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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 397 375 376
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 12 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.18% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.59% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £311 £335
% change year-on-year
+22.89% -7.08%
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
6913 7313 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.03% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5277 5300 4863
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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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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 +3 1 - - 1
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Migration
6 9 (36.00%) Firewall
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (36.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (36.00%) WCF
7 7 (28.00%) Games
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) HTML5
7 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (20.00%) AutoMapper
9 5 (20.00%) MSTest
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Fluent NHibernate
9 5 (20.00%) BDD
9 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) MVC

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MSTest
2 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (12.00%) NUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) jMock
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) NuGet
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.00%) Moq
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (28.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Product Owner
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Product Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) WCF
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) NHibernate
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (20.00%) AutoMapper
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (20.00%) Fluent NHibernate
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) JTS
8 2 (8.00%) JMS
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) COBOL
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 2 (8.00%) GoldenSource
4 1 (4.00%) New Relic
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) HP