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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 190 196 219
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing AMQP 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£500 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
740 689 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.02% 12.04% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 481 545
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Java
4 10 (71.43%) JMS
4 10 (71.43%) JIRA
4 10 (71.43%) Atlassian
4 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Scrum
6 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
6 8 (57.14%) Oracle
6 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (57.14%) Open Source
6 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (57.14%) Big Data
6 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
6 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (50.00%) Vagrant
7 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (50.00%) Puppet
7 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (50.00%) Subversion
7 7 (50.00%) .NET
7 7 (50.00%) Confluence
7 7 (50.00%) Mercurial

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Jetty
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Multicast
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 8 (57.14%) Big Data
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (28.57%) Ant
4 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 4 (28.57%) Gradle
5 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
5 3 (21.43%) Mocha
6 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) GUI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Java EE
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) EJB
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) D3.js
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Open Source
5 6 (42.86%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) User Stories
6 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) MapReduce
7 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) BDD
9 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
1 7 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Atlassian
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) Solace