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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 139 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AMQP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% - 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50
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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
479 434 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.81% 14.75% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 218 173
Average daily rate £320 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% +66.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
Manchester - 4 £450 -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) EJB
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) JavaBeans

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (100.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) EJB
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JavaBeans
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Atlassian