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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 535 510 498
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 44 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £345 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £311 £335
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13404 12994 12690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.75% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9303 8465 8096
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 280 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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
East of England - 17 £650 - 2
London -28 12 £388 -3.12% 3
South East -20 7 £350 +12.00% 1
South West -26 5 £375 - 3
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £330 - 3
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 58 (86.57%) .NET
2 47 (70.15%) C#
3 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
5 27 (40.30%) E-Commerce
6 26 (38.81%) TDD
7 22 (32.84%) SQL
7 22 (32.84%) WCF
8 18 (26.87%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (23.88%) IIS
10 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
10 15 (22.39%) Windows
10 15 (22.39%) SOA
10 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
10 15 (22.39%) Finance
11 14 (20.90%) BDD
11 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (20.90%) Firewall
11 14 (20.90%) MVC
12 13 (19.40%) Scrum
12 13 (19.40%) Oracle
13 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.91%) OO
14 11 (16.42%) Web Services
14 11 (16.42%) jQuery
14 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
14 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (14.93%) VB

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 16 (23.88%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) Confluence
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) VPN
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 3 (4.48%) DHCP
2 3 (4.48%) RIP
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) RavenDB
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) DataStage
6 1 (1.49%) DataStax
6 1 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.46%) Log4Net
4 5 (7.46%) MSTest
5 4 (5.97%) NUnit
5 4 (5.97%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.48%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.99%) jMock
7 2 (2.99%) Subversion
7 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.99%) JUnit
8 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.49%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.49%) NuGet
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Retail
3 7 (10.45%) Games
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.37%) C# Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Senior Developer
4 15 (22.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (19.40%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (17.91%) Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Configuration Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Applications Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Product Owner
10 3 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (86.57%) .NET
2 22 (32.84%) WCF
3 18 (26.87%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.42%) Web Services
5 11 (16.42%) jQuery
5 11 (16.42%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.43%) HTML
7 8 (11.94%) SOAP
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.45%) HTML5
8 7 (10.45%) NHibernate
9 6 (8.96%) XML
9 6 (8.96%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.46%) AutoMapper
10 5 (7.46%) Fluent NHibernate
10 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 4 (5.97%) WPF
11 4 (5.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
4 6 (8.96%) UNIX
4 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) E-Commerce
3 26 (38.81%) TDD
4 15 (22.39%) SOA
5 14 (20.90%) MVC
5 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) BDD
6 13 (19.40%) Scrum
7 12 (17.91%) OO
8 10 (14.93%) Migration
9 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.46%) Business Transformation
10 5 (7.46%) User Stories
11 4 (5.97%) OOD
12 3 (4.48%) UML
12 3 (4.48%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (4.48%) DevOps
12 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (4.48%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
4 10 (14.93%) VB
4 10 (14.93%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.96%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.48%) VB6
8 2 (2.99%) VBScript
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) COBOL
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) PHP5
9 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
1 1 (1.49%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.96%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Nagios
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
5 4 (5.97%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.48%) McAfee
6 3 (4.48%) Clearswift
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Splunk
7 2 (2.99%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.99%) Sybase
7 2 (2.99%) Unisys
8 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.49%) Lotus
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) Endeca
8 1 (1.49%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.49%) Facebook
8 1 (1.49%) New Relic