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 June 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 254 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing AMQP 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.089% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.075% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £450 £750 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £750 £500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1332 1756 1836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.20% 19.59% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 972 902
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 123 119
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
Berkshire +20 1 £450 -25.00% 2
AMQP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) Spock
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices

AMQP
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Spock
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle