The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries 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 Application Platforms category for the South Wales 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 MQSeries
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.31% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
104 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.57% 19.81% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MQSeries
Wales

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in South Wales