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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 549 499 550
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +51
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 23 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £393 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +42.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £257 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.17%
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
14043 14174 14928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.40% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 9288 9097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 250 343
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.91 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
London -11 13 £425 +6.25% 10
East of England -16 5 £450 +5.88% 1
South East -6 3 £393 +30.83% 3
South West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 2
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 62 (74.70%) SQL Server
2 61 (73.49%) .NET
3 50 (60.24%) C#
4 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (40.96%) WCF
6 33 (39.76%) Windows
7 30 (36.14%) IIS
7 30 (36.14%) MVC
8 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
9 26 (31.33%) Oracle
9 26 (31.33%) OO
10 25 (30.12%) TDD
11 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
11 23 (27.71%) Finance
12 22 (26.51%) Web Services
13 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
13 20 (24.10%) Scrum
14 19 (22.89%) Middleware
14 19 (22.89%) HTML
14 19 (22.89%) SQL
15 18 (21.69%) JMS
15 18 (21.69%) SOA
15 18 (21.69%) REST
16 17 (20.48%) XML
17 16 (19.28%) VB
17 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
18 15 (18.07%) TeamCity
18 15 (18.07%) jQuery
18 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
19 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 30 (36.14%) IIS
2 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (12.05%) Apache Solr
4 8 (9.64%) NServiceBus
5 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.43%) JCAPS
6 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
6 6 (7.23%) Confluence
7 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.61%) Node.js
9 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) AMQP
2 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (74.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (16.87%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (9.64%) RavenDB
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.02%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.02%) Couchbase
7 5 (6.02%) MySQL
7 5 (6.02%) DataStage
8 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.41%) DB2
9 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.41%) DTS
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.07%) TeamCity
3 13 (15.66%) NUnit
4 11 (13.25%) Maven
5 8 (9.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (7.23%) Log4Net
6 6 (7.23%) JIRA
6 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (7.23%) MSBuild
7 5 (6.02%) MSTest
8 4 (4.82%) JUnit
8 4 (4.82%) jMock
8 4 (4.82%) FinalBuilder
9 3 (3.61%) Subversion
9 3 (3.61%) ClearQuest
10 2 (2.41%) CruiseControl
10 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.41%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (27.71%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 11 (13.25%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.84%) Retail
5 6 (7.23%) Billing
6 3 (3.61%) Front Office
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Marketing
8 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 28 (33.73%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.46%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Programmer
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (4.82%) Test Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Product Owner
8 4 (4.82%) QA Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (73.49%) .NET
2 34 (40.96%) WCF
3 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
4 22 (26.51%) Web Services
5 19 (22.89%) Middleware
5 19 (22.89%) HTML
6 18 (21.69%) JMS
6 18 (21.69%) REST
7 17 (20.48%) XML
8 15 (18.07%) jQuery
9 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
10 13 (15.66%) SOAP
11 12 (14.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (13.25%) CSS
13 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (10.84%) HTML5
14 9 (10.84%) JSON
14 9 (10.84%) XSLT
14 9 (10.84%) ADO.NET
15 8 (9.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) W3C
1 6 (7.23%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.02%) Derivative
3 4 (4.82%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.82%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.41%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.82%) UNIX
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) MVC
3 26 (31.33%) OO
4 25 (30.12%) TDD
5 20 (24.10%) Scrum
6 18 (21.69%) SOA
7 13 (15.66%) EAI
8 11 (13.25%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) UML
9 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.64%) Risk Analytics
11 8 (9.64%) Analytics
12 7 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.43%) Kanban
13 6 (7.23%) CRM
13 6 (7.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.24%) C#
2 19 (22.89%) SQL
3 16 (19.28%) VB
3 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.64%) VBScript
5 8 (9.64%) VB6
6 6 (7.23%) Java
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.41%) Delphi
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.20%) logstash
3 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) Sybase
3 8 (9.64%) IBM
4 7 (8.43%) SAP
5 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 5 (6.02%) JBoss
5 5 (6.02%) Lotus
6 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.61%) Citrix
7 2 (2.41%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) Murex
7 2 (2.41%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.41%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.41%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) New Relic
8 1 (1.20%) Facebook
8 1 (1.20%) Dell
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