The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 157 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £408 -
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSMQ across the North West region.

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the North West region.

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

MSMQ
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) SOTI

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SOTI