The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
113 123 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.38% 37.50% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 70
Median daily rate £350 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge