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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 191 211 200
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing AMQP 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.032% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£500 £575 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+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% -
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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
736 728 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.56% 11.57% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 510 625
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.55 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) ETL
5 4 (40.00%) R
5 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (40.00%) DataStax
5 4 (40.00%) Big Data
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Mocha
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) Jetty
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
8 1 (10.00%) Solace
8 1 (10.00%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (30.00%) Node.js
1 3 (30.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Multicast
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (40.00%) DataStax
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Mocha
1 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (10.00%) Solace
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian