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 3 months to 26 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.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 163 196
Contract jobs citing AMQP 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.060% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.43% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £750 £500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AMQP is in the communications and computer networking 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 343 464 744
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.34% 13.95% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 366 554
Median daily rate £425 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.60 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing AMQP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Ultra Messaging
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (100.00%) Ultra Messaging
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO