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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 159 198 211
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +13
Contract jobs citing AMQP 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.055% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £438 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
449 712 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 13.11% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 532 511
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing AMQP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AMQP 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 City of London region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) NancyFx
3 1 (33.33%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) NancyFx
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) ZeroMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO