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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 571 549 522
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -27
Contract jobs citing AMQP 19 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.029% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 15
Average daily rate
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£625 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.29%
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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
7861 6547 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.75% 13.66% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4521 3677 3724
Average daily rate £365 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 419 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
London -9 11 £665 +6.40% 1
East of England - - - - 1
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) JSON
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 13 (41.94%) JMS
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) Java EE
5 11 (35.48%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 8 (25.81%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) Python
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (22.58%) JIRA
8 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
8 7 (22.58%) Confluence
9 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
9 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
9 6 (19.35%) User Stories
9 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Subversion
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
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 2 (6.45%) LDAP
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.45%) IDOL
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
3 5 (16.13%) Gradle
3 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Ant
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
6 2 (6.45%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.23%) Valgrind
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.23%) jMock
7 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) GUI Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) JMS
1 13 (41.94%) JSON
2 11 (35.48%) Java EE
2 11 (35.48%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) Spring
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) EJB
5 5 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
7 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.68%) JDBC
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware
8 2 (6.45%) J2EE
8 2 (6.45%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Social Network
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) SOA
4 6 (19.35%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
8 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
8 2 (6.45%) Market Research
8 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) Microservices
8 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) C
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 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
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource