Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 211 165
Rank change year-on-year +29 -46 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -12.09%
10th Percentile £275 £375 £363
90th Percentile £586 £455 £455
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
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1173 1579 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.25% 25.48% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 968 681
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £575 £516 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
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 West Midlands

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere MQ in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere MQ in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands 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
Shropshire - 3 £540 -
Staffordshire - 3 £300 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Mule
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) AMQP
2 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) WSO2
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 3 (50.00%) JSON Schema
2 3 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
2 3 (50.00%) Sequence Diagram
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Mule
2 3 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) AMQP
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Messaging Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (50.00%) J2SE
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) JSON Schema
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Sequence Diagram
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (50.00%) WSO2