The first table below looks at the demand for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 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 Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AMQP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
152 131 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.30% 11.50% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 69 61
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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AMQP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Atlassian