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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 406 415 402
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing AMQP 8 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.064% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.53% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
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£400 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
3120 3033 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.82% 12.12% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1960 2113
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 96 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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
City of London +14 2 - -
Southwark - - - -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) JSON
5 7 (46.67%) JMS
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) User Stories
7 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (33.33%) Spring
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) UNIX
8 4 (26.67%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 4 (26.67%) Java EE
8 4 (26.67%) Subversion
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (13.33%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) IDOL
5 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) jMock
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) GUI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) JMS
1 7 (46.67%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Java EE
4 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) JPA
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
5 2 (13.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Social Network
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
4 2 (13.33%) Market Research
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) HDFS
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Murex
3 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
3 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas