The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 197 210 221
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing AMQP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.50% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£500 £675 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
712 795 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.22% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 528 652
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) jMock
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) GUI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) D3.js
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss