The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 557 558 507
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -51
Contract jobs citing AMQP 20 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.21% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
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£500 £388 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7505 6585 6638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.26% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3550 3419
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 368 539
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in England

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AMQP across the England region.

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in England

AMQP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AMQP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

AMQP Daily Rate Histogram in England

AMQP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the England region.

AMQP Hourly Rate Trend in England

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 10 £475 +8.57% 6
South East -17 4 £500 +29.03%
North West - 3 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £519 -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 39 (90.70%) Java
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) TDD
4 29 (67.44%) Linux
5 24 (55.81%) Scrum
5 24 (55.81%) JMS
6 23 (53.49%) Windows
6 23 (53.49%) Open Source
6 23 (53.49%) NoSQL
7 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
8 21 (48.84%) Java EE
9 20 (46.51%) JIRA
9 20 (46.51%) Atlassian
10 19 (44.19%) Hadoop
10 19 (44.19%) Web Services
10 19 (44.19%) Internet
11 18 (41.86%) DV Cleared
12 17 (39.53%) JSON
12 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
12 17 (39.53%) Oracle
12 17 (39.53%) JUnit
12 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database
13 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (34.88%) Mercurial
14 15 (34.88%) Confluence
14 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
14 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
14 15 (34.88%) MapReduce
14 15 (34.88%) Big Data

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (34.88%) Confluence
2 12 (27.91%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.95%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) Node.js
4 4 (9.30%) Jetty
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (4.65%) Apache
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
1 2 (4.65%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) MQTT
3 1 (2.33%) Multicast
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) NoSQL
2 19 (44.19%) Hadoop
3 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database
4 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
4 15 (34.88%) Big Data
5 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.98%) DataStax
7 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
7 2 (4.65%) Hazelcast
8 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) JIRA
2 17 (39.53%) JUnit
3 15 (34.88%) Mercurial
3 15 (34.88%) Gradle
4 13 (30.23%) Subversion
4 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
5 12 (27.91%) Ant
5 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (9.30%) Mocha
7 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.65%) GitLab
8 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
8 2 (4.65%) Maven
9 1 (2.33%) Selenium
9 1 (2.33%) WebLOAD
9 1 (2.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) JMS
2 21 (48.84%) Java EE
3 19 (44.19%) Web Services
4 17 (39.53%) JSON
5 12 (27.91%) EJB
6 10 (23.26%) .NET
7 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (13.95%) J2EE
8 6 (13.95%) Spring
9 5 (11.63%) WinForms
9 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.63%) WPF
10 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (9.30%) Middleware
11 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
11 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.65%) Play Framework
12 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
12 2 (4.65%) REST
12 2 (4.65%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Open Source
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Physics
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Online Games
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) TDD
3 24 (55.81%) Scrum
4 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
5 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (34.88%) MapReduce
6 15 (34.88%) Software Delivery
7 14 (32.56%) OO
8 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
9 12 (27.91%) User Stories
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
11 7 (16.28%) BDD
12 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
12 5 (11.63%) SOA
13 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
14 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
14 3 (6.98%) ETL
15 2 (4.65%) OOP
15 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) Scala
4 3 (6.98%) R
4 3 (6.98%) C++
4 3 (6.98%) C
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (41.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCPD
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Puppet
1 12 (27.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Atlassian
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) Solace
5 1 (2.33%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica