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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 107 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 12 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.92% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 3.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere MQ
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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
676 665 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.89% 30.45% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 416 447
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
South Yorkshire +4 7 £500 +17.64% 1
West Yorkshire +5 5 £425 +1.19%
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 13 (56.52%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) UNIX
6 8 (34.78%) Perl
6 8 (34.78%) IBM
6 8 (34.78%) iSeries
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) AIX
8 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (17.39%) Banking
11 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
12 2 (8.70%) Middleware
12 2 (8.70%) SOA
12 2 (8.70%) SSL
13 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
13 1 (4.35%) Oracle
13 1 (4.35%) DB2
13 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
13 1 (4.35%) zOS
13 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
13 1 (4.35%) Workflow

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
2 10 (43.48%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) iSeries
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Clustering
4 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) UNIX
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) SOA
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle