Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ActiveMQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActiveMQ over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Apache ActiveMQ
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 620 609 616
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +46
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 258 262 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.88% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 182 188
UK median daily rate £475 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -1.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £364 £320 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +2.60% +8.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActiveMQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,949 29,911 30,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 30.97% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,804 20,652 21,178
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 335 562
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £14.73 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.31 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.67% +8.70%

ActiveMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ActiveMQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ActiveMQ in the UK

ActiveMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActiveMQ in the UK

ActiveMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActiveMQ over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActiveMQ in the UK

ActiveMQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActiveMQ in the UK

ActiveMQ
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveMQ within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
England 0 246 £475 +5.56% 56
London -26 156 £490 +8.89% 39
UK excluding London -5 97 £444 +2.60% 20
South East -42 29 £500 +14.94% 12
North of England +44 28 £425 +3.03% 2
South West +21 21 £375 -30.23% 1
Yorkshire +29 17 £450 +7.46%
Midlands +15 12 £550 +15.79% 2
North West +14 7 £390 -9.57% 2
Scotland -22 7 £364 -9.00%
East Midlands - 7 £525 -
West Midlands +12 5 £550 +15.79% 2
East of England -11 4 £500 -9.09%
North East +55 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ActiveMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActiveMQ.

1 175 (67.83%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (64.34%) Java
3 100 (38.76%) Git (software)
4 95 (36.82%) Jenkins
5 91 (35.27%) NoSQL
6 88 (34.11%) MongoDB
6 88 (34.11%) Docker
6 88 (34.11%) DevOps
6 88 (34.11%) Spring
7 79 (30.62%) RESTful
8 77 (29.84%) Apache Camel
9 76 (29.46%) Linux
10 74 (28.68%) Amazon AWS
11 69 (26.74%) Puppet
11 69 (26.74%) SOA
11 69 (26.74%) Scrum
12 68 (26.36%) Hadoop
13 66 (25.58%) RabbitMQ
13 66 (25.58%) SQL
14 63 (24.42%) TDD
15 62 (24.03%) MySQL
16 59 (22.87%) Kafka
17 58 (22.48%) JMS
18 56 (21.71%) Web Services
19 52 (20.16%) Unix
19 52 (20.16%) Microservices
20 51 (19.77%) Test Automation
21 49 (18.99%) Maven
22 46 (17.83%) QA
22 46 (17.83%) Splunk

ActiveMQ
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (14.73%) Elasticsearch
1 38 (14.73%) Tomcat
2 37 (14.34%) JBoss
3 35 (13.57%) Apache
4 26 (10.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (9.69%) Apache Spark
6 20 (7.75%) Mule
7 17 (6.59%) Mule ESB
8 16 (6.20%) WebSphere
9 13 (5.04%) Confluence
10 9 (3.49%) Apache Solr
11 8 (3.10%) IIS
11 8 (3.10%) Jetty
12 6 (2.33%) CMS
12 6 (2.33%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.94%) nginx
13 5 (1.94%) Tornado
13 5 (1.94%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.55%) Apache ServiceMix
15 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 21 (8.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.68%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.10%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.10%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.94%) GitHub
6 4 (1.55%) PaaS
6 4 (1.55%) Slack
7 3 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.16%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.16%) Serverless
8 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.39%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) Internet
2 10 (3.88%) AMQP
3 7 (2.71%) DNS
4 6 (2.33%) Firewall
5 4 (1.55%) HTTP
5 4 (1.55%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.16%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.16%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.16%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (1.16%) VPN
7 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.39%) LDAP
8 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (35.27%) NoSQL
2 88 (34.11%) MongoDB
3 68 (26.36%) Hadoop
4 62 (24.03%) MySQL
5 41 (15.89%) Relational Database
6 40 (15.50%) Redis
7 33 (12.79%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (11.63%) Big Data
9 21 (8.14%) Oracle Database
10 20 (7.75%) HBase
11 19 (7.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (6.98%) Couchbase
13 17 (6.59%) RDBMS
14 13 (5.04%) CouchDB
15 6 (2.33%) Hazelcast
15 6 (2.33%) Riak
16 4 (1.55%) SQL Server
17 3 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
18 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 100 (38.76%) Git (software)
2 95 (36.82%) Jenkins
3 49 (18.99%) Maven
4 30 (11.63%) Cucumber
5 28 (10.85%) JIRA
6 21 (8.14%) JUnit
7 18 (6.98%) Eclipse
8 17 (6.59%) Bitbucket
9 11 (4.26%) Subversion
10 10 (3.88%) Mockito
11 7 (2.71%) Artifactory
11 7 (2.71%) Selenium
11 7 (2.71%) Vagrant
12 6 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.94%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.94%) Gradle
13 5 (1.94%) JBehave
13 5 (1.94%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.55%) Hudson
15 3 (1.16%) Gerrit
General
1 20 (7.75%) Banking
2 19 (7.36%) Games
3 12 (4.65%) Finance
4 9 (3.49%) Retail
5 5 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.94%) Publishing
6 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.16%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 128 (49.61%) Developer
2 85 (32.95%) Java Developer
3 40 (15.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (12.79%) Senior Developer
5 25 (9.69%) Architect
6 24 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (9.30%) Tester
7 22 (8.53%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (5.43%) Technical Architect
9 13 (5.04%) Java Architect
10 12 (4.65%) Java Automation Tester
10 12 (4.65%) Senior Automation Tester
10 12 (4.65%) Senior Tester
11 10 (3.88%) Nagios Engineer
11 10 (3.88%) Scala Developer
12 9 (3.49%) Agile Developer
12 9 (3.49%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (34.11%) Spring
2 79 (30.62%) RESTful
3 77 (29.84%) Apache Camel
4 66 (25.58%) RabbitMQ
5 59 (22.87%) Kafka
6 58 (22.48%) JMS
7 56 (21.71%) Web Services
8 42 (16.28%) Hibernate
9 39 (15.12%) JSON
10 38 (14.73%) REST
11 37 (14.34%) AngularJS
12 34 (13.18%) Spring Boot
13 31 (12.02%) SOAP
14 25 (9.69%) HTML
15 24 (9.30%) XML
16 22 (8.53%) Middleware
17 18 (6.98%) CSS
17 18 (6.98%) J2EE
18 16 (6.20%) Java EE
19 15 (5.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.91%) Device Driver
2 16 (6.20%) Online Games
3 14 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.65%) Clustering
5 11 (4.26%) Fintech
6 10 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.88%) Replication
7 9 (3.49%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.94%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (1.55%) Derivative
12 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.16%) iPad
12 3 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.16%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.46%) Linux
2 52 (20.16%) Unix
3 33 (12.79%) CentOS
4 26 (10.08%) Ubuntu
5 17 (6.59%) Mac OS X
5 17 (6.59%) Windows
6 12 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.33%) HPUX
7 6 (2.33%) Solaris
8 4 (1.55%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (67.83%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.11%) DevOps
3 69 (26.74%) Scrum
3 69 (26.74%) SOA
4 63 (24.42%) TDD
5 52 (20.16%) Microservices
6 51 (19.77%) Test Automation
7 43 (16.67%) Kanban
8 42 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (15.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (15.89%) E-Commerce
9 41 (15.89%) Mentoring
10 32 (12.40%) BDD
11 29 (11.24%) Coaching
11 29 (11.24%) Integration Testing
12 26 (10.08%) Performance Analysis
13 24 (9.30%) Configuration Management
14 23 (8.91%) Immutable Infrastructure
15 21 (8.14%) Open Source
16 20 (7.75%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 166 (64.34%) Java
2 66 (25.58%) SQL
3 44 (17.05%) Bash Shell
4 39 (15.12%) Python
5 32 (12.40%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.08%) Scala
7 23 (8.91%) Go
7 23 (8.91%) Ruby
8 20 (7.75%) R
9 14 (5.43%) C#
10 12 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.26%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.49%) Perl
13 8 (3.10%) GraphQL
14 4 (1.55%) C++
14 4 (1.55%) PHP
14 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.78%) Groovy
15 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.81%) Degree
4 10 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.49%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.94%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.16%) CISSP
7 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) RHCE
7 3 (1.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (17.83%) QA
2 8 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.78%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (34.11%) Docker
2 12 (4.65%) HDFS
3 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.16%) vCloud
5 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (26.74%) Puppet
2 37 (14.34%) Grafana
2 37 (14.34%) Nagios
3 35 (13.57%) ZABBIX
4 28 (10.85%) Icinga
4 28 (10.85%) Kubernetes
5 23 (8.91%) Galera Cluster
5 23 (8.91%) Prometheus
6 19 (7.36%) Ansible
7 18 (6.98%) ITRS Geneos
7 18 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (6.59%) Ambari
9 13 (5.04%) Terraform
10 12 (4.65%) StatsD
11 4 (1.55%) Rancher
12 3 (1.16%) Consul
12 3 (1.16%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.16%) Kibana
12 3 (1.16%) logstash
12 3 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (17.83%) Splunk
2 42 (16.28%) Oracle
3 41 (15.89%) Red Hat
4 31 (12.02%) AppDynamics
5 21 (8.14%) IBM
6 13 (5.04%) New Relic
7 9 (3.49%) CA
8 8 (3.10%) SAP
9 7 (2.71%) Talend
10 6 (2.33%) Apigee
10 6 (2.33%) Google
10 6 (2.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.33%) VMware
11 4 (1.55%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.16%) hybris
12 3 (1.16%) Symantec
12 3 (1.16%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.78%) Cisco
13 2 (0.78%) McAfee
13 2 (0.78%) NetApp