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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
Rank 541 615 597
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -18
Contract jobs citing AMQP 45 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.093% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 21
Median daily rate £550 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6690 7524 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.01% 14.51% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4150 4452 4293
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 315 450
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +91 45 £550 -8.33% 3
London +44 28 £573 -0.43% 2
South East +22 5 £340 -43.33% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
Leeds - 4 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £575 -
South West +11 3 £450 -
Gloucestershire +5 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £340 -
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £340 -
North West - 3 £400 -
City of London +9 2 £573 -0.43% 2

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (48.61%) Linux
4 29 (40.28%) Microservices
5 28 (38.89%) Python
5 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (36.11%) .NET
7 25 (34.72%) TDD
8 24 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
9 23 (31.94%) SQL
9 23 (31.94%) C#
10 22 (30.56%) Java
10 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
10 22 (30.56%) Docker
11 20 (27.78%) Ruby
11 20 (27.78%) JIRA
11 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 20 (27.78%) Subversion
12 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
13 18 (25.00%) Scrum
13 18 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (23.61%) BDD
14 17 (23.61%) Confluence
14 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (22.22%) Bitbucket
15 16 (22.22%) Perl
15 16 (22.22%) PHP
15 16 (22.22%) MSMQ

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 17 (23.61%) Confluence
2 15 (20.83%) Apache Qpid
3 9 (12.50%) Apache
4 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (4.17%) nginx
8 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.78%) CMS
8 2 (2.78%) Jetty
9 1 (1.39%) Anypoint
9 1 (1.39%) GemFire
9 1 (1.39%) JBoss
9 1 (1.39%) Mule
9 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.17%) Magento
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) PaaS
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.06%) VoIP
2 13 (18.06%) Wireshark
3 10 (13.89%) HTTP
4 8 (11.11%) Internet
5 4 (5.56%) Multicast
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) DNS
6 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) NoSQL
2 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (20.83%) MySQL
4 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.94%) dBASE
5 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.78%) DB2
7 2 (2.78%) Informix
7 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Big Data
8 1 (1.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (27.78%) JIRA
2 20 (27.78%) Subversion
3 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
4 16 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 15 (20.83%) SpecFlow
6 13 (18.06%) CMake
6 13 (18.06%) GoogleTest
7 11 (15.28%) Valgrind
8 8 (11.11%) JUnit
9 5 (6.94%) Gradle
9 5 (6.94%) Mockito
10 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.56%) GoCD
10 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
10 4 (5.56%) Maven
10 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.17%) Spock
11 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.94%) Banking
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) iGaming
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) C# Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Angular Developer
4 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 12 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.28%) Architect
6 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
7 9 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
7 9 (12.50%) WPF Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Azure Developer
9 7 (9.72%) C++ Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Applications Developer
10 6 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) .NET
2 24 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 18 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (22.22%) MSMQ
5 15 (20.83%) Angular 2
5 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (20.83%) JSON
5 15 (20.83%) NancyFx
5 15 (20.83%) React
5 15 (20.83%) Reactive Extensions
5 15 (20.83%) SignalR
5 15 (20.83%) Spring
5 15 (20.83%) WebSockets
5 15 (20.83%) WPF
6 14 (19.44%) JMS
7 13 (18.06%) REST
7 13 (18.06%) RESTful
7 13 (18.06%) XML
8 12 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Fintech
2 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.94%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.78%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.78%) RIA
8 1 (1.39%) Equities
8 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 12 (16.67%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 7 (9.72%) CentOS
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Microservices
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.72%) TDD
4 18 (25.00%) Scrum
5 17 (23.61%) BDD
5 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.83%) MVVM
7 13 (18.06%) Automated Testing
7 13 (18.06%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (15.28%) DevOps
9 9 (12.50%) MVC
9 9 (12.50%) OO
10 7 (9.72%) Memory Management
11 6 (8.33%) ETL
11 6 (8.33%) SOA
12 5 (6.94%) API Development
13 4 (5.56%) Open Source
13 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (38.89%) Python
3 23 (31.94%) C#
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
4 22 (30.56%) Java
5 20 (27.78%) Ruby
6 16 (22.22%) Perl
6 16 (22.22%) PHP
7 11 (15.28%) C++
8 9 (12.50%) Go
9 8 (11.11%) C
10 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 4 (5.56%) F#
11 4 (5.56%) Haskell
11 4 (5.56%) OCaml
11 4 (5.56%) Rust
12 3 (4.17%) Erlang
12 3 (4.17%) Groovy
13 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) MCPD
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (1.39%) Consul
3 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Google
3 8 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.94%) Informatica
4 5 (6.94%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.17%) Sybase
5 3 (4.17%) WSO2
5 3 (4.17%) Zend
6 2 (2.78%) Teradata
7 1 (1.39%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.39%) Murex
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Solace