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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 618 577
Rank change year-on-year +70 -41  
Contract jobs citing AMQP 29 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 23
Median daily rate £480 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £588 £500
% change year-on-year -31.91% +17.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 6060 7327 7289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.52% 14.75% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3746 4449 4027
Median daily rate £400 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 309 403
Median hourly rate £23.95 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AMQP in England over the 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 +43 17 £600 +9.09% 5
North West - 4 £400 - 1
North East - 3 £475 - 2
South West - 3 £450 -
South East +17 2 £340 -43.33% 1
AMQP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 37 (59.68%) Git (software)
2 31 (50.00%) Linux
3 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 26 (41.94%) C#
4 26 (41.94%) .NET
5 24 (38.71%) SQL
5 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.10%) Microservices
7 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
7 21 (33.87%) TDD
7 21 (33.87%) Python
8 20 (32.26%) Java
8 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
8 20 (32.26%) Subversion
9 19 (30.65%) AngularJS
9 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
10 18 (29.03%) Bash Shell
11 17 (27.42%) JIRA
11 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (27.42%) BDD
11 17 (27.42%) Fintech
12 16 (25.81%) React
12 16 (25.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (25.81%) SignalR
12 16 (25.81%) Bitbucket
12 16 (25.81%) WebSockets
12 16 (25.81%) Reactive Extensions
12 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
12 16 (25.81%) Docker
12 16 (25.81%) NancyFx

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 15 (24.19%) Confluence
2 13 (20.97%) Apache Qpid
3 10 (16.13%) Apache
4 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (4.84%) JBoss
8 2 (3.23%) CMS
9 1 (1.61%) Anypoint
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.61%) GemFire
9 1 (1.61%) Mule
9 1 (1.61%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (6.45%) Magento
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) PaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 13 (20.97%) VoIP
2 13 (20.97%) Wireshark
3 6 (9.68%) Internet
4 5 (8.06%) HTTP
5 4 (6.45%) Multicast
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) NoSQL
2 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 16 (25.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (20.97%) MySQL
5 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.06%) dBASE
5 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.23%) DB2
7 2 (3.23%) Informix
7 2 (3.23%) MariaDB
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (59.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (32.26%) Subversion
3 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
4 17 (27.42%) JIRA
5 16 (25.81%) Bitbucket
5 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
6 13 (20.97%) CMake
6 13 (20.97%) GoogleTest
7 11 (17.74%) Valgrind
8 6 (9.68%) JUnit
9 5 (8.06%) Mockito
10 4 (6.45%) Gradle
10 4 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (4.84%) Maven
11 3 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (4.84%) Spock
11 3 (4.84%) VTune
12 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
12 2 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) iGaming
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) C# Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Angular Developer
3 12 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Architect
5 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) C# WPF Developer
6 9 (14.52%) WPF Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Azure Developer
8 7 (11.29%) C++ Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Applications Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (6.45%) PHP Developer
10 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) .NET
2 19 (30.65%) AngularJS
3 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (25.81%) MSMQ
3 16 (25.81%) NancyFx
3 16 (25.81%) React
3 16 (25.81%) Reactive Extensions
3 16 (25.81%) SignalR
3 16 (25.81%) WebSockets
4 15 (24.19%) Angular 2
4 15 (24.19%) WPF
5 14 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (19.35%) HTML
7 11 (17.74%) Spring
8 10 (16.13%) CSS
8 10 (16.13%) Middleware
8 10 (16.13%) XML
9 9 (14.52%) REST
9 9 (14.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Fintech
2 10 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 7 (11.29%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.23%) RIA
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Unix
4 7 (11.29%) CentOS
5 4 (6.45%) Solaris
6 3 (4.84%) Android
6 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Microservices
3 21 (33.87%) TDD
4 17 (27.42%) BDD
5 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.19%) MVVM
6 14 (22.58%) Scrum
7 13 (20.97%) Automated Testing
7 13 (20.97%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (12.90%) MVC
9 7 (11.29%) Memory Management
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.68%) ETL
10 6 (9.68%) SOA
11 5 (8.06%) DevOps
12 4 (6.45%) B2B
12 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
12 4 (6.45%) Kanban
12 4 (6.45%) Modular Programming
12 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 26 (41.94%) C#
3 24 (38.71%) SQL
4 21 (33.87%) Python
5 20 (32.26%) Java
6 18 (29.03%) Bash Shell
7 16 (25.81%) Perl
7 16 (25.81%) Ruby
8 13 (20.97%) PHP
9 11 (17.74%) C++
10 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
11 4 (6.45%) C
12 3 (4.84%) Erlang
12 3 (4.84%) Go
12 3 (4.84%) Groovy
13 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) MCPD
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Ansible
1 2 (3.23%) Galera Cluster
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) Google
3 8 (12.90%) IBM
4 5 (8.06%) Informatica
4 5 (8.06%) TIBCO
5 4 (6.45%) MuleSoft
5 4 (6.45%) Zend
6 3 (4.84%) WorldPay
7 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.23%) Sybase
7 2 (3.23%) Teradata
8 1 (1.61%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.61%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) Solace
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