Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 5 August 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 499 778 782
Rank change year-on-year +279 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 20 32 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.039% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 80
Median daily rate £570 £425 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.12% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £425 £300 £349
90th Percentile £719 £550 £625
UK median daily rate £570 £425 £531
% change year-on-year +34.12% -20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,810 26,618 32,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.04% 32.06% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,635 18,746 23,118
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £345 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 280 338
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.53 £41.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.41% +7.27% +3.79%
10th Percentile £23.65 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £64.76 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.21
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.14% +3.01%

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MSMQ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in England

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MSMQ in England.

Daily rate trend for MSMQ in England

MSMQ
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MSMQ in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MSMQ in England

MSMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MSMQ in England.

Hourly rate trend for MSMQ in England

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
London +210 20 £570 +8.57%
MSMQ
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) Azure
5 11 (55.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) Sybase
5 11 (55.00%) UML
5 11 (55.00%) JBoss
5 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Fuse
6 10 (50.00%) MuleSoft
6 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (50.00%) MQSeries
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) HTML
6 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (50.00%) AWS
6 10 (50.00%) REST
6 10 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (50.00%) Axway
6 10 (50.00%) JSON
7 9 (45.00%) JIRA
7 9 (45.00%) Waterfall

MSMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) JBoss
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Fuse
2 10 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (45.00%) Confluence
4 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (25.00%) Jetty
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 10 (50.00%) AWS
3 1 (5.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SSH
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) X.509
3 1 (5.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (30.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (30.00%) FishEye
2 6 (30.00%) Hudson
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) Ant
3 5 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Gradle
3 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) Leiningen
3 5 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 5 (25.00%) Poseidon for UML
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 10 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (50.00%) REST
4 9 (45.00%) Apache Camel
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) JMS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) GWT
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Node.js
7 5 (25.00%) Play Framework
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) STL
7 5 (25.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Derivative
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Android
3 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
3 5 (25.00%) Debian
3 5 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) UML
3 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Project Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) API Design
8 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Apex Code
4 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Clojure
4 5 (25.00%) ClojureScript
4 5 (25.00%) Groovy
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
1 5 (25.00%) Salt
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Sybase
2 10 (50.00%) Axway
2 10 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 5 (25.00%) Hortonworks
3 5 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (25.00%) Sparx
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.00%) Murex