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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 488 564
Rank change year-on-year -2 +76  
Contract jobs citing ActiveMQ 113 157 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.01% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 117 43
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £371 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £579 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £410 £388
% change year-on-year -1.21% +5.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActiveMQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14916 15530 14960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.64% 27.80% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10378 10825 9675
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 194 198
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

ActiveMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ActiveMQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 30 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England -4 107 £475 +5.55% 28
London +5 56 £498 +4.73% 22
South East +34 35 £438 +9.37% 2
Hampshire +20 28 £438 +9.37%
Winchester +16 17 £438 +9.37%
East Midlands -17 9 £400 -18.98% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire +15 4 £375 -3.22% 2
Leicester -7 4 - -
Leicestershire -8 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Scotland +39 3 - -
Berkshire +21 3 £340 +126.66% 1
Croydon +5 3 - -
City of London -14 3 £450 -18.18% 6
Leeds +12 2 £375 -3.22% 1
West Yorkshire +11 2 £375 -3.22% 1
South Yorkshire +6 2 £400 - 1
Moray - 2 - -
Lincoln - 2 £400 -
Reading +20 1 - - 1
North West +12 1 £390 -29.57% 1
Manchester +11 1 £390 -27.44% 1
Sheffield +5 1 £400 - 1
Slough +5 1 £340 +126.66%
East of England -6 1 £500 -14.89%
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £450 -
Docklands, London - 1 £595 -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 170 (85.86%) Java
2 111 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (54.55%) Linux
4 76 (38.38%) Spring
5 74 (37.37%) SQL
6 72 (36.36%) TDD
6 72 (36.36%) Apache Camel
7 70 (35.35%) Git (software)
8 69 (34.85%) REST
9 67 (33.84%) JMS
10 59 (29.80%) Tomcat
11 55 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (27.27%) XML
13 53 (26.77%) Apache
13 53 (26.77%) Scrum
14 52 (26.26%) JavaScript
15 49 (24.75%) SOAP
15 49 (24.75%) JBoss
16 46 (23.23%) Jenkins
17 44 (22.22%) MySQL
18 43 (21.72%) Web Services
19 42 (21.21%) Maven
19 42 (21.21%) JSON
20 40 (20.20%) JUnit
21 38 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (19.19%) RESTful
22 37 (18.69%) Oracle
22 37 (18.69%) HTML
22 37 (18.69%) SOA
23 36 (18.18%) Cucumber

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 59 (29.80%) Tomcat
2 53 (26.77%) Apache
3 49 (24.75%) JBoss
4 17 (8.59%) WebSphere
5 16 (8.08%) OpenStack
6 12 (6.06%) Confluence
6 12 (6.06%) Mule
7 7 (3.54%) CMS
7 7 (3.54%) MQSeries
7 7 (3.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.02%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (2.02%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.52%) Jetty
12 1 (0.51%) CICS
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.03%) IaaS
3 5 (2.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.16%) HTTP
2 10 (5.05%) LDAP
3 8 (4.04%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.53%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.52%) SSL
6 2 (1.01%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.01%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (1.01%) IPv6
6 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.01%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.51%) Firewall
7 1 (0.51%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) Skype
7 1 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (22.22%) MySQL
3 35 (17.68%) Relational Database
4 26 (13.13%) MongoDB
5 23 (11.62%) RDBMS
6 18 (9.09%) Big Data
7 17 (8.59%) Hadoop
7 17 (8.59%) NoSQL
8 13 (6.57%) Redis
9 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.53%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.53%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.53%) Hazelcast
11 4 (2.02%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.52%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.01%) QGIS
14 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
14 1 (0.51%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 70 (35.35%) Git (software)
2 46 (23.23%) Jenkins
3 42 (21.21%) Maven
4 40 (20.20%) JUnit
5 36 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 33 (16.67%) JIRA
7 29 (14.65%) Subversion
8 15 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (7.58%) Mockito
9 12 (6.06%) Selenium
10 10 (5.05%) Eclipse
11 9 (4.55%) Checkstyle
11 9 (4.55%) FindBugs
11 9 (4.55%) Gradle
12 8 (4.04%) Artifactory
13 6 (3.03%) EasyMock
14 5 (2.53%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.53%) JMeter
14 5 (2.53%) Mercurial
15 4 (2.02%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (10.61%) Finance
2 11 (5.56%) Retail
3 10 (5.05%) Banking
4 9 (4.55%) Games
5 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.54%) Billing
6 7 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.53%) Publishing
8 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 3 (1.52%) Electronics
8 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.01%) Front Office
9 2 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.01%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
10 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (68.69%) Developer
2 88 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.60%) Scala Developer
5 15 (7.58%) Java Engineer
6 14 (7.07%) Architect
6 14 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.57%) Perl Developer
8 11 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) E-Commerce Developer
10 9 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Java Applications Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Middleware Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (38.38%) Spring
2 72 (36.36%) Apache Camel
3 69 (34.85%) REST
4 67 (33.84%) JMS
5 54 (27.27%) XML
6 49 (24.75%) SOAP
7 43 (21.72%) Web Services
8 42 (21.21%) JSON
9 38 (19.19%) RESTful
10 37 (18.69%) HTML
11 34 (17.17%) CSS
11 34 (17.17%) J2EE
12 33 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 29 (14.65%) Spring Boot
14 23 (11.62%) Java EE
15 19 (9.60%) AngularJS
15 19 (9.60%) Middleware
16 18 (9.09%) Kafka
17 16 (8.08%) jQuery
18 15 (7.58%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (4.04%) Smart Meter
3 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.03%) Online Games
4 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.53%) Wiki
5 4 (2.02%) Fintech
5 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.02%) Mobile Games
6 3 (1.52%) Clustering
6 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.52%) User Experience
7 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.01%) Derivative
7 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (54.55%) Linux
2 30 (15.15%) Unix
3 15 (7.58%) CentOS
4 11 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.54%) HPUX
5 7 (3.54%) Solaris
6 5 (2.53%) VMS
7 4 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.01%) Windows
9 1 (0.51%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.36%) TDD
3 53 (26.77%) Scrum
4 38 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (18.69%) SOA
6 36 (18.18%) BDD
7 35 (17.68%) DevOps
8 32 (16.16%) Microservices
9 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 29 (14.65%) Kanban
11 27 (13.64%) High Availability
12 23 (11.62%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (10.10%) Multithreading
14 19 (9.60%) Unit Testing
15 17 (8.59%) Coaching
15 17 (8.59%) Mentoring
15 17 (8.59%) Software Engineering
16 15 (7.58%) MVC
17 14 (7.07%) Open Source
17 14 (7.07%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 170 (85.86%) Java
2 74 (37.37%) SQL
3 52 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.63%) Bash Shell
4 25 (12.63%) Python
4 25 (12.63%) Scala
5 22 (11.11%) Perl
6 20 (10.10%) Ruby
7 11 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.05%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.54%) C
10 6 (3.03%) C++
10 6 (3.03%) Groovy
11 4 (2.02%) C#
12 3 (1.52%) R
13 2 (1.01%) PHP
14 1 (0.51%) Clojure
14 1 (0.51%) Go
14 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.51%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.05%) RHCSA
4 9 (4.55%) CISSP
4 9 (4.55%) RHCE
5 5 (2.53%) Degree
6 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.01%) CCNA
7 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.01%) RHCT
8 1 (0.51%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
2 8 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.03%) PA-DSS
4 4 (2.02%) SDET
5 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (14.65%) Docker
2 14 (7.07%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.02%) vSphere
5 3 (1.52%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (13.13%) Puppet
2 21 (10.61%) Ansible
3 11 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.05%) OpenAM
5 4 (2.02%) Grafana
5 4 (2.02%) Kibana
6 3 (1.52%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.52%) logstash
6 3 (1.52%) Marathon
6 3 (1.52%) Mesos
6 3 (1.52%) StatsD
6 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.01%) Nagios
7 2 (1.01%) Oozie
7 2 (1.01%) Terraform
7 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.51%) Consul
8 1 (0.51%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 37 (18.69%) Oracle
2 23 (11.62%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.07%) IBM
4 12 (6.06%) Splunk
5 11 (5.56%) VMware
6 7 (3.54%) SAP
7 6 (3.03%) hybris
8 4 (2.02%) Apigee
8 4 (2.02%) F5
9 2 (1.01%) CA
9 2 (1.01%) Cisco
9 2 (1.01%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.01%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.01%) Remedy
9 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.51%) Google
10 1 (0.51%) Nuxeo
10 1 (0.51%) webMethods
10 1 (0.51%) WSO2
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £417 to £570 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AdRoc Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago