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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 559 541 550
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing AMQP 20 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.031% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 10
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£563 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50
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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
7736 6573 8236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.62% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4361 3677 3831
Average daily rate £370 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 376 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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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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 +12 13 £625 - 2
North West - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) Windows
5 14 (45.16%) Scrum
5 14 (45.16%) JSON
6 12 (38.71%) Web Services
6 12 (38.71%) JMS
7 11 (35.48%) Java EE
8 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
8 10 (32.26%) Open Source
9 9 (29.03%) TDD
9 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 8 (25.81%) JIRA
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (22.58%) Confluence
11 7 (22.58%) Mercurial
11 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
11 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
11 7 (22.58%) Spring
11 7 (22.58%) Subversion
11 7 (22.58%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) JUnit
11 7 (22.58%) SOA
11 7 (22.58%) OO
11 7 (22.58%) JBoss
11 7 (22.58%) Python
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Mule
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.45%) IDOL
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JIRA
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 7 (22.58%) JUnit
2 7 (22.58%) Mercurial
3 5 (16.13%) Gradle
3 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.13%) Maven
4 4 (12.90%) Ant
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
6 2 (6.45%) jMock
6 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Architect
4 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.45%) GUI Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) JSON
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) JMS
3 11 (35.48%) Java EE
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (16.13%) EJB
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) Middleware
7 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) JDBC
8 3 (9.68%) MSMQ
8 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
9 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Social Network
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (19.35%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
5 7 (22.58%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) Release Management
10 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
10 2 (6.45%) Market Research
10 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
10 2 (6.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) C
6 3 (9.68%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
8 1 (3.23%) R
8 1 (3.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) JBoss
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Murex
5 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas