Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 143 137
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 1.86% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Manchester median daily rate £435 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.69% -6.00% +37.93%
10th Percentile £419 £336 £313
90th Percentile £452 £400 £449
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1074 1076 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.57% 30.73% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 768 569
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Jython
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle