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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 537 541 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 49 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.029% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.62% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
3030 1976 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.98% 4.13% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1300 814
Average daily rate £406 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £25.60 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 3 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 3 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 +8 23 £450 -
London -2 18 £425 +17.24% 6
North West - 8 £400 -
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 63 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (63.49%) Java
3 38 (60.32%) Linux
4 34 (53.97%) Amazon S3
5 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
7 27 (42.86%) Web Services
8 26 (41.27%) TDD
8 26 (41.27%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (39.68%) Spring
10 23 (36.51%) XML
10 23 (36.51%) BDD
11 21 (33.33%) JSON
11 21 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 20 (31.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (30.16%) JUnit
14 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
15 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
15 16 (25.40%) Puppet
16 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
16 15 (23.81%) Web Development
16 15 (23.81%) Docker
17 14 (22.22%) REST
17 14 (22.22%) HTML
18 13 (20.63%) Python
18 13 (20.63%) JBoss
18 13 (20.63%) EJB
18 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
18 13 (20.63%) Amazon ELB

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.63%) WebSphere
2 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.63%) JBoss
3 11 (17.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (14.29%) Apache
5 3 (4.76%) Drupal
5 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (53.97%) Amazon S3
3 26 (41.27%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 20 (31.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (20.63%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (17.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (15.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (12.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (7.94%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (6.35%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (3.17%) IaaS
15 1 (1.59%) SaaS
15 1 (1.59%) CloudFront
15 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (11.11%) Redis
4 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) JUnit
2 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.52%) Mockito
6 5 (7.94%) Maven
7 4 (6.35%) JIRA
7 4 (6.35%) Subversion
8 3 (4.76%) Hudson
8 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.59%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.59%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.59%) Redmine
9 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
4 12 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Python Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Python/Django Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Django Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Web Services
2 25 (39.68%) Spring
3 23 (36.51%) XML
4 21 (33.33%) JSON
5 14 (22.22%) HTML
5 14 (22.22%) REST
6 13 (20.63%) HTML5
6 13 (20.63%) EJB
7 12 (19.05%) Java EE
8 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
9 7 (11.11%) RESTful
10 6 (9.52%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.94%) XSLT
11 5 (7.94%) Apache Camel
11 5 (7.94%) jQuery
12 4 (6.35%) Django
12 4 (6.35%) Symfony
13 3 (4.76%) Memcached
13 3 (4.76%) boto
13 3 (4.76%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 38 (60.32%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) CentOS
2 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) TDD
3 23 (36.51%) BDD
4 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
5 15 (23.81%) Web Development
6 12 (19.05%) Scrum
6 12 (19.05%) DevOps
7 10 (15.87%) Microservices
8 9 (14.29%) SDLC
9 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
10 7 (11.11%) MVC
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.94%) SOA
12 4 (6.35%) Kanban
12 4 (6.35%) API Design
13 3 (4.76%) OOP
14 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
14 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
14 2 (3.17%) Auto-Scaling
15 1 (1.59%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) Python
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) PHP
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) Scala
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (25.40%) Puppet
3 8 (12.70%) Ansible
4 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.59%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.76%) Akamai
3 1 (1.59%) Sun
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