The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 110 96
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.052% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
464 587 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.82% 30.38% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 376 347
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JTA
2 1 (33.33%) AOP
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) JTA
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Struts2
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) AOP
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Kony
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle