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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 546 504 491
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -13
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 35 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.48% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £315 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £323 £378
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.56%
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
13455 13384 11522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.64% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9098 8929 7435
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £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 184 177 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 -19 25 £550 +32.93% 11
South West +5 4 £425 +34.92% 1
South East -15 2 £393 -16.04% 6
North West - 2 £328 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 78 (85.71%) .NET
2 73 (80.22%) C#
3 67 (73.63%) SQL Server
4 64 (70.33%) WCF
5 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (57.14%) SQL
6 40 (43.96%) OO
7 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 32 (35.16%) Finance
9 30 (32.97%) TDD
10 28 (30.77%) IIS
10 28 (30.77%) Web Services
11 27 (29.67%) ASP.NET
12 24 (26.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (25.27%) SOA
14 22 (24.18%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (24.18%) XML
15 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (21.98%) WPF
17 19 (20.88%) BDD
18 17 (18.68%) REST
18 17 (18.68%) MVC
18 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
19 16 (17.58%) Oracle
19 16 (17.58%) Windows
19 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
19 16 (17.58%) .NET Framework
19 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (16.48%) SDLC
21 14 (15.38%) Unit Testing

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (30.77%) IIS
2 22 (24.18%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (12.09%) MQSeries
4 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.10%) Node.js
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) SaaS
2 3 (3.30%) PaaS
2 3 (3.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (73.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (18.68%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.29%) Selenium
4 12 (13.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.49%) NUnit
5 5 (5.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (4.40%) Subversion
7 3 (3.30%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.20%) Moq
8 2 (2.20%) MSTest
9 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.10%) NuGet
9 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
2 12 (13.19%) Investment Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Games
4 4 (4.40%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (68.13%) Developer
2 22 (24.18%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 19 (20.88%) Analyst
5 18 (19.78%) BizTalk Developer
6 12 (13.19%) QA Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Test Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.69%) QA Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Integration Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.40%) Architect
12 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (85.71%) .NET
2 64 (70.33%) WCF
3 28 (30.77%) Web Services
4 27 (29.67%) ASP.NET
5 22 (24.18%) XML
6 20 (21.98%) WPF
7 17 (18.68%) REST
8 16 (17.58%) .NET Framework
9 14 (15.38%) SOAP
10 13 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 13 (14.29%) LINQ
10 13 (14.29%) jQuery
11 12 (13.19%) RESTful
12 11 (12.09%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (10.99%) WinForms
14 8 (8.79%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (7.69%) Silverlight
15 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Derivative
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.30%) Physics
5 3 (3.30%) Equities
5 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.96%) OO
3 30 (32.97%) TDD
4 23 (25.27%) SOA
5 19 (20.88%) BDD
6 17 (18.68%) MVC
7 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (16.48%) SDLC
9 14 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 13 (14.29%) OOP
10 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 13 (14.29%) MVVM
10 13 (14.29%) Analytics
11 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
11 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.19%) OOD
11 12 (13.19%) Migration
12 11 (12.09%) Web Application Development
13 10 (10.99%) Scrum
13 10 (10.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 73 (80.22%) C#
2 52 (57.14%) SQL
3 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.38%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) XQuery
5 11 (12.09%) XPath
6 8 (8.79%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.40%) VB
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) Python
9 3 (3.30%) PHP5
9 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.20%) VB6
10 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.20%) VBScript
11 1 (1.10%) C++
11 1 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) ISEB
1 10 (10.99%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Control-M
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.58%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) Sybase
4 6 (6.59%) DevExpress
5 5 (5.49%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.30%) Infragistics
7 2 (2.20%) Unisys
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.10%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.10%) Informatica
8 1 (1.10%) Tableau
8 1 (1.10%) StreamBase
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