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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / North East
Rank 83 70 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.27% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.55% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £405 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00%  
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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 294 258 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.62% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 175 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in the North East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 2 £405 +28.57%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) JBoss
1 14 (100.00%) Siebel
1 14 (100.00%) Informatica
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 13 (92.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (92.86%) Axway
2 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 13 (92.86%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) AIX
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) OO
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (71.43%) Software Packaging
5 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (64.29%) Change Control
6 7 (50.00%) Perl
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (35.71%) Sun
7 5 (35.71%) SSL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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 14 (100.00%) JBoss
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
3 5 (35.71%) FileNet
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 13 (92.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) DataPower
3 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) AIX
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) OO
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Change Control
4 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Informatica
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (100.00%) Siebel
2 13 (92.86%) Axway
2 13 (92.86%) HP
2 13 (92.86%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) Sun