Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 18 November 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 152
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Leeds median daily rate - £363 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.15% -9.12%
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 794 1017 1087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.57% 38.71% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 733 766
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Leeds

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Leeds