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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 111 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.054% 0.35% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 1.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£400 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
579 524 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.06% 30.72% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 358 194
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) DataPower
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Spring Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) DataPower
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle