The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 April 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.23% 0.37% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.38% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.80

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 142 145 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 33.10% 26.56% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 116 67
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in South Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Sheffield +9 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) SUSE
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Intel
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM