The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 121 102
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+51.60% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
391 448 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.25% 18.25% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 232 177
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 21
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £9.30 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.92 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MQSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands