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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 568 549 563
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing AMQP 15 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.24% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
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£413 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 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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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 +9 8 £400 -38.46% 2
North West - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) JSON
4 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) JIRA
6 11 (42.31%) JMS
7 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 10 (38.46%) Mercurial
8 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
8 9 (34.62%) Python
9 8 (30.77%) Middleware
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle
9 8 (30.77%) XML
9 8 (30.77%) Java EE
9 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
10 7 (26.92%) REST
10 7 (26.92%) Confluence
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
10 7 (26.92%) TDD
10 7 (26.92%) Subversion
10 7 (26.92%) JUnit
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (26.92%) OO
11 6 (23.08%) MySQL
11 6 (23.08%) CSS

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Mule
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.69%) DB2
7 2 (7.69%) IDOL
7 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) JIRA
2 10 (38.46%) Mercurial
3 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 7 (26.92%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 5 (19.23%) Gradle
5 5 (19.23%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 4 (15.38%) Ant
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.54%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
8 2 (7.69%) jMock
8 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) GUI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) JSON
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (42.31%) JMS
4 8 (30.77%) Middleware
4 8 (30.77%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) Java EE
5 7 (26.92%) REST
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) Spring
7 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
7 5 (19.23%) EJB
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) Django
9 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
10 2 (7.69%) JavaBeans
10 2 (7.69%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) JDBC
10 2 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Wiki
2 2 (7.69%) Social Network
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Scrum
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) User Stories
4 4 (15.38%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Android Development
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Splunk
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) JBoss
5 2 (7.69%) Murex
5 2 (7.69%) Fidessa
5 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 2 (7.69%) Sybase
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas