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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 620 654 604
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Contract jobs citing AMQP 33 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 17
Median daily rate £435 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £390 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
8274 7955 8575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.72% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5051 4583 4747
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 543 484
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 2016.

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 19 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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 33 £435 -8.42% 6
London +8 17 £525 +13.51% 2
South East +24 6 £363 -12.12% 1
Berkshire +6 6 £363 +3.57% 1
North West - 6 £435 -
Reading - 6 £363 - 1
Manchester - 5 £435 -
Stockport - 3 £435 -
Cambridgeshire +23 2 - - 1
South West +14 2 - -
East of England +11 2 - - 3
Devon - 2 - -
Cambridge +21 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 34 (57.63%) Java
1 34 (57.63%) JSON
2 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) TDD
4 26 (44.07%) Linux
4 26 (44.07%) JMS
5 25 (42.37%) Web Services
6 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
6 24 (40.68%) Microservices
7 20 (33.90%) DevOps
7 20 (33.90%) RESTful
8 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
8 19 (32.20%) Windows
8 19 (32.20%) Spring
8 19 (32.20%) Scrum
9 18 (30.51%) HTML
9 18 (30.51%) SOA
10 17 (28.81%) JIRA
10 17 (28.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (27.12%) Atlassian
11 16 (27.12%) Confluence
11 16 (27.12%) C
11 16 (27.12%) XML
12 15 (25.42%) Internet
12 15 (25.42%) MVC
12 15 (25.42%) Ruby
12 15 (25.42%) HTML5
13 14 (23.73%) Java EE
13 14 (23.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 16 (27.12%) Confluence
2 7 (11.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (11.86%) Mule
2 7 (11.86%) Mule ESB
3 6 (10.17%) nginx
4 5 (8.47%) Jetty
4 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.39%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) PaaS
2 11 (18.64%) SaaS
3 7 (11.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (11.86%) Heroku
4 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (10.17%) IaaS
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Internet
2 13 (22.03%) HTTP
3 9 (15.25%) MQTT
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) DNS
6 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.86%) MySQL
4 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.08%) Big Data
8 2 (3.39%) MariaDB
8 2 (3.39%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.39%) OrientDB
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) JIRA
2 14 (23.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
5 7 (11.86%) IntelliJ
5 7 (11.86%) NetBeans
6 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.47%) GoCD
6 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
6 5 (8.47%) JUnit
6 5 (8.47%) Vagrant
7 3 (5.08%) Subversion
8 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.39%) Hudson
8 2 (3.39%) JMeter
8 2 (3.39%) jMock
8 2 (3.39%) Maven
8 2 (3.39%) Selenium
8 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Front Office
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (18.64%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Consultant
6 6 (10.17%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Integration Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (57.63%) JSON
2 26 (44.07%) JMS
3 25 (42.37%) Web Services
4 20 (33.90%) RESTful
5 19 (32.20%) Spring
6 18 (30.51%) HTML
7 16 (27.12%) XML
8 15 (25.42%) HTML5
9 14 (23.73%) Backbone.js
9 14 (23.73%) Java EE
10 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
10 13 (22.03%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (22.03%) SOAP
11 11 (18.64%) Middleware
11 11 (18.64%) REST
12 10 (16.95%) CSS
12 10 (16.95%) CSS3
13 9 (15.25%) Ajax
13 9 (15.25%) jQuery
13 9 (15.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Native
3 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.39%) Wiki
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.69%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.69%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Linux
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.25%) Android
4 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (15.25%) webOS
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Phone
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (3.39%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) TDD
3 24 (40.68%) Microservices
4 20 (33.90%) DevOps
5 19 (32.20%) Scrum
6 18 (30.51%) SOA
7 17 (28.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (25.42%) MVC
9 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.64%) Front End Development
11 10 (16.95%) High Availability
11 10 (16.95%) OO
12 9 (15.25%) API Development
12 9 (15.25%) Web Development
13 8 (13.56%) SDLC
14 7 (11.86%) Domain-Driven Design
15 6 (10.17%) BDD
16 5 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) C
4 15 (25.42%) Ruby
5 14 (23.73%) Go
6 9 (15.25%) Python
7 8 (13.56%) C#
8 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
9 5 (8.47%) F#
9 5 (8.47%) Haskell
9 5 (8.47%) OCaml
9 5 (8.47%) PHP
9 5 (8.47%) Rust
10 4 (6.78%) C++
11 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
11 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
12 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.39%) SQL
13 1 (1.69%) Scala
13 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCPD
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.47%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) CloudHub
4 1 (1.69%) Consul
4 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Atlassian
2 14 (23.73%) Red Hat
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
4 7 (11.86%) MuleSoft
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.78%) Google
7 3 (5.08%) WSO2
8 2 (3.39%) Murex
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 2 (3.39%) Sybase
9 1 (1.69%) Foundry
9 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
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