The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 271 263 254
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing AMQP 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.030% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Median daily rate £750 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2067 2056 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.43% 20.70% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 991 748
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 104 113
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

AMQP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AMQP across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

AMQP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

AMQP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

AMQP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Kent - 7 £750 -
Berkshire - 1 £600 -
Hampshire - 1 £380 -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 South East region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby
2 10 (83.33%) PaaS
2 10 (83.33%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (83.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (75.00%) Docker
3 9 (75.00%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
3 9 (75.00%) Go
3 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (75.00%) JMS
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (58.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) Heroku
6 6 (50.00%) SOA
6 6 (50.00%) Microservices
6 6 (50.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Python
8 2 (16.67%) Nagios
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) VMware

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (83.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) PaaS
2 7 (58.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (58.33%) Heroku
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) MQTT
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IoT Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (75.00%) JMS
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSON-LD
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
4 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) High Availability
4 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 1 (8.33%) Pattern Recognition
7 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (8.33%) RDF
7 1 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Ruby
3 9 (75.00%) Go
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Erlang
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (16.67%) Ganglia
2 2 (16.67%) Graphite
2 2 (16.67%) Hyperic
2 2 (16.67%) logstash
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) New Relic
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Foundry