The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 44 55
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.38% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 8.86% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £342 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
137 79 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 15.52% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 41
Average daily rate £350 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.97 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% +18.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.28 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.97 £22.60 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Wales