The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 163 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.94% 26.42% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 65
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham