The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 93 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 21 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.14% - 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Median daily rate £435 - £402
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £432
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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 436 446 512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.64% 20.46% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 313 256
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £42.50 £40.35
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Hampshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire 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
Winchester - 7 £425 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 27 (87.10%) WebSphere
2 26 (83.87%) Linux
3 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
4 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
5 23 (74.19%) IBM Integration Bus
5 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
6 22 (70.97%) IBM
6 22 (70.97%) Shell Script
6 22 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (64.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (61.29%) JBoss
8 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
8 19 (61.29%) Open Source
8 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
8 19 (61.29%) Apache TomEE
8 19 (61.29%) Apache Geronimo
9 15 (48.39%) Analytics
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
11 8 (25.81%) Java
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
12 7 (22.58%) JSF
12 7 (22.58%) Ajax
12 7 (22.58%) HTML
12 7 (22.58%) Web Services
13 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
13 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
13 4 (12.90%) System Testing
13 4 (12.90%) Java SE
13 4 (12.90%) QA
13 4 (12.90%) OWASP

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 27 (87.10%) WebSphere
2 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
3 20 (64.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (61.29%) Apache Geronimo
4 19 (61.29%) Apache TomEE
4 19 (61.29%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.90%) Mockito
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) WebSphere Specialist
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (16.13%) Server Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Subject Matter Expert
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Expert
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (22.58%) Ajax
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) JSF
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.90%) Java SE
3 4 (12.90%) JMS
3 4 (12.90%) JPA
3 4 (12.90%) JSP
3 4 (12.90%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (12.90%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) Spring Boot
3 4 (12.90%) Spring Integration
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) J2EE
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Open Source
2 15 (48.39%) Analytics
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.90%) OWASP
3 4 (12.90%) Scrum
3 4 (12.90%) SDLC
3 4 (12.90%) System Testing
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Biometrics
5 1 (3.23%) Case Management
5 1 (3.23%) Records Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Shell Script
2 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (77.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) IBM
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle