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 24 June 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.

iMatix ØMQ (0MQ, ZMQ)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 626 644
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18  
Contract jobs citing ZeroMQ 3 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.033% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.12% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 2
Median daily rate £531 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £600 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate - £650 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 14826 15294 15382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.05% 28.44% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10246 10766 10266
Median daily rate £426 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 181 209
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 5 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 24 June 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 +35 3 £531 -11.45%
London +3 2 £531 -11.45%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) SQLite
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) Tornado
3 4 (40.00%) Flask
4 3 (30.00%) Kafka
4 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MOM
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) FpML
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) CMS

ZeroMQ
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 4 (40.00%) Tornado
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Qpid
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) Lightstreamer
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) WebORB
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (20.00%) CloudFront
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) AMQP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) SQLite
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Broadcast Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) Flask
4 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (30.00%) Kafka
5 2 (20.00%) Akka
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (20.00%) FpML
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) OAuth
5 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
1 2 (20.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (20.00%) Defensive Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Informatics
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) MOM
2 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft