The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £373 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.29% 25.36% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 58
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSphere MQ
North West

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