The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WebSphere MQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - - 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £374 £425
% change year-on-year +10.36% -12.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.80

WebSphere MQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 501 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.85% 21.03% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 304 311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -58.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel