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 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 108 106 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 20 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.24% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 0.86% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 20
Average daily rate
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£460 £438 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £468 £438
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 - - -
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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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
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 £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
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 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 19 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 19 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (91.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 27 (79.41%) IBM
4 25 (73.53%) UNIX
5 17 (50.00%) SAP
6 13 (38.24%) DataPower
7 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 11 (32.35%) zOS
7 11 (32.35%) Migration
8 10 (29.41%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Automotive
9 7 (20.59%) Web Services
9 7 (20.59%) SOA
9 7 (20.59%) Middleware
10 6 (17.65%) ETL
10 6 (17.65%) FTP
10 6 (17.65%) HTTP
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
10 6 (17.65%) PLM
10 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
10 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
10 6 (17.65%) Data Mapping
10 6 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
11 5 (14.71%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) FTP
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (20.59%) Automotive
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
1 11 (32.35%) Integration Architect
2 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 7 (20.59%) Middleware
3 5 (14.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) EDI
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) DataPower
2 5 (14.71%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) UNIX
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) zOS
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) SOA
3 6 (17.65%) ETL
3 6 (17.65%) PLM
3 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Data Mapping
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
4 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 5 (14.71%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) B2B
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
3 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) IBM
2 17 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
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