The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 508 533 529
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 72 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 21
Average daily rate £500 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
+43.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 48 £475 -11.62% 5
South East +5 8 £575 +64.28% 3
East of England +4 8 £625 +28.20% 2
South West -1 4 £340 -9.33% 1
Yorkshire -7 3 £475 - 1
North West -26 1 - - 4
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (77.51%) SQL Server
2 118 (69.82%) C#
3 115 (68.05%) WCF
4 114 (67.46%) .NET
5 103 (60.95%) SQL
6 98 (57.99%) Microsoft
6 98 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (52.66%) SOA
8 76 (44.97%) SOAP
9 66 (39.05%) TDD
10 61 (36.09%) REST
11 54 (31.95%) Finance
11 54 (31.95%) E-Commerce
12 46 (27.22%) BizTalk Server
13 40 (23.67%) Web Services
13 40 (23.67%) RESTful
14 39 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (23.08%) Windows
15 38 (22.49%) SDLC
16 36 (21.30%) IIS
16 36 (21.30%) Banking
17 35 (20.71%) OO
18 33 (19.53%) XML
18 33 (19.53%) MVC
18 33 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (18.93%) MS Excel
20 31 (18.34%) IBM
21 30 (17.75%) Software Engineering
22 29 (17.16%) Data Modelling
22 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (27.22%) BizTalk Server
2 36 (21.30%) IIS
3 23 (13.61%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.92%) MQSeries
5 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.14%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (4.14%) Confluence
6 7 (4.14%) iPlanet
6 7 (4.14%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.14%) Mule
6 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.55%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.78%) Apache
9 2 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (18.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (4.14%) BusinessWare
2 7 (4.14%) HFM
2 7 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.14%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.24%) SaaS
2 17 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.88%) Internet
2 8 (4.73%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) HTTP
3 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.59%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (77.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (6.51%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.51%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.14%) DB2
6 7 (4.14%) DB2 UDB
6 7 (4.14%) Essbase
7 2 (1.18%) Redis
8 1 (0.59%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 39 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (11.24%) NUnit
3 16 (9.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (9.47%) SpecFlow
3 16 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.88%) Cucumber
4 15 (8.88%) Moq
5 14 (8.28%) TeamCity
6 13 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 13 (7.69%) Selenium
7 11 (6.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (4.14%) InstallShield
9 7 (4.14%) JIRA
9 7 (4.14%) MSI
9 7 (4.14%) Subversion
10 6 (3.55%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.18%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.18%) StyleCop
General
1 54 (31.95%) Finance
2 36 (21.30%) Banking
3 22 (13.02%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.73%) Retail
5 7 (4.14%) Front Office
6 6 (3.55%) Back Office
6 6 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (42.01%) Architect
2 50 (29.59%) Developer
3 43 (25.44%) Solutions Architect
4 37 (21.89%) .NET Developer
5 30 (17.75%) E-Commerce Architect
6 26 (15.38%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 24 (14.20%) BizTalk Developer
8 20 (11.83%) Technical Architect
9 16 (9.47%) Integration Architect
10 15 (8.88%) C# Developer
10 15 (8.88%) C# Software Engineer
10 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 15 (8.88%) Senior Architect
10 15 (8.88%) Software Engineer
11 13 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (7.10%) BizTalk Integration Developer
12 12 (7.10%) Integration Developer
12 12 (7.10%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 11 (6.51%) Analyst
14 10 (5.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (68.05%) WCF
2 114 (67.46%) .NET
3 76 (44.97%) SOAP
4 61 (36.09%) REST
5 40 (23.67%) RESTful
5 40 (23.67%) Web Services
6 33 (19.53%) XML
7 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET
8 27 (15.98%) .NET Framework
9 25 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (13.61%) Middleware
11 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (8.88%) Entity Framework
12 15 (8.88%) Gherkin
12 15 (8.88%) NHibernate
13 14 (8.28%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (7.69%) EDI
15 11 (6.51%) AppFabric
15 11 (6.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.24%) Data Integration
3 15 (8.88%) Client/Server
3 15 (8.88%) Derivative
4 10 (5.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.14%) AS400
5 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.55%) FMCG
6 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.55%) Physics
7 4 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.78%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.18%) iPad
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.08%) Windows
2 17 (10.06%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.73%) Linux
4 7 (4.14%) AIX
4 7 (4.14%) Solaris
4 7 (4.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.14%) zOS
5 1 (0.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (52.66%) SOA
3 66 (39.05%) TDD
4 54 (31.95%) E-Commerce
5 38 (22.49%) SDLC
6 35 (20.71%) OO
7 33 (19.53%) MVC
8 30 (17.75%) Software Engineering
9 29 (17.16%) Data Modelling
10 26 (15.38%) Scrum
11 23 (13.61%) Automated Testing
11 23 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (12.43%) Change Management
12 21 (12.43%) Kanban
13 19 (11.24%) BDD
13 19 (11.24%) DevOps
14 17 (10.06%) SOLID
15 16 (9.47%) OOP
16 14 (8.28%) Migration
16 14 (8.28%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 118 (69.82%) C#
2 103 (60.95%) SQL
3 24 (14.20%) PowerShell
4 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.88%) Ruby
6 11 (6.51%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.78%) VB
8 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.18%) XAML
8 2 (1.18%) XPath
9 1 (0.59%) Java
9 1 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (8.28%) Degree
2 9 (5.33%) ISEB
2 9 (5.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.73%) PhD
4 7 (4.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (4.14%) CCSP
4 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.14%) CISM
4 7 (4.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) Control-M
2 7 (4.14%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (3.55%) Nagios
3 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.55%) Puppet
3 6 (3.55%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 98 (57.99%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.34%) IBM
3 23 (13.61%) Oracle
4 19 (11.24%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.33%) Sybase
6 7 (4.14%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.14%) BEA
6 7 (4.14%) CA
6 7 (4.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.14%) Hyperion
6 7 (4.14%) JD Edwards
6 7 (4.14%) SAP
6 7 (4.14%) Vitria
6 7 (4.14%) WSO2
7 2 (1.18%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.18%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) SOTI
8 1 (0.59%) Telerik
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