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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 586 592 551
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -41
Contract jobs citing AMQP 22 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
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£500 £406 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -
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
8000 7309 7055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.29% 13.58% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4493 3952 3587
Average daily rate £355 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 387 527
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 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 1 July 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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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 -8 22 £500 +23.07% 8
London +6 20 £500 +21.21% 5
City of London +4 10 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 - - 2

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 47 (88.68%) Java
2 43 (81.13%) Linux
3 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (67.92%) Windows
4 36 (67.92%) JMS
5 35 (66.04%) TDD
6 33 (62.26%) Scrum
6 33 (62.26%) JIRA
6 33 (62.26%) Atlassian
6 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
7 31 (58.49%) DV Cleared
7 31 (58.49%) NoSQL
8 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (52.83%) JSON
9 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
9 28 (52.83%) Web Services
9 28 (52.83%) Mercurial
10 27 (50.94%) Confluence
11 26 (49.06%) JUnit
11 26 (49.06%) Internet
11 26 (49.06%) Configuration Management
12 25 (47.17%) Oracle
12 25 (47.17%) Java EE
12 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
12 25 (47.17%) Software Delivery
13 24 (45.28%) Gradle
13 24 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (43.40%) Hadoop
14 23 (43.40%) MongoDB
15 22 (41.51%) Open Source

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (50.94%) Confluence
2 16 (30.19%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.32%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) Jetty
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.77%) CMS
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) Multicast
4 1 (1.89%) MQTT
4 1 (1.89%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) NoSQL
2 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
3 23 (43.40%) Hadoop
3 23 (43.40%) MongoDB
4 22 (41.51%) Big Data
5 8 (15.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.66%) DataStax
7 2 (3.77%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (62.26%) JIRA
2 28 (52.83%) Mercurial
3 26 (49.06%) JUnit
4 24 (45.28%) Gradle
5 20 (37.74%) Subversion
6 18 (33.96%) Eclipse
6 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
7 17 (32.08%) Ant
8 5 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
9 4 (7.55%) Mocha
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (1.89%) GitLab
12 1 (1.89%) gulp
12 1 (1.89%) Mockito
12 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 30 (56.60%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Scala Developer
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (3.77%) GUI Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Principal Architect
7 1 (1.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (67.92%) JMS
2 28 (52.83%) Web Services
2 28 (52.83%) JSON
3 25 (47.17%) Java EE
4 17 (32.08%) EJB
5 12 (22.64%) .NET
6 9 (16.98%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (13.21%) HTML
8 6 (11.32%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) WPF
8 6 (11.32%) jQuery
8 6 (11.32%) J2EE
8 6 (11.32%) CSS
8 6 (11.32%) Spring
8 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.43%) REST
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.55%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.55%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Linux
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (66.04%) TDD
3 33 (62.26%) Scrum
4 26 (49.06%) Configuration Management
5 25 (47.17%) Software Delivery
6 24 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (41.51%) Open Source
8 20 (37.74%) OO
9 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
10 17 (32.08%) MapReduce
11 16 (30.19%) User Stories
11 16 (30.19%) Software Engineering
11 16 (30.19%) SDLC
12 5 (9.43%) BDD
13 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
13 4 (7.55%) DevOps
14 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
14 3 (5.66%) Microservices
14 3 (5.66%) Low Latency
14 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) C
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) Scala
4 5 (9.43%) R
5 4 (7.55%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (58.49%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCPD
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) Puppet
1 20 (37.74%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Atlassian
2 28 (52.83%) Red Hat
3 25 (47.17%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.77%) Solace
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
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