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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 402 397 409
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 13 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.14% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +56.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £355 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £505 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.17%
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
7425 7876 7839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5304 5685 5514
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +7 1 £700 +86.66% 3
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 41 (75.93%) .NET
3 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (64.81%) C#
5 33 (61.11%) WCF
6 26 (48.15%) TDD
7 24 (44.44%) MVC
8 20 (37.04%) Oracle
8 20 (37.04%) Visual Studio
8 20 (37.04%) Windows
9 18 (33.33%) HTML
10 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
10 17 (31.48%) Finance
11 16 (29.63%) Scrum
11 16 (29.63%) Web Services
11 16 (29.63%) SQL
11 16 (29.63%) OO
12 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
13 14 (25.93%) XML
13 14 (25.93%) jQuery
14 13 (24.07%) NUnit
14 13 (24.07%) Middleware
15 12 (22.22%) Banking
15 12 (22.22%) JMS
15 12 (22.22%) SOA
15 12 (22.22%) Investment Banking
16 11 (20.37%) Maven
16 11 (20.37%) TeamCity
16 11 (20.37%) REST

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (14.81%) Apache Solr
2 8 (14.81%) IIS
2 8 (14.81%) NServiceBus
3 7 (12.96%) JCAPS
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) AMQP
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) RavenDB
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) MySQL
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.56%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 13 (24.07%) NUnit
3 11 (20.37%) Maven
3 11 (20.37%) TeamCity
4 8 (14.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (11.11%) MSBuild
6 5 (9.26%) MSTest
7 4 (7.41%) jMock
7 4 (7.41%) JUnit
8 3 (5.56%) CruiseControl
8 3 (5.56%) Subversion
8 3 (5.56%) ClearQuest
9 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.85%) Moq
10 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
2 12 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Front Office
5 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Programmer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Product Owner
7 4 (7.41%) QA Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) .NET
2 33 (61.11%) WCF
3 18 (33.33%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
5 16 (29.63%) Web Services
6 14 (25.93%) XML
6 14 (25.93%) jQuery
7 13 (24.07%) Middleware
8 12 (22.22%) JMS
9 11 (20.37%) REST
10 10 (18.52%) CSS
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (16.67%) HTML5
11 9 (16.67%) XSLT
11 9 (16.67%) ADO.NET
12 8 (14.81%) Spring
12 8 (14.81%) Unity DI Container
13 7 (12.96%) Ajax
13 7 (12.96%) NHibernate
13 7 (12.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) W3C
1 6 (11.11%) Derivative
2 5 (9.26%) Credit Risk
2 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.41%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) DTV
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) TDD
3 24 (44.44%) MVC
4 16 (29.63%) OO
4 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 12 (22.22%) SOA
6 10 (18.52%) UML
7 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
7 9 (16.67%) Analytics
8 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
8 7 (12.96%) Kanban
8 7 (12.96%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (12.96%) EAI
9 6 (11.11%) Use Case
9 6 (11.11%) BDD
10 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
10 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) VBScript
4 8 (14.81%) VB
5 7 (12.96%) Java
6 6 (11.11%) VB6
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Sybase
4 5 (9.26%) JBoss
5 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.70%) Murex
7 2 (3.70%) Fidessa
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) GoldenSource
7 2 (3.70%) DataSynapse
7 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.85%) Facebook
8 1 (1.85%) New Relic
8 1 (1.85%) Veritas
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
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