The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 June 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)
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Reading median daily rate - - £450
Berkshire median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 132 197 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.64% 22.57% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 383 444
Reading median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
10th Percentile £294 £300 £293
90th Percentile £544 £481 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Reading median hourly rate £31.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.08% -  
Berkshire median hourly rate £31.00 £16.06 £30.00
% change year-on-year +93.08% -46.48%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel