Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 15 August 2018 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 184 186
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.024% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.068% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 24
Yorkshire median daily rate £505 - £500
10th Percentile £443 - £386
90th Percentile £534 - £563
England median daily rate £500 £498 £425
% change year-on-year +0.50% +17.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £38.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,716 1,463 1,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.81% 34.55% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,207 1,052 1,418
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £535 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +304.41% -70.86%
10th Percentile £15.24 £36.13 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.38 £15.10
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere MQ in Yorkshire

WebSphere MQ
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
South Yorkshire -7 3 £515 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (40.00%) VXML
4 2 (40.00%) IVR
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Genesys
4 2 (40.00%) SMS
4 2 (40.00%) zOS
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) ACF2
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
5 1 (20.00%) DataPower

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) VXML
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Biometrics
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ACF2
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
1 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Genesys
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle