The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank - 116 99
Contract jobs citing AMQP 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.079% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.69% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
327 289 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.88% 11.40% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 119 142
Average daily rate £324 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £10.73 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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