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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 594 635 586
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -49
Contract jobs citing AMQP 36 9 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.016% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.11% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 27
Median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £398 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £702
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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
7558 7938 8196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.32% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 4664 4682
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 477 441
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 24 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 7 December 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 +49 34 £500 +8.10% 6
London +16 17 £500 +11.11%
South East +32 6 £338 -28.94% 2
City of London +4 4 £425 -
Hampshire +24 2 - -
South West +14 2 - -
Berkshire +12 2 £338 - 1
Manchester - 2 £435 -
Stockport - 2 £435 -
Reading - 2 £338 -
North West - 2 £435 -
Gloucestershire +4 1 - -
Cheltenham -3 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £575 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £575 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £575 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (48.48%) Java
2 30 (45.45%) JSON
3 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 26 (39.39%) Microservices
5 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 24 (36.36%) RESTful
6 22 (33.33%) TDD
7 21 (31.82%) Web Services
7 21 (31.82%) JMS
8 20 (30.30%) Scrum
8 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
10 18 (27.27%) JIRA
10 18 (27.27%) Spring
10 18 (27.27%) Python
10 18 (27.27%) XML
11 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
12 16 (24.24%) Confluence
12 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
12 16 (24.24%) REST
12 16 (24.24%) C#
12 16 (24.24%) HTTP
12 16 (24.24%) Docker
13 15 (22.73%) DevOps
13 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
14 14 (21.21%) Ruby
14 14 (21.21%) SOA
15 13 (19.70%) Oracle
15 13 (19.70%) Windows

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 16 (24.24%) Confluence
2 8 (12.12%) Apache Qpid
2 8 (12.12%) Mule
2 8 (12.12%) Mule ESB
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (9.09%) nginx
3 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.58%) Jetty
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.03%) JBoss
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.52%) GemFire
7 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.15%) SaaS
3 9 (13.64%) PaaS
4 8 (12.12%) IaaS
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.52%) GitHub
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) HTTP
2 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.64%) Internet
4 8 (12.12%) MQTT
5 6 (9.09%) VoIP
5 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.15%) MySQL
4 9 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
6 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (3.03%) Big Data
9 2 (3.03%) DB2
9 2 (3.03%) MariaDB
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.52%) HBase
10 1 (1.52%) Informix
10 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.52%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) JIRA
2 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.15%) Eclipse
3 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.12%) IntelliJ
4 8 (12.12%) JUnit
4 8 (12.12%) NetBeans
5 7 (10.61%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.61%) Subversion
6 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (9.09%) CMake
6 6 (9.09%) GoogleTest
6 6 (9.09%) Valgrind
7 5 (7.58%) GoCD
7 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
7 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
8 4 (6.06%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.03%) Gradle
9 2 (3.03%) jMock
9 2 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Front Office
2 3 (4.55%) Games
2 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) iGaming
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (71.21%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Azure Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) JSON
2 24 (36.36%) RESTful
3 21 (31.82%) JMS
3 21 (31.82%) Web Services
4 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
5 18 (27.27%) Spring
5 18 (27.27%) XML
6 16 (24.24%) REST
7 13 (19.70%) .NET
7 13 (19.70%) SOAP
8 12 (18.18%) Middleware
8 12 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (16.67%) HTML
9 11 (16.67%) Node.js
10 10 (15.15%) XSLT
11 9 (13.64%) Java EE
11 9 (13.64%) React
12 8 (12.12%) Backbone.js
12 8 (12.12%) HTML5
12 8 (12.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.58%) Fintech
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.55%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) RIA
6 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) CentOS
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Android
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.55%) webOS
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) Microservices
3 22 (33.33%) TDD
4 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (30.30%) Scrum
5 15 (22.73%) DevOps
6 14 (21.21%) SOA
7 13 (19.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (18.18%) MVC
9 11 (16.67%) BDD
9 11 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (15.15%) API Development
11 9 (13.64%) OO
11 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.61%) SDLC
13 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Memory Management
13 6 (9.09%) Web Development
14 5 (7.58%) High Availability
14 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) Java
2 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) Python
4 16 (24.24%) C#
5 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 14 (21.21%) Ruby
7 11 (16.67%) C
8 10 (15.15%) C++
8 10 (15.15%) PHP
9 9 (13.64%) Go
10 7 (10.61%) SQL
11 6 (9.09%) Perl
12 5 (7.58%) F#
12 5 (7.58%) Haskell
12 5 (7.58%) OCaml
12 5 (7.58%) Rust
13 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
13 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
14 2 (3.03%) Erlang
14 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) MCPD
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.52%) Consul
3 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 10 (15.15%) Google
3 9 (13.64%) Atlassian
4 8 (12.12%) MuleSoft
5 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.06%) Sybase
8 3 (4.55%) WSO2
9 2 (3.03%) Murex
9 2 (3.03%) Teradata
10 1 (1.52%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (1.52%) IBM
10 1 (1.52%) Informatica
10 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (1.52%) Solace
10 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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