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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 392 400 385
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing AMQP 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £575 £545
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
2975 2826 3018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.71% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1917 1842 1881
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 132
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 +21 4 £500 -13.04% 1
Ealing - - - -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (84.62%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) JMS
6 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Open Source
7 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) .NET
8 8 (30.77%) C#
8 8 (30.77%) Java EE
8 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (30.77%) JIRA
8 8 (30.77%) Atlassian
9 7 (26.92%) BDD
9 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
9 7 (26.92%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) JUnit
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
11 5 (19.23%) MuleSoft
11 5 (19.23%) Scala
11 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (19.23%) Big Data
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) Oracle

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
1 4 (15.38%) Jetty
1 4 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
4 5 (19.23%) Big Data
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (15.38%) DataStax
6 2 (7.69%) Hazelcast
7 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) JUnit
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 4 (15.38%) Mocha
3 4 (15.38%) Jasmine
3 4 (15.38%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Digital Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) JMS
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) Java EE
4 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) WinForms
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) XMPP
7 2 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) EJB
8 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) Physics
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) MapReduce
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Quantitative Investing
7 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Scala
4 4 (15.38%) R
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCPD
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 5 (19.23%) MuleSoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Terracotta