Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 546 674
Rank change year-on-year -62 +128 +23
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 265 366 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 269 133
UK median daily rate £494 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £370 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 31740 31617 31565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.05% 29.61% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22072 22067 21417
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £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 385 379 516
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.81% +7.36%
10th Percentile £16.35 £13.45 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.87% +15.23%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -53 257 £496 +10.11% 13
London -39 148 £500 +5.26% 10
UK excluding London +1 113 £450 +5.88% 3
South East -17 45 £450 +7.14%
North of England +45 26 £401 -13.41% 2
Yorkshire +33 17 £413 +3.13% 1
Midlands +34 15 £533 +9.23%
East of England +6 12 £500 -14.89%
East Midlands -5 10 £575 +17.95%
South West +10 9 £400 -25.58% 1
Scotland +2 6 £395 -1.38%
West Midlands +43 5 £525 +10.53%
North West +1 5 £390 -21.01% 1
North East +78 1 £325 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 200 (75.47%) Java
2 151 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (37.74%) Spring
4 99 (37.36%) Linux
5 92 (34.72%) Apache Camel
6 90 (33.96%) SQL
7 83 (31.32%) Git (software)
8 80 (30.19%) Docker
9 79 (29.81%) TDD
10 76 (28.68%) DevOps
11 72 (27.17%) MongoDB
12 67 (25.28%) NoSQL
12 67 (25.28%) Jenkins
13 66 (24.91%) RabbitMQ
14 64 (24.15%) RESTful
14 64 (24.15%) Scrum
15 60 (22.64%) JMS
15 60 (22.64%) Microservices
16 58 (21.89%) Puppet
16 58 (21.89%) SOA
17 57 (21.51%) Apache
18 55 (20.75%) REST
19 53 (20.00%) Kafka
19 53 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (20.00%) Oracle
20 52 (19.62%) Web Services
20 52 (19.62%) Relational Database
21 51 (19.25%) Maven
22 50 (18.87%) MySQL
22 50 (18.87%) 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 57 (21.51%) Apache
2 48 (18.11%) JBoss
3 45 (16.98%) Tomcat
4 21 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (6.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (5.28%) Mule
6 14 (5.28%) WebSphere
7 12 (4.53%) Apache Spark
8 11 (4.15%) Apache Solr
9 8 (3.02%) IIS
9 8 (3.02%) MQSeries
10 7 (2.64%) Mule ESB
11 6 (2.26%) Apache ServiceMix
11 6 (2.26%) Jetty
11 6 (2.26%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.89%) CMS
12 5 (1.89%) Confluence
12 5 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.13%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (2.64%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.38%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.15%) GitHub
3 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.64%) PaaS
5 5 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.51%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.13%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.75%) Office 365
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.38%) Linode
9 1 (0.38%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.66%) HTTP
2 13 (4.91%) AMQP
3 10 (3.77%) LDAP
4 8 (3.02%) 3GPP
4 8 (3.02%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (3.02%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (2.64%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (2.26%) DNS
7 5 (1.89%) Firewall
7 5 (1.89%) SSL
7 5 (1.89%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.51%) Internet
9 3 (1.13%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.75%) S/MIME
10 2 (0.75%) VPN
11 1 (0.38%) IPv6
11 1 (0.38%) MQTT
11 1 (0.38%) Network Security
11 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (27.17%) MongoDB
2 67 (25.28%) NoSQL
3 52 (19.62%) Relational Database
4 50 (18.87%) MySQL
5 40 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (12.08%) Hadoop
6 32 (12.08%) RDBMS
6 32 (12.08%) Redis
7 16 (6.04%) Big Data
8 15 (5.66%) Couchbase
9 14 (5.28%) SQL Server
10 12 (4.53%) CouchDB
11 9 (3.40%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.89%) HBase
14 4 (1.51%) Riak
15 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
15 2 (0.75%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 83 (31.32%) Git (software)
2 67 (25.28%) Jenkins
3 51 (19.25%) Maven
4 27 (10.19%) JUnit
5 19 (7.17%) Cucumber
6 17 (6.42%) Subversion
7 16 (6.04%) Mockito
8 11 (4.15%) Eclipse
8 11 (4.15%) JIRA
9 8 (3.02%) Selenium
10 7 (2.64%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.26%) Hudson
11 6 (2.26%) Liquibase
12 5 (1.89%) Gradle
12 5 (1.89%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (1.89%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.51%) Log4j
13 4 (1.51%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (10.94%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Retail
3 10 (3.77%) Banking
3 10 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.77%) Games
4 9 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.02%) Billing
6 7 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.26%) Publishing
8 2 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (53.58%) Developer
2 97 (36.60%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.21%) Architect
4 29 (10.94%) Senior Developer
5 26 (9.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (5.66%) Technical Leader
8 13 (4.91%) Consultant
8 13 (4.91%) Scala Developer
9 12 (4.53%) Agile Developer
9 12 (4.53%) Java Architect
9 12 (4.53%) Technical Architect
10 10 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (3.77%) Java Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Tester
11 9 (3.40%) Hybris Architect
11 9 (3.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 8 (3.02%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (37.74%) Spring
2 92 (34.72%) Apache Camel
3 66 (24.91%) RabbitMQ
4 64 (24.15%) RESTful
5 60 (22.64%) JMS
6 55 (20.75%) REST
7 53 (20.00%) Kafka
8 52 (19.62%) Web Services
9 45 (16.98%) XML
10 43 (16.23%) Hibernate
10 43 (16.23%) SOAP
11 39 (14.72%) AngularJS
12 38 (14.34%) JSON
13 35 (13.21%) Spring Boot
14 33 (12.45%) J2EE
15 29 (10.94%) Middleware
16 20 (7.55%) Java EE
17 19 (7.17%) CSS
18 18 (6.79%) HTML
19 17 (6.42%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (4.53%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.77%) OTC Derivatives
6 9 (3.40%) Derivative
6 9 (3.40%) Fintech
7 8 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.64%) Device Driver
9 6 (2.26%) Online Games
10 5 (1.89%) Clustering
10 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.89%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.51%) iPad
11 4 (1.51%) Replication
12 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (37.36%) Linux
2 37 (13.96%) Unix
3 24 (9.06%) CentOS
4 20 (7.55%) Windows
5 19 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.77%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.40%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.26%) HPUX
8 6 (2.26%) Solaris
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) Fedora
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (29.81%) TDD
3 76 (28.68%) DevOps
4 64 (24.15%) Scrum
5 60 (22.64%) Microservices
6 58 (21.89%) SOA
7 53 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (18.87%) BDD
9 46 (17.36%) E-Commerce
10 41 (15.47%) Kanban
11 38 (14.34%) Test Automation
12 33 (12.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (12.45%) MVC
13 28 (10.57%) Mentoring
14 23 (8.68%) Open Source
15 19 (7.17%) Configuration Management
15 19 (7.17%) CQRS
15 19 (7.17%) Software Engineering
16 17 (6.42%) Performance Analysis
17 16 (6.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 200 (75.47%) Java
2 90 (33.96%) SQL
3 37 (13.96%) Python
4 36 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 35 (13.21%) Bash Shell
6 27 (10.19%) Scala
7 23 (8.68%) PL/SQL
8 19 (7.17%) Ruby
9 18 (6.79%) C#
9 18 (6.79%) Perl
10 14 (5.28%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.28%) Shell Script
11 13 (4.91%) R
12 8 (3.02%) GraphQL
13 7 (2.64%) Go
14 6 (2.26%) C++
14 6 (2.26%) PHP
15 4 (1.51%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.75%) Jython
16 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.94%) SC Cleared
1 29 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 13 (4.91%) RHCSA
3 12 (4.53%) CISSP
3 12 (4.53%) RHCE
4 5 (1.89%) CREST Certified
5 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.38%) LPIC
6 1 (0.38%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.45%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.13%) MiFID
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (30.19%) Docker
2 10 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.64%) OpenAM
4 3 (1.13%) HDFS
4 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.13%) vSphere
5 2 (0.75%) Varnish
5 2 (0.75%) vCloud
6 1 (0.38%) Squid
6 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (21.89%) Puppet
2 29 (10.94%) Kubernetes
3 27 (10.19%) Ansible
4 24 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.04%) Nagios
6 15 (5.66%) ZABBIX
7 11 (4.15%) Terraform
8 10 (3.77%) Grafana
9 7 (2.64%) Galera Cluster
9 7 (2.64%) Icinga
9 7 (2.64%) Prometheus
10 6 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (2.26%) Mesos
11 5 (1.89%) Consul
12 4 (1.51%) Ambari
12 4 (1.51%) Cobbler
13 3 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (1.13%) Marathon
13 3 (1.13%) Rundeck
13 3 (1.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 53 (20.00%) Oracle
2 33 (12.45%) Red Hat
3 20 (7.55%) Splunk
4 16 (6.04%) IBM
5 14 (5.28%) AppDynamics
6 9 (3.40%) hybris
7 8 (3.02%) CA
7 8 (3.02%) New Relic
7 8 (3.02%) SAP
8 7 (2.64%) VMware
9 6 (2.26%) Apigee
10 5 (1.89%) Google
10 5 (1.89%) Solace
10 5 (1.89%) Talend
10 5 (1.89%) Tradeweb
11 4 (1.51%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.51%) Nuix
12 3 (1.13%) Arqiva
12 3 (1.13%) Symantec
12 3 (1.13%) WSO2