Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 589 592
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing AMQP 7 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.066% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 17
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £509 £360 £350
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5370 6300 5958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.93% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3615 4120 3933
London median daily rate £450 £448 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.79% +5.75%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £215
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 178
London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.12 £18.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +2.74% -2.08%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.52 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.20 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 18 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 London region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) JTS
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) JTA
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) Murex MxML
5 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Hudson
5 3 (42.86%) FishEye
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) jMock
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income

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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 1 (14.29%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) FishEye
2 3 (42.86%) Hudson
2 3 (42.86%) jMock
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Broadcast Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Middleware Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Solr Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) JTA
3 4 (57.14%) JTS
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) JAXB
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) Murex MxML
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Media Streaming
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (14.29%) EAI
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Search
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Go
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) MCPD
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
1 2 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
2 3 (42.86%) Murex
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle