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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 558 496 538
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +42
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 26 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.42% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £393 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +45.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.77% -2.00%
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
14181 13892 14615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.87% 29.26% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9400 9227 8869
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 226 354
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -15 13 £425 +6.25% 10
East of England - 6 £438 -
South East -15 4 £393 +28.16% 7
East Midlands +2 3 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 55 (76.39%) SQL Server
2 54 (75.00%) .NET
3 45 (62.50%) C#
4 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (41.67%) Windows
6 29 (40.28%) IIS
6 29 (40.28%) WCF
7 26 (36.11%) MVC
8 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
9 21 (29.17%) Web Services
9 21 (29.17%) OO
9 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 20 (27.78%) TDD
11 19 (26.39%) Scrum
12 18 (25.00%) Middleware
12 18 (25.00%) SOA
12 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 18 (25.00%) REST
13 17 (23.61%) Oracle
13 17 (23.61%) JMS
14 16 (22.22%) HTML
14 16 (22.22%) VB
14 16 (22.22%) Finance
14 16 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
15 15 (20.83%) jQuery
15 15 (20.83%) XML
16 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
16 14 (19.44%) TeamCity
16 14 (19.44%) Relational Database

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 29 (40.28%) IIS
2 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (13.89%) Apache Solr
4 9 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (11.11%) NServiceBus
6 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (9.72%) JCAPS
7 6 (8.33%) Confluence
7 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.17%) Node.js
9 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.39%) Apache
10 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SAN
1 3 (4.17%) AMQP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (76.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (11.11%) RavenDB
6 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (5.56%) DataStage
8 4 (5.56%) MySQL
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.78%) DTS
11 1 (1.39%) DB2
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (19.44%) TeamCity
3 13 (18.06%) NUnit
4 10 (13.89%) Maven
5 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.33%) JIRA
7 6 (8.33%) Log4Net
8 5 (6.94%) MSTest
8 5 (6.94%) MSBuild
9 4 (5.56%) FinalBuilder
10 3 (4.17%) JUnit
10 3 (4.17%) ClearQuest
10 3 (4.17%) jMock
11 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
2 6 (8.33%) Billing
3 5 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Front Office
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Programmer
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.17%) Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.17%) Test Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (75.00%) .NET
2 29 (40.28%) WCF
3 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 18 (25.00%) Middleware
5 18 (25.00%) REST
6 17 (23.61%) JMS
7 16 (22.22%) HTML
8 15 (20.83%) jQuery
8 15 (20.83%) XML
9 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
10 13 (18.06%) SOAP
11 12 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (13.89%) CSS
13 9 (12.50%) XSLT
13 9 (12.50%) ADO.NET
13 9 (12.50%) JSON
14 8 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
15 7 (9.72%) Ajax
15 7 (9.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 6 (8.33%) W3C
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.89%) Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) UNIX
7 1 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) MVC
3 21 (29.17%) OO
4 20 (27.78%) TDD
5 19 (26.39%) Scrum
6 18 (25.00%) SOA
7 13 (18.06%) EAI
8 11 (15.28%) Project Management
9 10 (13.89%) Business Analysis
10 9 (12.50%) UML
10 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (9.72%) Kanban
13 6 (8.33%) BDD
13 6 (8.33%) Use Case
13 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.33%) CRM
14 5 (6.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) C#
2 16 (22.22%) VB
2 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) SQL
5 8 (11.11%) VB6
5 8 (11.11%) VBScript
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) Delphi
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) logstash
3 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Sybase
3 6 (8.33%) SAP
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) Lotus
4 4 (5.56%) JBoss
5 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Murex
7 1 (1.39%) Dell
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
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