The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 383 376 390
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 19 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 19
Average daily rate
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£407 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £298 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £478 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
MSMQ
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 5 £415 -1.19% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (78.69%) C#
1 48 (78.69%) .NET
2 46 (75.41%) SQL Server
3 41 (67.21%) WCF
4 33 (54.10%) MVC
5 32 (52.46%) TDD
6 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
8 24 (39.34%) SQL
9 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
10 22 (36.07%) Visual Studio
11 21 (34.43%) HTML
12 20 (32.79%) Oracle
12 20 (32.79%) Finance
13 19 (31.15%) Windows
13 19 (31.15%) TeamCity
14 18 (29.51%) Multithreading
14 18 (29.51%) Investment Banking
14 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
14 18 (29.51%) Banking
15 17 (27.87%) NUnit
15 17 (27.87%) WPF
16 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (26.23%) Web Services
17 15 (24.59%) CSS
17 15 (24.59%) SOA
17 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (22.95%) MSBuild
18 14 (22.95%) Risk Analytics
18 14 (22.95%) Analytics

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (19.67%) NServiceBus
2 10 (16.39%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (13.11%) Apache Solr
4 7 (11.48%) JCAPS
4 7 (11.48%) IIS
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.64%) Apache
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) AMQP
2 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (75.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) RavenDB
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (6.56%) MySQL
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
8 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Visual Studio
2 19 (31.15%) TeamCity
3 17 (27.87%) NUnit
4 14 (22.95%) MSBuild
5 11 (18.03%) Maven
6 7 (11.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (9.84%) CruiseControl
7 6 (9.84%) Subversion
8 3 (4.92%) JUnit
8 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.92%) ClearQuest
8 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.28%) MSTest
9 2 (3.28%) Ant
9 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (3.28%) jMock
9 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.64%) Moq
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
2 18 (29.51%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 26 (42.62%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
7 6 (9.84%) QA Specialist
8 5 (8.20%) Tools Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Programmer
8 5 (8.20%) Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.20%) Test Specialist
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (78.69%) .NET
2 41 (67.21%) WCF
3 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
5 17 (27.87%) WPF
6 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (26.23%) Web Services
7 15 (24.59%) CSS
8 13 (21.31%) Middleware
9 12 (19.67%) jQuery
10 11 (18.03%) JMS
10 11 (18.03%) XML
11 10 (16.39%) REST
11 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (14.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (14.75%) ADO.NET
12 9 (14.75%) Spring
12 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
13 7 (11.48%) XSLT
14 6 (9.84%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Derivative
2 8 (13.11%) Credit Risk
3 7 (11.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.84%) W3C
4 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
4 6 (9.84%) Hedge funds
5 5 (8.20%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.20%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (8.20%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) MVC
2 32 (52.46%) TDD
3 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) Multithreading
5 15 (24.59%) SOA
5 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.95%) Risk Analytics
6 14 (22.95%) Analytics
6 14 (22.95%) OO
7 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) UML
10 7 (11.48%) EAI
10 7 (11.48%) Kanban
10 7 (11.48%) MVVM
11 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Use Case
11 6 (9.84%) Validation
12 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) VBScript
4 8 (13.11%) VB
5 6 (9.84%) VB6
5 6 (9.84%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) MBA
2 2 (3.28%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Oracle
2 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Sybase
4 5 (8.20%) IBM
4 5 (8.20%) DataSynapse
5 4 (6.56%) JBoss
6 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.92%) Fidessa
6 3 (4.92%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.28%) Perforce
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) Murex
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) Veritas