Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 169 164
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.033% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.48% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
Yorkshire median daily rate - £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 955 1248 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.27% 34.65% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 894 900
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £275
90th Percentile £513 £527 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in West Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in West Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire 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
Halifax +13 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ISPF
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ACF2
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM