Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 58
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.76% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Leicestershire median daily rate - £398 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.56% -
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £365 £432
% change year-on-year +50.68% -15.56% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Leicestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 229 227 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 40.39% 41.65% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 129
Leicestershire median daily rate £330 £335 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +8.06% +6.90%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £220
90th Percentile £500 £438 £411
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £30.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% -18.00% -
10th Percentile £27.53 £22.68 £17.30
90th Percentile £45.60 £38.23 £46.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Leicestershire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Leicestershire