The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
Rank 544 554 561
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 53 75 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 24
Median daily rate £427 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13985 14854 14038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9761 10218 9258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 244 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MSMQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSMQ
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MSMQ within the UK.

MSMQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MSMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

MSMQ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MSMQ
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ within the UK.

MSMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MSMQ
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +16 52 £427 -14.60% 24
London +7 34 £500 +5.82% 14
Yorkshire +27 10 £363 -23.68%
West Yorkshire +22 9 £369 -22.36%
Leeds +7 9 £369 -22.36%
South East +11 3 £350 -39.13% 3
City of London +3 3 £450 -2.70% 2
Surrey - 3 £350 -
Leatherhead - 3 £350 -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
Scotland +16 1 - -
Edinburgh +7 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 63 (75.00%) .NET
2 59 (70.24%) C#
3 51 (60.71%) SQL
4 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 45 (53.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET
6 42 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 40 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (39.29%) TDD
10 29 (34.52%) MVC
11 25 (29.76%) Microservices
12 24 (28.57%) Windows
13 23 (27.38%) Middleware
13 23 (27.38%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (25.00%) BDD
14 21 (25.00%) HTML
15 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
15 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
16 19 (22.62%) Azure SQL Database
16 19 (22.62%) NoSQL
16 19 (22.62%) WPF
16 19 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (22.62%) OO
17 18 (21.43%) Web Services
17 18 (21.43%) CSS
17 18 (21.43%) Subversion
17 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
18 17 (20.24%) Finance

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (11.90%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (11.90%) NServiceBus
2 9 (10.71%) IIS
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) GitHub
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
2 16 (19.05%) AMQP
3 12 (14.29%) HTTP
4 8 (9.52%) Firewall
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
5 4 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.62%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (22.62%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.57%) Redis
9 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.38%) DB2
9 2 (2.38%) MySQL
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.43%) Subversion
3 16 (19.05%) SpecFlow
4 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (10.71%) MSBuild
6 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.95%) JIRA
6 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.76%) Hudson
7 4 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.57%) JSUnit
8 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.38%) GoCD
10 1 (1.19%) FishEye
10 1 (1.19%) Grunt
10 1 (1.19%) MSTest
10 1 (1.19%) StyleCop
10 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Retail
4 7 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 24 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 23 (27.38%) .NET Developer
4 18 (21.43%) Architect
4 18 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (15.48%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (13.10%) Azure Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# WPF Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) WPF Developer
9 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.52%) Applications Support
10 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.00%) .NET
2 45 (53.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 43 (51.19%) ASP.NET
4 23 (27.38%) Middleware
4 23 (27.38%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (25.00%) HTML
6 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 19 (22.62%) WPF
8 18 (21.43%) CSS
8 18 (21.43%) Web Services
9 17 (20.24%) .NET Framework
9 17 (20.24%) SOAP
9 17 (20.24%) XML
10 16 (19.05%) React
10 16 (19.05%) Reactive Extensions
10 16 (19.05%) SignalR
10 16 (19.05%) WCF
11 15 (17.86%) Angular 2
11 15 (17.86%) NancyFx
11 15 (17.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Fintech
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) RIA
5 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Equities
6 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.33%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (39.29%) TDD
2 29 (34.52%) MVC
3 25 (29.76%) Microservices
4 21 (25.00%) BDD
5 19 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (22.62%) OO
6 17 (20.24%) Load Balancing
7 16 (19.05%) MVVM
8 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 14 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.29%) SDLC
12 11 (13.10%) OOP
13 10 (11.90%) ITIL
13 10 (11.90%) SOLID
14 9 (10.71%) DevOps
15 8 (9.52%) SOA
15 8 (9.52%) Software Architecture
16 7 (8.33%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 59 (70.24%) C#
2 51 (60.71%) SQL
3 40 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) Java
8 2 (2.38%) Delphi
8 2 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) MCP
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) Ansible
2 3 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) VMware
3 8 (9.52%) Cisco
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (4.76%) EMC
5 4 (4.76%) Splunk
6 3 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.19%) Murex
8 1 (1.19%) Sybase
8 1 (1.19%) Telerik
8 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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