The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.76% 6.78% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 16
Median daily rate £313 £279 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £540 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £20.78 £30.75 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.42% +83.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%