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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 557 539 515
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing AMQP 22 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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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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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 December 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 December 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 +16 14 £513 -6.81% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (75.00%) Java
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) Open Source
4 17 (42.50%) JMS
5 16 (40.00%) Java EE
6 15 (37.50%) TDD
7 14 (35.00%) Web Services
8 13 (32.50%) Windows
8 13 (32.50%) Scrum
9 12 (30.00%) JSON
9 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) JBoss
11 10 (25.00%) .NET
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle
12 9 (22.50%) SOA
13 8 (20.00%) JIRA
13 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
14 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
14 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
14 7 (17.50%) JUnit
14 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
14 7 (17.50%) Scala
15 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
15 6 (15.00%) Mercurial
15 6 (15.00%) Confluence

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (27.50%) JBoss
2 6 (15.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) MQTT
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) DataStax
2 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.00%) DB2
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (17.50%) JUnit
3 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 6 (15.00%) Mercurial
3 6 (15.00%) Gradle
4 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.00%) Ant
5 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.50%) GitLab
6 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.50%) Maven
7 2 (5.00%) JMeter
7 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.00%) Selenium
7 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Digital Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) JMS
2 16 (40.00%) Java EE
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) JSON
5 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (15.00%) EJB
6 6 (15.00%) Spring
7 4 (10.00%) HTML
7 4 (10.00%) XML
7 4 (10.00%) Middleware
7 4 (10.00%) REST
8 3 (7.50%) RESTful
8 3 (7.50%) Apache Camel
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.00%) WPF
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Social Network
4 1 (2.50%) Online Games
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) SOA
5 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 5 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) Network Design
9 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) Scala
3 6 (15.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) R
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) C
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) RPG
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.50%) Terracotta
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