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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.094%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £455
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
336 420 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.04% 17.49% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 232 199
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 29
Median hourly rate £21.47 £16.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +5.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £16.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £24.50 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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