%) ETL
2 6 (21.43%) PLM
2 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
3 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) UML
4 4 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Password Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) IBM
2 18 (64.29%) SAP
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) BMC
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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