Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 95 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23 +25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 2 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.78% 0.14% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 0.66% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 26
Reading median daily rate £413 - £475
10th Percentile £337 - £410
90th Percentile £497 - £500
Berkshire median daily rate £413 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 319 302 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.02% 20.52% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 178 334
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.08% +7.61%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £283
90th Percentile £525 £488 £547
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
% change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%

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

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (90.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (60.00%) Change Control
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
7 1 (10.00%) Big Data
7 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) DataPower
7 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio