The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MSMQ over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 562 518 519
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +1
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 45 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 21
Average daily rate
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£500 £417 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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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
England -43 45 £500 +20.19% 18
London -20 31 £550 +29.41% 9
City of London +5 7 £600 +44.57% 1
South East -16 6 £325 -23.52% 6
South West +10 4 £425 +34.92% 1
Hampshire 0 4 £325 -23.52%
Wiltshire - 3 £425 - 1
Petersfield - 3 £325 -
Manchester - 2 £328 - 2
North West - 2 £328 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £310 -39.21%
Milton Keynes - 1 £310 -
Crawley - 1 £475 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 80 (84.21%) .NET
2 75 (78.95%) C#
3 67 (70.53%) SQL Server
4 64 (67.37%) WCF
5 54 (56.84%) SQL
6 52 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (42.11%) OO
7 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 33 (34.74%) Finance
9 30 (31.58%) TDD
10 28 (29.47%) IIS
10 28 (29.47%) Web Services
11 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
12 24 (25.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (24.21%) SOA
14 22 (23.16%) BizTalk Server
14 22 (23.16%) XML
15 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (21.05%) WPF
17 19 (20.00%) BDD
18 17 (17.89%) REST
18 17 (17.89%) MVC
18 17 (17.89%) Windows
18 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
19 16 (16.84%) Oracle
19 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
19 16 (16.84%) .NET Framework
19 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
20 14 (14.74%) Java

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (29.47%) IIS
2 22 (23.16%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (11.58%) MQSeries
4 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.11%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 3 (3.16%) PaaS
2 3 (3.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) HTTP
2 6 (6.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (70.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (17.89%) Visual Studio
3 13 (13.68%) Selenium
4 12 (12.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (5.26%) NUnit
6 4 (4.21%) Subversion
7 3 (3.16%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.11%) MSTest
8 2 (2.11%) Moq
8 2 (2.11%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.05%) JMeter
9 1 (1.05%) JIRA
9 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.05%) NuGet
9 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 12 (12.63%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.42%) Retail
5 6 (6.32%) Games
6 4 (4.21%) Front Office
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.05%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (65.26%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.11%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.05%) Analyst
5 18 (18.95%) BizTalk Developer
6 12 (12.63%) QA Analyst
7 11 (11.58%) Test Analyst
8 10 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) QA Tester
9 7 (7.37%) Tester
9 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Integration Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Architect
11 5 (5.26%) Applications Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.21%) Development Manager
13 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (84.21%) .NET
2 64 (67.37%) WCF
3 28 (29.47%) Web Services
4 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
5 22 (23.16%) XML
6 20 (21.05%) WPF
7 17 (17.89%) REST
8 16 (16.84%) .NET Framework
9 14 (14.74%) SOAP
10 13 (13.68%) jQuery
10 13 (13.68%) LINQ
10 13 (13.68%) Entity Framework
11 12 (12.63%) RESTful
12 11 (11.58%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (10.53%) WinForms
14 8 (8.42%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (7.37%) Silverlight
16 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.47%) Derivative
2 6 (6.32%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.16%) Equities
5 3 (3.16%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.16%) Physics
5 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (42.11%) OO
3 30 (31.58%) TDD
4 23 (24.21%) SOA
5 19 (20.00%) BDD
6 17 (17.89%) MVC
7 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.74%) Migration
9 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
9 13 (13.68%) OOP
9 13 (13.68%) Analytics
9 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.68%) MVVM
10 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
10 12 (12.63%) OOD
11 11 (11.58%) Web Application Development
12 10 (10.53%) Release Management
12 10 (10.53%) ITIL
12 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.95%) C#
2 54 (56.84%) SQL
3 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.74%) Java
5 11 (11.58%) XQuery
5 11 (11.58%) XPath
6 10 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.21%) VB
9 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) Python
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby
9 3 (3.16%) PHP5
9 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.11%) VBScript
10 2 (2.11%) VB6
11 1 (1.05%) C++
11 1 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 10 (10.53%) ISEB
2 7 (7.37%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.05%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Control-M
2 2 (2.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Sybase
4 6 (6.32%) DevExpress
5 5 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.16%) Infragistics
7 2 (2.11%) Unisys
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
8 1 (1.05%) VMware
8 1 (1.05%) Metastorm
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) Informatica
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) StreamBase
8 1 (1.05%) Tableau
8 1 (1.05%) F5
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