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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 579 524 570
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +46
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 35 91 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.18% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 73 18
Median daily rate £475 £588 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +46.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £563 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
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
14523 14672 14155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.30% 29.31% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 10287 9822
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 237 164
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -34 30 £500 -16.66% 7
South East +8 1 £450 -25.00% 5
East of England -7 1 £500 -14.89% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
MSMQ
UK

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 44 (70.97%) .NET
2 40 (64.52%) C#
3 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
4 33 (53.23%) MVC
5 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
6 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
8 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (43.55%) SQL
10 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (35.48%) WCF
12 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (33.87%) HTML
12 21 (33.87%) SOAP
13 20 (32.26%) Web Services
14 19 (30.65%) XML
15 18 (29.03%) Middleware
16 17 (27.42%) Finance
16 17 (27.42%) CSS
16 17 (27.42%) Windows
16 17 (27.42%) OO
16 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (22.58%) Retail
17 14 (22.58%) Subversion
17 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
17 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
17 14 (22.58%) SDLC
18 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
18 13 (20.97%) Microservices
18 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 11 (17.74%) NServiceBus
2 9 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.29%) IIS
4 5 (8.06%) Confluence
5 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.23%) CMS
7 2 (3.23%) JBoss
8 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.35%) HTTP
3 9 (14.52%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) AMQP
4 6 (9.68%) Internet
5 5 (8.06%) DNS
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.45%) MySQL
6 4 (6.45%) RavenDB
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.84%) Redis
8 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.61%) Event Store
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Subversion
2 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) TeamCity
4 6 (9.68%) JIRA
4 6 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (8.06%) Hudson
6 4 (6.45%) MSBuild
6 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.84%) NuGet
8 2 (3.23%) FishEye
8 2 (3.23%) jMock
8 2 (3.23%) JUnit
8 2 (3.23%) Maven
8 2 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.61%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.61%) NUnit
9 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Retail
3 10 (16.13%) Banking
4 7 (11.29%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.06%) Back Office
6 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.23%) Front Office
7 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Architect
4 16 (25.81%) C# Developer
5 14 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (16.13%) SQL Developer
8 9 (14.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (11.29%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (9.68%) Azure Developer
12 5 (8.06%) ASP Developer
12 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
13 4 (6.45%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (70.97%) .NET
2 32 (51.61%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (35.48%) WCF
5 21 (33.87%) HTML
5 21 (33.87%) SOAP
6 20 (32.26%) Web Services
7 19 (30.65%) XML
8 18 (29.03%) Middleware
9 17 (27.42%) CSS
10 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (17.74%) JSON
12 11 (17.74%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (17.74%) WPF
13 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
13 10 (16.13%) AngularJS
14 9 (14.52%) jQuery
15 8 (12.90%) Ajax
16 7 (11.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Clustering
1 5 (8.06%) Hedge funds
2 4 (6.45%) Fintech
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.23%) RIA
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) MVC
2 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (27.42%) OO
4 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 14 (22.58%) SDLC
5 13 (20.97%) Microservices
6 12 (19.35%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) OOP
8 10 (16.13%) ITIL
9 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
10 8 (12.90%) BDD
10 8 (12.90%) MVVM
11 7 (11.29%) SOA
11 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.29%) SOLID
12 6 (9.68%) Logistics
12 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
12 6 (9.68%) Scrum
12 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 27 (43.55%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.06%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) Delphi
6 2 (3.23%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) F#
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Ansible
3 3 (4.84%) Nagios
3 3 (4.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco
2 9 (14.52%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) EMC
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Splunk
5 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.23%) Murex
5 2 (3.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) Capita
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) TIBCO