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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 201 195 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£488 £415 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £415 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
1697 1714 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.89% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1299 1591
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSMQ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

MSMQ Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 9 (56.25%) Investment Banking
4 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 9 (56.25%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Migration
5 7 (43.75%) WinForms
5 7 (43.75%) Sybase
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
5 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
5 7 (43.75%) QA
5 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 7 (43.75%) Derivative
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
5 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 7 (43.75%) Analytics
6 6 (37.50%) WPF
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
7 5 (31.25%) DevExpress
7 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (31.25%) Markit EDM

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (12.50%) Moq
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (43.75%) QA Tester
3 7 (43.75%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) QA Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Tester
4 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) WCF
3 7 (43.75%) WinForms
4 6 (37.50%) WPF
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Derivative
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (12.50%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Sybase
2 5 (31.25%) DevExpress
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
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