The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK / England
Rank 525 585 558
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -27
Contract jobs citing AMQP 45 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.015% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.10% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 21
Median daily rate £550 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £580 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £600 £500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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
6184 6713 6900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.42% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3953 3958
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 345 390
Median hourly rate £26.58 £26.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AMQP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 24 £550 -4.34% 1
South East +19 7 £340 -43.33% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
North West - 3 £400 -
South West +12 1 - -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 37 (53.62%) Linux
2 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
3 29 (42.03%) Microservices
4 25 (36.23%) NoSQL
4 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
4 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (34.78%) TDD
5 24 (34.78%) Java
6 23 (33.33%) .NET
7 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
7 20 (28.99%) C#
7 20 (28.99%) Python
7 20 (28.99%) JSON
8 19 (27.54%) MySQL
8 19 (27.54%) Subversion
9 18 (26.09%) Spring
9 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (26.09%) BDD
10 17 (24.64%) Scrum
10 17 (24.64%) XML
10 17 (24.64%) JMS
11 16 (23.19%) PHP
11 16 (23.19%) Bash Shell
12 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (21.74%) JIRA
12 15 (21.74%) SQL
12 15 (21.74%) MSMQ
12 15 (21.74%) Docker

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (18.84%) Confluence
2 10 (14.49%) Apache
3 9 (13.04%) Apache Qpid
3 9 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.70%) nginx
5 5 (7.25%) Jetty
5 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.90%) CMS
7 2 (2.90%) JBoss
8 1 (1.45%) GemFire
8 1 (1.45%) Mule
8 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) PaaS
3 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.39%) HTTP
3 8 (11.59%) Internet
4 7 (10.14%) VoIP
4 7 (10.14%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.80%) Multicast
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security
6 3 (4.35%) MQTT
7 2 (2.90%) Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) DNS
8 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) NoSQL
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
3 19 (27.54%) MySQL
4 13 (18.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (14.49%) MongoDB
6 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.90%) Big Data
9 2 (2.90%) DB2
9 2 (2.90%) Informix
9 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Subversion
3 15 (21.74%) JIRA
4 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
4 13 (18.84%) SpecFlow
5 10 (14.49%) Bitbucket
6 9 (13.04%) JUnit
7 7 (10.14%) CMake
7 7 (10.14%) GoogleTest
7 7 (10.14%) Valgrind
8 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (7.25%) GoCD
8 5 (7.25%) Gradle
8 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.25%) Maven
8 5 (7.25%) Mockito
8 5 (7.25%) Vagrant
9 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.35%) Spock
9 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.70%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Front Office
3 3 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) iGaming
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (75.36%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) C# Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Angular Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Architect
4 10 (14.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Azure Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (10.14%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.14%) WPF Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Messaging Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
2 23 (33.33%) .NET
3 20 (28.99%) JSON
4 18 (26.09%) Spring
5 17 (24.64%) JMS
5 17 (24.64%) XML
6 15 (21.74%) MSMQ
6 15 (21.74%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
7 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (20.29%) RESTful
8 13 (18.84%) Angular 2
8 13 (18.84%) NancyFx
8 13 (18.84%) React
8 13 (18.84%) Reactive Extensions
8 13 (18.84%) SignalR
8 13 (18.84%) WebSockets
8 13 (18.84%) WPF
9 12 (17.39%) REST
10 11 (15.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Fintech
2 10 (14.49%) Algorithms
3 7 (10.14%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) RIA
8 1 (1.45%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.45%) Equities
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Windows
3 10 (14.49%) Unix
4 7 (10.14%) CentOS
5 4 (5.80%) Solaris
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Microservices
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) TDD
4 18 (26.09%) BDD
4 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (24.64%) Scrum
6 13 (18.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (18.84%) MVVM
7 12 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (17.39%) MVC
8 11 (15.94%) OO
9 10 (14.49%) DevOps
10 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Memory Management
10 7 (10.14%) SOA
11 6 (8.70%) API Development
11 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.25%) SOLID
13 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
13 4 (5.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
2 24 (34.78%) Java
3 20 (28.99%) C#
3 20 (28.99%) Python
4 16 (23.19%) Bash Shell
4 16 (23.19%) PHP
5 15 (21.74%) SQL
6 14 (20.29%) C++
6 14 (20.29%) Ruby
7 12 (17.39%) C
8 10 (14.49%) Perl
9 9 (13.04%) Go
10 5 (7.25%) F#
10 5 (7.25%) Haskell
10 5 (7.25%) OCaml
10 5 (7.25%) Rust
11 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.35%) Embedded C++
11 3 (4.35%) Groovy
12 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) MCPD
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Consul
2 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) Google
2 8 (11.59%) IBM
3 6 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.25%) Informatica
4 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.80%) Sybase
6 3 (4.35%) WSO2
6 3 (4.35%) Zend
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.90%) Murex
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Teradata
8 1 (1.45%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Solace