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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 146 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% - 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£328 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
825 701 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 23.18% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 420 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £20.40 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.40 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester - 2 £328 - 2
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) OOP
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) SOA
3 9 (75.00%) HTTP
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) XQuery
3 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) IIS
3 9 (75.00%) MQSeries
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (75.00%) XPath
3 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 9 (75.00%) Release Management
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (75.00%) IIS
1 9 (75.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (58.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) Memcached
3 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) OOP
1 10 (83.33%) OO
1 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (75.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) XQuery
2 9 (75.00%) XPath
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft