Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 809 841
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 -34
Contract jobs citing AMQP 38 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.056% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 21
England median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £404 £331 £350
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 13108 15245 14762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.87% 15.49% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8035 9276 8644
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 766 959
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.58 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.59 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.46% +15.07% +2.50%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in England

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AMQP in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AMQP in England

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AMQP in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AMQP in England

AMQP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP in England.

Contractor 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 17 November 2017. 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
South East +9 12 £450 +24.14% 3
North of England +63 7 £401 -7.76% 4
London -27 7 £550 +4.76% 2
East of England -20 5 £500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 2
Midlands +31 4 £540 -
West Midlands - 3 £540 -
North West +19 2 £325 -25.29% 2
East Midlands +2 1 - -
AMQP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
5 19 (50.00%) JMS
6 17 (44.74%) C#
6 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 17 (44.74%) SOAP
6 17 (44.74%) TDD
7 16 (42.11%) Apache Camel
8 15 (39.47%) REST
8 15 (39.47%) Subversion
9 14 (36.84%) Spring
9 14 (36.84%) Maven
9 14 (36.84%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (36.84%) Scrum
10 13 (34.21%) Web Services
10 13 (34.21%) NoSQL
11 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
11 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
11 12 (31.58%) Microservices
11 12 (31.58%) Linux
12 11 (28.95%) OO
12 11 (28.95%) Finance
13 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (26.32%) Kanban
13 10 (26.32%) Oracle
13 10 (26.32%) SOA
14 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
14 9 (23.68%) XML

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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.16%) Confluence
3 5 (13.16%) Jetty
3 5 (13.16%) Tornado
3 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.53%) Mule
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) Mule ESB
5 3 (7.89%) nginx
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.63%) npm
4 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) MQTT
4 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) NoSQL
2 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) MySQL
4 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
5 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (13.16%) Couchbase
6 5 (13.16%) Redis
6 5 (13.16%) Riak
7 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) Subversion
3 14 (36.84%) Maven
4 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 7 (18.42%) JIRA
6 6 (15.79%) JUnit
7 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
7 5 (13.16%) FitNesse
7 5 (13.16%) JBehave
7 5 (13.16%) Selenium
7 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
8 3 (7.89%) FishEye
8 3 (7.89%) Hudson
8 3 (7.89%) jMock
8 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
9 2 (5.26%) Spock
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 8 (21.05%) Integration Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Technical Architect
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Designer
8 4 (10.53%) ERP Developer
9 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Designer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Designer
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Broadcast Architect
10 2 (5.26%) Java Middleware Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) RabbitMQ
2 19 (50.00%) JMS
3 17 (44.74%) SOAP
4 16 (42.11%) Apache Camel
5 15 (39.47%) REST
6 14 (36.84%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (36.84%) Spring
7 13 (34.21%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) RESTful
8 9 (23.68%) XML
9 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 8 (21.05%) Middleware
9 8 (21.05%) Node.js
10 7 (18.42%) Kafka
10 7 (18.42%) MSMQ
10 7 (18.42%) Spring Boot
11 5 (13.16%) JSON
11 5 (13.16%) WCF
11 5 (13.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Media Streaming
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Scrum
4 12 (31.58%) Microservices
5 11 (28.95%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) Kanban
6 10 (26.32%) SOA
7 9 (23.68%) BDD
8 8 (21.05%) ERP
8 8 (21.05%) OOP
9 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
9 7 (18.42%) DevOps
10 5 (13.16%) API Development
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.16%) DSDM
10 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Open Source
10 5 (13.16%) RUP
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) Ruby
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) Go
6 2 (5.26%) Groovy
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCPD
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian
4 4 (10.53%) MuleSoft
5 3 (7.89%) Murex
5 3 (7.89%) Sybase
5 3 (7.89%) WSO2
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Workday