Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 627 576
Rank change year-on-year +30 -51 +150
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 313 237 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.77% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 160 247
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £372 £325
90th Percentile £649 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £434 £400
% change year-on-year -0.06% +8.37% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 35,108 30,650 31,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.00% 32.21% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,732 21,173 22,084
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 381 405
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +7.36% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.75 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

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 23 July 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 13 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 23 July 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 +15 288 £522 +7.63% 58
London +22 201 £539 +8.29% 30
UK excluding London -11 112 £434 -0.06% 30
North of England +41 64 £450 +12.50% 12
Yorkshire +15 48 £490 +22.50% 8
South East -42 16 £458 +1.67% 11
North West -10 14 £396 +1.60% 2
Northern Ireland - 14 £442 - 1
Scotland -26 11 £375 - 1
Midlands -24 5 £500 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -23 4 £525 -2.78% 1
East of England -11 3 £483 -3.50% 2
North East - 2 £394 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ActiveMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ActiveMQ.

1 218 (69.65%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (67.73%) Java
3 162 (51.76%) Git (software)
4 147 (46.96%) Jenkins
5 139 (44.41%) Linux
6 137 (43.77%) RabbitMQ
7 122 (38.98%) MongoDB
8 118 (37.70%) MySQL
9 113 (36.10%) Microservices
10 112 (35.78%) Docker
11 110 (35.14%) Spring
12 105 (33.55%) TDD
13 103 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
14 95 (30.35%) DevOps
15 88 (28.12%) Puppet
15 88 (28.12%) SQL
16 86 (27.48%) PostgreSQL
17 84 (26.84%) JavaScript
18 82 (26.20%) Kafka
19 75 (23.96%) Python
19 75 (23.96%) Scrum
19 75 (23.96%) Kubernetes
20 73 (23.32%) REST
21 72 (23.00%) Maven
22 65 (20.77%) Open Source
23 64 (20.45%) JIRA
23 64 (20.45%) Oracle
23 64 (20.45%) Terraform
24 63 (20.13%) Java 8
25 62 (19.81%) BDD

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 54 (17.25%) Apache
2 38 (12.14%) Confluence
3 32 (10.22%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (9.90%) nginx
5 26 (8.31%) Tomcat
6 24 (7.67%) JBoss
7 21 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (5.43%) Apache Spark
8 17 (5.43%) WebSphere
9 13 (4.15%) Mule
9 13 (4.15%) OpenStack
10 11 (3.51%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.88%) Apache ServiceMix
12 8 (2.56%) CMS
13 6 (1.92%) Alfresco
13 6 (1.92%) Mule ESB
14 5 (1.60%) Jetty
14 5 (1.60%) MQSeries
15 4 (1.28%) Anypoint
15 4 (1.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (6.71%) Slack
4 18 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (5.75%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (4.79%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.83%) npm
8 11 (3.51%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.60%) PaaS
11 5 (1.60%) Serverless
12 4 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.28%) Boomi
12 4 (1.28%) Yarn
13 3 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.50%) TCP/IP
2 35 (11.18%) DNS
2 35 (11.18%) Firewall
2 35 (11.18%) HTTP
3 33 (10.54%) SSL
4 25 (7.99%) Internet
5 6 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.96%) FTP
6 3 (0.96%) SSH
7 2 (0.64%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.64%) SAN
7 2 (0.64%) SMTP
7 2 (0.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (38.98%) MongoDB
2 118 (37.70%) MySQL
3 86 (27.48%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (19.17%) NoSQL
5 56 (17.89%) Relational Database
6 35 (11.18%) Big Data
6 35 (11.18%) RDBMS
7 30 (9.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (9.58%) SQL Server
8 27 (8.63%) Hadoop
9 21 (6.71%) Apache Hive
10 11 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (3.51%) HBase
10 11 (3.51%) Neo4j
10 11 (3.51%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.60%) DB2
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.28%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 162 (51.76%) Git (software)
2 147 (46.96%) Jenkins
3 72 (23.00%) Maven
4 64 (20.45%) JIRA
5 55 (17.57%) Artifactory
6 40 (12.78%) Cucumber
7 36 (11.50%) JUnit
8 31 (9.90%) Subversion
9 26 (8.31%) Mockito
10 22 (7.03%) Vagrant
11 21 (6.71%) JMeter
12 20 (6.39%) Eclipse
13 16 (5.11%) Jasmine
14 15 (4.79%) Bitbucket
15 14 (4.47%) Gradle
15 14 (4.47%) The Grinder
16 13 (4.15%) IntelliJ
16 13 (4.15%) Selenium
17 12 (3.83%) TeamCity
18 11 (3.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (14.70%) Finance
2 39 (12.46%) Banking
3 15 (4.79%) Retail
4 11 (3.51%) Front Office
5 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.92%) Electronics
6 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (53.35%) Developer
2 112 (35.78%) Java Developer
3 69 (22.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (10.86%) Senior Developer
5 33 (10.54%) Architect
6 22 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (5.11%) Java Architect
7 16 (5.11%) Technical Architect
8 15 (4.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 12 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (3.83%) Perl Developer
9 12 (3.83%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.51%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.19%) AWS Developer
11 10 (3.19%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (2.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (43.77%) RabbitMQ
2 110 (35.14%) Spring
3 82 (26.20%) Kafka
4 73 (23.32%) REST
5 61 (19.49%) Spring Boot
6 57 (18.21%) JMS
7 55 (17.57%) Apache Camel
7 55 (17.57%) HTML
8 53 (16.93%) Web Services
9 49 (15.65%) Hibernate
10 44 (14.06%) RESTful
11 42 (13.42%) XML
12 41 (13.10%) AngularJS
13 40 (12.78%) CSS
13 40 (12.78%) Node.js
14 37 (11.82%) Elastic Stack
15 33 (10.54%) JSON
16 31 (9.90%) SOAP
17 30 (9.58%) LEMP Stack
18 27 (8.63%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.86%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (5.11%) Public Cloud
3 12 (3.83%) Clustering
3 12 (3.83%) Device Driver
4 10 (3.19%) Equities
5 8 (2.56%) Replication
6 7 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.92%) Derivative
8 5 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.28%) Fintech
9 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.96%) DataPower
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 139 (44.41%) Linux
2 50 (15.97%) Unix
3 24 (7.67%) CentOS
3 24 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (6.39%) Mac OS X
5 18 (5.75%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.51%) Windows
7 5 (1.60%) HPUX
7 5 (1.60%) Solaris
8 3 (0.96%) Android
8 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.96%) Debian
9 2 (0.64%) Fedora
10 1 (0.32%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (69.65%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (36.10%) Microservices
3 105 (33.55%) TDD
4 95 (30.35%) DevOps
5 75 (23.96%) Scrum
6 65 (20.77%) Open Source
7 62 (19.81%) BDD
8 57 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (17.57%) Kanban
10 54 (17.25%) Test Automation
11 49 (15.65%) Mentoring
12 45 (14.38%) Configuration Management
13 42 (13.42%) Software Engineering
14 38 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (12.14%) SOA
15 34 (10.86%) Load Balancing
16 23 (7.35%) Migration
16 23 (7.35%) OO
17 21 (6.71%) SFIA
18 19 (6.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 212 (67.73%) Java
2 88 (28.12%) SQL
3 84 (26.84%) JavaScript
4 75 (23.96%) Python
5 63 (20.13%) Java 8
6 58 (18.53%) Bash Shell
7 47 (15.02%) Perl
7 47 (15.02%) Ruby
8 22 (7.03%) Scala
9 19 (6.07%) C#
10 17 (5.43%) Clojure
11 16 (5.11%) Go
12 14 (4.47%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.19%) Groovy
14 7 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.92%) C++
16 4 (1.28%) ES6
16 4 (1.28%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.96%) ClojureScript
17 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.56%) Degree
4 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.58%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.96%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) PSD2
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (35.78%) Docker
2 16 (5.11%) etcd
3 11 (3.51%) flannel
4 8 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.92%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.60%) HDFS
7 2 (0.64%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (28.12%) Puppet
2 75 (23.96%) Kubernetes
3 64 (20.45%) Terraform
4 52 (16.61%) Grafana
5 32 (10.22%) Ansible
6 23 (7.35%) HAProxy
7 22 (7.03%) Graylog
8 18 (5.75%) Nagios
9 17 (5.43%) Galera Cluster
9 17 (5.43%) Icinga
9 17 (5.43%) logstash
9 17 (5.43%) Prometheus
10 12 (3.83%) Mesos
11 11 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (3.51%) rkt
11 11 (3.51%) ZABBIX
12 10 (3.19%) Consul
13 7 (2.24%) Rancher
14 6 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (1.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 64 (20.45%) Oracle
2 30 (9.58%) Red Hat
3 22 (7.03%) IBM
4 18 (5.75%) AppDynamics
5 15 (4.79%) Splunk
6 14 (4.47%) TIBCO
7 11 (3.51%) Microsoft
8 10 (3.19%) MuleSoft
8 10 (3.19%) SAP
9 8 (2.56%) Talend
9 8 (2.56%) VMware
10 7 (2.24%) Google
10 7 (2.24%) Solace
11 5 (1.60%) webMethods
12 4 (1.28%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.28%) Dell
13 3 (0.96%) Cisco
13 3 (0.96%) Embarcadero
13 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.96%) Sybase