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 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 598 599 566
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs citing AMQP 23 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.026% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
AMQP
UK

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
7705 7415 6403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.62% 15.04% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4743 4198 3532
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 425 365
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.62 £40.50
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 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 12 £488 -7.14% 2
South East -1 9 £750 +50.00%
North West -23 2 - -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) TDD
3 16 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
4 15 (53.57%) Spring
4 15 (53.57%) Ruby
4 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
4 15 (53.57%) DevOps
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
6 13 (46.43%) Windows
6 13 (46.43%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 11 (39.29%) HTML
8 11 (39.29%) Internet
8 11 (39.29%) Scrum
8 11 (39.29%) JIRA
8 11 (39.29%) Atlassian
9 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (35.71%) PaaS
9 10 (35.71%) JSON
9 10 (35.71%) Finance
9 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
9 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (35.71%) JMS
9 10 (35.71%) Confluence
9 10 (35.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (32.14%) Docker
10 9 (32.14%) Go
10 9 (32.14%) HTML5

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 10 (35.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 10 (35.71%) Confluence
2 7 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) PaaS
2 7 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (25.00%) Heroku
3 2 (7.14%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) MQTT
3 1 (3.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 7 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 5 (17.86%) OrientDB
5 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.14%) MariaDB
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (39.29%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
5 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) GitLab
6 1 (3.57%) Gradle
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Java Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (7.14%) Consultant
9 2 (7.14%) Database Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) JMS
4 10 (35.71%) JSON
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) CSS3
5 9 (32.14%) HTML5
5 9 (32.14%) Java EE
5 9 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) .NET
6 5 (17.86%) EJB
6 5 (17.86%) JSF
6 5 (17.86%) Middleware
7 4 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 4 (14.29%) Dojo
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Cloud Native
2 5 (17.86%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 5 (17.86%) Wiki
3 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Energy
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Android
4 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (14.29%) webOS
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) TDD
2 15 (53.57%) DevOps
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) Microservices
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) Front End Development
8 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 6 (21.43%) High Availability
10 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) OO
10 5 (17.86%) OOD
10 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
11 4 (14.29%) Web Development
12 3 (10.71%) Analytics
13 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
13 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
13 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Ruby
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Go
5 7 (25.00%) C
5 7 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.29%) Scala
9 3 (10.71%) C#
9 3 (10.71%) C++
10 2 (7.14%) Perl
11 1 (3.57%) Erlang
11 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (3.57%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCPD
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
2 2 (7.14%) Ganglia
2 2 (7.14%) Graphite
2 2 (7.14%) Hyperic
2 2 (7.14%) logstash
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Atlassian
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) New Relic
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Foundry
5 1 (3.57%) Informatica
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Solace