The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 539 536 565
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Contract jobs citing AMQP 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.20% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £650 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £635 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £675 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6901 6383 8288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.98% 13.70% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3751 3411 3764
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 422 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
AMQP
UK

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
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 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £413 -36.53% 2
North West - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) JSON
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
6 11 (39.29%) Web Services
6 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
7 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (35.71%) JUnit
7 10 (35.71%) Spring
7 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 10 (35.71%) JIRA
7 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) Python
8 9 (32.14%) Mercurial
9 8 (28.57%) REST
9 8 (28.57%) JMS
9 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 8 (28.57%) Middleware
9 8 (28.57%) OO
9 8 (28.57%) Java EE
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
10 7 (25.00%) Subversion
10 7 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (25.00%) CSS
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 6 (21.43%) Red Hat

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (21.43%) Confluence
2 4 (14.29%) Mule
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
2 10 (35.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.14%) IDOL
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 9 (32.14%) Mercurial
3 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 7 (25.00%) Subversion
5 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (17.86%) Maven
7 4 (14.29%) Ant
7 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.29%) Gradle
8 3 (10.71%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
8 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (7.14%) jMock
9 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) GUI Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) JSON
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) REST
4 8 (28.57%) JMS
4 8 (28.57%) Middleware
4 8 (28.57%) Java EE
5 7 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) EJB
7 4 (14.29%) Django
7 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
7 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
8 3 (10.71%) MSMQ
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) .NET
9 2 (7.14%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) User Stories
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) C
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 6 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Murex
4 2 (7.14%) Fidessa
4 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas