Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 376 381
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 10 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.012% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.045% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
South East median daily rate £370 £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% -29.17% +50.47%
10th Percentile £343 £403 £389
90th Percentile £401 £468 £713
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
South East 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 South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4602 4426 5109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.83% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2689 3296
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.25 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in the South East

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSMQ in the South East

MSMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSMQ in the South East

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the South East 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
Surrey - 6 £365 - 1
Thames Valley - 4 £380 -
Berkshire - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £385 -
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 South East region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) REST
3 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (70.00%) NServiceBus
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (70.00%) SaaS
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) JSUnit
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Angular 2
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (50.00%) PostCSS
5 5 (50.00%) Sass
6 4 (40.00%) CMS
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET

MSMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (70.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (40.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (10.00%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JSUnit
2 5 (50.00%) PostCSS
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Architect
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (20.00%) WCF Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (60.00%) Angular 2
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) Sass
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) EJB
7 3 (30.00%) J2EE
7 3 (30.00%) JSP
7 3 (30.00%) Servlets
7 3 (30.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) HPUX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Deployment Diagram
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (30.00%) MSF
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) SOLID
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (60.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (30.00%) ECMAScript
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle