The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 127 138 144
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £411
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSMQ
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
634 880 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.85% 27.85% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 567 596
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 24
Median hourly rate £32.40 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.76 £42.00 £44.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the East of England region.

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 - 1
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) B2B
4 4 (50.00%) NServiceBus
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Messaging Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) B2B
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) API Development
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle