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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon SQS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 582 621 611
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -10
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 35 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.61% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 5
Median daily rate £461 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5744 3299 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.74% 6.28% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3948 2222 1557
Median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 55 48
Median hourly rate £19.96 £23.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.09 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +36.98%

Amazon SQS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon SQS within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +19 18 £475 +15.15% 2
South East +23 15 £450 -16.27%
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 3
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon SQS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Amazon SQS.

1 88 (98.88%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (75.28%) Amazon S3
3 52 (58.43%) Web Services
4 49 (55.06%) TDD
5 46 (51.69%) Java
6 44 (49.44%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (48.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (44.94%) JUnit
10 39 (43.82%) Linux
11 37 (41.57%) BDD
12 34 (38.20%) REST
13 32 (35.96%) Cucumber
13 32 (35.96%) XML
13 32 (35.96%) JSON
14 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
14 31 (34.83%) DevOps
15 29 (32.58%) Spring
15 29 (32.58%) HTML
16 27 (30.34%) NoSQL
16 27 (30.34%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (29.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (28.09%) Docker
18 25 (28.09%) Tomcat
19 24 (26.97%) JBoss
19 24 (26.97%) WebLogic
19 24 (26.97%) WebSphere
19 24 (26.97%) Web Development
19 24 (26.97%) Git (software)
19 24 (26.97%) HTML5

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 25 (28.09%) Tomcat
2 24 (26.97%) JBoss
2 24 (26.97%) WebLogic
2 24 (26.97%) WebSphere
3 23 (25.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (13.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
6 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 88 (98.88%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (75.28%) Amazon S3
3 44 (49.44%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (48.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (19.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 15 (16.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (16.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 15 (16.85%) Route 53
7 13 (14.61%) CloudFront
7 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (12.36%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (11.24%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (10.11%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (2.25%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (2.25%) GitHub
13 2 (2.25%) Heroku
13 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) Amazon RDS
1 27 (30.34%) NoSQL
2 26 (29.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (16.85%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.36%) Redis
5 9 (10.11%) MySQL
6 8 (8.99%) SimpleDB
7 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.25%) MarkLogic
10 2 (2.25%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.12%) Big Data
11 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.12%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 40 (44.94%) JUnit
2 32 (35.96%) Cucumber
3 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
4 24 (26.97%) Git (software)
5 14 (15.73%) Maven
5 14 (15.73%) Mockito
5 14 (15.73%) RSpec
6 11 (12.36%) Subversion
7 10 (11.24%) TeamCity
8 9 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (8.99%) JIRA
10 5 (5.62%) Selenium
11 4 (4.49%) Liquibase
11 4 (4.49%) MSTest
11 4 (4.49%) NUnit
11 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.37%) Log4Net
12 3 (3.37%) Moq
12 3 (3.37%) NSubstitute
13 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (12.36%) Publishing
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 30 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 28 (31.46%) AWS Engineer
3 28 (31.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) AWS Developer
5 18 (20.22%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (20.22%) Software Engineer
6 16 (17.98%) Agile Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Java Engineer
7 13 (14.61%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (12.36%) AWS Software Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
12 5 (5.62%) NoSQL Engineer
12 5 (5.62%) XML Developer
13 4 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (58.43%) Web Services
2 34 (38.20%) REST
3 32 (35.96%) JSON
3 32 (35.96%) XML
4 29 (32.58%) HTML
4 29 (32.58%) Spring
5 24 (26.97%) HTML5
6 23 (25.84%) EJB
7 18 (20.22%) RESTful
8 11 (12.36%) Node.js
9 7 (7.87%) .NET
10 6 (6.74%) ELK Stack
10 6 (6.74%) Gherkin
11 5 (5.62%) Akka
11 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.62%) CSS
11 5 (5.62%) Play Framework
12 4 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Wiki
2 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) MPEG
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) PKI
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.12%) BBC
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.12%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) CentOS
5 2 (2.25%) Debian
5 2 (2.25%) Fedora
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) TDD
2 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (41.57%) BDD
4 31 (34.83%) DevOps
5 24 (26.97%) Web Development
6 23 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (25.84%) Software Engineering
7 20 (22.47%) Content Enrichment
8 16 (17.98%) Auto-Scaling
9 15 (16.85%) Scrum
10 12 (13.48%) OO
11 10 (11.24%) Microservices
12 9 (10.11%) API Development
12 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
12 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.11%) SOA
13 8 (8.99%) Open Source
14 7 (7.87%) OOP
14 7 (7.87%) Video Processing
15 6 (6.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) Java
2 19 (21.35%) Ruby
3 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) PHP
5 12 (13.48%) Python
5 12 (13.48%) SQL
6 6 (6.74%) C#
6 6 (6.74%) Perl
7 4 (4.49%) Scala
8 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Docker
2 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) Ansible
2 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.11%) Puppet
4 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.37%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.25%) logstash
6 2 (2.25%) Packer
7 1 (1.12%) Kibana
7 1 (1.12%) Mesos
7 1 (1.12%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Apigee
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) New Relic
4 1 (1.12%) Sun
4 1 (1.12%) Trend Micro