The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
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
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
629 640 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.65% 23.65% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 377 315
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 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
Edinburgh - 11 £388 -
MSMQ
UK

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 11 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 11 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (100.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) git-flow
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Web Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
1 11 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
3 5 (45.45%) SOLID
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft