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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AMQP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.29%
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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
154 179 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.92% 15.33% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 111
Average daily rate £360 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Mercurial
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) EJB
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Ant

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Mercurial
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) EJB
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MCPD
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle