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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
WebSphere MQ
North West

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
83 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.20% 14.16% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 22 24
Median daily rate £350 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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