The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 251 244 241
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.032% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £468 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% +16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £434 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £502 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
-26.94% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2322 2178 2091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.39% 23.42% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1269 1099
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 134
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £18.30 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSMQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

MSMQ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ across the South East region.

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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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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
Hampshire +3 5 £328 -22.94%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £310 -39.21%
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
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England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
4 8 (61.54%) WPF
4 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) Silverlight
6 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 6 (46.15%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) MVVM
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (23.08%) Infragistics
9 3 (23.08%) NetAdvantage
9 3 (23.08%) MVC
9 3 (23.08%) Subversion
9 3 (23.08%) HTML
9 3 (23.08%) CSS
9 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) jQuery
9 3 (23.08%) CSLA.NET
10 2 (15.38%) VB6
10 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (15.38%) ETL

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RavenDB
2 1 (7.69%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) NetAdvantage
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) Silverlight
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) CSLA.NET
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) XSL
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) MFC
7 1 (7.69%) COM
7 1 (7.69%) OLE DB
7 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HL7
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Infragistics
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Endeca
3 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie