Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 - 231
Rank change year-on-year - +231 +52
Contract jobs citing AMQP 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% - 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 3
City of London median daily rate £425 - £450
10th Percentile £406 - £415
90th Percentile £625 - £475
Central London median daily rate £425 - £450
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 837 719 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.95% 10.58% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 545 766
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £187 £198 £267
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.73% +12.16% -2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.92 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.98 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% +0.11%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AMQP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (57.14%) JSON
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (42.86%) Docker
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
5 5 (35.71%) MVVM
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins

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 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) npm
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) GitHub
3 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) MQTT
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) IPFIX
3 1 (7.14%) Junos
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) MRTG
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) TACACS
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (28.57%) Mocha
4 4 (28.57%) Protractor
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) GoogleTest
6 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
6 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Python Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) React Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (57.14%) JSON
2 8 (57.14%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Chai
6 4 (28.57%) GraphQL
6 4 (28.57%) Kafka
6 4 (28.57%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (21.43%) Swagger
7 3 (21.43%) XMPP
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 1 (7.14%) NancyFx
9 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (7.14%) SignalR
9 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Fintech
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) MVVM
3 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source Development
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) collectd
3 1 (7.14%) Grafana
3 1 (7.14%) Graphite
3 1 (7.14%) Icinga
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) Netcool
3 1 (7.14%) Observium
3 1 (7.14%) OpenNMS
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Prometheus
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Salt
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.14%) Huawei
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk