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 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)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 434 391
Rank change year-on-year +43 -43  
Contract jobs citing AMQP 17 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.022% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £465 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £588 £500
% change year-on-year -31.91% +17.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 2430 2868 2895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.42% 12.78% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1947 1854
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £12.85 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £50.00
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 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

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AMQP in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AMQP in London

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the London 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
City of London -2 2 £573 +34.70% 2
AMQP
England

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 London region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) Microservices
4 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) TDD
5 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
5 19 (57.58%) AngularJS
6 18 (54.55%) NoSQL
7 17 (51.52%) Fintech
8 16 (48.48%) SignalR
8 16 (48.48%) NancyFx
8 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (48.48%) React
8 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
8 16 (48.48%) MSMQ
8 16 (48.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (48.48%) BDD
8 16 (48.48%) WebSockets
8 16 (48.48%) Reactive Extensions
8 16 (48.48%) SpecFlow
8 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (48.48%) Subversion
9 15 (45.45%) WPF
9 15 (45.45%) MVVM
9 15 (45.45%) Angular 2
10 13 (39.39%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (33.33%) Python
12 10 (30.30%) Java

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 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) Multicast
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 16 (48.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) dBASE
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (6.06%) DB2
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.06%) MariaDB
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (48.48%) SpecFlow
2 16 (48.48%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.09%) CMake
4 3 (9.09%) GoogleTest
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Valgrind
4 3 (9.09%) VTune
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Angular Developer
3 12 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (30.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
5 9 (27.27%) WPF Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Azure Developer
7 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) AngularJS
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (48.48%) MSMQ
3 16 (48.48%) NancyFx
3 16 (48.48%) React
3 16 (48.48%) Reactive Extensions
3 16 (48.48%) SignalR
3 16 (48.48%) WebSockets
4 15 (45.45%) Angular 2
4 15 (45.45%) WPF
5 8 (24.24%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (21.21%) RESTful
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) Middleware
7 5 (15.15%) Spring
7 5 (15.15%) Spring Boot
7 5 (15.15%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Fintech
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Microservices
2 20 (60.61%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) BDD
4 15 (45.45%) MVVM
5 13 (39.39%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
8 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) CQRS
8 3 (9.09%) Distributed Algorithms
8 3 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 3 (9.09%) SOA
8 3 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
6 6 (18.18%) Perl
6 6 (18.18%) Ruby
7 3 (9.09%) C
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) Erlang
7 3 (9.09%) Go
7 3 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) MCPD
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) Informatica
2 5 (15.15%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
4 2 (6.06%) Teradata
5 1 (3.03%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (3.03%) Solace