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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 120 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.050% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £563 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
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
548 583 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.35% 20.46% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 336 441
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 1 - -
MSMQ
UK

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

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