The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 621 631 622
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing AMQP 29 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.041% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 7
Median daily rate £525 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
8517 8125 8263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.90% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5198 4651 4438
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 510 463
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.82% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AMQP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England -1 29 £525 +5.00% 2
London -14 19 £525 +5.00%
North West - 4 £440 -
Manchester - 3 £430 -
Cambridgeshire +23 2 - -
Cambridge +18 2 - -
East of England +15 2 - -
South West +12 2 - -
Berkshire +11 2 £363 +3.57% 2
South East +9 2 £363 +3.57% 2
Devon - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £363 - 2
City of London +32 1 £450 -
Stockport - 1 £420 -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 with a requirement for AMQP.

1 34 (65.38%) Java
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (57.69%) TDD
4 27 (51.92%) Web Services
4 27 (51.92%) JSON
5 23 (44.23%) Linux
6 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (40.38%) HTML
7 20 (38.46%) Spring
8 19 (36.54%) Scrum
8 19 (36.54%) Windows
8 19 (36.54%) HTML5
9 18 (34.62%) Confluence
9 18 (34.62%) JIRA
9 18 (34.62%) Microservices
9 18 (34.62%) JMS
9 18 (34.62%) SOA
9 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
10 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
10 17 (32.69%) Internet
10 17 (32.69%) DevOps
10 17 (32.69%) Atlassian
10 17 (32.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (32.69%) RESTful
11 16 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (30.77%) Java EE
12 15 (28.85%) Ruby
12 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
13 14 (26.92%) DV Cleared
13 14 (26.92%) NoSQL

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (34.62%) Confluence
2 8 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (13.46%) Mule
3 7 (13.46%) Mule ESB
4 6 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.77%) Jetty
6 3 (5.77%) nginx
7 1 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) JBoss
7 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) PaaS
2 11 (21.15%) SaaS
3 7 (13.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (13.46%) Heroku
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (9.62%) IaaS
6 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) Internet
2 9 (17.31%) MQTT
3 8 (15.38%) HTTP
4 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.54%) Neo4j
3 6 (11.54%) OrientDB
4 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.69%) MySQL
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.85%) Big Data
7 2 (3.85%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) JIRA
2 16 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 7 (13.46%) IntelliJ
5 7 (13.46%) NetBeans
6 6 (11.54%) Bitbucket
6 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.69%) JUnit
8 2 (3.85%) JMeter
8 2 (3.85%) Selenium
8 2 (3.85%) Subversion
8 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.92%) FishEye
9 1 (1.92%) GitLab
9 1 (1.92%) Hudson
9 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Integration Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Azure Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) JSON
1 27 (51.92%) Web Services
2 21 (40.38%) HTML
3 20 (38.46%) Spring
4 19 (36.54%) HTML5
5 18 (34.62%) JMS
6 17 (32.69%) RESTful
7 16 (30.77%) Java EE
8 14 (26.92%) Backbone.js
8 14 (26.92%) CSS
8 14 (26.92%) CSS3
9 13 (25.00%) XML
10 11 (21.15%) Middleware
10 11 (21.15%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (19.23%) REST
11 10 (19.23%) SOAP
12 9 (17.31%) Ajax
12 9 (17.31%) Dojo
12 9 (17.31%) Ember.js
12 9 (17.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.54%) Cloud Native
2 6 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (11.54%) Wiki
3 5 (9.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.92%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) Windows
3 17 (32.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Android
4 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
4 9 (17.31%) webOS
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Phone
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) TDD
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 18 (34.62%) Microservices
4 18 (34.62%) SOA
4 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.69%) DevOps
6 14 (26.92%) Front End Development
7 13 (25.00%) MVC
8 12 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (17.31%) High Availability
9 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (17.31%) Web Development
10 8 (15.38%) OO
11 7 (13.46%) BDD
11 7 (13.46%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (11.54%) API Development
12 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.54%) OOD
12 6 (11.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) Ruby
4 12 (23.08%) C
5 8 (15.38%) C#
5 8 (15.38%) Go
6 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.62%) Scala
9 4 (7.69%) C++
9 4 (7.69%) Python
10 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
10 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.92%) Erlang
11 1 (1.92%) F#
11 1 (1.92%) Haskell
11 1 (1.92%) OCaml
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.92%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Atlassian
1 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) MuleSoft
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Foundry
6 1 (1.92%) Murex
6 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase
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