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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 150 192
Rank change year-on-year +7 +42  
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 8 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.38% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 2
Median daily rate £625 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1086 1111 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.01% 32.64% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 942 1239
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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

ActiveMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActiveMQ in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActiveMQ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (81.82%) JMS
4 8 (72.73%) SOAP
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 8 (72.73%) JSON
4 8 (72.73%) Multithreading
4 8 (72.73%) REST
5 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) Spring
5 7 (63.64%) Maven
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) JUnit
5 7 (63.64%) CSS
5 7 (63.64%) Apache Camel
6 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
6 6 (54.55%) Microservices
6 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
6 6 (54.55%) Concurrent Programming
6 6 (54.55%) JSP
6 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
6 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
6 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 6 (54.55%) J2EE

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) OrientDB
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) EasyMock
2 6 (54.55%) Mockito
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) XML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) JMS
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) JSON
2 8 (72.73%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Apache Camel
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) Java EE
4 6 (54.55%) JAXB
4 6 (54.55%) JPA
4 6 (54.55%) JSP
4 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Multithreading
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
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%) UML
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) DNA
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft