The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AMQP 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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% -
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
230 135 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.18% 10.73% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 53 49
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 22
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.00 £22.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.92% -38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £37.29 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AMQP across the Manchester region.

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JMS
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) MapReduce
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Gradle
2 7 (87.50%) User Stories
2 7 (87.50%) Vagrant
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) Confluence
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Mercurial
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Confluence
1 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Gradle
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) Mercurial
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (87.50%) Ant
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JMS
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) EJB
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) MapReduce
2 7 (87.50%) User Stories
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Vagrant
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat