The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
182 110 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.42% 17.21% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 102
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £18.25 £9.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £9.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MQSeries
South West

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Bristol