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 23 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
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 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 734 670 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.58% 26.28% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 429 495
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Bedfordshire - 8 £400 -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (92.86%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) UML
3 8 (57.14%) JSON
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (42.86%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) XSLT
5 6 (42.86%) DataPower
5 6 (42.86%) RESTful
5 6 (42.86%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (42.86%) API Development
6 5 (35.71%) Break/Fix
6 5 (35.71%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 4 (28.57%) SAP HCM
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (35.71%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (28.57%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Boomi
1 4 (28.57%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Integration Developer
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 6 (42.86%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) DataPower
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) UML
2 6 (42.86%) API Development
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) Break/Fix
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) SAP