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 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 106 116
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.52% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 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 396 460 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.02% 23.42% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 315 319
Median daily rate £388 £373 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +36.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.27 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £59.31 £41.25
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 18 (85.71%) Linux
1 18 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (71.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) Tomcat
4 14 (66.67%) IBM
4 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 12 (57.14%) JBoss
5 12 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (57.14%) Apache TomEE
5 12 (57.14%) Apache Geronimo
5 12 (57.14%) Open Source
5 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
6 9 (42.86%) Analytics
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) JSF
8 5 (23.81%) Ajax
9 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 3 (14.29%) System Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Mockito
9 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 3 (14.29%) REST

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring 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 18 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (57.14%) Apache Geronimo
3 12 (57.14%) Apache TomEE
3 12 (57.14%) JBoss
3 12 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Subject Matter Expert
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Expert
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) Ajax
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) JSF
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) Java SE
4 3 (14.29%) JMS
4 3 (14.29%) JPA
4 3 (14.29%) JSP
4 3 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 3 (14.29%) Spring Integration
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Open Source
2 9 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) OWASP
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) System Testing
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle