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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 570 546 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.015% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 - -
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
2725 1788 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.54% 3.73% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1145 664
Average daily rate £415 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 30 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £8.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.40 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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
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 22 May 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
South East -11 5 £410 -
London -9 4 £432 -4.11% 4
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (77.42%) Java
3 22 (70.97%) Amazon S3
4 21 (67.74%) Linux
5 20 (64.52%) Web Services
5 20 (64.52%) TDD
6 19 (61.29%) Spring
7 18 (58.06%) JSON
7 18 (58.06%) BDD
8 16 (51.61%) Tomcat
9 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
10 14 (45.16%) XML
10 14 (45.16%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (45.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (38.71%) HTML
11 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
11 12 (38.71%) REST
12 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
12 11 (35.48%) Apache Camel
12 11 (35.48%) Apache
12 11 (35.48%) JUnit
13 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
13 10 (32.26%) EJB
13 10 (32.26%) JBoss
13 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
13 10 (32.26%) HTML5
13 10 (32.26%) RESTful
14 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
14 9 (29.03%) AWS CloudFormation

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (51.61%) Tomcat
2 11 (35.48%) Apache
3 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
3 10 (32.26%) JBoss
3 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
4 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (9.68%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 31 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (70.97%) Amazon S3
3 14 (45.16%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (45.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (29.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (6.45%) Route 53
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (9.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) JUnit
3 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (22.58%) Subversion
5 6 (19.35%) Maven
6 5 (16.13%) Hudson
7 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (9.68%) JIRA
8 2 (6.45%) Gradle
8 2 (6.45%) Grunt
8 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
8 2 (6.45%) Selenium
9 1 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Scala Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) Web Services
2 19 (61.29%) Spring
3 18 (58.06%) JSON
4 14 (45.16%) XML
5 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 12 (38.71%) REST
6 11 (35.48%) Apache Camel
7 10 (32.26%) EJB
7 10 (32.26%) HTML5
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
8 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
9 3 (9.68%) Memcached
9 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
9 3 (9.68%) boto
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
10 2 (6.45%) WSDL
10 2 (6.45%) CSS
10 2 (6.45%) SOAP
10 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.45%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
2 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) CentOS
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) TDD
2 18 (58.06%) BDD
3 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) SOA
6 8 (25.81%) Web Development
7 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) OO
9 4 (12.90%) Kanban
10 3 (9.68%) OOP
11 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
11 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
12 1 (3.23%) Microservices
12 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Clojure
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Puppet
4 2 (6.45%) OpenAM
4 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.23%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Akamai
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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