Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 31 March 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 252 368 325
Rank change year-on-year +116 -43 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 19 10 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.064% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.21% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 44
Median daily rate £425 £413 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -12.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £413 £320 £359
90th Percentile £810 £434 £550
England median daily rate £433 £501 £463
% change year-on-year -13.57% +8.32% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -8.89% +12.50%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,294 4,808 4,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.46% 30.69% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 3,136 3,122
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £584 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 87
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30.00 £19.45 £17.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate £38.50 £41.85 £41.41
% change year-on-year -7.99% +1.05% +2.55%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the South East.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the South East over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Surrey - 11 £425 -
Thames Valley +42 6 £638 -
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £310 -
Berkshire - 3 £850 -
Hampshire +48 2 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) XSLT
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) Story Points
4 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Azure Functions
5 4 (21.05%) Serverless
6 3 (15.79%) Kafka
6 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 2 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (10.53%) Boomi
8 1 (5.26%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
8 1 (5.26%) Architecture Roadmap

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Geronimo
6 1 (5.26%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (5.26%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Azure Functions
1 4 (21.05%) Serverless
2 2 (10.53%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Developer
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (57.89%) XSLT
2 3 (15.79%) Kafka
3 2 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) JDBC
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
2 11 (57.89%) Story Points
3 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk