Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 197 185
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.021% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.078% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
East of England median daily rate £456 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +42.86% -22.22%
England median daily rate £438 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +8.02% -4.71% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1525 1285 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.46% 26.58% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 763 1025
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £297 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 72
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Hertfordshire -1 8 £450 -10.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -
Essex - 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (70.00%) DataPower
4 7 (70.00%) XML
5 6 (60.00%) XSLT
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 6 (60.00%) JSON
5 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (60.00%) API Development
6 5 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (50.00%) Open Source
6 5 (50.00%) OO
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (30.00%) Release Management
8 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (20.00%) Dell
9 2 (20.00%) CRM
9 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (20.00%) SAP
9 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (20.00%) SAP HCM
9 2 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (20.00%) Boomi
10 1 (10.00%) Ansible

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Boomi
1 2 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Developer
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) XML Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) DataPower
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) API Development
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) SAP