The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 47 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.03% 0.37% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 74 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.90% 27.31% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 37
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Log4Net
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) FinalBuilder
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) CMDB
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Log4Net
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (33.33%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet