Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 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)
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 150 122
Rank change year-on-year +63 -28 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 13 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 0.66% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 2.46% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 0
North East median daily rate £388 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% - -
England median daily rate £436 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +7.72% -4.71% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 337 733 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.53% 26.88% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 498 367
North East median daily rate £400 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% -9.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £555
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 11
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +57.57% -40.77%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.64 £16.16
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.60 £27.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the North East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the North East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the North East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in the North East

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +62 13 £388 +24.00%
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) OO
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (84.62%) Private Cloud
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) X.21
5 5 (38.46%) Forum Sentry
5 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) Workflow

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 13 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) X.21
2 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (84.62%) Private Cloud
3 5 (38.46%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Axway
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Informatica
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Siebel
2 5 (38.46%) Sun