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 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 382 376 351
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing AMQP 16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.079% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 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 - - -
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AMQP across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

AMQP Daily Rate Histogram in London

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (71.43%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Open Source
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) JMS
5 12 (42.86%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
6 11 (39.29%) Java EE
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
8 9 (32.14%) JBoss
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
10 7 (25.00%) SOA
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) JSON
11 6 (21.43%) C#
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
12 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
12 5 (17.86%) BDD
12 5 (17.86%) Scala
12 5 (17.86%) Big Data
12 5 (17.86%) JUnit
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) JIRA
12 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
13 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (32.14%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.86%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) DataStax
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
3 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Digital Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) JMS
2 11 (39.29%) Java EE
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) JSON
4 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) XMPP
7 2 (7.14%) WinForms
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Social Network
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Online Games
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) MapReduce
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Market Research
8 2 (7.14%) Network Design
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Scala
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) R
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) RPG IV
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) RPG
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCPD
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.14%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) Terracotta
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) GoldenSource