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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
England / London
Rank 373 362 383
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 35 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.24% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.75% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 8
Median daily rate £500 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £415 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £588 £375
% change year-on-year
-32.97% +56.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6733 6647 6275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.61% 32.20% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5045 4969 4705
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +3 3 £450 -2.70% 2
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 45 (72.58%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) SQL
3 37 (59.68%) C#
4 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
4 33 (53.23%) JavaScript
5 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
6 31 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
9 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (37.10%) Microservices
11 22 (35.48%) Subversion
12 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
12 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
13 20 (32.26%) BDD
13 20 (32.26%) TDD
13 20 (32.26%) Windows
14 18 (29.03%) Finance
14 18 (29.03%) MVC
14 18 (29.03%) MVVM
14 18 (29.03%) WPF
14 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
15 17 (27.42%) AngularJS
15 17 (27.42%) Middleware
16 16 (25.81%) SOAP
16 16 (25.81%) Banking
16 16 (25.81%) React
16 16 (25.81%) AMQP
16 16 (25.81%) Azure SQL Database
17 15 (24.19%) SignalR

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 8 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) Confluence
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) AMQP
2 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.35%) HTTP
4 8 (12.90%) Firewall
5 4 (6.45%) DNS
5 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
3 16 (25.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.84%) Redis
8 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (3.23%) MySQL
8 2 (3.23%) RavenDB
8 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.61%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Subversion
2 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (24.19%) SpecFlow
4 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 8 (12.90%) MSBuild
5 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (9.68%) Hudson
6 6 (9.68%) TeamCity
7 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.23%) FishEye
10 2 (3.23%) jMock
10 2 (3.23%) JUnit
10 2 (3.23%) Maven
10 2 (3.23%) NuGet
11 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 11 (17.74%) Investment Banking
4 9 (14.52%) Retail
5 4 (6.45%) Back Office
5 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) C# Developer
3 16 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 16 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (24.19%) Architect
5 12 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (17.74%) Angular Developer
6 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (17.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Azure Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) C# WPF Developer
8 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) WPF Developer
9 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
11 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (72.58%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
3 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (29.03%) WPF
5 17 (27.42%) AngularJS
5 17 (27.42%) Middleware
6 16 (25.81%) React
6 16 (25.81%) SOAP
7 15 (24.19%) HTML
7 15 (24.19%) NancyFx
7 15 (24.19%) SignalR
8 14 (22.58%) Angular 2
8 14 (22.58%) Reactive Extensions
8 14 (22.58%) WebSockets
8 14 (22.58%) XML
9 13 (20.97%) CSS
10 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (19.35%) WCF
10 12 (19.35%) Web Services
11 9 (14.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Fintech
2 6 (9.68%) Hedge funds
3 5 (8.06%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (6.45%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Linux
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Microservices
3 20 (32.26%) BDD
3 20 (32.26%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) MVC
4 18 (29.03%) MVVM
5 15 (24.19%) OO
6 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.58%) Load Balancing
7 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.35%) SDLC
8 11 (17.74%) OOP
9 10 (16.13%) ITIL
10 9 (14.52%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (9.68%) DevOps
11 6 (9.68%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (6.45%) User Stories
13 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) SQL
2 37 (59.68%) C#
3 33 (53.23%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.45%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) Delphi
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.45%) Ansible
2 4 (6.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Nagios
2 4 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Splunk
4 4 (6.45%) EMC
5 3 (4.84%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.23%) Murex
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.23%) Sybase
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