The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 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 Staffordshire - - 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 38 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.42% 36.19% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 59
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WebSphere MQ
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WebSphere MQ Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire