Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM MQSeries
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 - 239
Rank change year-on-year - +239 -37
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.018% - 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median daily rate £430 - £400
England median daily rate £450 £470 £475
% change year-on-year -4.26% -1.05% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

MQSeries is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 890 1098 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.64% 16.13% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 697 786
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.06% +25.00%
10th Percentile £231 £261 £254
90th Percentile £596 £555 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 68
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £20.73 £35.75
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the North West

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in the North West

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in the North West

MQSeries
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 £430 -
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ