The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.05% 31.89% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside