Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 98 111
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 22 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 2.29% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -34.88%
10th Percentile £313 £355 £320
90th Percentile £486 £395 £420
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £445
% change year-on-year +1.56% -10.11% -6.32%
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 768 437 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.27% 25.60% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 237 318
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £519 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.40% +124.62% -0.25%
10th Percentile £18.25 £24.35 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.13 £48.60 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 -22 18 £350 -6.67%
WebSphere MQ
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) IBM
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) API Development
5 10 (45.45%) High Availability
5 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (45.45%) ActionScript
5 10 (45.45%) XML
5 10 (45.45%) EDI
5 10 (45.45%) EAI
5 10 (45.45%) ebXML
5 10 (45.45%) Internet
5 10 (45.45%) SMTP
5 10 (45.45%) FTP
5 10 (45.45%) HTTP
5 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
5 10 (45.45%) B2B
5 10 (45.45%) SSL
5 10 (45.45%) webMethods
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) DataPower
5 10 (45.45%) ActionScript 3.0
5 10 (45.45%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (45.45%) Data Security
5 10 (45.45%) RosettaNet
5 10 (45.45%) cXML
6 9 (40.91%) Tomcat
7 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (27.27%) Eclipse

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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (40.91%) Tomcat
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) OpenShift
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) FTP
1 10 (45.45%) HTTP
1 10 (45.45%) Internet
1 10 (45.45%) SMTP
1 10 (45.45%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.55%) EAI Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) cXML
1 10 (45.45%) ebXML
1 10 (45.45%) EDI
1 10 (45.45%) XML
1 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
2 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (27.27%) JMS
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) Spring Integration
2 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) DataPower
1 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) API Development
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) B2B
2 10 (45.45%) Data Security
2 10 (45.45%) EAI
2 10 (45.45%) High Availability
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) ActionScript
3 10 (45.45%) ActionScript 2.0
3 10 (45.45%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) webMethods
3 1 (4.55%) SAP