The first table below looks at the demand for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing AMQP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 305 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.37% 12.63% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 146 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.22% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.84 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
AMQP
UK

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

AMQP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AMQP across the Scotland region.

AMQP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland