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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 568 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 12 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.019% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.65% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1850 1206 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 2.51% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 800 372
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 18
Average hourly rate £21.56 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £47.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
London +10 6 £438 +12.17% 6
Yorkshire -1 3 - -
South West - 2 £325 -
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
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Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) Web Services
2 24 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (73.08%) Java
4 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (61.54%) Amazon S3
6 14 (53.85%) NoSQL
6 14 (53.85%) TDD
7 13 (50.00%) REST
8 12 (46.15%) Subversion
8 12 (46.15%) MySQL
9 10 (38.46%) SQL
9 10 (38.46%) JIRA
10 9 (34.62%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
11 8 (30.77%) WCF
11 8 (30.77%) MVC
11 8 (30.77%) .NET
11 8 (30.77%) C#
11 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 8 (30.77%) Windows
11 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
12 7 (26.92%) BDD
12 7 (26.92%) XML
12 7 (26.92%) Scrum
13 6 (23.08%) JSON
13 6 (23.08%) Spring
13 6 (23.08%) Maven
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Kentico
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 24 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (61.54%) Amazon S3
3 5 (19.23%) CloudFront
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 12 (46.15%) MySQL
3 9 (34.62%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (19.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (11.54%) RavenDB
6 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.69%) SimpleDB
8 1 (3.85%) Redis
8 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Subversion
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
5 5 (19.23%) NUnit
5 5 (19.23%) CruiseControl
5 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 4 (15.38%) IntelliJ
6 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.69%) LLBLGen Pro
8 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) Web Services
2 13 (50.00%) REST
3 8 (30.77%) WCF
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) JSON
5 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (11.54%) CSS3
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) SOAP
9 2 (7.69%) Middleware
9 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
9 2 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) XQuery
5 4 (15.38%) XPath
6 3 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Sencha
2 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com