The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing MQSeries 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 1.04% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £418
% change year-on-year +14.86% -11.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26 23 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.49% 23.96% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Median daily rate £475 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing MQSeries as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Watford