Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 19 January 2018 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)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 12 20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford - 3.90% 4.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 23.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Knutsford median daily rate - £425 £425
Cheshire median daily rate - £388 £425
% change year-on-year - -8.82% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Knutsford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 54 13 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 38.30% 16.88% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 44
Knutsford median daily rate £371 £359 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% -15.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £381
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year +75.00% +12.55% -46.56%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Knutsford