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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 565 568 552
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing AMQP 23 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.029% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
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£500 £413 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7540 7613 6656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 14.88% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4386 4213 3695
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 424 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +2 19 £500 +25.00% 4
East of England - 2 £550 -
South West -3 1 - -
South East - 1 £350 - 1
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AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (81.82%) Java
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
3 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (63.64%) JMS
5 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
6 19 (57.58%) JIRA
6 19 (57.58%) Atlassian
6 19 (57.58%) Windows
7 18 (54.55%) Scrum
7 18 (54.55%) DV Cleared
8 17 (51.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (51.52%) TDD
8 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
8 17 (51.52%) Web Services
9 16 (48.48%) Mercurial
9 16 (48.48%) Confluence
10 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
10 15 (45.45%) JUnit
10 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
10 15 (45.45%) JSON
11 14 (42.42%) Software Delivery
12 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
12 13 (39.39%) Java EE
12 13 (39.39%) Oracle
12 13 (39.39%) Gradle
13 12 (36.36%) Big Data
13 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
13 12 (36.36%) Internet
14 11 (33.33%) Puppet
14 11 (33.33%) Open Source

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (48.48%) Confluence
2 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
4 3 (9.09%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
6 1 (3.03%) Jetty
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
1 1 (3.03%) Route 53
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
3 12 (36.36%) Big Data
3 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (9.09%) DataStax
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
8 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
8 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) JIRA
2 16 (48.48%) Mercurial
3 15 (45.45%) JUnit
4 13 (39.39%) Gradle
5 10 (30.30%) Subversion
6 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
7 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
8 7 (21.21%) Ant
9 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.03%) Mockito
10 1 (3.03%) Mocha
10 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (6.06%) Publishing
1 2 (6.06%) Games
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (6.06%) GUI Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
4 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.03%) UX Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Principal Architect
4 1 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) JMS
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) JSON
4 13 (39.39%) Java EE
5 10 (30.30%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) EJB
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
7 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 5 (15.15%) CSS3
10 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.12%) D3.js
10 4 (12.12%) Spring
11 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.09%) WPF
11 3 (9.09%) REST
11 3 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Scrum
3 17 (51.52%) TDD
4 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 14 (42.42%) Software Delivery
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (33.33%) Open Source
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 9 (27.27%) OO
9 8 (24.24%) User Stories
10 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
11 6 (18.18%) SDLC
12 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
13 3 (9.09%) ETL
14 2 (6.06%) ERP
14 2 (6.06%) SOA
14 2 (6.06%) Content Management
14 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
14 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) C
5 4 (12.12%) Scala
6 3 (9.09%) R
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCPD
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.06%) MOM
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Atlassian
2 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
3 13 (39.39%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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