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 3 months to 25 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)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 601 586
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15  
Contract jobs citing AMQP 7 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.053% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 18
Median daily rate £513 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £750 £550
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5815 7734 7530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.88% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3458 4791 4313
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 352 440
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 3 £531 +8.97% 3
South East +32 1 £450 -40.00% 3
North West +26 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
AMQP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (52.78%) NoSQL
3 16 (44.44%) C#
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) TDD
5 14 (38.89%) Java
6 13 (36.11%) Subversion
6 13 (36.11%) Microservices
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
8 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 10 (27.78%) Python
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 9 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 9 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (25.00%) WebSockets
9 9 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
9 9 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (25.00%) BDD
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (25.00%) Docker
9 9 (25.00%) SignalR
9 9 (25.00%) NancyFx
9 9 (25.00%) React
9 9 (25.00%) Fintech

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 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.67%) Apache Qpid
2 6 (16.67%) Confluence
3 5 (13.89%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) JBoss
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (11.11%) Magento
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.78%) Heroku
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) VoIP
1 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) Multicast
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) NoSQL
2 9 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.89%) dBASE
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) Subversion
3 9 (25.00%) JIRA
3 9 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.67%) CMake
5 6 (16.67%) GoogleTest
6 4 (11.11%) Valgrind
6 4 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.33%) JUnit
7 3 (8.33%) VTune
8 2 (5.56%) Gradle
8 2 (5.56%) Maven
8 2 (5.56%) Mockito
8 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (5.56%) Spock
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (22.22%) WPF Developer
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 9 (25.00%) NancyFx
3 9 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (25.00%) React
3 9 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 9 (25.00%) SignalR
3 9 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 8 (22.22%) Angular 2
4 8 (22.22%) JMS
4 8 (22.22%) Middleware
4 8 (22.22%) WPF
5 5 (13.89%) Spring
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Fintech
2 8 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Streaming Media
6 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 13 (36.11%) Microservices
4 9 (25.00%) BDD
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) MVVM
6 7 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (16.67%) Kanban
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) ETL
9 4 (11.11%) B2B
9 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 4 (11.11%) Modular Programming
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) OOP
9 4 (11.11%) SOA
9 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) Python
5 9 (25.00%) Perl
6 8 (22.22%) Ruby
7 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
7 7 (19.44%) PHP
8 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.11%) Go
10 3 (8.33%) C
10 3 (8.33%) C++
11 2 (5.56%) Groovy
12 1 (2.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) MCPD
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 2 (5.56%) MOM
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Informatica
3 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 4 (11.11%) Zend
4 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft
4 3 (8.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) VMware