The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 576 498 567
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +69
Contract jobs citing AMQP 14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate £388 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £485 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
AMQP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 6 £438 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (84.85%) Java
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
2 20 (60.61%) Spring
3 19 (57.58%) REST
4 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 16 (48.48%) Middleware
6 15 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 14 (42.42%) Puppet
7 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
7 14 (42.42%) Java EE
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 13 (39.39%) Maven
8 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
9 12 (36.36%) Oracle
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) .NET
10 11 (33.33%) Python
11 10 (30.30%) LDAP
11 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
11 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
11 10 (30.30%) C#
11 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
11 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
11 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
11 10 (30.30%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 10 (30.30%) Ruby
11 10 (30.30%) GigaSpaces

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (21.21%) nginx
1 7 (21.21%) Node.js
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (12.12%) Mule
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) LDAP
1 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) NoSQL
2 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
3 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
4 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (15.15%) MySQL
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (39.39%) Maven
3 10 (30.30%) TeamCity
4 7 (21.21%) JUnit
4 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
6 4 (12.12%) Mercurial
6 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
7 3 (9.09%) Subversion
8 2 (6.06%) jMock
9 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
9 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium
9 1 (3.03%) Gradle
9 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (21.21%) Billing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Architect
3 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Senior Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Software Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Lead Software Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Django Developer
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Integration Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.03%) GUI Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Web Services
1 20 (60.61%) Spring
2 19 (57.58%) REST
3 16 (48.48%) Middleware
4 15 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 14 (42.42%) Java EE
6 11 (33.33%) .NET
7 10 (30.30%) JAX-WS
8 9 (27.27%) RESTful
8 9 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (18.18%) JSON
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) Apache Camel
10 4 (12.12%) Django
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) JMS
11 3 (9.09%) MSMQ
11 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
11 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (6.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Smart Meter
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Wiki
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Android
3 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 10 (30.30%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.21%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) Memory Management
8 2 (6.06%) BDD
8 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.06%) Android Development
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) UML
9 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
4 10 (30.30%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) Ruby
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) Jython
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (12.12%) Splunk
5 3 (9.09%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Sybase
6 2 (6.06%) Fidessa
6 2 (6.06%) Murex
6 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 13 days ago