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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 610 611 567
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -44
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 33 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 33
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +3.96%
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
15274 15429 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.44% 27.54% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10770 10326 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 214 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -1 30 £425 -15.00% 12
London +2 15 £450 -18.18% 7
East of England +18 6 £500 - 1
South West +2 5 £338 -20.58%
Bristol - 5 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 - 1
South East -1 3 £375 -4.45% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £388 - 2
Watford - 3 £475 -
Reading - 3 £375 -
Berkshire - 3 £375 -
Scotland - 3 £388 - 2
City of London +47 2 £413 -15.38%
Bedfordshire - 2 £588 -
Luton - 2 £588 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Harrogate - 1 £450 -

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 59 (77.63%) .NET
2 45 (59.21%) SQL Server
3 40 (52.63%) C#
4 38 (50.00%) SQL
4 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
6 29 (38.16%) WCF
7 26 (34.21%) Finance
8 23 (30.26%) MVC
9 22 (28.95%) Windows
10 21 (27.63%) SOAP
11 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
11 20 (26.32%) TDD
12 19 (25.00%) Banking
13 18 (23.68%) REST
13 18 (23.68%) SOA
14 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (22.37%) NServiceBus
14 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (19.74%) Investment Banking
15 15 (19.74%) IIS
15 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
16 14 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (17.11%) Selenium
17 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
17 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
17 13 (17.11%) SOLID
18 12 (15.79%) Analytics
18 12 (15.79%) QA

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 17 (22.37%) NServiceBus
2 15 (19.74%) IIS
3 14 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
5 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.26%) iPlanet
6 4 (5.26%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) BusinessWare
1 4 (5.26%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.58%) SaaS
4 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) AMQP
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (59.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.89%) RavenDB
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) DB2
6 4 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (5.26%) Redis
7 3 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Selenium
2 12 (15.79%) HP UFT
3 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (14.47%) TeamCity
4 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.53%) Subversion
6 5 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.26%) MSBuild
7 4 (5.26%) NuGet
7 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.95%) MSTest
8 3 (3.95%) ReSharper
8 3 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
9 2 (2.63%) MSI
9 2 (2.63%) StyleCop
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 19 (25.00%) Banking
3 15 (19.74%) Investment Banking
4 12 (15.79%) Retail
5 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.95%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 15 (19.74%) C# Developer
4 13 (17.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Lead Tester
7 7 (9.21%) QA Leader
7 7 (9.21%) QA Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Senior QA Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Tester
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.89%) AWS Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (77.63%) .NET
2 29 (38.16%) WCF
3 21 (27.63%) SOAP
4 18 (23.68%) REST
5 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
7 12 (15.79%) Web Services
8 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.53%) HTML
8 8 (10.53%) jQuery
8 8 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (9.21%) CSS
9 7 (9.21%) Middleware
9 7 (9.21%) RESTful
9 7 (9.21%) XML
10 6 (7.89%) NHibernate
10 6 (7.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Derivative
3 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.58%) Physics
4 4 (5.26%) AS400
4 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.26%) iPhone
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.95%) FMCG
5 3 (3.95%) iPad
6 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.26%) AIX
4 4 (5.26%) Android
4 4 (5.26%) Solaris
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) zOS
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) MVC
3 20 (26.32%) TDD
4 18 (23.68%) SOA
5 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (17.11%) SOLID
6 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
6 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
7 12 (15.79%) Analytics
7 12 (15.79%) Scrum
8 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
8 11 (14.47%) ITIL
8 11 (14.47%) SDLC
9 10 (13.16%) DevOps
10 9 (11.84%) OO
11 8 (10.53%) Change Management
11 8 (10.53%) Migration
12 7 (9.21%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (9.21%) Automated Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) C#
2 38 (50.00%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
1 8 (10.53%) PhD
2 7 (9.21%) ISEB
2 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (5.26%) CCSP
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) CISM
3 4 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) ClearTrust
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.58%) Puppet
3 4 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.95%) Ansible
4 3 (3.95%) Nagios
4 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) IBM
3 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.21%) Sybase
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle
5 4 (5.26%) BEA
5 4 (5.26%) CA
5 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) Vitria
5 4 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.95%) Infragistics
6 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.32%) EMC
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) SOTI
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