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 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 249 249 233
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.22% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate £575 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £385 £370
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
England

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
2183 2314 2024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.61% 24.41% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1330 1098
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 51 64
Average hourly rate £46.25 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £44.30 £42.50
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 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 9 February 2016.

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 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £650 -
Kent -6 3 £363 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
1 15 (78.95%) WCF
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) SOA
3 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) REST
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) EDI
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Data Integration
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (31.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (31.58%) Control-M
7 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (31.58%) MDX
7 6 (31.58%) WF
7 6 (31.58%) BPEL
7 6 (31.58%) AppFabric
7 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
7 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle ODI

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) NServiceBus
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) MQSeries
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) HFM
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessWare
2 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) Essbase
5 3 (15.79%) Redis
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) DB2
7 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
1 6 (31.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Data Integration Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Architect
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.26%) SOA Architect
8 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) WCF
2 11 (57.89%) REST
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) EDI
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) AppFabric
5 6 (31.58%) MDX
5 6 (31.58%) WF
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) Handlebars
7 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (15.79%) LESS
7 3 (15.79%) Marionette.js
7 3 (15.79%) Sass
7 3 (15.79%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) BPEL
3 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) API Integration
4 5 (26.32%) B2B
4 5 (26.32%) B2C
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) ERP
4 5 (26.32%) High Availability
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) DRM
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (5.26%) CCSP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISM
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Hyperion
4 4 (21.05%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.26%) BEA
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Vitria