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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 361 396 371
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 47 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 19
Average daily rate £475 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
+43.33% +18.11%
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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Enfield - 4 £625 -
City of London +29 2 £463 -19.56% 1
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 89 (80.18%) SQL Server
2 71 (63.96%) SQL
3 69 (62.16%) C#
4 67 (60.36%) .NET
4 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (58.56%) WCF
6 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
7 51 (45.95%) SOA
8 44 (39.64%) Finance
9 41 (36.94%) SOAP
10 39 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
11 34 (30.63%) TDD
11 34 (30.63%) Banking
12 33 (29.73%) IIS
13 32 (28.83%) Windows
14 30 (27.03%) E-Commerce
14 30 (27.03%) RESTful
14 30 (27.03%) SDLC
15 29 (26.13%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (24.32%) REST
17 25 (22.52%) IBM
18 24 (21.62%) OO
19 23 (20.72%) XML
20 22 (19.82%) Investment Banking
20 22 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
21 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (18.92%) Web Services
21 21 (18.92%) Data Modelling
21 21 (18.92%) Change Management

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
2 33 (29.73%) IIS
3 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.21%) iPlanet
4 8 (7.21%) MQSeries
4 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.80%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) BusinessWare
1 8 (7.21%) SAP R/3
2 7 (6.31%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.70%) HFM
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 7 (6.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (80.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.21%) DB2
4 8 (7.21%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.70%) Essbase
7 1 (0.90%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.61%) TeamCity
3 13 (11.71%) HP UFT
3 13 (11.71%) Selenium
4 10 (9.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (8.11%) NUnit
6 8 (7.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (7.21%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.31%) InstallShield
7 7 (6.31%) Moq
7 7 (6.31%) MSI
8 6 (5.41%) MSBuild
8 6 (5.41%) Subversion
8 6 (5.41%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
General
1 44 (39.64%) Finance
2 34 (30.63%) Banking
3 22 (19.82%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Front Office
4 7 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (34.23%) Developer
2 36 (32.43%) Architect
3 30 (27.03%) .NET Developer
4 25 (22.52%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (19.82%) BizTalk Developer
6 16 (14.41%) E-Commerce Architect
7 14 (12.61%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 13 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.71%) C# Developer
9 11 (9.91%) Analyst
9 11 (9.91%) BizTalk Integration Developer
9 11 (9.91%) Integration Developer
10 10 (9.01%) SQL Developer
11 8 (7.21%) Lead Tester
11 8 (7.21%) QA Leader
11 8 (7.21%) QA Tester
11 8 (7.21%) Security Architect
11 8 (7.21%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 8 (7.21%) Senior Tester
11 8 (7.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.36%) .NET
2 65 (58.56%) WCF
3 41 (36.94%) SOAP
4 30 (27.03%) RESTful
5 27 (24.32%) REST
6 23 (20.72%) XML
7 21 (18.92%) Web Services
8 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET
8 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.91%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (9.01%) WPF
12 9 (8.11%) Entity Framework
12 9 (8.11%) NHibernate
13 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.21%) Silverlight
14 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (6.31%) Gherkin
14 7 (6.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.71%) Derivative
3 8 (7.21%) AS400
3 8 (7.21%) FMCG
3 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.31%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.41%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.41%) Physics
6 5 (4.50%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.60%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.70%) User Experience
9 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.80%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.90%) Fintech
10 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.11%) Linux
4 8 (7.21%) AIX
4 8 (7.21%) Solaris
4 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.21%) zOS
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.95%) SOA
3 34 (30.63%) TDD
4 30 (27.03%) E-Commerce
4 30 (27.03%) SDLC
5 24 (21.62%) OO
6 21 (18.92%) Change Management
6 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (18.92%) Data Modelling
6 21 (18.92%) MVC
7 16 (14.41%) SOLID
8 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 15 (13.51%) Scrum
9 14 (12.61%) Migration
10 13 (11.71%) Analytics
10 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
11 12 (10.81%) MVVM
12 10 (9.01%) BDD
12 10 (9.01%) Kanban
12 10 (9.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (63.96%) SQL
2 69 (62.16%) C#
3 18 (16.22%) PowerShell
4 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.31%) Ruby
7 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.70%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) XAML
10 1 (0.90%) Java
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) ISEB
2 9 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 8 (7.21%) CCSP
3 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.21%) CISM
3 8 (7.21%) CISSP
3 8 (7.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (5.41%) Nagios
2 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.41%) Puppet
2 6 (5.41%) ZABBIX
3 5 (4.50%) Control-M
4 3 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (22.52%) IBM
3 18 (16.22%) Oracle
4 9 (8.11%) Sybase
5 8 (7.21%) BEA
5 8 (7.21%) CA
5 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.21%) SAP
5 8 (7.21%) Vitria
6 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.70%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.80%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.80%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) Telerik