The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 593 563 521
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -42
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 24 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 33
Median daily rate £425 £500 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
13883 13405 13421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.27% 27.25% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9936 8943 9036
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 184 164
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.43 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MSMQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 12 £463 -15.90% 6
South West 0 4 £338 -20.58% 1
East of England - 4 £581 - 2
South East -10 3 £375 +14.50% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 64 (73.56%) .NET
2 55 (63.22%) SQL Server
3 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (55.17%) SQL
5 45 (51.72%) C#
6 39 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 38 (43.68%) WCF
8 36 (41.38%) Finance
9 28 (32.18%) Windows
10 27 (31.03%) SOA
11 26 (29.89%) SOAP
11 26 (29.89%) Banking
12 25 (28.74%) TDD
13 22 (25.29%) REST
14 20 (22.99%) Investment Banking
15 19 (21.84%) IIS
15 19 (21.84%) E-Commerce
15 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
17 17 (19.54%) Selenium
18 16 (18.39%) QA
18 16 (18.39%) HP UFT
18 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
18 16 (18.39%) MVC
18 16 (18.39%) Analytics
18 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (17.24%) DevOps
20 14 (16.09%) Middleware

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.84%) IIS
2 18 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (13.79%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.34%) MS Exchange
5 8 (9.20%) NServiceBus
6 7 (8.05%) MQSeries
7 6 (6.90%) iPlanet
7 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) BusinessWare
1 6 (6.90%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (13.79%) SaaS
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) AMQP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (63.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) DB2
3 6 (6.90%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) Redis
5 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (19.54%) Selenium
3 16 (18.39%) HP UFT
4 13 (14.94%) TeamCity
5 10 (11.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.05%) InstallShield
6 7 (8.05%) MSI
6 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.75%) NUnit
7 5 (5.75%) Subversion
8 4 (4.60%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.60%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.60%) MSBuild
8 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.45%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.45%) NuGet
9 3 (3.45%) StyleCop
10 2 (2.30%) Moq
10 2 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 20 (22.99%) Investment Banking
4 12 (13.79%) Retail
5 8 (9.20%) Front Office
6 5 (5.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Architect
3 20 (22.99%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce Architect
7 11 (12.64%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (11.49%) Lead Tester
8 10 (11.49%) QA Leader
8 10 (11.49%) QA Tester
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior QA Tester
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Tester
8 10 (11.49%) Tester
9 9 (10.34%) BizTalk Developer
9 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 8 (9.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior Architect
11 7 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (6.90%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (73.56%) .NET
2 38 (43.68%) WCF
3 26 (29.89%) SOAP
4 22 (25.29%) REST
5 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (16.09%) Middleware
7 13 (14.94%) Web Services
8 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
9 10 (11.49%) RESTful
10 9 (10.34%) XML
11 8 (9.20%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
13 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.90%) CSS
13 6 (6.90%) HTML
13 6 (6.90%) jQuery
14 5 (5.75%) NHibernate
14 5 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (5.75%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.94%) Derivative
3 9 (10.34%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.90%) AS400
4 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.75%) FMCG
5 5 (5.75%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.75%) Physics
6 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.45%) iPad
7 3 (3.45%) iPhone
8 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.15%) Equities
9 1 (1.15%) Fintech
9 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) AIX
3 6 (6.90%) Solaris
3 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.90%) zOS
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.15%) Unix
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) SOA
3 25 (28.74%) TDD
4 19 (21.84%) E-Commerce
5 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
6 16 (18.39%) Analytics
6 16 (18.39%) MVC
7 15 (17.24%) DevOps
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.09%) ITIL
8 14 (16.09%) SDLC
9 13 (14.94%) Change Management
10 11 (12.64%) Automated Testing
10 11 (12.64%) Migration
10 11 (12.64%) OO
10 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
10 11 (12.64%) SOLID
11 10 (11.49%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
12 9 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) SQL
2 45 (51.72%) C#
3 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) XPath
6 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) ISEB
1 11 (12.64%) ISTQB
1 11 (12.64%) PhD
2 10 (11.49%) Degree
3 6 (6.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (6.90%) CCSP
3 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.90%) CISM
3 6 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) ClearTrust
3 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) CA Single Sign-On
1 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) Ansible
2 3 (3.45%) Nagios
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Red Hat
3 12 (13.79%) IBM
4 11 (12.64%) Sybase
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle
6 6 (6.90%) BEA
6 6 (6.90%) CA
6 6 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.90%) SAP
6 6 (6.90%) Vitria
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.45%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.15%) Infragistics
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.15%) SOTI
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