The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.083% - 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £374 £425
% change year-on-year +10.36% -12.05%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 343 394 371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.49% 31.12% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 291 228
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £52.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Surrey

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Surrey

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Guildford - 1 £425 -
WebSphere MQ
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Drools
2 1 (50.00%) PA-DSS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Drools
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PA-DSS
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware