Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 564 534
Rank change year-on-year -36 -30 +49
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 39 44 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 59
London median daily rate £488 £440 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -16.19% +25.37%
10th Percentile £338 £355 £400
90th Percentile £613 £675 £653
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
London 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15527 14925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.05% 34.33% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13334 11615 11116
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 72 90
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.18 £19.23 £14.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MSMQ in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSMQ in London

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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 6 months to 22 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
Central London -7 3 £500 +11.11% 1
West London - 3 £488 -
East London - 2 £500 - 1
MSMQ
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) Finance
4 20 (51.28%) Banking
5 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 18 (46.15%) Windows
5 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 18 (46.15%) TeamCity
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (43.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (43.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (43.59%) WebSphere
7 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.90%) IIS
8 14 (35.90%) Scrum
8 14 (35.90%) DevOps
8 14 (35.90%) MSBuild
9 13 (33.33%) Puppet
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (33.33%) C#
9 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 12 (30.77%) Task Automation
11 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
11 11 (28.21%) Application Performance Management
11 11 (28.21%) Dynatrace
11 11 (28.21%) AppDynamics
11 11 (28.21%) Performance Management
11 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
11 11 (28.21%) XML
12 10 (25.64%) HTML

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Co-occurring 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 17 (43.59%) WebSphere
2 14 (35.90%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) NServiceBus
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) AMQP
1 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) TeamCity
2 17 (43.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (35.90%) MSBuild
4 7 (17.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (17.95%) Hudson
5 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 2 (5.13%) FishEye
7 2 (5.13%) JIRA
7 2 (5.13%) jMock
7 2 (5.13%) JUnit
7 2 (5.13%) MSTest
7 2 (5.13%) NUnit
7 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) PowerShell Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.38%) SQL Developer
7 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (10.26%) XML Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Software Architect
10 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (28.21%) XML
4 10 (25.64%) HTML
4 10 (25.64%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
6 7 (17.95%) REST
6 7 (17.95%) RESTful
7 6 (15.38%) WCF
8 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (12.82%) Node.js
8 5 (12.82%) Polymer
8 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
9 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (10.26%) HATEOAS
9 4 (10.26%) J2EE
9 4 (10.26%) SonicMQ
9 4 (10.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Online Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 4 (10.26%) Derivative
3 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.26%) SWIFT
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.90%) DevOps
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 12 (30.77%) Task Automation
6 11 (28.21%) Application Performance Management
6 11 (28.21%) Performance Management
7 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.95%) Microservices
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
10 5 (12.82%) CRM
10 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Change Management
11 4 (10.26%) OO
11 4 (10.26%) SOLID
11 4 (10.26%) Transition Management
11 4 (10.26%) UML
12 3 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Delphi
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) AppDynamics
1 11 (28.21%) Dynatrace
2 9 (23.08%) New Relic
3 8 (20.51%) RedGate
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) IBM
7 4 (10.26%) Bloomberg
7 4 (10.26%) Charles River
7 4 (10.26%) Fiserv
7 4 (10.26%) Reuters
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
9 2 (5.13%) Murex
9 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.13%) Sybase
9 2 (5.13%) VMware
10 1 (2.56%) Google