The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 107 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 21 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.24% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 0.84% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 19
Average daily rate
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£461 £438 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £348 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £468 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
641 598 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.76% 28.19% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 371 332
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 15
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 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (90.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 26 (78.79%) IBM
4 24 (72.73%) UNIX
5 18 (54.55%) SAP
6 13 (39.39%) DataPower
7 11 (33.33%) Migration
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) zOS
8 9 (27.27%) Java
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Middleware
10 7 (21.21%) SOA
10 7 (21.21%) Automotive
11 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 6 (18.18%) PLM
11 6 (18.18%) ETL
11 6 (18.18%) Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 6 (18.18%) HTTP
11 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 6 (18.18%) Data Mapping
11 6 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.15%) SOAP
12 5 (15.15%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 5 (15.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (21.21%) Automotive
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Integration Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 8 (24.24%) Middleware
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) EDI
6 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) DataPower
2 5 (15.15%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) UNIX
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) zOS
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) SOA
3 6 (18.18%) ETL
3 6 (18.18%) PLM
3 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) B2B
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) IBM
2 18 (54.55%) SAP
3 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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