Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for AMQP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AMQP over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 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.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 250 223
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +1
Contract jobs citing AMQP 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.54% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
City of London median daily rate £625 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £300 £424 £331
90th Percentile £638 £450 £596
Central London median daily rate £625 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

AMQP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 762 743 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.20% 10.47% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 587 625
City of London median daily rate £449 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £232 £283
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 17
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% -20.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.34
90th Percentile £31.10 £22.55 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.81% -18.42% -12.27%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing AMQP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in the City of London

AMQP
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 AMQP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for AMQP in the City of London

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AMQP in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AMQP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing AMQP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Sybase
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) JAXB
4 4 (50.00%) JTS
4 4 (50.00%) Murex
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) JTA

AMQP
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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) npm
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IPFIX
2 1 (12.50%) Junos
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) MQTT
2 1 (12.50%) MRTG
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) TACACS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
3 1 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) FishEye
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
2 4 (50.00%) jMock
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Java EE
4 4 (50.00%) JAXB
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) JTA
4 4 (50.00%) JTS
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 4 (50.00%) Murex MxML
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Kafka
5 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) collectd
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Graphite
2 1 (12.50%) Icinga
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (12.50%) logstash
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Netcool
2 1 (12.50%) Observium
2 1 (12.50%) OpenNMS
2 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (50.00%) Murex
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) VMware