The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 382 352 337
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -15
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 16 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 24
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £379 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £568 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MSMQ
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in London

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSMQ across the London region.

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in London

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSMQ across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MSMQ Daily Rate Histogram in London

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the London region.

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in London

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
City of London -9 4 £575 +43.75% 3
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) Migration
6 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
7 11 (36.67%) Firewall
8 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (33.33%) WCF
9 9 (30.00%) Games
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) Scrum
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (16.67%) BDD
13 4 (13.33%) HTML5
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
13 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
13 4 (13.33%) MVC
13 4 (13.33%) Banking
13 4 (13.33%) Windows
13 4 (13.33%) UML
13 4 (13.33%) XML
13 4 (13.33%) IIS

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.00%) NUnit
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) MSTest
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) jMock
2 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.33%) Moq
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (30.00%) Games
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Architect
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Product Owner
7 2 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) WCF
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.33%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
4 4 (13.33%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) JMS
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (6.67%) AutoMapper
6 2 (6.67%) Fluent NHibernate
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) OOD
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) XQuery
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) GoldenSource
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) New Relic
5 1 (3.33%) DevExpress
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (3.33%) Facebook
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