The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
+53.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
370 261 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.26% 19.89% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 146 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 11 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 11 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (100.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) git-flow
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Web Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
1 11 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
3 5 (45.45%) SOLID
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft