Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 78 81
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 +18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.24% 2.19% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 6.68% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 33 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £550 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +23.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £525 £319 £355
90th Percentile £575 £475 £395
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £463 £375
% change year-on-year +18.92% +23.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 354 584 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.59% 32.81% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 264 149
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £287
90th Percentile £686 £525 £553
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £26.65 £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -52.00% +257.14%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £26.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.32% -27.40% +124.62%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JNDI
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) EAI
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Garbage Collection
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat