The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 189 - 195
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AMQP 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% - 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£500 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 - £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
738 773 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.06% 11.31% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 500 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 47
Average hourly rate £19.10 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.56 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AMQP across the City of London region.

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AMQP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AMQP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

AMQP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AMQP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AMQP.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) R
4 4 (44.44%) Big Data
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 4 (44.44%) DataStax
5 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) JMS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) DB2
6 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (22.22%) JSP
6 2 (22.22%) Servlets
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) XSD
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AMQP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AMQP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) DataStax
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) Social Network
4 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Market Research
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) R
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) MCPD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian