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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
London / City of London
Rank 150 147 183
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £463 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -19.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £588 £375
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +56.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1074 973 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.42% 32.12% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 813 1245
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 £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Hedge funds
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) MVVM
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (50.00%) AOP
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office

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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
4 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) ASP Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 4 (50.00%) AOP
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow