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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 158 183 205
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +22
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 1 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £329 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -26.94%
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
1127 1634 1869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.70% 29.82% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1288 1423
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £15.64 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £73.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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 5 May 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) AMQP
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (25.00%) SignalR
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (25.00%) AOP
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL