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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 574 557 555
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing AMQP 6 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.050% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 11
Average daily rate £600 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £500 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6857 6908 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 14.99% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 3910 3218
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 396 362
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.19% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +4 3 £600 +20.00%
London -19 2 £575 +15.00% 1
South West +3 1 - -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) JMS
4 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (26.67%) WebSockets
5 4 (26.67%) Splunk
5 4 (26.67%) Leaflet
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) ArcGIS
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Nagios
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (20.00%) Django
6 3 (20.00%) Atlassian

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (13.33%) SSH
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) MQTT
3 1 (6.67%) Multicast
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) IoT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) Leaflet
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) WebSockets
3 3 (20.00%) Django
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Kafka
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceStack
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
5 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Go
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCPD
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Cacti
2 2 (13.33%) Ganglia
2 2 (13.33%) Graphite
2 2 (13.33%) Hyperic
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) logstash
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) New Relic
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Solace