The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 155 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AMQP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.061% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £435 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
480 583 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.75% 14.08% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 346 243
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing AMQP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £435 -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AMQP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Spring Security
2 5 (83.33%) Jetty
2 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (83.33%) JAX-RS
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) ATDD
5 2 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Jetty
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (16.67%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) JAX-RS
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Spring Security
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) EJB
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat