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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 410 387 393
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 10 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 18
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£400 £413 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.03% +2.34%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7310 7271 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.18% 30.92% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5312 5161 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 71
Average hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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
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 3 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
3 31 (65.96%) C#
4 27 (57.45%) Finance
4 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (55.32%) WCF
6 24 (51.06%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) OO
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.04%) TDD
8 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (31.91%) IIS
9 13 (27.66%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (27.66%) BDD
10 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
10 12 (25.53%) RESTful
11 11 (23.40%) Banking
11 11 (23.40%) Selenium
11 11 (23.40%) SOA
12 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
12 10 (21.28%) XML
12 10 (21.28%) QA
12 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
12 10 (21.28%) Analytics
13 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (19.15%) SDLC
13 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
13 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
14 8 (17.02%) ISTQB

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (31.91%) IIS
2 13 (27.66%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
3 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (10.64%) NUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) MSTest
6 2 (4.26%) Moq
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) NuGet
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 9 (19.15%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Front Office
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Developer
5 10 (21.28%) QA Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) QA Test Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) QA Tester
8 5 (10.64%) Tester
8 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Senior QA Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Senior QA Test Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) WCF
3 12 (25.53%) RESTful
4 10 (21.28%) XML
5 7 (14.89%) WPF
5 7 (14.89%) Web Services
6 6 (12.77%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) WinForms
7 5 (10.64%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (8.51%) YAML
8 4 (8.51%) HTML5
8 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.51%) CSS
8 4 (8.51%) HTML
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.38%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Derivative
3 6 (12.77%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.38%) Physics
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.26%) Equities
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
2 16 (34.04%) OO
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.66%) BDD
5 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
6 11 (23.40%) SOA
7 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 10 (21.28%) Analytics
8 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (19.15%) SDLC
9 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.02%) ITIL
9 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.89%) Change Management
10 7 (14.89%) MVVM
11 6 (12.77%) Migration
11 6 (12.77%) Scrum
11 6 (12.77%) Refactoring
11 6 (12.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.13%) Go
5 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) ISEB
1 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Control-M
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Sybase
3 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.13%) StreamBase
5 1 (2.13%) Metastorm
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