Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 April 2019 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.29% 0.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 192 264 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 27.51% 36.92% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 153 109
Northamptonshire median daily rate £403 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £290 £295
90th Percentile £556 £524 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £45.00 £113.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.84% -60.44% +934.09%
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -56.47% -5.56% +20.00%

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in Northamptonshire

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSMQ in Northamptonshire

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Northampton +4 2 £425 +21.43%
MSMQ
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 2 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices

MSMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#