The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 397 408 409
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing AMQP 9 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.054% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.46% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £635 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2882 2831 3631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.26% 11.67% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1790 2112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 172
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
AMQP
England

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 30 July 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 +13 2 £500 -25.92%
Southwark - - - -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (40.00%) User Stories
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (33.33%) Java EE
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) JMS
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) REST
7 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) XML

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (13.33%) IDOL
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) jMock
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) GUI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) Java EE
2 5 (33.33%) JMS
3 4 (26.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) D3.js
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) User Stories
4 5 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Murex
2 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
2 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas