The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 5.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 103 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.73% 34.80% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 83
Average daily rate £325 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £746 £325 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire