Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 218 239
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21 -42
Contract jobs citing AMQP 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.088% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.59% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
North West median daily rate £325 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.29% -13.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £420 £475
90th Percentile £338 £446 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £500
% change year-on-year +1.12% -11.00% -
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 777 1024 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 15.02% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 598 636
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.24 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017. 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
Manchester +23 2 £325 -25.29% 1
AMQP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Grails
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Spock
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

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 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Spock
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Grails
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle