The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £474 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +51.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
MQSeries
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.00% 13.04% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Median daily rate £300 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £415 £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire