Period
to 24 August 2019

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 24 August 2019 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 218 202
Contract jobs citing AMQP 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.049% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
North West median daily rate - £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -17.61%
England median daily rate £525 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 634 805 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.87% 13.14% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 476 463
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £182 £208 £214
90th Percentile £575 £575 £543
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 83 71
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% -3.13%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.45 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.75 £43.10 £51.71
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -28.00%

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