The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ZeroMQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ZeroMQ over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iMatix ØMQ (0MQ, ZMQ)
UK
Rank 592 619 616
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Contract jobs citing ZeroMQ 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.061% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £450 £490 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +5.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £568 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £575 -
% change year-on-year -26.08% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ZeroMQ 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 14008 14779 13928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9711 10236 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ZeroMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ZeroMQ in the UK

ZeroMQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ZeroMQ in the UK

ZeroMQ
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ZeroMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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
South Wales - 4 £438 -
Wales - 4 £438 -
England +30 3 £525 +22.09% 8
Cardiff - 3 £438 -
London +11 2 £531 +23.54% 6
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £425 - 1

ZeroMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ZeroMQ 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 ZeroMQ.

1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Middleware
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (26.67%) SQLite
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Kafka
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) Tornado
6 4 (26.67%) Flask
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) Pandas
7 3 (20.00%) Akka
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture

ZeroMQ
Top Related 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 4 (26.67%) Tornado
2 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (13.33%) Lightstreamer
3 2 (13.33%) WebORB
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) CloudFront
2 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) NGN
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQLite
3 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) Flask
3 4 (26.67%) Kafka
4 3 (20.00%) Akka
4 3 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (20.00%) Pandas
5 2 (13.33%) FpML
5 2 (13.33%) OAuth
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) FastCGI
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (13.33%) Defensive Programming
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Informatics
4 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO20022
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.67%) Infragistics