The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon SQS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon SQS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 544 557 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 51 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.026% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.65% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 0
Average daily rate
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£465 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+141.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon SQS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3089 2093 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.00% 4.24% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2067 1345 920
Average daily rate £415 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 32
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Amazon SQS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon SQS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon SQS across the England region.

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon SQS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon SQS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Amazon SQS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon SQS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon SQS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 22 £490 -
London +6 17 £425 +21.42% 6
North West - 12 £475 - 1
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon SQS.

1 65 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (60.00%) Linux
3 35 (53.85%) Java
3 35 (53.85%) Amazon RDS
4 34 (52.31%) Amazon S3
5 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (49.23%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (43.08%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (41.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (38.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 24 (36.92%) Web Services
11 23 (35.38%) Puppet
12 21 (32.31%) TDD
13 20 (30.77%) Spring
14 19 (29.23%) Amazon ELB
15 18 (27.69%) BDD
15 18 (27.69%) XML
16 17 (26.15%) Docker
17 16 (24.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
17 16 (24.62%) Scrum
17 16 (24.62%) JSON
18 15 (23.08%) JUnit
18 15 (23.08%) DevOps
19 14 (21.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (21.54%) Python
20 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
20 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
21 12 (18.46%) Java EE
22 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon SQS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.85%) Apache
3 8 (12.31%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.31%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.31%) JBoss
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.15%) Drupal
6 3 (4.62%) nginx
7 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.54%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (52.31%) Amazon S3
3 32 (49.23%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (41.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (38.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 19 (29.23%) Amazon ELB
7 16 (24.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (21.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (16.92%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (13.85%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (10.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (6.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (3.08%) SaaS
13 2 (3.08%) IaaS
14 1 (1.54%) PaaS
14 1 (1.54%) CloudFront
14 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.85%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (13.85%) MySQL
3 7 (10.77%) Redis
4 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
7 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) JUnit
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.77%) Mockito
5 5 (7.69%) Maven
6 4 (6.15%) JIRA
6 4 (6.15%) Subversion
7 3 (4.62%) Hudson
7 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.54%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.54%) Redmine
8 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (10.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Architect
3 13 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (16.92%) Java Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Python/Django Developer
10 4 (6.15%) Django Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) Web Services
2 20 (30.77%) Spring
3 18 (27.69%) XML
4 16 (24.62%) JSON
5 12 (18.46%) Java EE
6 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
7 9 (13.85%) HTML
7 9 (13.85%) REST
8 8 (12.31%) HTML5
8 8 (12.31%) EJB
9 7 (10.77%) Spring MVC
10 6 (9.23%) XSLT
10 6 (9.23%) jQuery
10 6 (9.23%) RESTful
11 5 (7.69%) MCollective
12 4 (6.15%) Apache Camel
12 4 (6.15%) Django
12 4 (6.15%) Symfony
13 3 (4.62%) LAMP
13 3 (4.62%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) CentOS
2 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) TDD
3 18 (27.69%) BDD
4 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
4 16 (24.62%) Scrum
5 15 (23.08%) DevOps
6 11 (16.92%) Web Development
6 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
7 10 (15.38%) Microservices
7 10 (15.38%) SDLC
8 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.77%) MVC
10 4 (6.15%) SOA
10 4 (6.15%) Kanban
10 4 (6.15%) API Design
11 3 (4.62%) OOP
12 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
12 2 (3.08%) Release Management
12 2 (3.08%) Pair Programming
12 2 (3.08%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) Python
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) PHP
5 7 (10.77%) SQL
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (35.38%) Puppet
3 9 (13.85%) Ansible
4 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.54%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) Akamai
4 1 (1.54%) F5
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) Sun
4 1 (1.54%) Juniper
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