Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 12 August 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 785 799
Rank change year-on-year +272 +14 +4
Contract jobs citing AMQP 4 38 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.046% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 0.36% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 34 59
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £451 £500 £413
90th Percentile £656 £618 £625
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,122 10,690 12,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.47% 12.90% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,391 6,598 7,746
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £636 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 508 702
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.87% +18.35% +10.50%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.00 £12.27
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +5.26%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AMQP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in England

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AMQP in England.

Daily rate trend for AMQP in England

AMQP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing AMQP in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for AMQP in England

AMQP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AMQP in England.

Hourly rate trend for AMQP in England

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the England region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +193 3 £550 +4.76% 1
South East +166 1 £438 -
AMQP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Kafka
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (50.00%) MapReduce

AMQP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Heroku
1 1 (25.00%) Kong
1 1 (25.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) MQTT
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospike
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (50.00%) Redis
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) FishEye
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) jMock
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Kafka
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JAXB
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) JTA
3 1 (25.00%) JTS
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Gemalto
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase