Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 338 305
Rank change year-on-year -1 -33 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 32 42 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.94% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 48
South East median daily rate £381 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% -17.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £351
90th Percentile £512 £442 £500
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
South 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 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 4631 4486 5052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.83% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2724 3260
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 127 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.20 £51.30
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 South East

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor 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 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
Thames Valley +4 31 £381 +1.67%
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £350 -6.67%
Berkshire +14 11 £413 -
Hampshire -6 1 - -
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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (62.50%) IBM
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 16 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 10 (31.25%) DataPower
5 10 (31.25%) DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) API Development
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) HTTP
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) cXML
6 9 (28.13%) webMethods
6 9 (28.13%) Data Security
6 9 (28.13%) RosettaNet
6 9 (28.13%) SMTP
6 9 (28.13%) FTP
6 9 (28.13%) EDI
6 9 (28.13%) EAI
6 9 (28.13%) XML Schema
6 9 (28.13%) B2B
6 9 (28.13%) SSL
6 9 (28.13%) ebXML
6 9 (28.13%) Internet
6 9 (28.13%) ActionScript
6 9 (28.13%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (28.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 9 (28.13%) ActionScript 2.0
6 9 (28.13%) High Availability
7 8 (25.00%) Tomcat

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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
2 9 (28.13%) FTP
2 9 (28.13%) Internet
2 9 (28.13%) SMTP
2 9 (28.13%) SSL
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SWIFT Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (28.13%) cXML
2 9 (28.13%) ebXML
2 9 (28.13%) EDI
2 9 (28.13%) XML
2 9 (28.13%) XML Schema
3 6 (18.75%) Middleware
4 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
4 5 (15.63%) JMS
4 5 (15.63%) Spring
4 5 (15.63%) Spring Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.25%) Ajax
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) JSF
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) DataPower
2 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (31.25%) API Development
1 10 (31.25%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) B2B
2 9 (28.13%) Data Security
2 9 (28.13%) EAI
2 9 (28.13%) High Availability
3 7 (21.88%) Change Control
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Patch Management
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) ActionScript
3 9 (28.13%) ActionScript 2.0
3 9 (28.13%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) webMethods
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.13%) SAP