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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 126 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.040% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
743 674 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.91% 26.80% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 332 234
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh +2 2 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Fife - - - -
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UK

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) EAI
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (20.00%) AppFabric
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) OWASP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) AppFabric
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) EAI
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA