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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 534 522 503
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing AMQP 23 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.039% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 11
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
6828 5865 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.34% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 3163 3097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 353 594
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -6 16 £500 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (78.05%) Java
2 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (58.54%) Open Source
4 22 (53.66%) Linux
5 21 (51.22%) JMS
6 19 (46.34%) TDD
6 19 (46.34%) Java EE
7 16 (39.02%) Scrum
7 16 (39.02%) Web Services
7 16 (39.02%) Windows
8 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
9 13 (31.71%) JSON
10 12 (29.27%) JBoss
10 12 (29.27%) Oracle
11 11 (26.83%) .NET
11 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
11 11 (26.83%) JIRA
11 11 (26.83%) Atlassian
11 11 (26.83%) Finance
11 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
12 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
12 10 (24.39%) JUnit
13 9 (21.95%) Internet
13 9 (21.95%) SOA
13 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
13 9 (21.95%) Big Data
13 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
14 8 (19.51%) Confluence

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (29.27%) JBoss
2 8 (19.51%) Confluence
3 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.44%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
2 3 (7.32%) MQTT
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.95%) Big Data
2 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
3 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.76%) DataStax
5 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.88%) DB2
7 2 (4.88%) MySQL
8 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) JIRA
2 10 (24.39%) JUnit
3 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
3 8 (19.51%) Mercurial
3 8 (19.51%) Gradle
3 8 (19.51%) Subversion
4 6 (14.63%) Ant
4 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.32%) Maven
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (7.32%) GitLab
7 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.88%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (4.88%) Hudson
7 2 (4.88%) JMeter
7 2 (4.88%) Selenium
8 1 (2.44%) jMock
8 1 (2.44%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
6 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) JMS
2 19 (46.34%) Java EE
3 16 (39.02%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) JSON
5 11 (26.83%) .NET
6 8 (19.51%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (14.63%) EJB
8 5 (12.20%) Spring
9 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.76%) HTML
9 4 (9.76%) XML
9 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
10 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
10 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (7.32%) Middleware
10 3 (7.32%) WinForms
10 3 (7.32%) JMX
10 3 (7.32%) JAAS
10 3 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (58.54%) Open Source
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.88%) Social Network
4 1 (2.44%) Online Games
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
4 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) SOA
5 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
6 8 (19.51%) OO
7 7 (17.07%) MapReduce
8 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) MVC
9 5 (12.20%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) BDD
10 4 (9.76%) ETL
11 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Microservices
12 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.88%) Market Research
12 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Scala
3 7 (17.07%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) R
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) C
6 3 (7.32%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) RPG
8 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) MCPD
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Atlassian
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.88%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Terracotta