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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 590 598 592
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 42 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.024% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 3
Average daily rate £475 £410 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +22.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £398 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £410 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.85% +31.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
4447 2685 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.68% 5.31% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3073 1729 1132
Average daily rate £460 £418 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% +1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 99 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +69.49%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +23 31 £475 +11.76% 8
East of England - 6 £488 - 1
South East -5 3 - - 2
North West - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £325 -
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (77.78%) Amazon S3
3 38 (60.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (57.14%) Java
5 30 (47.62%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 28 (44.44%) DevOps
7 26 (41.27%) Linux
8 25 (39.68%) Web Services
8 25 (39.68%) Ruby
9 20 (31.75%) TDD
9 20 (31.75%) Route 53
10 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
10 19 (30.16%) Python
11 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (28.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 17 (26.98%) NoSQL
12 17 (26.98%) SOA
13 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
13 16 (25.40%) Docker
14 15 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (23.81%) Redis
14 15 (23.81%) RESTful
15 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
15 14 (22.22%) JUnit
15 14 (22.22%) Puppet
15 14 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 13 (20.63%) Packer

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (19.05%) Node.js
2 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 63 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (77.78%) Amazon S3
3 38 (60.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (31.75%) Route 53
6 18 (28.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 14 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 13 (20.63%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (15.87%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (15.87%) CloudFront
11 9 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (9.52%) IaaS
15 5 (7.94%) PaaS
16 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
17 1 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
17 1 (1.59%) GitHub
17 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (44.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (26.98%) NoSQL
4 15 (23.81%) Redis
5 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 12 (19.05%) MySQL
6 9 (14.29%) MarkLogic
7 8 (12.70%) SimpleDB
8 6 (9.52%) Neo4j
9 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 16 (25.40%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.22%) JUnit
4 12 (19.05%) Maven
5 11 (17.46%) Subversion
6 10 (15.87%) Mockito
7 9 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 8 (12.70%) RSpec
9 6 (9.52%) JIRA
9 6 (9.52%) Selenium
9 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
10 4 (6.35%) GitLab
10 4 (6.35%) Liquibase
10 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 17 (26.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (7.94%) Administrator
8 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Architect
9 4 (6.35%) AWS Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Azure Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Scala Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) Web Services
2 15 (23.81%) RESTful
3 12 (19.05%) JSON
3 12 (19.05%) Spring
4 11 (17.46%) REST
5 9 (14.29%) LAMP
5 9 (14.29%) XML
6 8 (12.70%) HTML
6 8 (12.70%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (11.11%) J2EE
8 6 (9.52%) .NET
8 6 (9.52%) ELK Stack
8 6 (9.52%) HTML5
9 5 (7.94%) Gherkin
10 4 (6.35%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (6.35%) Akka
10 4 (6.35%) CSS
10 4 (6.35%) Play Framework
10 4 (6.35%) SOAP
10 4 (6.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) MPEG
1 6 (9.52%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Wiki
3 3 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Unix
3 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 6 (9.52%) Android
4 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Debian
5 1 (1.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) DevOps
2 20 (31.75%) TDD
3 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) SOA
5 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.63%) BDD
8 10 (15.87%) Auto-Scaling
9 9 (14.29%) OO
10 8 (12.70%) SDLC
10 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (11.11%) Project Management
11 7 (11.11%) Validation
12 6 (9.52%) Scrum
13 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.94%) Release Management
14 4 (6.35%) Mobile Development
14 4 (6.35%) OOP
14 4 (6.35%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) Ruby
3 19 (30.16%) Python
4 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Scala
6 4 (6.35%) SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (22.22%) Puppet
3 13 (20.63%) Packer
4 8 (12.70%) Ansible
5 6 (9.52%) Kibana
5 6 (9.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) Apigee
3 1 (1.59%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Zend
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