The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 604 600 582
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 26 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.061% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 22
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £574 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £411
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSMQ
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14931 15134 14323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.62% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10437 10427 9244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 265 194
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London -2 17 £463 -2.63% 8
East of England +16 4 £500 -18.36% 3
South West - 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
South East -1 1 £400 +5.26% 1
MSMQ
UK

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 41 (80.39%) .NET
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (56.86%) WCF
5 27 (52.94%) MVC
5 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
7 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
8 19 (37.25%) SQL
8 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
9 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (33.33%) TDD
10 16 (31.37%) Web Services
10 16 (31.37%) REST
11 15 (29.41%) NServiceBus
11 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (29.41%) SOAP
12 14 (27.45%) Windows
12 14 (27.45%) Finance
13 13 (25.49%) Subversion
13 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
13 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
13 13 (25.49%) SOLID
14 12 (23.53%) SOA
15 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
15 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
15 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
16 10 (19.61%) Scrum
17 9 (17.65%) Banking

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (29.41%) NServiceBus
2 8 (15.69%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.84%) Confluence
4 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) AMQP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) MongoDB
3 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
4 8 (15.69%) RavenDB
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.92%) Redis
8 1 (1.96%) Event Store
8 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
1 13 (25.49%) Subversion
2 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
3 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 6 (11.76%) NuGet
5 5 (9.80%) JIRA
5 5 (9.80%) MSBuild
6 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.84%) Hudson
6 4 (7.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (7.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.92%) MSTest
7 2 (3.92%) NUnit
7 2 (3.92%) ReSharper
7 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.96%) JUnit
8 1 (1.96%) Log4Net
8 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Retail
4 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Back Office
5 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.92%) Front Office
7 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 20 (39.22%) C# Developer
4 18 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
7 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Developer
8 6 (11.76%) AWS Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Architect
9 5 (9.80%) Azure Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (7.84%) ASP Developer
10 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
11 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (80.39%) .NET
2 29 (56.86%) WCF
3 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
4 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (31.37%) REST
5 16 (31.37%) Web Services
6 15 (29.41%) SOAP
7 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (17.65%) WPF
10 8 (15.69%) jQuery
10 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
11 7 (13.73%) HTML
11 7 (13.73%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (13.73%) React
12 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
12 6 (11.76%) Ajax
12 6 (11.76%) CSS
12 6 (11.76%) Entity Framework
12 6 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (7.84%) iPhone
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Android
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Phone
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) MVC
3 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 15 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (25.49%) SOLID
6 12 (23.53%) SOA
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 9 (17.65%) SDLC
9 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
10 7 (13.73%) BDD
10 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.73%) OO
11 5 (9.80%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (9.80%) MVVM
12 4 (7.84%) AOP
12 4 (7.84%) B2B
12 4 (7.84%) DevOps
12 4 (7.84%) ITIL
12 4 (7.84%) Logistics
12 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) F#
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.88%) Ansible
2 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Infragistics
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Splunk
3 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) Capita
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) Murex
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase