The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £575 £425
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MSMQ
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
607 643 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.58% 19.93% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 344 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing MSMQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet