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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 404 414 407
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing AMQP 21 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.038% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £406 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £635
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3046 2919 2835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.41% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 1810 1792
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 102
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -1 10 £500 -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (86.67%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) TDD
3 20 (66.67%) JMS
4 19 (63.33%) Windows
5 18 (60.00%) Scrum
5 18 (60.00%) JIRA
5 18 (60.00%) Atlassian
5 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (56.67%) DV Cleared
7 15 (50.00%) NoSQL
8 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
9 13 (43.33%) Mercurial
9 13 (43.33%) Confluence
10 12 (40.00%) JSON
10 12 (40.00%) Internet
10 12 (40.00%) JUnit
11 11 (36.67%) Web Services
11 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
11 11 (36.67%) Software Delivery
12 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
12 10 (33.33%) Oracle
12 10 (33.33%) Java EE
12 10 (33.33%) Gradle
13 9 (30.00%) Big Data
13 9 (30.00%) Hadoop
13 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (30.00%) .NET

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (43.33%) Confluence
2 6 (20.00%) Node.js
3 4 (13.33%) Jetty
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
4 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.67%) CMS
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (30.00%) Big Data
3 9 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (10.00%) DataStax
7 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) JIRA
2 13 (43.33%) Mercurial
3 12 (40.00%) JUnit
4 10 (33.33%) Gradle
5 7 (23.33%) Subversion
6 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
7 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (13.33%) Ant
7 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (13.33%) Mocha
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (3.33%) Maven
9 1 (3.33%) Mockito
9 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.33%) gulp
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Publishing
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) GUI Developer
4 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) JMS
2 12 (40.00%) JSON
3 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) Java EE
5 9 (30.00%) .NET
6 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.67%) WPF
8 5 (16.67%) CSS3
8 5 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (13.33%) D3.js
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
9 4 (13.33%) EJB
10 3 (10.00%) REST
11 2 (6.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) TDD
3 18 (60.00%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
4 11 (36.67%) Software Delivery
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (23.33%) OO
8 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (16.67%) User Stories
9 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
9 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
10 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.00%) SDLC
10 3 (10.00%) ETL
11 2 (6.67%) Content Management
11 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) C
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Scala
6 3 (10.00%) R
7 2 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) MCPD
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
1 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Atlassian
2 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) Solace