Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 6 months to 18 August 2018 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 124 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 -37 +37
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 12 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.81% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.56% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £550 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +54.39% +9.62%
10th Percentile £358 £495 £325
90th Percentile £555 £575 £400
South East median daily rate £418 £550 £351
% change year-on-year -24.09% +56.92% -22.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere MQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 624 704 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.38% 31.63% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 266 245
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.59% +3.57%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -20.55% +40.38%
10th Percentile £41.25 £18.30 £16.40
90th Percentile £54.88 £71.50 £44.80
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.89%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 12 £525 - 1
WebSphere MQ
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) Kafka
4 6 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) JDBC
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) Angular 2

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) WebStorm
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Introscope
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (50.00%) Kafka
2 6 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) JDBC
4 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (8.33%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) JNDI
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) EAI
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Source Code Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Jython
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat