The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 404 419 387
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 16 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 24
Median daily rate £438 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £399 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £595 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6907 7277 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.24% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5286 5270
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London +42 2 £413 -15.38% 1
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) Finance
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 20 (44.44%) Banking
6 19 (42.22%) C#
7 16 (35.56%) Investment Banking
8 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
9 13 (28.89%) QA
9 13 (28.89%) Selenium
9 13 (28.89%) WCF
9 13 (28.89%) Analytics
9 13 (28.89%) HP UFT
10 12 (26.67%) IIS
10 12 (26.67%) Windows
11 11 (24.44%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (24.44%) SDLC
11 11 (24.44%) SOLID
12 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (22.22%) SOA
12 10 (22.22%) TDD
13 9 (20.00%) PhD
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL
13 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
14 8 (17.78%) Algorithmic Trading

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (26.67%) IIS
2 11 (24.44%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.67%) iPlanet
5 3 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.44%) NServiceBus
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) BusinessWare
1 3 (6.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) AMQP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) DB2
3 3 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.22%) Redis
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) HP UFT
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (8.89%) MSBuild
6 3 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
7 2 (4.44%) MSI
7 2 (4.44%) MSTest
7 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.22%) NuGet
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) Banking
3 16 (35.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Front Office
4 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Lead Tester
3 8 (17.78%) QA Leader
3 8 (17.78%) QA Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Senior QA Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 13 (28.89%) WCF
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 7 (15.56%) SOAP
4 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (13.33%) Web Services
4 6 (13.33%) XML
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.11%) REST
5 5 (11.11%) WPF
6 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) jQuery
6 3 (6.67%) LINQ
6 3 (6.67%) WinForms
7 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (4.44%) React
7 2 (4.44%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Derivative
3 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.11%) Physics
4 3 (6.67%) AS400
4 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.67%) FMCG
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Equities
6 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) iPhone
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) AIX
3 3 (6.67%) Solaris
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) zOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.89%) Analytics
4 11 (24.44%) SDLC
4 11 (24.44%) SOLID
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.22%) SOA
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
7 8 (17.78%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
7 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 8 (17.78%) MVC
7 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
8 7 (15.56%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) OO
10 5 (11.11%) BDD
10 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) PhD
2 8 (17.78%) ISEB
2 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (6.67%) CCSP
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) CISM
4 3 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.67%) ClearTrust
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Sybase
3 6 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) BEA
4 3 (6.67%) CA
4 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.67%) Infragistics
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Vitria
5 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) VMware