The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 52 61
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.65% 2.14%
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
205 182 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.48% 32.50% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 161
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire