Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 November 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 203 224
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 +20
Contract jobs citing AMQP 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.051% 0.035% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
North West median daily rate £400 £325 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -25.29% -13.00%
10th Percentile £388 £313 £420
90th Percentile £413 £338 £446
England median daily rate £575 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +27.78% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 820 784 1,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.89% 13.69% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 484 606
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.17% +9.67%
10th Percentile £202 £163 £213
90th Percentile £551 £543 £575
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 57
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £12.55
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.21 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AMQP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in the North West

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AMQP in the North West

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Manchester -11 1 - -
AMQP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AMQP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Magento
2 2 (66.67%) Modular Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

AMQP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) IPFIX
1 1 (33.33%) Junos
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) MQTT
1 1 (33.33%) MRTG
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TACACS
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) B2B
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Modular Programming
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) collectd
1 1 (33.33%) Grafana
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
1 1 (33.33%) Icinga
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) Observium
1 1 (33.33%) OpenNMS
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) VMware