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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 555 508 516
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 20 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.096% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 21
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £311 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £315 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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 -18 13 £550 +33.33% 15
East of England 0 4 - - 1
South East -23 1 £310 -49.59% 7
North West - 1 £328 - 3
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 73 (86.90%) .NET
2 66 (78.57%) C#
3 60 (71.43%) WCF
4 58 (69.05%) SQL Server
5 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (55.95%) SQL
7 34 (40.48%) OO
7 34 (40.48%) Finance
8 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 28 (33.33%) IIS
10 26 (30.95%) Web Services
10 26 (30.95%) XML
11 24 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
12 23 (27.38%) TDD
13 22 (26.19%) WPF
14 21 (25.00%) SOA
15 20 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (23.81%) Windows
16 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
16 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (21.43%) REST
17 18 (21.43%) Visual Studio
18 16 (19.05%) Banking
18 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
18 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (17.86%) BDD
19 15 (17.86%) MVC
20 14 (16.67%) Scrum
21 13 (15.48%) JavaScript

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 28 (33.33%) IIS
2 20 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (13.10%) MQSeries
4 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.38%) Node.js
5 2 (2.38%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) SMPP
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.57%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) Redis
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 13 (15.48%) Selenium
4 12 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.95%) NUnit
5 5 (5.95%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (4.76%) Subversion
7 3 (3.57%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (2.38%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.38%) Moq
8 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.38%) MSTest
9 1 (1.19%) NuGet
9 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Banking
3 12 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Front Office
5 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (72.62%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Analyst
4 18 (21.43%) BizTalk Developer
5 16 (19.05%) .NET Developer
6 12 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 10 (11.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (11.90%) Test Analyst
8 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Tester
10 7 (8.33%) QA Tester
11 6 (7.14%) Applications Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (4.76%) Development Manager
13 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
14 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
14 3 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (86.90%) .NET
2 60 (71.43%) WCF
3 26 (30.95%) Web Services
3 26 (30.95%) XML
4 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
5 22 (26.19%) WPF
6 18 (21.43%) REST
7 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 13 (15.48%) LINQ
9 12 (14.29%) RESTful
10 10 (11.90%) jQuery
10 10 (11.90%) WinForms
11 9 (10.71%) SOAP
12 8 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (8.33%) CSS
13 7 (8.33%) HTML
14 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Derivative
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.57%) Physics
4 3 (3.57%) Equities
4 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) OO
3 23 (27.38%) TDD
4 21 (25.00%) SOA
5 19 (22.62%) Unit Testing
6 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.86%) BDD
7 15 (17.86%) MVC
8 14 (16.67%) Scrum
9 13 (15.48%) Analytics
10 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.29%) OOP
11 11 (13.10%) Web Application Development
11 11 (13.10%) MVVM
12 10 (11.90%) SDLC
12 10 (11.90%) ETL
12 10 (11.90%) ITIL
12 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
12 10 (11.90%) Release Management
13 9 (10.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (78.57%) C#
2 47 (55.95%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.10%) XQuery
4 11 (13.10%) XPath
5 8 (9.52%) Java
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 2 (2.38%) PHP5
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.19%) Go
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) ISEB
1 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) HL7
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Sybase
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) DevExpress
5 5 (5.95%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.57%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.19%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) StreamBase
7 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.19%) Informatica
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