The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 56 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.72% 0.74% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 2.90% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £363 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
WebSphere MQ
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
154 207 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.13% 25.43% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 127 103
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) JDBC
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) HTTP
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) J2EE
5 6 (42.86%) Clustering
5 6 (42.86%) Jython
5 6 (42.86%) JNDI
5 6 (42.86%) Korn
5 6 (42.86%) CA Wily
5 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
5 6 (42.86%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Introscope
7 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (21.43%) DataPower
8 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language
8 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
8 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (14.29%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SSL
2 6 (42.86%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Introscope
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) JDBC
2 6 (42.86%) JNDI
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) DataPower
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Garbage Collection
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 6 (42.86%) Jython
1 6 (42.86%) Korn
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) CA Wily
2 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy