The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
England / London
Rank 375 402 382
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20  
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 23 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 15
Median daily rate £518 £496 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -13.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6748 7047 6486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.82% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 5275 4693
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MSMQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in London

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSMQ in London

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MSMQ in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSMQ in London

MSMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MSMQ in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSMQ in London

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Hammersmith - 2 £518 -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 43 (74.14%) .NET
2 36 (62.07%) SQL
3 35 (60.34%) C#
4 33 (56.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
7 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
7 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
8 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
8 23 (39.66%) Microservices
9 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
10 21 (36.21%) BDD
11 20 (34.48%) TDD
11 20 (34.48%) Windows
12 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
12 18 (31.03%) NoSQL
12 18 (31.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (29.31%) Middleware
13 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (27.59%) Subversion
14 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
14 16 (27.59%) AMQP
14 16 (27.59%) WebSockets
14 16 (27.59%) Reactive Extensions
14 16 (27.59%) SpecFlow
14 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
14 16 (27.59%) SignalR
14 16 (27.59%) NancyFx
14 16 (27.59%) Fintech
14 16 (27.59%) React

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (13.79%) IIS
1 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) NServiceBus
3 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) GitHub
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) AMQP
2 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.24%) HTTP
4 8 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (6.90%) DNS
5 4 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) Azure SQL Database
2 18 (31.03%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Redis
4 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.45%) RavenDB
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.59%) SpecFlow
2 16 (27.59%) Subversion
3 8 (13.79%) MSBuild
3 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.34%) JIRA
5 6 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.17%) Hudson
8 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.72%) Grunt
9 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) C# Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Architect
4 12 (20.69%) Angular Developer
5 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
6 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (15.52%) Azure Developer
7 9 (15.52%) C# WPF Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) WPF Developer
8 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (74.14%) .NET
2 29 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
4 17 (29.31%) Middleware
5 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
5 16 (27.59%) NancyFx
5 16 (27.59%) React
5 16 (27.59%) Reactive Extensions
5 16 (27.59%) SignalR
5 16 (27.59%) WebSockets
6 15 (25.86%) Angular 2
6 15 (25.86%) WPF
7 13 (22.41%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (20.69%) SOAP
9 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (17.24%) CSS
9 10 (17.24%) HTML
10 7 (12.07%) JSON
10 7 (12.07%) Web Services
10 7 (12.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Fintech
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Microservices
2 21 (36.21%) BDD
3 20 (34.48%) TDD
4 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
6 15 (25.86%) MVVM
7 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
7 11 (18.97%) MVC
7 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (17.24%) ITIL
9 9 (15.52%) OO
9 9 (15.52%) OOP
10 7 (12.07%) CQRS
10 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 7 (12.07%) SDLC
11 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) SQL
2 35 (60.34%) C#
3 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Ansible
1 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Nagios
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Splunk
4 4 (6.90%) EMC
5 3 (5.17%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.72%) Xamarin