Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 October 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 82 144
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.89% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.56% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 13
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.71% +11.11%
North East median daily rate - £405 £350
% change year-on-year - +15.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 134 225 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.18% 25.14% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 172 435
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +9.23% -27.78%
10th Percentile £278 £258 £225
90th Percentile £559 £584 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 44
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.50 £14.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -48.66% +86.67%
10th Percentile £11.70 £8.28 £15.00
90th Percentile £21.80 £39.20 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £18.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -25.68% -33.93% +86.67%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Tyne and Wear

MQSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MQSeries in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for MQSeries in Tyne and Wear

MQSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MQSeries in Tyne and Wear