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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 557 558 526
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs citing AMQP 13 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.19% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £393 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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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
7387 6319 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 13.17% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 3496 3135
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 357 508
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 2015. 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 +5 5 £525 +5.00% 5
North West - 3 £500 -
South East -8 2 £500 +29.03%
Yorkshire - 2 £519 -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) TDD
4 24 (72.73%) Linux
5 23 (69.70%) JMS
5 23 (69.70%) Scrum
5 23 (69.70%) NoSQL
6 22 (66.67%) Windows
7 20 (60.61%) Web Services
7 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
7 20 (60.61%) JIRA
7 20 (60.61%) Atlassian
8 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
8 19 (57.58%) JUnit
9 18 (54.55%) Internet
9 18 (54.55%) Configuration Management
9 18 (54.55%) DV Cleared
9 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (54.55%) JSON
9 18 (54.55%) Java EE
10 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (51.52%) Mercurial
10 17 (51.52%) Confluence
10 17 (51.52%) Gradle
10 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
10 17 (51.52%) Oracle
10 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database
10 17 (51.52%) Software Delivery
11 16 (48.48%) OO
11 16 (48.48%) MapReduce

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Confluence
2 14 (42.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.12%) Node.js
3 4 (12.12%) Jetty
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (3.03%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) Multicast
3 1 (3.03%) MQTT
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) NoSQL
2 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
3 17 (51.52%) Oracle Database
4 16 (48.48%) MongoDB
5 14 (42.42%) Big Data
6 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
7 2 (6.06%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) JIRA
2 19 (57.58%) JUnit
3 17 (51.52%) Mercurial
3 17 (51.52%) Gradle
4 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 15 (45.45%) Subversion
5 14 (42.42%) Eclipse
5 14 (42.42%) Ant
6 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
6 4 (12.12%) Mocha
7 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (6.06%) JMeter
8 2 (6.06%) Maven
8 2 (6.06%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
9 1 (3.03%) GitLab
9 1 (3.03%) Selenium
9 1 (3.03%) WebLOAD
9 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Principal Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) JMS
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
3 18 (54.55%) Java EE
3 18 (54.55%) JSON
4 14 (42.42%) EJB
5 6 (18.18%) J2EE
6 5 (15.15%) Spring
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) WPF
8 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (9.09%) Middleware
8 3 (9.09%) WinForms
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.06%) XMPP
9 2 (6.06%) Kafka
10 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
10 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
10 1 (3.03%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) Physics
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Online Games
3 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) TDD
3 23 (69.70%) Scrum
4 18 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (51.52%) Software Delivery
6 16 (48.48%) MapReduce
6 16 (48.48%) OO
7 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
7 15 (45.45%) Open Source
8 14 (42.42%) User Stories
8 14 (42.42%) SDLC
9 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.21%) BDD
11 4 (12.12%) SOA
12 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
13 2 (6.06%) Performance Engineering
13 2 (6.06%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCPD
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
1 14 (42.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Atlassian
2 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Terracotta
3 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.03%) Solace