The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 384 396 383
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing AMQP 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £430 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
AMQP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2998 2717 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 11.96% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1823 1738
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 132
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in London

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AMQP across the London region.

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in London

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London 0 3 £550 +10.00% 2
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) TDD
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
4 12 (63.16%) JMS
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
6 10 (52.63%) JIRA
6 10 (52.63%) Atlassian
6 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
7 9 (47.37%) JUnit
8 8 (42.11%) Web Services
8 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
9 7 (36.84%) Confluence
9 7 (36.84%) Mercurial
9 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (36.84%) BDD
9 7 (36.84%) Gradle
9 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
9 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
9 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
9 7 (36.84%) Internet
9 7 (36.84%) JSON
9 7 (36.84%) Java EE
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle
10 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
11 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
11 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (36.84%) Confluence
2 4 (21.05%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) Jetty
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 4 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 2 (10.53%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) JUnit
3 7 (36.84%) Mercurial
3 7 (36.84%) Gradle
4 4 (21.05%) Mocha
4 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
5 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (15.79%) Ant
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (10.53%) JMeter
6 2 (10.53%) Maven
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) WebLOAD
7 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) JMS
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) Java EE
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.79%) EJB
5 3 (15.79%) WinForms
5 3 (15.79%) WPF
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) XMPP
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (5.26%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Physics
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Quantitative Investing
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) C
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCPD
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Atlassian
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) Terracotta
4 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Solace