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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 87 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

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
477 429 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.03% 27.73% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 256 351
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £41.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax -1 7 £425 -
Leeds -3 1 £475 +5.55%
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) WebSphere
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) iSeries
8 2 (13.33%) Clustering
8 2 (13.33%) zOS
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
9 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) DB2
9 1 (6.67%) Middleware
9 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) DataPower
9 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle