The first table below looks at the demand for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 536 466 519
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +53
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 54 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.32% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 43
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £278 £400
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -30.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MSMQ
UK

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in England

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSMQ across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MSMQ Daily Rate Histogram in England

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in England

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 42 £450 -10.00% 14
East of England -20 8 - - 1
South East -12 4 £425 +5.59% 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
MSMQ
UK

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 76 (73.79%) C#
1 76 (73.79%) .NET
2 71 (68.93%) SQL Server
3 50 (48.54%) WCF
4 48 (46.60%) MVC
5 44 (42.72%) TDD
6 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
7 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
8 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (36.89%) WPF
9 38 (36.89%) SQL
10 35 (33.98%) Windows
11 34 (33.01%) Oracle
12 33 (32.04%) HTML
12 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
12 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (29.13%) Multithreading
15 29 (28.16%) NUnit
16 27 (26.21%) MSBuild
17 26 (25.24%) CSS
18 24 (23.30%) Finance
19 23 (22.33%) MVVM
20 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET Web API
21 21 (20.39%) NServiceBus
22 20 (19.42%) Banking
23 19 (18.45%) Investment Banking
23 19 (18.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
23 19 (18.45%) OO

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (20.39%) NServiceBus
2 15 (14.56%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.83%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Apache
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.94%) Node.js
6 2 (1.94%) JCAPS
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) AMQP
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) WEP
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) VPN
3 1 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (68.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.77%) RavenDB
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.88%) MySQL
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.91%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) NUnit
2 27 (26.21%) MSBuild
3 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
4 17 (16.50%) TeamCity
5 13 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.77%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.80%) CruiseControl
8 6 (5.83%) Subversion
9 5 (4.85%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (4.85%) Maven
9 5 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (3.88%) Ant
10 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.91%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.91%) JUnit
12 2 (1.94%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.94%) jMock
12 2 (1.94%) MSTest
12 2 (1.94%) Moq
General
1 24 (23.30%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 19 (18.45%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (68.93%) Developer
2 31 (30.10%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.33%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.85%) Tools Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Programmer
9 4 (3.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) QA Specialist
10 3 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.91%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.91%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (73.79%) .NET
2 50 (48.54%) WCF
3 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET
4 38 (36.89%) WPF
5 33 (32.04%) HTML
6 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (25.24%) CSS
8 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (15.53%) .NET Framework
10 15 (14.56%) jQuery
11 14 (13.59%) Web Services
12 12 (11.65%) XML
13 10 (9.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (7.77%) Middleware
15 7 (6.80%) REST
15 7 (6.80%) Spring
15 7 (6.80%) ADO.NET
16 6 (5.83%) COM+
16 6 (5.83%) XSLT
16 6 (5.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.74%) Credit Risk
2 9 (8.74%) Derivative
3 7 (6.80%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.80%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.83%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.85%) W3C
6 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.91%) Physics
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.94%) EPoS
8 2 (1.94%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.97%) CMDB
9 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.97%) Replication
9 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.97%) DTV
9 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.98%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) UNIX
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) MVC
2 44 (42.72%) TDD
3 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (29.13%) Multithreading
6 23 (22.33%) MVVM
7 19 (18.45%) OO
8 18 (17.48%) Scrum
9 13 (12.62%) Risk Analytics
9 13 (12.62%) Analytics
10 12 (11.65%) SOA
11 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.74%) ITIL
13 8 (7.77%) UML
13 8 (7.77%) BDD
14 6 (5.83%) Risk Management
14 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
14 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
15 5 (4.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.79%) C#
2 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 38 (36.89%) SQL
4 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.74%) Java
6 8 (7.77%) VB
7 7 (6.80%) VBScript
8 5 (4.85%) VB6
9 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
1 7 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.94%) MBA
2 2 (1.94%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Oracle
2 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.80%) TIBCO
4 6 (5.83%) Sybase
4 6 (5.83%) DataSynapse
5 5 (4.85%) VMware
5 5 (4.85%) Perforce
6 4 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.88%) JBoss
6 4 (3.88%) IBM
7 3 (2.91%) Retalix
7 3 (2.91%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.91%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.94%) Murex
8 2 (1.94%) Typemock
9 1 (0.97%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.97%) Endeca
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas
9 1 (0.97%) Lotus
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 11 days ago