The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ActiveMQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActiveMQ over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache ActiveMQ
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 159 191
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32  
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Median daily rate £500 £475 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

ActiveMQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1239 1158 1728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.83% 34.85% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 997 1393
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ActiveMQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ActiveMQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ActiveMQ in the City of London

ActiveMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ActiveMQ in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ActiveMQ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActiveMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ActiveMQ.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) JUnit
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
3 7 (63.64%) JMS
3 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) Apache Camel
3 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Microservices
4 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
4 6 (54.55%) Concurrent Programming
4 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Java EE
4 6 (54.55%) EasyMock

ActiveMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) Mule
2 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) EasyMock
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Mockito
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Hybris Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Apache Camel
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) JMS
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) REST
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Java EE
3 6 (54.55%) JAXB
3 6 (54.55%) JPA
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
1 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Solace
2 1 (9.09%) Tradeweb