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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
Rank 569 564 563
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Amazon SQS 14 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.78% 0.084% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
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
1802 1196 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.52% 2.49% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 832 447
Average daily rate £414 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 10 £363 -14.70% 4
East of England - 4 £200 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Amazon SQS
UK

Amazon SQS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (100.00%) Web Services
2 20 (90.91%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (63.64%) Amazon S3
5 13 (59.09%) REST
6 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
6 12 (54.55%) TDD
7 10 (45.45%) JIRA
7 10 (45.45%) MySQL
8 9 (40.91%) Subversion
8 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
9 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 8 (36.36%) BDD
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
10 7 (31.82%) XML
11 6 (27.27%) Spring
11 6 (27.27%) Maven
11 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (22.73%) CloudFront
12 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 5 (22.73%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
12 5 (22.73%) MSBuild
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (22.73%) NUnit
12 5 (22.73%) CruiseControl
12 5 (22.73%) WCF

Amazon SQS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 5 (22.73%) CloudFront
3 5 (22.73%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 10 (45.45%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (9.09%) SimpleDB
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Redis
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 9 (40.91%) Subversion
3 6 (27.27%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 5 (22.73%) MSBuild
4 5 (22.73%) NUnit
4 5 (22.73%) CruiseControl
4 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
5 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Scala Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) REST
3 7 (31.82%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 3 (13.64%) JSON
8 2 (9.09%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) Middleware
8 2 (9.09%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) Spring Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
9 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) XQuery
4 4 (18.18%) XPath
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com