The first table below looks at the demand for ActiveMQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveMQ over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache ActiveMQ
Rank 539 498 512
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 65 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 46
Average daily rate
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£433 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £311 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

ActiveMQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActiveMQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ActiveMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActiveMQ
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActiveMQ within the UK.

ActiveMQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ActiveMQ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActiveMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

ActiveMQ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ActiveMQ
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActiveMQ within the UK.

ActiveMQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ActiveMQ
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -12 60 £435 +7.07% 17
London +7 34 £450 +5.88% 8
City of London +10 10 £538 +26.47% 2
North West - 10 £400 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £425 -
South East -32 6 £400 -8.57% 2
South West -35 4 £450 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £375 -2.28% 3
Surrey -5 3 - - 1
Hampshire -12 3 £400 -15.78%
Edinburgh -19 3 £350 - 1
Scotland -20 3 £350 - 1
Bristol -22 3 £450 +28.57% 1
Manchester - 3 £300 - 2
South Yorkshire +2 2 £375 +5.63%
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
Leeds +4 1 £400 -3.03% 2
West Yorkshire +3 1 £400 -3.03% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £388 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -

ActiveMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActiveMQ 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 ActiveMQ.

1 98 (69.01%) Java
2 65 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (35.21%) TDD
4 48 (33.80%) Scrum
5 47 (33.10%) Spring
6 45 (31.69%) Linux
7 43 (30.28%) Maven
8 40 (28.17%) SQL
8 40 (28.17%) Apache Camel
9 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
9 39 (27.46%) XML
10 35 (24.65%) Git (software)
11 34 (23.94%) Web Services
12 33 (23.24%) Apache
13 32 (22.54%) Windows
14 29 (20.42%) JBoss
14 29 (20.42%) Oracle
14 29 (20.42%) JavaScript
14 29 (20.42%) HTML
15 28 (19.72%) MySQL
15 28 (19.72%) JMS
15 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (19.01%) UNIX
17 26 (18.31%) SOA
18 25 (17.61%) JIRA
19 24 (16.90%) Hibernate
19 24 (16.90%) Open Source
20 23 (16.20%) RabbitMQ
20 23 (16.20%) Workflow
20 23 (16.20%) C#

ActiveMQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActiveMQ 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 ActiveMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (23.24%) Apache
2 19 (13.38%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.68%) Confluence
4 14 (9.86%) Apache ServiceMix
5 11 (7.75%) Apache Solr
6 6 (4.23%) Liferay
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (4.23%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.52%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.52%) Drupal
8 4 (2.82%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.11%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.41%) Mule
10 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.41%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.41%) CMS
11 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
2 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.11%) Shopify
2 3 (2.11%) Magento
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) Joyent
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.11%) SaaS
5 2 (1.41%) PaaS
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.11%) 2G
3 3 (2.11%) LTE
3 3 (2.11%) SNMP
3 3 (2.11%) Internet
3 3 (2.11%) 3G
3 3 (2.11%) Telnet
4 2 (1.41%) Firewall
4 2 (1.41%) DNS
4 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.41%) DMZ
4 2 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.72%) MySQL
3 19 (13.38%) NoSQL
4 17 (11.97%) MongoDB
5 14 (9.86%) Relational Database
6 13 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.34%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.34%) Big Data
8 8 (5.63%) CouchDB
9 7 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.93%) Couchbase
10 6 (4.23%) Impala
10 6 (4.23%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.23%) JasperReports
10 6 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.11%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 43 (30.28%) Maven
2 35 (24.65%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.61%) JIRA
4 19 (13.38%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.15%) JUnit
6 12 (8.45%) Subversion
6 12 (8.45%) Mockito
7 8 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.93%) Hudson
8 7 (4.93%) Gradle
9 6 (4.23%) Zephyr
9 6 (4.23%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.23%) Selenium
10 5 (3.52%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.82%) RubyGems
11 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.82%) IntelliJ
12 3 (2.11%) Ant
12 3 (2.11%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Back Office
3 4 (2.82%) Publishing
3 4 (2.82%) Banking
3 4 (2.82%) Billing
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (71.13%) Developer
2 48 (33.80%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.75%) Architect
4 11 (7.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (5.63%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Analyst
7 5 (3.52%) Administrator
8 4 (2.82%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.82%) Perl Developer
8 4 (2.82%) .NET Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Designer
8 4 (2.82%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (33.10%) Spring
2 40 (28.17%) Apache Camel
3 39 (27.46%) XML
4 34 (23.94%) Web Services
5 29 (20.42%) HTML
6 28 (19.72%) JMS
7 24 (16.90%) Hibernate
8 23 (16.20%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (14.79%) JSON
10 20 (14.08%) REST
11 19 (13.38%) CSS
12 18 (12.68%) J2EE
12 18 (12.68%) Middleware
13 16 (11.27%) JRules
13 16 (11.27%) NHibernate
14 15 (10.56%) HTML5
14 15 (10.56%) jQuery
15 14 (9.86%) .NET
16 13 (9.15%) SOAP
16 13 (9.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Open Source
2 6 (4.23%) GIS
3 5 (3.52%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.52%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.82%) Derivative
5 3 (2.11%) PKI
5 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Clustering
6 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.69%) Linux
2 32 (22.54%) Windows
3 27 (19.01%) UNIX
4 4 (2.82%) CentOS
5 3 (2.11%) Fedora
5 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.21%) TDD
3 48 (33.80%) Scrum
4 28 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (18.31%) SOA
6 23 (16.20%) Workflow
7 22 (15.49%) MVC
8 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (11.27%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.27%) BDD
9 15 (10.56%) UML
10 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.45%) RUP
11 12 (8.45%) DevOps
12 11 (7.75%) OO
13 10 (7.04%) ETL
13 10 (7.04%) Pair Programming
14 9 (6.34%) Kanban
15 8 (5.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (69.01%) Java
2 40 (28.17%) SQL
3 29 (20.42%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.20%) C#
5 14 (9.86%) PHP
6 13 (9.15%) XPath
7 9 (6.34%) Python
8 8 (5.63%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.93%) Perl
9 7 (4.93%) Ruby
10 5 (3.52%) Scala
10 5 (3.52%) C++
11 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.82%) XQuery
12 3 (2.11%) PHP5
12 3 (2.11%) Groovy
13 2 (1.41%) Clojure
14 1 (0.70%) Golang
14 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) Varnish
2 7 (4.93%) HDFS
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) JBoss
1 29 (20.42%) Oracle
2 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.63%) Zend
4 7 (4.93%) Google
5 6 (4.23%) IBM
5 6 (4.23%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.23%) Greenplum
6 5 (3.52%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.52%) DoubleClick
6 5 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.82%) Netezza
7 4 (2.82%) Vertica
8 3 (2.11%) Huawei
8 3 (2.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 3 (2.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (2.11%) Remedy
8 3 (2.11%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.11%) Nortel