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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 567 572 569
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing AMQP 37 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.028% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
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£450 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50

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
8373 7144 8918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.53% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 3900 4055
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 411 701
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 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 8 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 30 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 -18 20 £563 -10.00% 3
London +12 13 £625 - 2
Manchester - 4 £450 -
North West - 4 £450 -
Leeds - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 37 (77.08%) Java
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (62.50%) JSON
4 28 (58.33%) Scrum
5 26 (54.17%) Open Source
6 24 (50.00%) TDD
6 24 (50.00%) Windows
7 23 (47.92%) SOA
7 23 (47.92%) Spring
8 22 (45.83%) Linux
8 22 (45.83%) REST
8 22 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
10 19 (39.58%) Jenkins
10 19 (39.58%) Web Services
11 18 (37.50%) SOAP
11 18 (37.50%) MVC
11 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
12 16 (33.33%) GitHub
12 16 (33.33%) Spring MVC
12 16 (33.33%) SQL
13 14 (29.17%) UNIX
14 13 (27.08%) RDBMS
14 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (25.00%) JMS
16 11 (22.92%) Java EE
16 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
17 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
18 9 (18.75%) JavaScript

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (14.58%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Mule
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 13 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (27.08%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.42%) MySQL
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (4.17%) IDOL
8 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.67%) JIRA
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
3 7 (14.58%) Mercurial
4 5 (10.42%) Gradle
4 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.42%) Maven
5 4 (8.33%) Ant
5 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (6.25%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.17%) jMock
7 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.08%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) Selenium
8 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) GUI Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) JSON
2 23 (47.92%) Spring
3 22 (45.83%) REST
4 20 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (39.58%) Web Services
6 18 (37.50%) SOAP
7 16 (33.33%) Spring MVC
8 12 (25.00%) JMS
9 11 (22.92%) Java EE
10 7 (14.58%) XML
11 6 (12.50%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) HTML
12 5 (10.42%) EJB
12 5 (10.42%) Middleware
12 5 (10.42%) Apache Camel
13 4 (8.33%) jQuery
13 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
13 4 (8.33%) CSS
14 3 (6.25%) JDBC
14 3 (6.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Social Network
4 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Linux
3 14 (29.17%) UNIX
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Scrum
3 24 (50.00%) TDD
4 23 (47.92%) SOA
5 22 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (37.50%) MVC
7 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) OO
8 7 (14.58%) DevOps
9 6 (12.50%) User Stories
10 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.25%) BDD
11 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (4.17%) Release Management
12 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.17%) Image Processing
12 2 (4.17%) Market Research
12 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.17%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) Python
5 6 (12.50%) C
6 3 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.08%) R
8 1 (2.08%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) JBoss
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.58%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Murex
5 1 (2.08%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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