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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 599 580 600
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 31 52 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.098% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.56% 1.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 11
Median daily rate £455 £465 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £476 £200
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +137.75%
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
5521 3281 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.16% 6.20% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3865 2190 1506
Median daily rate £468 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 57 52
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.72 £39.40 £36.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 21 £468 +10.00% 3
South East -6 8 £450 -6.78%
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (77.53%) Amazon S3
3 51 (57.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (55.06%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (49.44%) Java
6 43 (48.31%) Web Services
7 41 (46.07%) Linux
7 41 (46.07%) DevOps
8 38 (42.70%) TDD
9 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (41.57%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (34.83%) Git (software)
10 31 (34.83%) Docker
10 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
11 30 (33.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 30 (33.71%) JUnit
12 27 (30.34%) BDD
13 26 (29.21%) NoSQL
14 25 (28.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (28.09%) Ruby
15 23 (25.84%) JSON
15 23 (25.84%) XML
15 23 (25.84%) Cucumber
15 23 (25.84%) REST
15 23 (25.84%) Route 53
16 22 (24.72%) Ansible
16 22 (24.72%) HTML
17 20 (22.47%) Python
18 19 (21.35%) MongoDB

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 15 (16.85%) Elasticsearch
1 15 (16.85%) JBoss
1 15 (16.85%) Tomcat
1 15 (16.85%) WebLogic
1 15 (16.85%) WebSphere
2 14 (15.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 88 (98.88%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (77.53%) Amazon S3
3 51 (57.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 49 (55.06%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (28.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 23 (25.84%) Route 53
7 16 (17.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (17.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 15 (16.85%) CloudFront
9 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (13.48%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (11.24%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (4.49%) IaaS
15 3 (3.37%) PaaS
16 2 (2.25%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (2.25%) GitHub
16 2 (2.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (33.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 26 (29.21%) NoSQL
4 19 (21.35%) MongoDB
5 18 (20.22%) Redis
6 14 (15.73%) MySQL
7 9 (10.11%) MarkLogic
7 9 (10.11%) SimpleDB
8 8 (8.99%) Neo4j
9 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.12%) Big Data
12 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
12 1 (1.12%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Git (software)
1 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
2 30 (33.71%) JUnit
3 23 (25.84%) Cucumber
4 17 (19.10%) Subversion
5 16 (17.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (14.61%) Maven
6 13 (14.61%) Mockito
6 13 (14.61%) RSpec
7 11 (12.36%) TeamCity
8 9 (10.11%) JIRA
8 9 (10.11%) Selenium
9 8 (8.99%) Vagrant
10 5 (5.62%) GitLab
11 4 (4.49%) Liquibase
12 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.25%) Hudson
12 2 (2.25%) MSTest
12 2 (2.25%) NUnit
12 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (10.11%) Publishing
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (35.96%) Developer
3 30 (33.71%) AWS Engineer
4 24 (26.97%) AWS DevOps
5 22 (24.72%) Java Developer
6 14 (15.73%) AWS Developer
7 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
8 10 (11.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) Agile Developer
9 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.99%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (7.87%) Java Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 5 (5.62%) AWS Administrator
13 5 (5.62%) AWS Software Engineer
13 5 (5.62%) NoSQL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) Web Services
2 23 (25.84%) JSON
2 23 (25.84%) REST
2 23 (25.84%) XML
3 22 (24.72%) HTML
4 18 (20.22%) Spring
5 16 (17.98%) HTML5
5 16 (17.98%) Node.js
6 14 (15.73%) EJB
6 14 (15.73%) RESTful
7 9 (10.11%) ELK Stack
8 7 (7.87%) CSS
9 6 (6.74%) .NET
9 6 (6.74%) Gherkin
10 5 (5.62%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (5.62%) Akka
10 5 (5.62%) Play Framework
10 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (4.49%) Swagger
12 3 (3.37%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) MPEG
1 4 (4.49%) PKI
1 4 (4.49%) Wiki
2 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
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 41 (46.07%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Unix
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) CentOS
5 2 (2.25%) Debian
5 2 (2.25%) Fedora
6 1 (1.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) DevOps
2 38 (42.70%) TDD
3 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.34%) BDD
5 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.22%) Software Engineering
7 15 (16.85%) Auto-Scaling
7 15 (16.85%) Web Development
8 13 (14.61%) Content Enrichment
9 12 (13.48%) Scrum
10 11 (12.36%) SOA
11 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
11 10 (11.24%) Microservices
11 10 (11.24%) OO
12 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.11%) Open Source
13 7 (7.87%) OOP
14 6 (6.74%) Video Processing
14 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 5 (5.62%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) Ruby
3 20 (22.47%) Python
4 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) PHP
5 12 (13.48%) SQL
6 5 (5.62%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) Scala
8 3 (3.37%) Perl
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 31 (34.83%) Docker
2 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (24.72%) Ansible
2 17 (19.10%) Puppet
3 16 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.11%) Packer
5 8 (8.99%) logstash
6 7 (7.87%) Kibana
7 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.12%) Mesos
8 1 (1.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Apigee
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.25%) Sun
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Google