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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 120 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.61% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 1.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
689 758 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.36% 33.17% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 499 323
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £31.02 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% -37.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 2 £400 +0.62%
Halifax -5 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) zOS
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (42.86%) CICS
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD

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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) CICS
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Hazelcast
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) Grails
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) JTA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) zOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) AOP
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware