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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 156 196 216
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +20
Contract jobs citing AMQP 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.073% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AMQP
London

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
432 736 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.46% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 539 512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £19.72 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) NancyFx
2 1 (50.00%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) NancyFx
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) ZeroMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO