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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 614 621 612
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing AMQP 26 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 7
Median daily rate £550 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
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
8699 8105 7311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 14.45% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 4566 3919
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 478 409
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 10 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 24 June 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 +8 26 £550 +7.31% 3
London 0 16 £488 -9.30%
South East - 8 £750 - 2
Kent - 7 £750 - 1
City of London +34 2 £450 -10.00%
North West -1 2 - -
Tonbridge - 2 £700 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £600 -
Knutsford - 1 - -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (70.59%) TDD
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Java
4 19 (55.88%) HTML
4 19 (55.88%) Linux
5 17 (50.00%) HTML5
6 16 (47.06%) Windows
6 16 (47.06%) Scrum
7 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
7 15 (44.12%) Internet
7 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) Ruby
7 15 (44.12%) Spring
7 15 (44.12%) JSON
7 15 (44.12%) JIRA
7 15 (44.12%) Atlassian
7 15 (44.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (44.12%) Confluence
7 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
7 15 (44.12%) DevOps
8 14 (41.18%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (41.18%) CSS3
8 14 (41.18%) Java EE
8 14 (41.18%) Web Services
8 14 (41.18%) CSS
9 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
9 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) PaaS
9 13 (38.24%) Front End Development

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 15 (44.12%) Confluence
2 10 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (20.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) PaaS
2 7 (20.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (20.59%) Heroku
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.82%) IaaS
5 2 (5.88%) GitHub
6 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
2 7 (20.59%) Neo4j
3 5 (14.71%) OrientDB
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.88%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
1 15 (44.12%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) GitLab
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Java Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Architect
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 17 (50.00%) HTML5
3 15 (44.12%) JSON
3 15 (44.12%) Spring
4 14 (41.18%) CSS
4 14 (41.18%) CSS3
4 14 (41.18%) Java EE
4 14 (41.18%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (41.18%) Web Services
5 12 (35.29%) Backbone.js
6 10 (29.41%) JMS
7 9 (26.47%) Ajax
7 9 (26.47%) Dojo
7 9 (26.47%) Ember.js
7 9 (26.47%) jQuery
7 9 (26.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (20.59%) WebSockets
9 6 (17.65%) RESTful
10 5 (14.71%) EJB
10 5 (14.71%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.65%) Cloud Native
3 5 (14.71%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 5 (14.71%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (26.47%) Android
4 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
4 9 (26.47%) webOS
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Phone
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) TDD
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 15 (44.12%) DevOps
5 13 (38.24%) Front End Development
5 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
6 11 (32.35%) Microservices
7 10 (29.41%) MVC
8 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (26.47%) Web Development
9 7 (20.59%) High Availability
9 7 (20.59%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) OOD
10 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
11 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (8.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (44.12%) Ruby
3 9 (26.47%) Go
4 8 (23.53%) C
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.76%) Scala
8 1 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) Erlang
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.94%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.88%) Cacti
2 2 (5.88%) Ganglia
2 2 (5.88%) Graphite
2 2 (5.88%) Hyperic
2 2 (5.88%) logstash
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Atlassian
1 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) New Relic
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Foundry
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
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