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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 556 560 537
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing AMQP 45 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.033% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 18
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.29%

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
8109 6984 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.25% 13.48% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3844 3902
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 463 626
Average hourly rate £22.68 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 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 13 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 25 November 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 -30 26 £600 +9.09% 6
London +5 19 £625 +13.63% 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 49 (81.67%) Java
2 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (61.67%) Open Source
4 30 (50.00%) TDD
5 29 (48.33%) Scrum
6 28 (46.67%) JSON
7 27 (45.00%) Linux
7 27 (45.00%) RabbitMQ
8 25 (41.67%) Windows
8 25 (41.67%) SOA
9 24 (40.00%) Spring
10 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (35.00%) REST
12 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 20 (33.33%) Relational Database
12 20 (33.33%) MVC
12 20 (33.33%) SOAP
13 19 (31.67%) Web Services
14 18 (30.00%) GitHub
15 17 (28.33%) MongoDB
15 17 (28.33%) Spring MVC
16 16 (26.67%) Java EE
16 16 (26.67%) SQL
17 15 (25.00%) JMS
18 14 (23.33%) RDBMS
18 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
18 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (21.67%) UNIX
19 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
20 11 (18.33%) JBoss

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 11 (18.33%) JBoss
2 5 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) Mule
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) GitHub
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 17 (28.33%) MongoDB
3 14 (23.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.00%) DataStax
5 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (8.33%) Big Data
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.67%) MySQL
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.33%) DB2
8 2 (3.33%) IDOL
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) JUnit
4 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 5 (8.33%) Gradle
4 5 (8.33%) Maven
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.67%) Ant
5 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (5.00%) Selenium
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.67%) Valgrind
8 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) JSON
2 27 (45.00%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (40.00%) Spring
4 21 (35.00%) REST
5 20 (33.33%) SOAP
6 19 (31.67%) Web Services
7 17 (28.33%) Spring MVC
8 16 (26.67%) Java EE
9 15 (25.00%) JMS
10 11 (18.33%) .NET
11 8 (13.33%) Apache Camel
12 6 (10.00%) XML
13 5 (8.33%) EJB
14 4 (6.67%) HTML
14 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
15 3 (5.00%) RESTful
15 3 (5.00%) WinForms
15 3 (5.00%) WPF
15 3 (5.00%) Middleware
16 2 (3.33%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 37 (61.67%) Open Source
2 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) Social Network
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Windows
3 13 (21.67%) UNIX
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) TDD
3 29 (48.33%) Scrum
4 25 (41.67%) SOA
5 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (33.33%) MVC
7 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.67%) DevOps
9 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.33%) User Stories
10 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (8.33%) ETL
10 5 (8.33%) OO
11 4 (6.67%) MapReduce
12 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.00%) BDD
12 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.33%) Project Management
13 2 (3.33%) CRM
13 2 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (11.67%) Scala
3 7 (11.67%) Python
3 7 (11.67%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) R
5 5 (8.33%) C
6 4 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) MCPD
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
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