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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 403 388 392
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 11 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.14% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +61.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £280 £330
% change year-on-year
+46.87% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7322 7909 7772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.54% 31.63% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5103 5720 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 28 August 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 +7 1 - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 43 (76.79%) .NET
3 39 (69.64%) C#
4 34 (60.71%) WCF
5 28 (50.00%) TDD
6 26 (46.43%) MVC
7 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (37.50%) Oracle
7 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 21 (37.50%) Windows
8 20 (35.71%) SQL
9 18 (32.14%) HTML
9 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
10 17 (30.36%) Finance
11 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.79%) OO
12 15 (26.79%) Web Services
12 15 (26.79%) Scrum
13 14 (25.00%) jQuery
14 13 (23.21%) TeamCity
14 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
14 13 (23.21%) NUnit
14 13 (23.21%) Banking
14 13 (23.21%) Middleware
14 13 (23.21%) SOA
15 12 (21.43%) XML
16 11 (19.64%) JMS
16 11 (19.64%) Maven
16 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (16.07%) IIS
2 9 (16.07%) NServiceBus
3 8 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 7 (12.50%) JCAPS
5 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.79%) Apache
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
1 3 (5.36%) AMQP
2 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) RavenDB
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.14%) MySQL
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.36%) Couchbase
7 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 13 (23.21%) NUnit
2 13 (23.21%) TeamCity
3 11 (19.64%) Maven
4 8 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (10.71%) MSBuild
6 4 (7.14%) MSTest
6 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.14%) Subversion
7 3 (5.36%) ClearQuest
7 3 (5.36%) JUnit
7 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.57%) jMock
8 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.79%) Moq
9 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
2 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Developer
2 26 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) QA Specialist
6 5 (8.93%) Test Specialist
6 5 (8.93%) Programmer
6 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Product Owner
8 3 (5.36%) Tools Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 34 (60.71%) WCF
3 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.14%) HTML
4 15 (26.79%) Web Services
5 14 (25.00%) jQuery
6 13 (23.21%) Middleware
7 12 (21.43%) XML
8 11 (19.64%) JMS
8 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (19.64%) REST
9 10 (17.86%) CSS
10 9 (16.07%) ADO.NET
10 9 (16.07%) HTML5
10 9 (16.07%) WPF
10 9 (16.07%) Spring
11 7 (12.50%) Ajax
11 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.50%) XSLT
11 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Derivative
2 6 (10.71%) W3C
2 6 (10.71%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.93%) Hedge funds
3 5 (8.93%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.36%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) DTV
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) TDD
2 26 (46.43%) MVC
3 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
4 15 (26.79%) OO
5 13 (23.21%) SOA
6 11 (19.64%) Risk Analytics
6 11 (19.64%) Analytics
7 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
9 8 (14.29%) UML
10 7 (12.50%) EAI
10 7 (12.50%) Kanban
10 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.71%) Use Case
11 6 (10.71%) OOD
12 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.93%) Project Management
12 5 (8.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) VBScript
4 8 (14.29%) VB
5 6 (10.71%) VB6
5 6 (10.71%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) MBA
2 1 (1.79%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Sybase
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Fidessa
6 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.36%) DataSynapse
6 3 (5.36%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.57%) Murex
7 2 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) Veritas
8 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.79%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) Facebook
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