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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
England / South East
Rank 243 259 262
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing AMQP 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.033% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £340 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £588 £500
% change year-on-year -31.91% +17.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

AMQP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1473 2013 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.00% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1121 984
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing AMQP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in the South East

AMQP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AMQP in the South East

AMQP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AMQP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AMQP in the South East

AMQP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 2 £340 -
AMQP
England

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for AMQP.

1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (57.14%) Gradle
5 3 (42.86%) Spock
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Mockito
5 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Grails
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Groovy
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 3 (42.86%) IBM

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (14.29%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (57.14%) Gradle
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Mockito
4 3 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Spock
5 1 (14.29%) CMake
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) GoogleTest
5 1 (14.29%) Valgrind
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
3 3 (42.86%) Grails
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Kafka
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Google