Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 182 186
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 5 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.098% 0.10% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.39% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 16
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.89% +30.56%
10th Percentile £475 £458 £519
90th Percentile £525 £518 £628
England median daily rate £475 £440 £563
% change year-on-year +7.95% -21.78% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1506 1275 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.47% 26.60% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 755 1030
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £297 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 72
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MSMQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in the East of England

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSMQ in the East of England

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 5 £500 -
MSMQ
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (100.00%) AMQP
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) API Development

MSMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) AMQP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Designer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) API Development
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++