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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / East of England
Rank 122 - 125
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% - 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 624 621 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.30% 25.27% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 374 426
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 25
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 6 £500 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (85.71%) API Development
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) SAP HCM
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Boomi
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (57.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Boomi
1 4 (57.14%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Developer
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) API Development
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) SAP