Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Apache ActiveMQ
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 585 648
Rank change year-on-year -14 +63 +65
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 283 318 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.99% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 224 173
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
10th Percentile £370 £317 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +3.27% +5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +2 271 £475 +5.56% 24
London -1 177 £500 +5.26% 15
UK excluding London -6 99 £434 +3.27% 10
South East -36 31 £450 +7.14% 1
North of England +63 27 £407 +0.06% 3
Yorkshire +38 17 £413 +1.54% 1
South West +8 13 £425 -20.93% 2
Midlands +38 12 £525 +10.53% 1
East of England -13 11 £500 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +8 7 £525 +10.53% 1
Scotland -22 7 £364 -9.00% 1
North West +15 6 £390 -5.45% 2
West Midlands +27 5 £525 +10.53%
North East +66 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 191 (67.49%) Java
2 179 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (37.10%) Spring
4 104 (36.75%) Git (software)
5 92 (32.51%) Jenkins
6 90 (31.80%) DevOps
6 90 (31.80%) SQL
7 89 (31.45%) Docker
8 87 (30.74%) MongoDB
8 87 (30.74%) Linux
9 86 (30.39%) Apache Camel
10 85 (30.04%) NoSQL
11 83 (29.33%) RESTful
11 83 (29.33%) TDD
12 81 (28.62%) RabbitMQ
13 72 (25.44%) SOA
14 70 (24.73%) Scrum
14 70 (24.73%) Puppet
15 68 (24.03%) MySQL
16 65 (22.97%) Microservices
17 64 (22.61%) Kafka
17 64 (22.61%) JMS
18 63 (22.26%) Web Services
18 63 (22.26%) Amazon AWS
19 60 (21.20%) Maven
20 58 (20.49%) Oracle
21 57 (20.14%) Hadoop
22 55 (19.43%) Unix
23 53 (18.73%) Test Automation
24 52 (18.37%) Continuous Integration

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 41 (14.49%) Apache
2 40 (14.13%) Tomcat
3 34 (12.01%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (10.95%) JBoss
5 24 (8.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (8.13%) Apache Spark
7 15 (5.30%) WebSphere
8 14 (4.95%) Mule
9 11 (3.89%) Apache Solr
9 11 (3.89%) MQSeries
10 10 (3.53%) Confluence
11 8 (2.83%) IIS
11 8 (2.83%) Jetty
12 7 (2.47%) CMS
12 7 (2.47%) Mule ESB
13 5 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (1.77%) Tornado
13 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.41%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 20 (7.07%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 63 (22.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (3.53%) GitHub
3 7 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.47%) PaaS
4 4 (1.41%) Slack
5 3 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.06%) iPaaS
5 3 (1.06%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.71%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Linode
7 1 (0.35%) Loggly
7 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.30%) AMQP
2 12 (4.24%) Internet
3 9 (3.18%) HTTP
4 6 (2.12%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.12%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (2.12%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (1.77%) DNS
5 5 (1.77%) LDAP
6 4 (1.41%) Firewall
6 4 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (1.06%) SSL
7 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.71%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.71%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.35%) Intranet
9 1 (0.35%) MQTT
9 1 (0.35%) Network Security
9 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (30.74%) MongoDB
2 85 (30.04%) NoSQL
3 68 (24.03%) MySQL
4 57 (20.14%) Hadoop
5 49 (17.31%) Relational Database
6 34 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (12.01%) Redis
7 26 (9.19%) Big Data
7 26 (9.19%) RDBMS
8 22 (7.77%) Oracle Database
9 16 (5.65%) Couchbase
10 14 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (4.59%) HBase
12 11 (3.89%) CouchDB
13 8 (2.83%) SQL Server
14 6 (2.12%) Riak
15 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.71%) EDRMS
15 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 104 (36.75%) Git (software)
2 92 (32.51%) Jenkins
3 60 (21.20%) Maven
4 32 (11.31%) JUnit
5 27 (9.54%) Cucumber
6 26 (9.19%) JIRA
7 19 (6.71%) Eclipse
7 19 (6.71%) Mockito
8 17 (6.01%) Subversion
9 16 (5.65%) Bitbucket
10 11 (3.89%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (3.53%) Selenium
12 9 (3.18%) Vagrant
13 7 (2.47%) Liquibase
13 7 (2.47%) Log4j
14 6 (2.12%) Hudson
15 5 (1.77%) FitNesse
15 5 (1.77%) JBehave
15 5 (1.77%) Travis CI
16 4 (1.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (9.54%) Finance
2 18 (6.36%) Banking
2 18 (6.36%) Games
3 15 (5.30%) Retail
4 10 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.18%) Publishing
6 7 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.12%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 147 (51.94%) Developer
2 105 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (12.72%) Senior Developer
4 30 (10.60%) Architect
5 24 (8.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (7.07%) Tester
7 18 (6.36%) Automation Tester
8 17 (6.01%) Agile Developer
9 15 (5.30%) Agile Java Developer
10 14 (4.95%) Technical Leader
11 13 (4.59%) Java Architect
12 12 (4.24%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.89%) Consultant
14 9 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (3.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 9 (3.18%) Scala Developer
15 8 (2.83%) Analyst
15 8 (2.83%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (37.10%) Spring
2 86 (30.39%) Apache Camel
3 83 (29.33%) RESTful
4 81 (28.62%) RabbitMQ
5 64 (22.61%) JMS
5 64 (22.61%) Kafka
6 63 (22.26%) Web Services
7 49 (17.31%) REST
8 48 (16.96%) Hibernate
9 47 (16.61%) SOAP
10 46 (16.25%) JSON
11 45 (15.90%) AngularJS
12 39 (13.78%) XML
13 36 (12.72%) Spring Boot
14 27 (9.54%) J2EE
14 27 (9.54%) Middleware
15 23 (8.13%) HTML
16 18 (6.36%) CSS
17 17 (6.01%) Java EE
17 17 (6.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.36%) Device Driver
1 18 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.59%) Fintech
3 13 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (4.24%) Online Games
5 10 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.53%) OTC Derivatives
5 10 (3.53%) Replication
6 9 (3.18%) Derivative
6 9 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.47%) Clustering
7 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.06%) iPad
9 3 (1.06%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.71%) Equities
10 2 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (30.74%) Linux
2 55 (19.43%) Unix
3 30 (10.60%) CentOS
4 20 (7.07%) Ubuntu
4 20 (7.07%) Windows
5 15 (5.30%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.18%) HPUX
7 9 (3.18%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.35%) Fedora
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (31.80%) DevOps
3 83 (29.33%) TDD
4 72 (25.44%) SOA
5 70 (24.73%) Scrum
6 65 (22.97%) Microservices
7 53 (18.73%) Test Automation
8 52 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (18.37%) E-Commerce
9 45 (15.90%) Kanban
10 44 (15.55%) BDD
11 42 (14.84%) Mentoring
12 40 (14.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (9.89%) MVC
14 27 (9.54%) Integration Testing
14 27 (9.54%) Software Engineering
15 26 (9.19%) Coaching
16 24 (8.48%) Configuration Management
17 22 (7.77%) Performance Analysis
18 21 (7.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 191 (67.49%) Java
2 90 (31.80%) SQL
3 39 (13.78%) Bash Shell
4 35 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 35 (12.37%) Python
5 30 (10.60%) Scala
6 22 (7.77%) PL/SQL
7 21 (7.42%) Ruby
8 19 (6.71%) R
9 18 (6.36%) C#
9 18 (6.36%) Go
10 14 (4.95%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.24%) Perl
11 12 (4.24%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.83%) GraphQL
13 5 (1.77%) C++
14 4 (1.41%) PHP
14 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.06%) Groovy
16 2 (0.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (10.60%) SC Cleared
1 30 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.95%) Degree
3 6 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.77%) CREST Certified
4 5 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.41%) CISSP
5 4 (1.41%) RHCE
5 4 (1.41%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (17.67%) QA
2 7 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.06%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (31.45%) Docker
2 8 (2.83%) HDFS
3 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.71%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.71%) Varnish
6 1 (0.35%) Squid
6 1 (0.35%) vCloud
6 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (24.73%) Puppet
2 29 (10.25%) Kubernetes
3 27 (9.54%) Nagios
3 27 (9.54%) ZABBIX
4 26 (9.19%) Grafana
5 22 (7.77%) Ansible
6 19 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (6.36%) Galera Cluster
7 18 (6.36%) Icinga
7 18 (6.36%) Prometheus
8 16 (5.65%) Ambari
8 16 (5.65%) ITRS Geneos
9 12 (4.24%) Terraform
10 7 (2.47%) StatsD
11 4 (1.41%) Consul
12 3 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (1.06%) Mesos
13 2 (0.71%) logstash
13 2 (0.71%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (20.49%) Oracle
2 34 (12.01%) Red Hat
3 33 (11.66%) Splunk
4 24 (8.48%) AppDynamics
5 20 (7.07%) IBM
6 11 (3.89%) Talend
7 8 (2.83%) CA
7 8 (2.83%) New Relic
8 7 (2.47%) SAP
9 6 (2.12%) Apigee
10 5 (1.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.77%) Solace
10 5 (1.77%) Tradeweb
11 4 (1.41%) Google
11 4 (1.41%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.41%) Nuix
12 3 (1.06%) hybris
12 3 (1.06%) Symantec
12 3 (1.06%) WSO2
13 2 (0.71%) McAfee