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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 534 542 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 22 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.015% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.15% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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
1908 1202 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.00% 2.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 760 500
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 25 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.76 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £38.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 March 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 March 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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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 +16 14 £425 +11.84% 8
South East - 6 £418 -
East of England - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 28 (84.85%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) JSON
4 20 (60.61%) Amazon S3
4 20 (60.61%) Web Services
5 19 (57.58%) TDD
6 17 (51.52%) Linux
7 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (45.45%) BDD
9 14 (42.42%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (42.42%) XML
10 13 (39.39%) Spring
11 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
11 12 (36.36%) ElastiCache
11 12 (36.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 11 (33.33%) Apache Camel
12 11 (33.33%) Apache
12 11 (33.33%) HTML
13 10 (30.30%) Python
13 10 (30.30%) Subversion
13 10 (30.30%) RESTful
13 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
13 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
13 10 (30.30%) REST
14 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (27.27%) SOA
14 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
15 8 (24.24%) Mobile App

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 11 (33.33%) Apache
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 6 (18.18%) JBoss
4 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) Kentico
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 28 (84.85%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (60.61%) Amazon S3
3 14 (42.42%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (36.36%) ElastiCache
4 12 (36.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (6.06%) PaaS
6 2 (6.06%) Route 53
6 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
2 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (18.18%) Big Data
4 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
4 5 (15.15%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) HBase
6 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (9.09%) RavenDB
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Subversion
2 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
3 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) Hudson
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.06%) Grunt
7 2 (6.06%) Selenium
7 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
7 2 (6.06%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (6.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (6.06%) Gradle
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) JSON
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) XML
4 13 (39.39%) Spring
5 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (33.33%) Apache Camel
6 10 (30.30%) REST
6 10 (30.30%) RESTful
7 8 (24.24%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) EJB
8 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 6 (18.18%) Kafka
9 5 (15.15%) Apache Avro
9 5 (15.15%) CSS
9 5 (15.15%) jQuery
10 3 (9.09%) WCF
10 3 (9.09%) .NET
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
10 3 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
2 5 (15.15%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.06%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) TDD
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) SOA
6 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) Web Development
8 5 (15.15%) OO
9 4 (12.12%) Kanban
9 4 (12.12%) Analytics
10 3 (9.09%) DevOps
10 3 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
10 3 (9.09%) OOP
11 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
11 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
12 1 (3.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) Scala
5 4 (12.12%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) Clojure
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) OpenAM
2 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) Sencha
2 2 (6.06%) Appcelerator
2 2 (6.06%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.03%) Akamai