The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £419 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MQSeries
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
410 431 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.01% 21.41% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 258 202
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MQSeries
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MQSeries Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MQSeries
Top 6 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management