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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 406 384 418
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Contract jobs citing AMQP 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £438 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £485 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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
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 18 April 2014.

AMQP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 2 £575 +9.52%
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (96.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
3 16 (64.00%) Spring
4 15 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (60.00%) REST
5 14 (56.00%) Java EE
6 13 (52.00%) Maven
6 13 (52.00%) SQL
6 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (48.00%) Oracle
7 12 (48.00%) Middleware
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (44.00%) .NET
8 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (40.00%) Puppet
9 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (40.00%) JAX-WS
9 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
9 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (40.00%) Ruby
9 10 (40.00%) GigaSpaces
9 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (40.00%) C#
9 10 (40.00%) LDAP
9 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 10 (40.00%) Kerberos
9 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 10 (40.00%) RDBMS
9 10 (40.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (28.00%) nginx
1 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LDAP
1 10 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 10 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Maven
2 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) jMock
6 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 7 (28.00%) Billing
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Architect
2 17 (68.00%) Developer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (40.00%) Senior Architect
5 6 (24.00%) Software Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Lead Software Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Integration Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
9 1 (4.00%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Web Services
1 16 (64.00%) Spring
2 15 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 15 (60.00%) REST
3 14 (56.00%) Java EE
4 12 (48.00%) Middleware
5 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) JAX-WS
7 9 (36.00%) RESTful
8 5 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) JMS
10 3 (12.00%) MSMQ
10 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
10 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (8.00%) Spring Batch
11 2 (8.00%) Protocol Buffers
11 2 (8.00%) HTML5
11 2 (8.00%) Apache Wicket
11 2 (8.00%) GWT
11 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter
2 5 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Android
1 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
7 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (8.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Ruby
3 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Jython
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) GigaSpaces
4 3 (12.00%) JBoss
5 2 (8.00%) Google
5 2 (8.00%) Sybase
5 2 (8.00%) Fidessa
5 2 (8.00%) Murex
5 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 12 days ago