Period
to 16 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 June 2021 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 221 350
Contract jobs citing AMQP 0 3 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East - 0.046% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £438 £413
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +13.01%
England median daily rate £525 £481 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.95%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,105 1,204 2,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.30% 18.34% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 637 1,440
10th Percentile £255 £184 £213
25th Percentile £334 £312 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £435 £415 £425
Median % change year-on-year +4.82% -2.35% +2.72%
75th Percentile £503 £495 £500
90th Percentile £575 £563 £588
England median daily rate £450 £432 £435
% change year-on-year +4.26% -0.78% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 85 136
10th Percentile £12.94 £15.30 "
25th Percentile £20.75 £16.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £17.46
Median % change year-on-year +80.00% +43.18% -31.53%
75th Percentile £62.00 £42.39 £46.63
90th Percentile £67.50 £48.75 £51.38
England median hourly rate £23.21 £20.75 £19.64
% change year-on-year +11.86% +5.65% +0.72%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AMQP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in the South East

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing AMQP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for AMQP in the South East

AMQP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing AMQP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for AMQP in the South East