The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 69 61 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.41% 1.20% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 4.64% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 194 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.63% 25.80% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 105
Median daily rate £365 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Milton Keynes

WebSphere MQ
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) JNDI
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) Cognizant

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JNDI
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Garbage Collection
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Jython
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (25.00%) Fujitsu