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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 548 544 513
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing AMQP 29 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 13
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £516 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £550 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7410 6490 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4167 3461 3435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 638
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £21.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 2015.

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 15 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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -19 24 £500 -9.09% 4
London +2 16 £500 -9.09% 1
Newbury - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Leeds - - - -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 56 (83.58%) Java
2 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (64.18%) Open Source
4 39 (58.21%) TDD
5 37 (55.22%) Scrum
6 35 (52.24%) JSON
7 32 (47.76%) Windows
8 29 (43.28%) Linux
8 29 (43.28%) Web Services
8 29 (43.28%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (40.30%) JMS
10 25 (37.31%) SOA
10 25 (37.31%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (35.82%) MongoDB
11 24 (35.82%) Java EE
12 22 (32.84%) Spring
13 20 (29.85%) MVC
13 20 (29.85%) SOAP
13 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
13 20 (29.85%) REST
13 20 (29.85%) Jenkins
13 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
14 19 (28.36%) GitLab
14 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
15 18 (26.87%) GitHub
16 17 (25.37%) Atlassian
16 17 (25.37%) JIRA
17 16 (23.88%) Oracle
17 16 (23.88%) SQL
17 16 (23.88%) Spring MVC

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (19.40%) Confluence
2 12 (17.91%) JBoss
3 8 (11.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.49%) Mule
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Internet
2 7 (10.45%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) MQTT
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MongoDB
2 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
3 14 (20.90%) NoSQL
3 14 (20.90%) RDBMS
3 14 (20.90%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (19.40%) Hadoop
5 12 (17.91%) Big Data
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.97%) DataStax
8 2 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.99%) MySQL
8 2 (2.99%) DB2
9 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Jenkins
2 19 (28.36%) GitLab
3 17 (25.37%) JIRA
4 15 (22.39%) JUnit
5 13 (19.40%) Mercurial
5 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
5 13 (19.40%) Gradle
6 12 (17.91%) Eclipse
7 11 (16.42%) Subversion
8 9 (13.43%) Ant
9 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.97%) Selenium
10 4 (5.97%) Maven
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (2.99%) JMeter
11 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.99%) Hudson
11 2 (2.99%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (1.49%) NeoLoad
12 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Digital Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Digital Architect
6 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Tester
8 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.99%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) JSON
2 29 (43.28%) Web Services
3 27 (40.30%) JMS
4 25 (37.31%) RabbitMQ
5 24 (35.82%) Java EE
6 22 (32.84%) Spring
7 20 (29.85%) SOAP
7 20 (29.85%) REST
8 16 (23.88%) Spring MVC
9 14 (20.90%) .NET
10 12 (17.91%) EJB
11 9 (13.43%) Apache Camel
12 6 (8.96%) XML
13 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
14 4 (5.97%) WinForms
14 4 (5.97%) WPF
14 4 (5.97%) HTML
15 3 (4.48%) J2EE
15 3 (4.48%) Middleware
15 3 (4.48%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (64.18%) Open Source
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Social Network
5 1 (1.49%) Online Games
5 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Physics
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Linux
3 14 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (19.40%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (58.21%) TDD
3 37 (55.22%) Scrum
4 29 (43.28%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (37.31%) SOA
6 20 (29.85%) MVC
7 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
8 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.42%) OO
10 10 (14.93%) MapReduce
10 10 (14.93%) DevOps
11 6 (8.96%) User Stories
11 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.46%) BDD
13 4 (5.97%) ETL
13 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.99%) Load Testing
14 2 (2.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (83.58%) Java
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) Scala
6 7 (10.45%) R
7 5 (7.46%) C
8 3 (4.48%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.49%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.97%) MCPD
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Puppet
1 8 (11.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Atlassian
2 16 (23.88%) Oracle
3 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.49%) Terracotta
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) GoldenSource
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