The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.22% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+51.60% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
64 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.88% 10.55% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 17
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

MQSeries
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM