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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 103 99
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £459 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.53% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
599 523 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.48% 29.68% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 354 289
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) AS400
4 2 (22.22%) Tandem
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) VSAM
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (22.22%) RACF
4 2 (22.22%) JCL
4 2 (22.22%) CICS
4 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (22.22%) ISPF
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Audit Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (22.22%) ISPF
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Akka
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) AS400
2 2 (22.22%) Tandem
2 2 (22.22%) VSAM
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) TDD
1 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
1 1 (11.11%) IBM WebSphere Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) RACF
1 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle