Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MSMQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MSMQ over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 241 280
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.044% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
City of London median daily rate - £425 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.66% +41.57%
London median daily rate £450 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

MSMQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2413 2361 3403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.86% 34.28% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1955 2016 2728
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £355 £319 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
London median daily rate £494 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.43% -17.46% -24.30%
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.69 £11.05
90th Percentile £29.62 £35.74 £80.50
London median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.17% - -14.29%

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MSMQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in the City of London

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MSMQ in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MSMQ in the City of London