The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 197 212 225
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 1 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.24% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.79% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Average daily rate
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£700 £383 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.00% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.77% +2.08%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1724 2139 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.65% 29.63% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1630 1636
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) jMock
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) jMock
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) QA Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) JTA
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JTS
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) COM+
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) GoldenSource
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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