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 27 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 147 -
Contract jobs citing MSMQ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.035% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £328
% change year-on-year +1.33% +14.50%  
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 740 964 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.53% 34.17% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 688 514
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MSMQ in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (70.00%) Software Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) SOLID
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 1 (10.00%) Back Office
8 1 (10.00%) NHS
8 1 (10.00%) C

MSMQ
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) SOLID
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM