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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 616 570 547
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -23
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 27 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.27% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 38
Median daily rate £425 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £329 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +15.11%
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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 2016.

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 18 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 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 27 £425 -15.00% 5
London -6 15 £425 -22.72% 2
South West -7 4 £338 -20.58%
East of England - 4 £581 -
Bristol - 4 £338 -
South East -20 3 £375 +13.63% 1
Berkshire - 3 £375 -
Reading - 3 £375 -
City of London +36 2 £400 -33.33%
Luton - 2 £588 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £588 -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £575 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £575 -
Harrogate - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 72 (75.79%) .NET
2 61 (64.21%) SQL Server
3 54 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (55.79%) C#
5 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
6 46 (48.42%) SQL
7 40 (42.11%) WCF
8 36 (37.89%) Finance
9 30 (31.58%) TDD
10 28 (29.47%) SOAP
10 28 (29.47%) Windows
11 27 (28.42%) SOA
12 26 (27.37%) Banking
13 22 (23.16%) MVC
13 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
13 22 (23.16%) REST
14 21 (22.11%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (21.05%) IIS
15 20 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (21.05%) Investment Banking
16 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
17 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
17 17 (17.89%) OO
17 17 (17.89%) SOLID
18 16 (16.84%) SDLC
18 16 (16.84%) Web Services
18 16 (16.84%) Selenium
18 16 (16.84%) Test Automation
18 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration

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 21 (22.11%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (21.05%) IIS
3 14 (14.74%) NServiceBus
4 12 (12.63%) WebSphere
5 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
6 7 (7.37%) MQSeries
7 6 (6.32%) iPlanet
7 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
8 5 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) BusinessWare
1 6 (6.32%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (11.58%) SaaS
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) AMQP
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (64.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.32%) DB2
3 6 (6.32%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.21%) RavenDB
5 4 (4.21%) Redis
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.84%) Selenium
3 15 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 14 (14.74%) TeamCity
5 10 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.37%) InstallShield
7 7 (7.37%) MSI
7 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.32%) Subversion
9 5 (5.26%) NUnit
10 4 (4.21%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (4.21%) MSBuild
10 4 (4.21%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.16%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.16%) NuGet
11 3 (3.16%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (3.16%) StyleCop
General
1 36 (37.89%) Finance
2 26 (27.37%) Banking
3 20 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 12 (12.63%) Retail
5 8 (8.42%) Front Office
6 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Developer
2 28 (29.47%) .NET Developer
3 23 (24.21%) Architect
4 16 (16.84%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Developer
7 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce Architect
8 10 (10.53%) Lead Tester
8 10 (10.53%) QA Leader
8 10 (10.53%) QA Tester
8 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.53%) Senior QA Tester
8 10 (10.53%) Senior Tester
8 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.53%) Tester
9 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 8 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (7.37%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (75.79%) .NET
2 40 (42.11%) WCF
3 28 (29.47%) SOAP
4 22 (23.16%) REST
5 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
7 16 (16.84%) Web Services
8 13 (13.68%) Middleware
9 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (12.63%) RESTful
10 11 (11.58%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.58%) CSS
10 11 (11.58%) HTML
10 11 (11.58%) jQuery
11 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.53%) XML
12 9 (9.47%) HTML5
13 8 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
15 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.68%) Derivative
3 8 (8.42%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.32%) AS400
4 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) User Experience
5 5 (5.26%) FMCG
5 5 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.26%) Physics
6 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.16%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.16%) iPad
7 3 (3.16%) iPhone
8 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.05%) Equities
9 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.47%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) AIX
3 6 (6.32%) Solaris
3 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.32%) zOS
4 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Android
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.05%) Unix
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.58%) TDD
3 27 (28.42%) SOA
4 22 (23.16%) MVC
5 18 (18.95%) E-Commerce
6 17 (17.89%) OO
6 17 (17.89%) SOLID
7 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (16.84%) SDLC
7 16 (16.84%) Test Automation
8 15 (15.79%) Analytics
8 15 (15.79%) Scrum
9 14 (14.74%) DevOps
10 13 (13.68%) Change Management
10 13 (13.68%) ITIL
11 11 (11.58%) Automated Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Migration
12 10 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
12 10 (10.53%) Data Migration
12 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) C#
2 46 (48.42%) SQL
3 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.58%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) Ruby
7 1 (1.05%) XPath
7 1 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) PhD
2 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 10 (10.53%) ISEB
2 10 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (6.32%) CCSP
3 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.32%) CISM
3 6 (6.32%) CISSP
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) ClearTrust
3 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) CA Single Sign-On
1 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.16%) Ansible
2 3 (3.16%) Nagios
2 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.63%) IBM
4 10 (10.53%) Sybase
5 8 (8.42%) Oracle
6 6 (6.32%) BEA
6 6 (6.32%) CA
6 6 (6.32%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.32%) SAP
6 6 (6.32%) Vitria
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco
7 3 (3.16%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.16%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.05%) DevExpress
9 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.05%) SOTI
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