The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 116 140 135
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% -  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 718 861 796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.72% 30.33% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 609 493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

MSMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MSMQ in Yorkshire

MSMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSMQ in Yorkshire

MSMQ
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +22 9 £369 -22.36% 1
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (72.73%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
4 7 (63.64%) Software Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (54.55%) SOLID
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Apache
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
9 1 (9.09%) SCOM
9 1 (9.09%) Kanban
9 1 (9.09%) FxCop

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) FxCop
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) StyleCop
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) C Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Architect
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
2 8 (72.73%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Software Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) SOLID
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum-ban
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle