Period
to 21 January 2018

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 January 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 224 224
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +75
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -15.91% -13.73%
10th Percentile £400 £390 £440
90th Percentile £560 £584 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £600
% change year-on-year +8.11% -22.92% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

MSMQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,668 2,225 2,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.17% 36.03% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,278 1,880 1,880
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £52.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.15% +30.31% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21.00 £45.66 £20.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £56.68 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 £52.12 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.03% +30.31% +31.54%

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

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSMQ in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSMQ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) NServiceBus
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (20.00%) MSTest
5 1 (20.00%) BDD

MSMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (60.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) NuGet
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Dojo
4 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft