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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 158 154 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +48
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.29% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.91% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £563 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSMQ
London

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
1229 1095 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.48% 31.98% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 920 1350
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MSMQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ 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 City of London region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Hedge funds
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) AOP
3 4 (66.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
2 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
1 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ASP Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Silverlight Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) DHTML
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 4 (66.67%) AOP
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
2 4 (66.67%) MVVM
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft