The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 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)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 412 408
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing AMQP 3 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.074% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 10
Median daily rate £531 £488 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -9.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £400 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2244 3010 3113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.89% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2047 2008
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +16.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AMQP in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) NoSQL
3 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Microservices
4 11 (52.38%) C#
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (42.86%) SignalR
6 9 (42.86%) NancyFx
6 9 (42.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (42.86%) BDD
6 9 (42.86%) WebSockets
6 9 (42.86%) Reactive Extensions
6 9 (42.86%) SpecFlow
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) MSMQ
6 9 (42.86%) Subversion
6 9 (42.86%) Fintech
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (42.86%) React
7 8 (38.10%) Angular 2
7 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (38.10%) MVVM
7 8 (38.10%) WPF
8 7 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

AMQP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (14.29%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.76%) Heroku
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Multicast
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) NoSQL
2 9 (42.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) dBASE
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 9 (42.86%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (14.29%) CMake
4 3 (14.29%) GoogleTest
4 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) Valgrind
4 3 (14.29%) VTune
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Angular Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (38.10%) WPF Developer
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Broadcast Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (42.86%) MSMQ
3 9 (42.86%) NancyFx
3 9 (42.86%) React
3 9 (42.86%) Reactive Extensions
3 9 (42.86%) SignalR
3 9 (42.86%) WebSockets
4 8 (38.10%) Angular 2
4 8 (38.10%) WPF
5 4 (19.05%) JMS
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) Node.js
5 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (19.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (19.05%) Ultra Messaging
5 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Fintech
2 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Streaming Media
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Microservices
1 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 9 (42.86%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) MVVM
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Distributed Algorithms
7 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (19.05%) Go
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCPD
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
1 2 (9.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
1 4 (19.05%) Informatica
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) TIBCO
2 3 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) VMware