The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 592 576 584
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing AMQP 14 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
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£463 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8364 7196 9118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.62% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4619 3903 4169
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 407 691
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AMQP
Daily Rate Trend

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

AMQP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AMQP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

AMQP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AMQP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AMQP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AMQP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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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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 -4 14 £463 -26.00% 2
London +9 8 £444 -29.00% 2
Manchester - 4 £450 -
North West - 4 £450 -
City of London +19 2 - -
Leeds - - - -
Southwark - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) JSON
4 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) JMS
5 12 (46.15%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) JIRA
8 8 (30.77%) Java EE
8 8 (30.77%) TDD
8 8 (30.77%) Subversion
8 8 (30.77%) JUnit
8 8 (30.77%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) OO
8 8 (30.77%) Python
8 8 (30.77%) Mercurial
8 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
9 7 (26.92%) Confluence
9 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
9 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
9 7 (26.92%) Middleware
9 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
10 6 (23.08%) Maven
10 6 (23.08%) MySQL
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Mule
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (7.69%) DB2
6 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.69%) IDOL
6 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JIRA
2 8 (30.77%) Subversion
2 8 (30.77%) JUnit
2 8 (30.77%) Mercurial
3 6 (23.08%) Maven
4 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
4 5 (19.23%) Gradle
5 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 4 (15.38%) Ant
6 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
6 3 (11.54%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (11.54%) jMock
7 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.85%) Hudson
8 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) GUI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) JSON
2 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) JMS
3 8 (30.77%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) Java EE
4 7 (26.92%) Middleware
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) EJB
5 5 (19.23%) REST
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
7 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 3 (11.54%) JDBC
7 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (7.69%) JPA
8 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Social Network
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) User Stories
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Network Design
8 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
8 2 (7.69%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C
6 3 (11.54%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) RPG IV
8 1 (3.85%) R
8 1 (3.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
3 4 (15.38%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) Sybase
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Murex
5 2 (7.69%) Fidessa
5 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 2 (7.69%) Splunk
5 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) GoldenSource
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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