The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £575 £425
% change year-on-year
-28.26% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSMQ
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 335 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.52% 19.59% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 190 182
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet