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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
WebSphere MQ
West Midlands

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
242 137 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.85% 20.73% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 98 108
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £11.46 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+772.41% -58.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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