The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.092% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.86% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £550 £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £433 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
689 810 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.84% 28.42% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 520 436
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
South Yorkshire -11 2 £550 +10.00%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 15 (68.18%) WebSphere
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Unix
3 11 (50.00%) Middleware
4 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) Perl
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) CICS
5 8 (36.36%) zOS
5 8 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (36.36%) iSeries
6 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (31.82%) AIX
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) DB2
7 6 (27.27%) Solaris
7 6 (27.27%) Intel
7 6 (27.27%) Replication
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) SUSE
7 6 (27.27%) Feasibility Study
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Banking
8 5 (22.73%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (22.73%) WebLogic

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (68.18%) WebSphere
2 8 (36.36%) CICS
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (22.73%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (13.64%) FileNet
6 2 (9.09%) Apache
6 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
7 1 (4.55%) JBoss
7 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Middleware
2 8 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.64%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
5 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.55%) EJB
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) JPA
5 1 (4.55%) JSF
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) JTA
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.55%) Servlets
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (4.55%) Struts
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) iSeries
2 6 (27.27%) Replication
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) DataPower
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) zOS
4 7 (31.82%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Solaris
5 6 (27.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) AOP
2 1 (4.55%) BDD
2 1 (4.55%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
2 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
2 1 (4.55%) MVC
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (4.55%) SOA
2 1 (4.55%) SOLID
2 1 (4.55%) TDD
2 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Jython
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Intel
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) IFS
5 1 (4.55%) Kony
5 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft